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Sibahle Malinga, ITWeb's portals journalist.

Western Cape adds three science learning centres

26 Apr 2017The initiative is aimed at training teachers and learners in maths and science.

The initiative is part of a strategy by the University of the Western Cape and its partners to construct science laboratories at Western Cape schools.

Cyber crime to cost businesses trillions

26 Apr 2017Global cyber security spend will reach nearly $135 billion in 2022.

Over the next five years, data breaches will have cost global business a total of $8 trillion in fines, lost business and remediation costs.

Digital Connect, Swrve team up

25 Apr 2017Mobile has the highest penetration in terms of consumer reach.

The partnership aims to provide organisations with business intelligence insights through engaging with customers on mobile platforms.

MENA fintech start-ups raised $100m last decade

25 Apr 2017About $50 million in investments are expected to go to fintech start-ups in MENA this year.

Although a significant amount of funds were invested in MENA start-ups in the past decade, 28% failed in their initial years.

Vodacom connects 5 000 Eastern Cape schools

24 Apr 2017Vuyani Jarana, chief officer at Vodacom Business.

The operator supplies a school management solution that will enable government to communicate with schools, collect information and manage assets.

Large firms unprepared to transform legacy tech

24 Apr 2017David Goulden, president of Dell EMC.

Only 5% of large organisations globally are prepared to meet the IT requirements of the new digital business. facilitates home-cooked meals

21 Apr 2017Hassen Kajee, CEO of

The site features a variety of restaurants, chefs and home bakers offering freshly prepared home-cooked meals.

Uber introduces Uber Central on business platform

20 Apr 2017Alon Lits, GM of Uber Sub-Saharan Africa.

The new service allows local businesses to provide on-demand rides to employees or clients, from a central dashboard.

SA Astronomical Observatory develops robotic telescope

20 Apr 2017The new telescope will be used by post-graduate astronomy students from local universities.

The new remotely-operated telescope takes images that are 70 times larger than those existing telescopes are capable of.

Poor mobile app care poses security threats

19 Apr 2017Around 28% of users update apps on their devices only when they are forced to.

The more digital clutter users accumulate, the more they open up their devices to security threats, says Kaspersky Lab.

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