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Business

Fujitsu survey highlights how digital transformation is driving business growth

Key factors for digitalisation success are employee skills, strong leadership, streamlined processes and co-creation partnerships, reveals the survey.
24 Apr 2017


TechForum

The payslip of the future

HR practitioners are uniquely positioned to harness technology to speed up recruiting, boost productivity, and increase efficiencies, says Richard Firth, chairman and CEO of MIP. 
24 Apr 2017


Hardware

Samsung sees the TV as 'artwork'

The latest television set from the Korean electronics company sits flush on the wall and displays pictures when not in use.
24 Apr 2017


Business

Mobile innovation will drive digital market

Virtual reality, smart home tech, connected cars, wearables and mobile payments are expected to be the main drivers of growth in the digital market.
24 Apr 2017


Business

IFA to focus on brands and innovation

The annual consumer electronics trade show to be held in Berlin later this year will focus on individual brands and smaller start-ups.
24 Apr 2017


Business

Pre-IFA event kicks off

The annual IFA preview event, which unpacks tech trends, is taking place in Lisbon.
21 Apr 2017


Telecoms

BBM News comes to SA

The free social service is now available in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and SA.
21 Apr 2017


Internet

Gumtree sports new look

The online classifieds service revamps its site, introducing add-on features and a new logo.
21 Apr 2017


Business

Uber introduces Uber Central on business platform

The new service allows local businesses to provide on-demand rides to employees or clients, from a central dashboard.
20 Apr 2017


Hardware

Apple sets ambitious recycling target

The company commits to use 100% recycled materials for the fabrication of its devices.
20 Apr 2017


Reuters

Amazon rolls out chatbot tools

The company makes the technology powering Alexa available to developers so they can build chat features into their own apps.
20 Apr 2017


TechForum

Is digitisation always cost-effective?

A workable combination of the human element and digital processes is the way to go, says Claude Schuck, regional manager for Africa at Veeam.
20 Apr 2017


TechForum

IOT can transform agriculture

Digitising the value and supply chains allows for produce to be tracked and traced from source to retail shelf, says André Strauss, director of Partnerships at IoT.nxt.
20 Apr 2017


Security

Poor mobile app care poses security threats

The more digital clutter users accumulate, the more they open up their devices to security threats, says Kaspersky Lab.
19 Apr 2017


Software

Free-to-play model boosts digital games

Massively multiplayer online and multiplayer online battle arena games will account for almost 25% of the digital games industry this year.
19 Apr 2017


Internet

Facebook lets users meet virtually

The social media giant reveals an app that lets users 'meet-up' in virtual reality, as well as a bot directory and offline Instagram for Android users.
19 Apr 2017


Hardware

Tenth iPhone may be delayed

Apple's tenth iteration of its flagship device could be delayed, according to reports of supplier constraints.
19 Apr 2017


Internet

Instagram intros private collection

The picture-sharing network now lets users organise their saved posts into collections, similar to rival Pinterest's core feature.
18 Apr 2017


TechForum

Embracing digital change

The [digital] evolution is now a practical reality and organisations need to embrace the efficiencies it provides, says Chris Daffy, Chief Commercial Officer of MobileData.
18 Apr 2017


Business

ASUS announces EVERSPACE game bundles

EVERSPACE game download key available with the purchase of a qualifying ASUS gaming product.
18 Apr 2017


Telecoms

Huawei concentrates on high-end in SA

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer says it saw huge growth in SA with its premium series last year, and will continue to focus on this segment. 
13 Apr 2017


Reuters

Japan automakers consider robots to help elderly

Automakers look beyond self-driving cars and turn their attention to robots to help keep Japan's rapidly greying society on the move.
13 Apr 2017


Computing

Cape Town mulls e-booking clinic services

The city's health department considers an electronic appointment system to streamline processes at its clinics and sets aside R5 million.
12 Apr 2017


Software

FNB app incorporates augmented reality

The banking app will now use augmented reality to help users locate eBucks partners.
12 Apr 2017


Internet

Messenger lets users settle group bills

Facebook's separate messaging app now lets users request payments from groups of people, who then pay through the platform.
12 Apr 2017

 



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