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Hardware

Huawei launches 'liter' P10

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer unveils a mid-range device that keeps some of the features from its P10 and P10 Plus flagships.
26 May 2017


Business

Digital banking, remote payments drive digital commerce

Over 40% of the global population will make regular use of digital commerce by 2021, says Juniper Research.
25 May 2017


Business

R250m allocated to ECape digital schools initiative

23 000 teachers, school principals, inspectors and administrators to receive cellphones, laptops and tablets in the province.
25 May 2017


Software

Hey Jude takes off globally

The locally-developed personal assistant app, which uses real people to complete admin tasks, has over 3 500 users in five countries.
25 May 2017


Reuters

Facebook signs BuzzFeed, others for video shows

The social media firm signs deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment companies to create shows for its upcoming video service.
25 May 2017


Industry Insight

5G set to spark disruption

But SA will only benefit fully from its potential if it understands the bigger picture.
25 May 2017


Software

Bright future for continent's digital workforce at female-dominated graduation for Francophone Africa leg of 2017 SAP Skills for Africa

This year's Francophone Africa leg of the 2017 SAP Skills for Africa programme saw female participation top 60%, with graduates from Cote d'Ivoire and Algeria also taking part.
24 May 2017


Reuters

Google AI beats Chinese master in board game

A Google artificial intelligence program yesterday defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go.
24 May 2017


Hardware

Bragi brings the babel fish to life

The hearables start-up and the iTranslate app let users seamlessly talk to each other in different languages.
23 May 2017


Internet

South Africans favour Facebook over TV

A study shows South Africans spend more time on the world's largest social network than in front of the television.
23 May 2017


TechForum

The importance of IT certification

It is because of the digital transformation agenda driving many businesses that companies can't afford to ignore the value certification provides, says Llewellyn Helberg, quality assurance specialist at MobileData.
23 May 2017


Business

T-Systems rides the cutting edge of the disruption wave on CliffCentral and CNBC Africa

Following the launch of its 'disruptive' contracting model, UnOutsourcing, the company showcase some of SA's most disruptive business innovators in radio and TV.
23 May 2017


Business

Unilever recruits via digital gaming

The company's digital recruitment initiative uses digital analysis to assess a candidate's future potential.
22 May 2017


Software

Instagram found to be harmful to mental health

A study shows the picture-sharing social network is the social media that is the most detrimental to a young person's mental health and wellbeing.
22 May 2017


Internet

Web Foundation board appoints African activist

Senegalese-born businesswoman and activist Mariéme Jamme joins the World Wide Web Foundation's board of directors.
22 May 2017


Telecoms

MWC Insights: future telecoms leapfrogs from supply to demand

Telecoms providers need to anticipate new customer demands or compete with innovative products for their attention, says Connection Telecom.
22 May 2017


Reuters

Leaked Facebook info details content it allows

The leaked documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform.
22 May 2017


TechForum

Office 365 key to digital transformation

This offers the most powerful tool set available, says director of bSOLVe Simon Hepburn.
22 May 2017


Internet

Table Mountain is among most photographed

The South African landmark, as well as the Eiffel Tower, Alhambra, Colosseum, Burj Khalifa and Big Ben top the most photographed.
19 May 2017


Reuters

WeChat seeks even more China clicks

Developers are tasked with increasing user engagement through new 'mini-programs' on WeChat.
19 May 2017


Financial

Itransact launches robo-adviser

The investment company will bring an independent financial robo-adviser to South African investors today.
18 May 2017


Reuters

Google shifts mobile focus to apps, digital assistant

Apps took centre stage at Google's annual developer conference yesterday, as it announced new digital assistant features.
18 May 2017


Channel

Western Cape government accelerates digitisation with 20 000-licence EIM agreement

The EIM solution delivered by Datacentrix provides the province's departments with a fully integrated document management system.
18 May 2017


Industry Insight

Significant customer engagement

Getting to the right person with relevant information is not as simple as it sounds.
17 May 2017


Computing

Volvo, Google in connected car deal

The Swedish carmaker will deploy the Android operating system in new models within two years.
16 May 2017

 



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