IT in Healthcare

Excessive social media use similar to drug addiction

Around one-third of people on the planet are using social media, and some display excessive use tendencies towards social media sites, a study reveals.


CES 2019: First commercial quantum computer

ITWeb highlights announcements from the Consumer Electronics Show that set the tone for tech trends to follow in 2019.

Dec 12, 2018

Robotics, drone spend to reach $115.7bn in 2019

Robotics systems will have a larger share of spending compared to aerial drones throughout the five-year forecast period, says IDC.

Dec 12, 2018

Creating accessibility for all: Empowering persons with disabilities

There is no physical disability that should dampen the spirit of ability and perseverance in humans, says Microsoft.

Dec 6, 2018

New mobile app helps users optimise lifestyle through genetic data

Global wellness genetics firm DNAFit partnered with creative technology company Bluegrass Digital to develop a mobile app to help clients optimise their health.

Nov 30, 2018

Smartwatch prices to drop by 2022

The cost of smartwatches will slowly decline, due to lower-priced competitors and as higher volumes lead to reductions in manufacturing and component costs.

Nov 21, 2018

The Aurum Institute remedies networking infrastructure with eNetworks

The Datacentrix company is entrusted with The Aurum Institute's WAN infrastructure, incorporating fibre, microwave and DSL services.

Nov 15, 2018

Google looks out for your digital wellbeing

The new Google Digital Wellbeing tools allow users to track their smartphone habits and apply time limits to certain apps.


Medical pros achieve better outcomes with tech

Healthbridge was one of the sponsors of the inaugural ASAIPA National Medical Awards 2018.

Nov 9, 2018

5nines raises funding from Knife Capital

Knife Capital's investment in the health tech firm will accelerate product roll-out to pharmacies and medical practitioners.


Smart village and township trials to come to Limpopo

The Limpopo chapter of the Public Sector ICT Forum has committed to trial a smart township and smart village concept in the province.