SME
1:30

Ignite denies hacking, apologises to customers

Fuming SME clients claim the Internet Solutions subsidiary left them in the dark, failing to communicate the problem to customers.

3:00

University of Pretoria rewards students, staff for inventions

The university has 11 inventors who were granted a patent for more than one invention, and 50 inventors who were granted a patent for a single invention.

3:50
Thursday

Protect your business data with an effective backup solution

The ReadyNAS solution from Netgear is designed to help businesses protect their data by offering advanced remote access and intelligent system alerts.

6:30

More calls for spectrum for SMMEs

The ICT SMME Chamber backs inclusion of these firms in ICT, calling for the establishment of a wholesale open access network to ensure fair participation.

2:40
Tuesday

Amazon Marketplace offers analytics tool for sellers

Egrow, the new data analytics tool, helps e-commerce sellers track ordered products and manage their sales data.

4:00

SA tech start-ups top Startupbootcamp accelerator programme

South African teams top the list of 11 tech start-ups that will participate in Startupbootcamp AfriTech’s three-month accelerator programme.

2:50

New ITA boss prioritises transformation, skills development

Thabo Mofokeng plans to turn the Information Technology Association of SA into a catalyst for participation in the digital economy.

2:30

AWS helps Khayelitsha youth put tech into practice

Amazon Web Services kick-starts the eKasi Challenge, which promises to unleash the value of the township’s digital economy.

5:40

Hackers target SMEs too

This is because SMEs are generally ill-informed about the risks out there, and often don’t have adequate cybersecurity practices in their business.

2:00

Sci-tech ministry earmarks R5bn for innovative start-ups

The fund is designed to largely de-risk the early stages of technology commercialisation and business development.

6:20

SMMEs demand 30% spectrum for black-owned consortiums

The Progressive Blacks in ICT lobby group calls on government to set aside spectrum for black-owned SMMEs and co-operatives.