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Tshimologong, BCX invite tech start-ups to enter accelerator

The BCX Innovation programme aims to support tech entrepreneurs to ideate their concept and develop their business plans.

Partech Ventures introduces EUR57m African fund

Partech Africa intends to focus on early stage growth funding, providing deals ranging from €500 000 million to €5 million.

Hybrid smartwatches shipments expected to soar by 460%

Global shipments of hybrid smartwatches such as Fossil Q and Nokia Steel will increase by 460% by 2020, up from 14 million in 2017.

Neutrinos launches in SA, starts training academy


Winds of Change initiative hopes to alleviate 15 underprivileged youth through app development skills training.

Regulatory complexities await IT businesses in 2018


Several local and international laws are set to have an impact on IT businesses this year, but will struggle to keep up with the rapid pace of technology advances.

IBM returns to growth after six years


Revenue rose for the first time in 23 quarters, but IBM warns that a higher tax rate this year will eat into its profit.

Google, Tencent sign patent licensing deal


The Internet giant agrees to a patent licensing deal with Tencent as it looks for ways to expand in China.

Companies offer marketing masterclasses on new technologies


African marketing services company Boo-Yah! has partnered with the UK's The Connected Marketer to offer masterclasses in SA.

App aims to ease property inspections


New app from Preferental allows renters real-time virtual inspections from anywhere in the world, says CEO Ross Fitzcharles.