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Global IT spending to reach $3.7tn in 2018

Businesses will continue to invest in IT as they anticipate revenue growth, but their spending patterns will shift.

Netcare continues to roll out disinfection robots countrywide


The healthcare group has ordered a second consignment of 'bacteria-zapping' robots for hospitals and ambulances.

De Beers turns to blockchain to guarantee diamond purity

Anglo American's diamond unit aims to launch the first industry-wide blockchain this year to track gems each time they change hands.

Maersk, IBM create blockchain-based platform


The platform, which is said to speed up trade and save money, will be made available to the ocean shipping industry around mid-2018.

Next Einstein Forum seeking innovators in science

It has opened applications for its Challenge of Invention to Innovation competition.

Trilogy partners with Jasco Broadcast Solutions

Jasco has been appointed distributor of Trilogy products in the Southern African market.

SA's IT market to hit R149bn


BMIT expects the country's IT market to continue growing, to reach R149 billion in the next three years.

PC market sees first positive growth in 6 years


Global shipments of traditional PCs in the fourth quarter of 2017 recorded slightly positive year-on-year growth.

Fruitlook helps drought stricken Cape farmers to save water


The innovative online platform has helped Cape farmers to improve their water usage by 10%.

Mobile P2P users to reach 2.5bn in 2018

Juniper believes 2018 will be the year for social payments with key rollouts from Apple, Google and Facebook.

3D printing spend to reach 12bn in 2018

Discrete manufacturing will be the dominant industry for 3D printing, delivering more than half of all worldwide spending.

Smart city grid developments mean energy savings

New research from Juniper indicates that global citizens stand to save $14 billion per annum in energy bills by 2022.

Answers sought for PRASA's electronic signalling system


Following a train collision this week, the DA wants clarity on the progress of a technology solution to replace the faulty manual signalling system.