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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.

Digital firms prevent 700m attacks in 2017

Cyber attacks continue to grow quarter-on-quarter and the attack volume has increased over 100% in two years, says ThreatMetrix.

Multi-cloud deployments help firms better optimise apps


Multi-cloud deployments are helping organisations better optimise apps and embrace digital transformation.

Limpopo schools get tech savvy

Two high schools in the province receive computer facilities to kick-start the 2018 academic year.

Cruze Control Technologies launches support centre for AI platform


It has launched an international support centre for Arago's general AI platform HIRO, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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.