Sibahle Malinga

WhatsApp Business rival reaches 1m users

Moya Messenger now has 1.1 million monthly users and bets on zero-rated services to gain massive future growth.


MS, Oracle partnership aims to ‘completely disrupt’ AWS

Oracle sets an ambitious target for its partnership deal with Microsoft and highlights its potential impact on local firms.


R150K investment in librarian robot Libby pays off

The University of Pretoria’s Department of Library Services has no regrets in purchasing Africa’s first librarian robot.


How AI helped TymeBank gain 670K customers

Innovative use of AI, machine learning and big data enabled the digital-only bank to gain thousands of customers within eight months of its launch.


AI overhype requires ‘decent level of scepticism’

Organisations need a healthy dose of scepticism regarding what tech solutions they are being fed by vendors, warns Tellos CEO Jared Molko.


Team collaborations not smart enough in SA

A recent smart teamwork survey explored the factors that impact the adoption of collaboration software tools.


Automotive body urges govt to create favourable EV environment

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA calls for a policy framework on electric vehicles and the reduction of the 25% import tariff.

16 Aug

A third of SA’s IOT projects will fail to deliver ROI

While Internet of things adoption in SA is expected to accelerate, over 30% of implemented projects will fail to deliver value, says IDC’s Kieran Frost.


Local engineers gamify golf sporting experience

Cape-based firm Inrange goes from working on the MeerKAT and SKA projects, to digitising global golf courses.


ICT industry applauds introduction of new CIO designation

The new professional CIO certification will help businesses identify the most suitable person to fit the role of CIO, say ICT experts.


IITPSA introduces professional global CIO certification

South African CIOs can now be assessed and qualify for a level seven globally-recognised accreditation, the Pr.CIO.

13 Aug

Govt eyes IOT to assist distressed municipalities

Government identifies six municipalities where it will pilot Internet of things projects to help increase efficiencies and save costs.

Sibahle Malinga
ITWeb senior news journalist.

Sibahle Malinga, ITWeb senior news journalist.