Pietermaritzburg communities switch on to free WiFi
The JL Dube Broadband project turns six locations in KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg into free WiFi zones.
Tshwane turns to WhatsApp to boost citizen engagement
The city rolls out a WhatsApp chat service to allow the public to interact with it directly on a range of service issues.
Global e-waste shoots up while recycling takes back seat
The ITU’s Global E-waste Monitor shows global electronic waste increased by 21% in five years, with 53.6 million metric tonnes produced in 2019.
‘Slight’ delay in invitation for spectrum, says ICASA
The regulator hits pause on publishing the invitation to apply for WOAN and high-demand spectrum, citing adherence to administrative process as essential.
Big four banks laud digital banking uptake amid COVID-19
The grim reality of the COVID-19 pandemic drives digital banking adoption, as South African banks witness rapid uptake of online services.
New AWS business to help customers succeed in space
Cloud computing provider Amazon Web Services extends its experience into space, unveiling a space and satellite business segment.
SA tech entrepreneurs encouraged to develop African ‘unicorn’
The 1 000 Tech Entrepreneurs Campaign attracts interest from tech enthusiasts and industry partners a few weeks after its launch.
e-Government boosts GP’s COVID-19 screening systems
The Department of e-Government introduces a Web-based pre-screening application to facilitate coronavirus screening and employee management for provincial departments.
‘No excuses’ for POPI non-compliance, says Tlakula
Information Regulator chairperson Pansy Tlakula advises local organisations to use the one-year grace period to put compliance measures in place.
Gauteng’s Industry 4.0 blueprint at an ‘advanced’ stage
Gauteng Provincial Government works towards developing a fourth industrial revolution strategy, to push forward the province’s modernisation agenda.