21 Sep

Huawei, Samsung pack cameras into mid-range phones

The electronics manufacturers both released mid-range smartphones in South Africa this week that are priced under R10 000.

Sep 14, 2018

Comsol, Samsung lead SA into 5G era

Soweto's Vilakazi Street is lit up with 5G, as Comsol aims for commercial roll-out in 2019 in partnership with Samsung SA.

Sep 7, 2018

Vilakazi Street to light up with live 5G pilot network

South Korean hardware manufacturer Samsung partners with wireless infrastructure provider Comsol to test 5G in Soweto.

Sep 3, 2018

LG, Samsung squeeze in the pixels for new 8K TV set

While 4K TV sets have barely hit the mainstream, manufacturers LG and Samsung are showing off new 8K TVs, which will go on sale next year.

Aug 21, 2018

Samsung officially launches its payment service in SA

The South Korean electronics manufacturer introduces Samsung Pay in SA, but not all local banks are compatible yet.

Aug 10, 2018

Samsung unveils new Note, watch, smart speaker

Samsung's latest high-end phablet device, the Note 9, packs in features other manufacturers previously skimped on.

Aug 10, 2018

Samsung plans $22bn spending on new tech

Seeking new growth drivers, Samsung will invest $22 billion in artificial intelligence, 5G, electronic auto components and biopharmaceuticals.


Huawei dislodges Apple as number two smartphone maker

The Chinese telecoms giant is now the number two smartphone maker; the first quarter since 2Q10 in which Apple has not been number one or two.

Jul 30, 2018

Absa clients first to get Samsung Pay in SA

South Africans who bank with Absa will be among the first people to try out Samsung's mobile payment and digital wallet service.

Jun 28, 2018

Chatbot aims to replace physicians

It is hoped the AI technology developed by a London-based start-up will bring healthcare to millions who do not have access to even basic services.

Jun 4, 2018

HeroTel expands VOIP offering with acquisition

The group's 28th acquisition is of VTN Communications, a national provider of voice over Internet Protocol and private automatic branch exchange systems.

May 25, 2018

Jury awards Apple $539m in Samsung patent retrial

After nearly five days of deliberations, a US jury said Samsung should pay Apple $539 million for copying patented smartphone features.

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