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Grim forecast for Huawei’s global smartphone ranking

TrendForce expects Huawei to slip to seventh place in smartphone rankings.


SASSA to extend online grant application services

The social security agency looks to make it possible to apply for disability-related grants via its online portal.

Dec 7, 2020

Report: Cyber security trends 2021: Staying secure in uncertain times

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a shock to the system, thrusting many of us into a spiral of worry and giving the permanence of change a whole new meaning.


ICT-related jobs in high demand in SA

The latest National List of Occupations in High Demand shows data scientists and Web developers are among the most sought after in SA.

Nov 12, 2020

Govt asks citizens to add their phones to COVID-19 fight

President Cyril Ramaphosa appeals to all organisations to encourage staff and visitors to download the COVID Alert SA app, as government looks to thwart virus resurgence.


Online insurance uptake on the rise, says FNB

The bank sees an increase in consumers who opt for life insurance via digital platforms, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 23, 2020

Surviving load-shedding and lockdown

There are several types of alternative energy solutions that businesses can consider for their backup energy requirements.

Sep 23, 2020

Hackathon zones in on digital solutions to curb GBV

Silicon Cape and the US Embassy in SA will host a weekend-long virtual hackathon aimed at finding digital solutions to combat SA’s gender-based violence pandemic.


Entertainment, e-learning boost EMEA tablet market

The Europe, Middle East and Africa tablet market grew 24% year-on-year, its strongest performance since 2013, says IDC.


SMS-based signature solution for parcels debuts

Contactless Verification Transaction launches to remove the hassle of pen and paper when signing for packages.

Aug 12, 2020

SA’s remote working readiness still a work in progress

At the introduction of the lockdown period, less than half of surveyed organisations had rolled out a digital transformation strategy that enabled remote working.


Evolution of network infrastructure in a brave new world

Companies must become more responsive to unanticipated future requirements as a new technology landscape emerges, says James Ndegwa, business manager at Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa.

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