SA business out of touch with tech challenges

New research has revealed that many local CIOs believe that they are not at all prepared for the technological shifts taking place in the economy, with the result that their current business plans will have lost their relevance within only three years.

Technology in the hands of businessmen

Vast WI-Fi network rolled out in Africa’s biggest mall

Ruckus Wireless and VAST Networks have deployed Africa’s largest mall Wi-Fi network at the Mall of Africa which opened today.

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SA business out of touch with tech challenges

New research has revealed that many local CIOs believe that they are not at all prepared for the technological shifts taking place in the economy, with the result that their current business plans will have lost their relevance within only three years.

Technology in the hands of businessmen

AppDate: No Gumtree password needed

In his latest AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights Facebook’s Account Kit login service, Google Maps with traffic alerts, Sendr, Zoho Vault and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Portal Power.

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-April 29th, 2016

Cisco, DiData, join forces to protect rhino with technology

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Dimension Data and Cisco have announced that they have joined forces on an initiative aimed at reducing the number of rhinos being poached in South Africa.

-April 29th, 2016

Musk’s Powerwall has SA competitor

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Now there is a homegrown alternative to the Tesla Powerwall, but at a price.

-April 29th, 2016

Volvo drives biggest UK trial of autonomous cars

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Volvo Cars is to begin the UK's most ambitious autonomous driving trial in 2017 in order to speed up the introduction of technology that promises to reduce car accidents as well as free up congested roads.

-April 28th, 2016

Vast WI-Fi network rolled out in Africa’s biggest mall

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Ruckus Wireless and VAST Networks have deployed Africa’s largest mall Wi-Fi network at the Mall of Africa which opened today.

-April 28th, 2016

Nokia buys into health

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Nokia has announced plans to buy Withings, to accelerate its entry into the digital health market.

-April 28th, 2016

Prediction beats prevention

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It is a human tendency to romanticise the past, to think what existed yesterday was bigger and better. There are examples where this is true, but the same cannot be said for technology and, in particular, security, says HEIN KERN regional sales manag...

-April 28th, 2016

Kaspersky finds security potholes in ‘smart’ roads

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Kaspersky Lab has proved that data gathered and processed by these road sensors can be dramatically compromised. This could potentially affect future city authority decisions on the development of road infrastructure.

-April 28th, 2016

Prepare for LG’s new TV era

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LG Electronics has just introduced the LG 4K OLED TV, a thinner, lighter TV with dozens of new features.

-April 26th, 2016

Social media inspires hip-hop king’s #Hashtag smartphone

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An addiction to social media inspired the smartphone branded by South Africa’s leading hip hop artist, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

-April 25th, 2016

Cell C launches LTE-A

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Cell C has announced the commercial availability of its next generation broadband technology, LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town.

-April 25th, 2016

Battery revolution upon us

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Although the evolution of the lithium-ion battery has been slow in the past few years, there are some new opportunities and potential markets in the industry for companies to take advantage of, writes DR XIAOXI HE, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx.

-April 22nd, 2016

Lenovo unveils new X1 family

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Lenovo has unveiled its new X1 portfolio. According to the company, the series includes new additions like the adaptable ThinkPad X1 Tablet with its modular design; the ThinkPad X1 Yoga with an OLED display; and the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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Movie of the Week

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Captain America: Civil War

Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.

Video of the Day

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Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake, the full remake of the role-playing game, Final Fantasy VII. The new trailer features CG scenes as well as offering a first look at gameplay footage.Final Fantasy VII Remake will be told across a multi-part series with each entry providing its own unique experience.

Product of the Day

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Filtering out bright or blue light that keeps one awake at night is essential to the natural sleep process. SleepSpec’s range of glasses aims to eliminate bright light at night, but the don’t stop the person wearing them from carrying on with his or her nightly chores.

The SleepSpecs are suited for kids, adults and even people who depend on prescription glasses and their prices range from R500 to R1000.

More information can be found here: http://www.sleepspec.com