SA Internet breaks 40% barrier
The South African Internet user population passed the 20-million mark for the first time last year, reaching 21 million, and is expected to grow to at least 22.5 million in 2017.
Digital trust must be protected
Digital trust may appear to be a fairly meaningless buzzword, but it may prove to be the currency of the future, writes PAUL WILLIAMS, Country Manager for Southern Africa at Fortinet.
Apple is great, but no ecosystem
One of the most common myths of pairing smartphone and computer choices is the idea of needing to buy into an ecosystem. ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK explains the fallacy.
IBM unveils next gen mainframe
IBM has unveiled the IBM Z, a next generation transaction system capable of running more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day and making it possible to encrypt data associated with any application, cloud service or database all the time.
Free Uber for car sellers
Uber has teamed up with CarZar to help car owners get around after selling their vehicles by offering them R3 000 in free Uber rides.
Cloud gets critical in SA
Developments in the local ICT sector are beginning to converge, signifying a major change for cloud computing, says KABELO MAKWANE, Managing Director of Accenture Cloud First business in South Africa.
Facebook offers untapped big data potential
With its incredible reach, marketers have gravitated to Facebook. BRADLEY ELLIOTT, director of Platinum Seed, digs into the untapped potential of the social network's “big data."
SEACOM rolls out FTTH
SEACOM is bringing its fibre to the home services to business and home users in the southern areas of Johannesburg, starting with the rollout of 8 kilometres of fibre in Meyersdal, Alberton.
Behind the rise of innovation accelerators in Africa
While businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa have steadily been adopting 3rd platform technologies, many are adopting disruptive technologies that enable them to enhance the way they engage with customers, writes MERVIN MIEMOUKANDA, at IDC.
AI aims at banking
Despite the bad reputation some older movies have given AI, a recent survey by Accenture shows that it could well be a big deal in banking, says KELE BOAKGOMO, Managing Director for Financial Services practice at Accenture, South Africa.