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Digital gives us time to think

-March 23rd, 2017
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Just as mechanical muscle lowered the demand for physical labour, today’s technology is reducing the demand for human intervention, and opening up more opportunities for people to think, writes LENORE KERRIGAN, Country Manager, OpenText Africa.

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Facebook intros Messenger Day

-March 23rd, 2017
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Facebook has introduced Messenger Day, a new way to share your day’s events through videos and images. After 24 hours, the post disappears, allowing one to create a new one. STAN CHUDNOVSKY, Head of Product for Messenger, explains how it works.

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Tyre of the future rolls in

-March 23rd, 2017
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At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Goodyear unveiled what the tyre of the near future could look like. The IntelliGrip Urban is a concept tyre designed for future-generation autonomous electric ride-sharing vehicles in urban areas.

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SA still not ready for threat to private data

-March 23rd, 2017
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Digital businesses need to adopt a more proactive approach to cyber-security that entails a better understanding of the risks. This is according to LUSHEN PADAYACHI, Head of Security, BT in Africa.

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PC slump in E Africa

-March 22nd, 2017
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The East Africa PC market – comprising Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda – declined -8.6% year on year in Q4 2016, according to the latest figures compiled by IDC.

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Resilience is the new cyber security

-March 22nd, 2017
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Cyber security used to be all about prevention, but as breaches become a matter of when rather than if, the new watchword is resilience, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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DevOps: new business wave

-March 22nd, 2017
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DevOps, a new business approach has proven that it can benefit a company's product lifecycle, competitive advantage and its ability to meet customer requirements, writes DAVE BLAKEY, CEO at Snapt.

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Apple launches new iPad 

-March 22nd, 2017
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Apple this week announced its new 9.7-inch iPad, featuring a Retina display and using the recently developed A9 CPU.

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Retailers must curate customers

-March 22nd, 2017
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Recent Epson research has uncovered that consumer buying decisions rely heavily on the retail environment, so it makes sense that retailers are searching for more innovative ways to engage customers at every touchpoint, both online and in-store.

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Data is the key asset for dot.com success

-March 20th, 2017
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There isn’t a silver bullet to make your business “the next Uber”, but one vital aspect of the Uber culture these businesses have instilled in their employees, customer service and operations, is understanding and using data, writes SEKETE PATRICK MAPHOPHA of NetApp Africa.

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