Vive, WeChat take gadget honours
Stuff magazine recently hosted its annual Gadget and App Awards for 2016 where the HTV Vive and WeChat app were among the top winners.
IT leaders need skills focus
South Africa is seeing a massive demand for - and a lack of - skilled IT professionals. This is becoming an issue for the country's IT industry and if no change occurs, could be detrimental not only to the economy, writes GARETH HAWKEY, CEO of redPanda Software.
Wearables change insurance
The insurance industry is using the information gathered from wearable tech to reshape customer experience and deliver more personalised products and incentives to its clients.
The rise of the screens
Digital entertainment on demand is set to disrupt broadcasting, traditional media, telecoms, marketing and more and there’s no going back, writes STEPHEN WATSON, MD of Discover Digital.
Kids can unpack phobias
The Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) has invited younger visitors to explore a range of tongue-twister phobias and enjoy the science behind them in an assortment of workshops and activities that challenge their minds.
More Wi-Fi at FNB branches
In an effort to encourage customers to visit their branches and at the same time use digital banking, FNB is extending its free Wi-Fi to banks across South Africa.
Voice of digital consumer growing louder
The voice of the digital consumer is growing by the day and service providers need to respond by aligning digital capabilities with operations, technology and strategy, writes WAYNE HULL of Accenture Digital.
Companies can be digital magnets
There is a huge disconnect between the rise of digital business models and the necessary skills to carry those jobs out, writes WERNER VOGELS, CTO at Amazon.com.
Road freight facing disruptor?
Following the lead of tech innovators in the taxi industry, SA's road freight sector is set for a similar shake-up as Linebooker has launched an online-bidding platform that connects transport customers and trucking companies to offer transparent pricing.
Xero hits 1m mark
Xero recently passed one million subscribers on its global cloud accounting platform, meaning it has doubled subscriber numbers in less than two years and has added nearly 300 000 subscribers in the last year alone.