Does South Africa Have the Resources to Effectively Fight Cyber Crime?

Despite recent legislative efforts to combat cybercrime, South Africa still seems severely underprepared to fend off online criminals. Even after the recent wave of cyber attacks that targeted businesses and citizens alike in the country, the authorities do not seem to posses adequate resources to effectively fight off similar incidents in the future. Is SA […]

[Press release] Metrofile Holdings announce launch of a Digital Company

Metrofile Holdings today announced the formation of a new Digital Company as part of its ongoing digital transformation. “Building on our highly successful traditional business of Integrated Information and Records Management, our customers are looking for digital services to give them a competitive edge in their respective industries.” said Chris Seabrooke Group Chairman at Metrofile […]

[Press Release] Dating with Hackers: Users of the World’s Most Popular Apps Face Serious Security Risks

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a range of vulnerabilities contained in popular dating apps which have the potential to result in various negative consequences for users: from simply identifying a particular person, to unsecured data transmissions and the leaking of personal information. After analysing popular global services, we found that some of them provide very […]

[Press Release] Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launching open-source software for financial inclusion

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today released a new open-source software for creating payment platforms that will help unbanked people around the world access digital financial services. The software is designed to provide a reference model for payment interoperability between banks and other providers across a country’s economy. It is available now, free-of-cost, for […]

[Press release] Huge Telecom pioneers a world first, providing Full Suite Telephony over Wireless

Huge Telecom – a trusted provider of first-tier last-mile telephony services to corporate organisations in South Africa – has successfully installed the first ever full suite telephony service over wireless technology. This is a world first which is bound to be disruptive as it provides the market with an alternative to a traditional fixed landline telephone […]

[Press release] NetApp Enables Companies to Make Faster Decisions with Data

NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) has introduced a powerful system that set new records for price/performance, alongside new software added to its big data analytics portfolio, including the first available NVMe-enabled solution in the market and a NetApp Converged Infrastructure Solution for Data Analytics® . These new offerings provide ultrafast performance and the building blocks for managing analytic data that is […]

[Press Release] 3D printing evolves to create taps

For a designer, there is nothing more exciting than being asked to remove all constraints, ignore all the conventions, and explore new frontiers offered by a cutting-edge manufacturing technique ― in this case: 3D printing. To literally “design something you can’t make.” It’s in these moments that the sparks of genius are often fanned into […]

[Press Release] User experience takes centre stage in Africa’s entertainment and media industry: PwC report

Amid shifting consumer preferences, rapid advances in technology and ongoing disruption to business models, the new strategic imperative for entertainment and media (E&M) companies is to turn customers into fans – by innovating to create the most compelling, engaging, and intuitive user experiences. Significant shifts are underway in how Africa’s E&M companies compete and generate […]

[Press Release] Launching of the new edition of Digital Africa, an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa

For the 40th birthday of Proparco, the subsidiary of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD, French Development Agency) ( focused on private sector, AFD, Bpifrance ( and the La French Tech ( have launched on 19 September the second edition of Digital Africa, a startup competition and digital innovation to support sustainable development in Africa. […]

[Press Release] Attacq and LaunchLab Smart Cities Innovation Platform

The annual Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Pitching Platform has officially opened for 2017. Aspiring entrepreneurs now have the opportunity to showcase their innovation and develop future-focused technologies that can bring the ‘smart city’ concept to life at Attacq’s flagship property development, Waterfall City.   The platform is for aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs to pitch their smart […]

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