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South African employers recruit overseas amid ICT skills crisis

South African employers recruit overseas amid ICT skills crisis

New data shows that South Africa faces a growing Information and communications technology (ICT) skills crisis of immense proportions.

IT Services, Software - By Staff Writer | 28 July, 2016
Warning: Smart TVs at risk for malware

Warning: Smart TVs at risk for malware

Mobile malware capable of locking down smartphones has made its way to smart TVs, a security company has revealed.

General, Software - By News24Wire | 14 June, 2016
How cyber crooks target their victims

How cyber crooks target their victims

Young and older people display different behaviours that make them targets for cyber criminals who are intent on stealing money from their bank accounts, says an expert.

IT Services, Software - By News24Wire | 3 June, 2016
SA start-up Snapt scores $1 million in funding

SA start-up Snapt scores $1 million in funding

South African technology company, Snapt, says it has received $1 million in funding from private equity and venture capital firm, Convergence Partners.

IT Services, Software, Technology - By Staff Writer | 1 June, 2016
R4.3 billion worth of illegal software used in SA

R4.3 billion worth of illegal software used in SA

A large percentage of South Africans are using illegal software, a new survey has found.

Software - By News24Wire | 27 May, 2016
No plans to block mobile ads in SA

No plans to block mobile ads in SA

Local mobile operators say they are not investigating network level ad blocking services, at least for now.

Mobile, Software - By News24Wire | 24 May, 2016
Free Windows 10 offer ending in July

Free Windows 10 offer ending in July

Microsoft has announced that its free Windows 10 upgrade offer will end on 29 July, and has urged users to upgrade before this date.

Software - By MyBroadband | 6 May, 2016
UberGreen launches in Joburg

UberGreen launches in Joburg

Uber has partnered with BMW and Nissan to bring riders UberGreen; a 100% electric ride, helping to reduce CO₂ emissions in Johannesburg.

Software - By Staff Writer | 4 May, 2016
Dimension Data picks up remaining stake in Britehouse

Dimension Data picks up remaining stake in Britehouse

Dimension Data Middle East and Africa says it has acquired the remaining 60% stake of Britehouse from a consortium made up of Remgro, Convergence Partners, and Britehouse management.

Software - By Staff Writer | 7 October, 2015
Windows 10 will be free for a year, and comes with a new browser

Windows 10 will be free for a year, and comes with a new browser

Microsoft will offer free upgrades to Windows 10 for the first year after the operating system launches, Microsoft announced.

Software - By MyBroadband | 21 January, 2015
Windows 10 launching later than expected

Windows 10 launching later than expected

Microsoft Corp expects to have its new Windows 10 operating system on the market by autumn (southern hemisphere’s spring) 2015, slightly later than previous comments had suggested.

Software - By Reuters | 11 December, 2014
Will artificial intelligence really take over the world?

Will artificial intelligence really take over the world?

The famous theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking, has revived the debate on whether our search for improved artificial intelligence will one day lead to thinking machines that will take over from us.

Software - By The Conversation | 6 December, 2014
Microsoft cutting 3,000 jobs

Microsoft cutting 3,000 jobs

Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it cut about 3,000 jobs, effectively completing its plan to reduce its workforce by 18,000, or 14 percent of total staff, announced in July.

Software - By Reuters | 30 October, 2014
Microsoft revenue higher than expected

Microsoft revenue higher than expected

Microsoft Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins largely intact.

Software - By Reuters | 24 October, 2014
Google hopes to accelerate AI development

Google hopes to accelerate AI development

Google Inc is expanding its artificial intelligence initiative, hiring more than half a dozen leading academics and experts in the field and announcing a partnership with Oxford University to “accelerate” its efforts.

Software - By Reuters | 24 October, 2014
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