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South Africa‘s Workshop 17 announces new workspace concept

South Africa’s leading flexible workspace solutions provider, Workshop17 has kick-started the new year on a high note by bagging a global finalist position in the


Vertiv named global leader in data center cooling market

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has been ranked by technology analyst firm Omdia as the largest global supplier in

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Data firm unveils global channel partner program

Data platform for real-time decisions, VoltDB has announced a new global channel partner program for OEMs, value-added resellers (VARs), technology partners, and systems integrators (SIs).

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California voters classify ride-hailing drivers as contractors

The US state of California has voted to hand ride hailing startups Uber and Lyft a big victory — and labor unions a big setback

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10 priorities for sustainable energy transformation

Siemens Energy has published the main priorities to enable facilitate a successful long-term energy transition and enable countries to thrive in the lower-carbon world. These

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Technology changes face of land mapping in Ghana

About 90% of rural land in Africa is not formally documented, making it vulnerable to land grabbing and expropriation. Weak property rights result in communal


Siemens continues its humanitarian relief efforts in Sudan

Siemens has delivered 3,000 personal masks to Sudan’s Ministry of Health to assist in the battle against Covid-19, the company’s latest humanitarian investment initiative aimed


Real estate investors bank on resilience, opportunity and innovation to jumpstart sector

Speaking during the 11th annual African Property Investment (API) Summit, held virtually from September 30 to October 1, 2020, Standard Bank’s Head of Real Estate Finance,

Cyber Security How To Technology

List of top 20 usernames of all time

The password manager NordPass has put together a list of the 200 most popular usernames of all time. Unsurprisingly, most of the usernames are simply people’s names. Amongst the


Google adds new features to its video conferencing service

Over the last 2 months, Google has been polishing its G Suite platform and has now announced major updates. The company has said the updates


Engineering innovation accelerator gets USD120,000 injection

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has received increased, multi-year support from The Lemelson Foundation for its annual ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW), the premier

Big Data Technology

Vertiv unveils solution for managing small to medium data centres

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has unveiled Vertiv™ Environet™ Alert, a new software offering that brings enterprise-level infrastructure monitoring

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American TV provider chooses Nokia’s 5G capabilities

Nokia has announced that American direct-broadcast satellite provider DISH Network has chosen its cloud-native, standalone Core software products to help it build the most advanced,

Big Data Op-ed Technology

What the Schrems II judgement means to global data privacy

The judgment of a case delivered on 16 July 2020 by the Court of Justice of the European Court (CJEU) also informally known as the

Gadget Review Technology

How Huawei’s solar tech is fostering adoption of clean energy

Huawei’s Smart PV (photovoltaic) solution will be harnessing digital technology to convert solar energy into electricity ultra-efficiently, promote the adoption of clean energy, and create

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How tech is reshaping the health industry in South Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic has swept across the world, dominating our mindscape, international discourse, national budgets and overwhelming global health systems. The virus has challenged every

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Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020 turn to tackling climate change

Ericsson has officially launched its annual Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2020, a global competition that offers university students around the world the chance to develop

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Kenyan upstart recruited into Y-Combinator

Kenyan tech company MarketForce 360 is among a list of startups that got accepted into American startup accelerator, Y-Combinator – Summer 2020 batch as the only one from sub-Saharan Africa. The startup is


Caroline Mukiira appointed new General Manager for IBM East Africa

IBM has announced the appointment of Caroline Mukiira as General Manager for IBM East Africa. She takes over from Nik Nesbitt, who served the role for the past

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Artificial Intelligence: Timely solution for heart, stroke patients

The emerging advances in technology promise to help man solve some of the most complex health challenges, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) seeks to play a

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How 5G undersea cable will benefit Africa

Kenya is among 16 African countries set to benefit from one of the biggest and fastest subsea 4G and 5G internet projects in the world.

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Combining tech and style, Vivo V19 smartphone offers industry-leading design

Vivo’s best-in-class selfie flagship smartphone is designed to complement the lifestyles of young and fashion-savvy consumers Vivo has launched its cutting-edge selfie smartphone V19. Featuring a