Fetures

[Column] Ian Fogg: Understanding mobile experience in the growth continent of Africa

01-24-2019 | 08:49:43
Across Africa, the download speeds experienced by smartphone users vary greatly, even for countries with similar 4G availability.

[Column] Jane Thomson: Breed efficiency; move industry into the cloud

01-23-2019 | 07:36:00
In the cutthroat manufacturing industry, complex supply chains must be carefully managed to ensure supply meets demand, and quality meets expectations.

[Column] Dominique Collett: South African fintech in 2019 – what can we expect?

01-21-2019 | 10:51:00
Here are my fintech predictions for 2019 based on what we are seeing with our members at AlphaCode which closely track international trends in this space.

[Africa Tech Week] Cloud Computing is taking off dramatically across African markets

01-20-2019 | 08:36:00
Cloud computing enables companies to consume IT resources – Hardware, Software and Storage – as a utility — just like electricity — rather than having to build and maintain computing infrastructures in-house.

[Interview] Daniel Murithi, Director, Starling Technologies Limited, Kenya

01-17-2019 | 14:00:00
Dan Murithi is the Director, of Starling Technologies Limited, a web development and software solution company located in Nairobi, Kenya.

[Column] Karl Reed: The customer’s journey to the cloud

01-16-2019 | 07:20:30
Migrating to the cloud is no longer the complex process it once was. Thanks to the evolution of technology, moving from an on-premises environment can be done much more efficiently than before.

[Column] Hark-sang Kim: What will the next phase of smartphone innovation bring?

01-16-2019 | 05:55:01
In light of modest global sales recently, some observers say that smartphone innovation has hit a bottleneck, as new devices bear more iterative upgrades instead of groundbreaking features.

[Africa Tech Week] African tech startups continue to raise more funding

01-13-2019 | 11:18:07
2018 was a good year for the African startup and tech community. A number of startups raised funding to scale and expand their operations across the continent.

[Column] Felix Antonysamy, South Africa adopts to blockchain technology

01-09-2019 | 05:13:00
South Africa's financial services industry has made a promising incursion into the adoption of blockchain technology as all major commercial banks recognize the disruptive potential of technology.

[Column] Mark Bannerman, Driving accelerated growth in automotive business

01-03-2019 | 08:44:04
According to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), to achieve success, the automotive industry must deliver internationally competitive products.

[Africa Tech Week] Mobile money is driving financial inclusion in Africa

12-22-2018 | 08:44:25
Mobile money – pioneered since 2007 by Kenya’s Safaricom with its M-Pesa platform – can include more people into the economy in Africa and be the base of more sophisticated forms of e-commerce.

Xalam Analytics: Can Data Localization Laws Boost African Cloud and Colocation Markets?

12-18-2018 | 13:10:00
On the surface, requiring companies to host data locally would seem an attractive option to foster local industry and data sovereignty. The question is whether it ultimately does more harm than good

[Africa Tech Week] More collaborative efforts required to fight mobile money fraud in Africa

12-14-2018 | 07:38:40
Questions have also been abound on the security of mobile money transactions platforms, and also on the capacity of African security agencies to tame the fraud. Progress is, however, being made.

[Column] Chetan Goshalia, Kickstarting the future: The South African entrepreneur

12-12-2018 | 12:54:00
South Africa has, according to the report ‘Small Businesses in India, Brazil and South Africa: Basic Characteristics’, far less red tape than Brazil and yet that country manages to produce SMEs at double the rate.

[Interview] Tony Idugboe, Vice President, Itanna, Nigeria

12-11-2018 | 10:15:00
Tony Idugboe is Vice President, Head of Investments at Itanna, an investment vehicle that drives and supports Nigeria's most promising tech-enabled startups.