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Sibahle Malinga

Sibahle Malinga, ITWeb's portals journalist.

ICT on Heels to launch next month

22 Jan 2018ICT on Heels co-founders Noluvuyo Mpekelana and Mbulelo Sochifa.

The newly introduced networking and empowerment platform for women in ICT aims to empower new entrants in the industry through skills facilitation programmes.

Tshimologong, BCX invite tech start-ups to enter accelerator

19 Jan 2018Ian Russell, CEO of BCX.

The BCX Innovation programme aims to support tech entrepreneurs to ideate their concept and develop their business plans.

Hybrid smartwatches shipments expected to soar by 460%

19 Jan 2018Slower growth for digital display smartwatches has caused several manufacturers to leave the space.

Global shipments of hybrid smartwatches such as Fossil Q and Nokia Steel will increase by 460% by 2020, up from 14 million in 2017.

Companies offer marketing masterclasses on new technologies

18 Jan 2018The courses aim to deliver new technological techniques to local marketers.

African marketing services company Boo-Yah! has partnered with the UK's The Connected Marketer to offer masterclasses in SA.

Mobile banking propels Capitec's growth

18 Jan 2018Capitec's digital banking transactions increased 46% year-on-year to 728 million transactions in February 2017.

Capitec Bank says its digital banking strategy result in more transactions being conducted via the smartphone app than in physical branches.

Smart home market reaches quarter revenue of $3.3bn

17 Jan 2018Smart home gateways indicated the highest adoption, selling for $802 million.

The global smart home market almost doubled in size in the past year, reaching quarterly revenues of $3.3 billion and $11.4 billion.

UnSchool of Disruptive Design unveils local innovation programme

17 Jan 2018Dr Leyla Acaroglu, founder of UnSchool of Disruptive Design and UNEP Champion of the Earth.

The disruptive education programme for emerging creative leaders has launched in SA, and offers a seven-day intensive course.

SA at higher risk of phishing scams: report

16 Jan 2018E-mail-related threats are SA's biggest security concern.

The number of local organisations dealing with regular security incidents originating from deceptive e-mails is on the rise, says a PhishMe report.

PC market sees first positive growth in 6 years

15 Jan 2018In response to the contracting tablet market, PC shipments see slightly positive year-on-year growth in 4Q2017.

Global shipments of traditional PCs in the fourth quarter of 2017 recorded slightly positive year-on-year growth.

BT introduces IBM Cloud in new service offerings

12 Jan 2018Keith Langridge, vice president of network services at BT.

The new service allows BT customers direct access to a wide range of IBM Cloud services.


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