Bitcoin Trading for their Futures: How South Africans are Using Investments to Grow

Trading has become the order of the day for large numbers of people across the world thanks to bitcoin and South Africans don’t appear to have missed the action. With cryptocurrency fever sweeping the globe, a recent report has shown that casual traders are now popping up across South Africa and the continent as a whole. […]

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] Ericsson announces learnership program for 60 telecoms students

Ericsson South Africa has announced the official launch of its Learnership Programs for 60 students looking to secure long-term employment. The 6- and 12-month technical programs form an integral part of the company’s dedication and commitment to skills development and transformation in South Africa. 50% of included learners are female in an attempt to encourage […]

[Press release] GIGABYTE Pushes Legendary AERO 15 further with AERO 15 X

GIGABYTE proudly announces its new AERO 15 black series: AERO 15 X, sitting in its lineup of slim, gaming laptop PCs. Set to appear on store shelves in September, this 1.9cm thick powerhouse crafted from the finest of materials boasts NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 shoehorned into a frame with near-borderless 5mm bezels. The AERO 15 […]

[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 […]

[Press release] Arbor releases new version of DDoS defence as automation becomes critical

JOHANNESBURG – September 19, 2017 – As Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks continue to rise dramatically in size, frequency and complexity, it has become clear that automation is now increasingly critical in protecting the network against these attacks. This is according to Arbor Network’s territory manager for Sub-Saharan Africa, Bryan Hamman, who says, “Arbor […]

[Press Release] Eskom rewards out-of-the-box thinking on energy sustainability

Last week the Johannesburg CBD was crippled by power outages as a result of cable theft. In total 35kms of electricity cables were stolen leaving homes in darkness and causing many businesses to temporarily close their doors. The incident once again shone the spotlight on our dependence on traditional sources of power and how as […]

[Press Release] Let’s start VOOVing!

VOOV, South Africa’s brand new social live streaming app, is finally here and ready for download! On VOOV, users can get up close and personal with their favourite South African celebrities and friends, or take a shot at fame themselves. VOOV gives users the unique opportunity to discover, connect and interact with any other South […]