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  • IT News Africa: Osmo Mobile 3 to launch in South Africa
    19 Sep 2019 - The Osmo Mobile 3 is the ideal lightweight companion for all of life’s adventures. DJI has on Thursday, 10 September announced that the latest addition to the Osmo series, the Osmo Mobile 3 will be available to South African customers by mid-September. The company...
  • Techweez: Huawei Announces their 5G Powered Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro
    19 Sep 2019 - Today, Huawei has finally unveiled their new flagship phones, the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro and they are quite interesting. They have a new design that is reminiscent of the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro of last year. It has a curved screen with a significant notch at the...
  • Techweez: Samsung Names Galaxy Devices Eligible for Android 10 Update
    19 Sep 2019 - Android 10 has been around for some days now, but the big question is whether your current phone will get it; and there is a high chance it won’t owing to the fragmentation of the ecosystem – or will, but not in a timely manner because your device is probably skinned...
  • IT News Africa: Call of Duty: Mobile set for release on 1 October 2019
    19 Sep 2019 - In-game screenshot of Call of Duty: Mobile. Image sourced from Call of Duty: Mobile. On 18 September 2019, American video game publisher Activision, in collaboration with Chinese multinational company Tencent, has announced that Call of Duty: Mobile will launch on 1...
  • Kachwanya: Cloud Computing will finally kill the 8 AM to 5 PM work culture
    19 Sep 2019 - Artificial Intelligence ran Cloud Computing is here, busy changing how humans do the jobs they still got to do. The jobs they still got to do because in the long run AI, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Big Data, and these future technologies will finally take...
  • IT News Africa: OPPO appoints new MEA President
    19 Sep 2019 - Global smartphone manufacturer, OPPO announced on Thursday, 19 September 2019, that Ethan Xue has been appointed as the new President in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). The announcement comes hot on the heels of news that Andy Shi, former President of OPPO MEA, will...
  • TechArena: CamScanner App is Back on the Play Store
    19 Sep 2019 - A few weeks back, CamScanner, the popular document scanning application, was removed from the Play Store after researchers at Kaspersky Lab said they found a malicious component within the application. According to Kaspersky, the module has been identified as a Trojan...
  • IT News Africa: T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor
    19 Sep 2019 - T-Systems has officially been confirmed as a Bronze sponsor of the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa which is set to take place from 8-9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. This year, HISA is bringing together over...
  • TechArena: Oppo Announces its 65W SuperVOOC Flash Charging tech and a 30W Wireless VOOC
    19 Sep 2019 - Roughly ten days after Xiaomi announced their new 30W wireless charger dubbed “Mi Charge Turbo,” Oppo has followed suit becoming the second OEM having a similar technology. Oppo announced its 65W fast charging technology. Which is termed as 65W SuperVOOC...
  • IT News Africa: Fujitsu develops sensor technology to digitise healthcare industry
    19 Sep 2019 - Fujitsu has is taking healthcare technology solutions to the next level – one step at a time. The global tech company unveiled an innovation on Wednesday, 18 September 2019, that allows medical professionals to digitise the walking habits of their patients....
  • IT News Africa: Oracle, VMware partner to support customers’ hybrid cloud strategies
    19 Sep 2019 - New Oracle Cloud VMware Solution will enable Customers to Run VMware Workloads on Oracle Cloud. VMware has announced a new partnership with Oracle in a bid to help customers leverage the companies’ enterprise software and cloud solutions to make the move to the...
  • IT News Africa: Making a case for OT cybersecurity investment: how to present to the board
    19 Sep 2019 - Mike Bergen, South African GECI representative Operational Technology (OT) is at a growing risk of cyberattack, bringing with it the danger of far-reaching and costly impacts. But OT in most traditional heavy industries and infrastructure facilities have been run in...
  • Techweez: President Kenyatta Signs Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 into Law
    19 Sep 2019 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into the law the Copyright Amendment Bill, 2017. The draft of the bill was developed sometime in 2016 and had been undergoing review ever since before the latest development from State House. Before the signing, the existing...
  • Techweez: 5G Won’t Kill WiFi, SDxCentral Confirms
    18 Sep 2019 - Back in 2017, 3rd Generation Partnership Group (3GPP) a consortium of organizations responsible for overseeing specifications of network technology standards, unveiled a logo for 5G. This year global carriers have been testing their networks and have started...
  • Techweez: TECNO to Target Young People with an All Screen Camon 12 Air
    18 Sep 2019 - The TECNO Camon 12 series is here, but there is another member of the trio that has somehow not been publicized enough probably because it may not make it to the Kenyan market: the Camon 12 Air. The device, which is apparently made for the youth was announced...
  • IT News Africa: How to protect your OT infrastructure
    18 Sep 2019 - It can happen to you – NU and Indegy discuss threats to industrial control systems. Cybercriminals have proven that they are more than ready to strike critical infrastructure, with potential examples of cyberattacks ranging from power facilities, transport systems and...
  • How We Made It: What happened to the Single African Sky?
    18 Sep 2019 - IATA on Tuesday urged African governments to speed up efforts to liberalise their airspace to lower the cost of travel on the continent.
  • IT News Africa: rain to commission Africa’s first 5G network
    18 Sep 2019 - rain launches its new 5G network On 18 September 2019, network provider rain announced the activation of what is said to be Africa’s first commercial 5G network. The provider is making 5G available to all existing customers in certain parts of Johannesburg and...
  • IT News Africa: 7 ways ways to own the world
    18 Sep 2019 - “7 ways to own the world” is an up to date exposé of seven key future digital issues that we all need to think about and understand better, to be positioned right for the next five to ten years. (Image source: Gartner) At the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019...
  • TechArena: Pocket Casts Is Now Free to Download from the Play Store
    18 Sep 2019 - If you have ever wanted to download the Pocket Casts app, then you can now do so without spending a penny. Pocket Casts is a popular podcast app with over 1 million downloads on the Play Store and before the latest changes, you had to pay $3.99 before you could...
  • IT News Africa: Kaspersky on a mission to regulate eSports
    18 Sep 2019 - Kaspersk’s new cloud-based solution is said to counter cheating in eSports. (Image source: from Kaspersky.) Cybersecurity company, Kaspersky has introduced the beta version of its Anti-Cheat solution to combat in-game cheating. The cloud-based offering is said...
  • TechMoran: Shuttle service Lula wins the 2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards 
    18 Sep 2019 - Lula, a shuttle service connecting corporate commuters to private shuttles has been named the winner of the 2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards — South Africa Chapter. Southern Africa Startup Awards celebrates and recognizes innovation in the startup ecosystem in...
  • Techweez: Tecno Phantom 9 Full Review: Is the Flagship Worth It?
    18 Sep 2019 - It’s been close to two months with the TECNO Phantom 9, TECNO’s latest flagship. I’ve taken it through its paces and here’s my full review. To catch up, check out our hands-on review, our camera performance review and how it compares with other...
  • TechMoran: Vodacom invests over 171.4 billion shillings to expand its 4G coverage across Tanzania
    18 Sep 2019 - Vodacom Tanzania PLC has today launched its Supa Network campaign aimed at raising awareness on its high quality network and the super benefits available to its customers on the super Vodacom network. Vodacom Tanzania prides itself as the strongest network in Tanzania...
  • TechMoran: KiwiPay, a Laos-based payment firm set to launch in seven African countries
    18 Sep 2019 - KiwiPay, a Laos-based payment solution provider is set to launch in seven African countries in its global expansion move. KiwiPay has signed an agreement with Laos Central Bank, Laos Ministry of Finance and the Lao Development Bank to provide an easy cashless solution...
  • IT News Africa: Nokia unveils two devices available for pre-order in Kenya
    18 Sep 2019 - Gopher Ogembo, Business Manager East Africa, HMD Global (left), Justin Maier, Vice President Subsaharan Africa HMD Global (Centre) during the launch of pre-order sales for Nokia 7.2 and Nokia 6.2 The home of Nokia phones, HMD Global announced on Tuesday, 17 September...
  • Techweez: Huawei Devices Expected to Be Launched at Their Munich Event Tomorrow
    18 Sep 2019 - The growing tension with the U.S. hasn’t stopped Huawei rollout of new devices, albeit it has accelerated their launch but tomorrows event has us all biting the tips of our nails. Huawei will be unveiling new devices in Munich, Germany and all eyes will be on...
  • Techweez: South Africa’s First Commercial 5G Network is Finally Live For $68 a Month
    18 Sep 2019 - A South African telco has finally launched their 5G network today, becoming the first network to do so in the continent. Rain has launched their new 5G service which will have theoretical top speeds of upto 700Mbps. According to the company, although it will reach...
  • IT News Africa: Silicon Catalyst becomes member of the GSA
    18 Sep 2019 - Silicon Catalyst announces its membership in the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA). Global silicon incubator solutions company, Silicon Catalyst announced on Tuesday, 17 September 2019, that it is now a member of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA). According to...
  • IT News Africa: Microsoft, Schlumberger and Chevron announce collaboration
    18 Sep 2019 - Joseph C. Geagea, Executive Vice President, Technology, Projects and Services, Chevron. Image sourced from Grainger College of Engineering. On 17 September 2019, Chevron, Microsoft and Schlumberger, at the SIS Global Forum 2019, announced the industry’s first...

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