Editor's choice

How tech companies can help reverse talent erosion in rural communities

There's a better, more sustainable option now, facilitated by digital connectivity - a remotely distributed workforce strategy underpinned by a 'hub-and-spoke' model says Andrew Bourne, Regional Manager, Africa, Zoho Corporation.

Tuesday

Greater collaboration, tech needed for effective vaccine rollout in Kenya

Technology can play a valuable supporting role to ensure country’s vaccine rollout is a success says Hardeep Sound, Regional Sales Director: East Africa at SAP.

Wednesday

Why ICT is the solution to Africa’s unemployment problem

Bringing ICT capabilities to African countries will be beneficial to every sector and every individual suggests Praba Moonsamy – Managing Director at Ikhaya Automation Systems.

1 Apr
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Avaya’s “Life and Work Beyond 2020” Survey Reveals Organizations Play Key Role in Individuals’ Well-Being
According to the survey, the unsurprising top sources of decreased happiness in 2020 include the COVID-19 pandemic (82%), less face-to-face contact with others (68%) and money worries (64%).
stc pay with UM MENA and InMobi Wins Four Awards at MMA SMARTIES MENA 2020
stc pay was awarded in numerous categories for its ‘Stay at Home’ campaign, which was co-facilitated by UM MENA and InMobi, the world’s leading independent marketing cloud.
Skyhook to Provide Enhanced Location Services for Microsoft Products and Services
Leveraging Skyhook’s Precision Location services will provide Microsoft with network-based Wi-Fi and Cellular positioning.
Zynga Launches Modern Match-3 Mobile Game Puzzle Combat
Players will also design impenetrable bases by constructing and upgrading buildings like foundries, workshops, training schools and quarters.
Gupshup Raises $100 Million from Tiger Global to Accelerate Conversational Messaging
Gupshup will use this investment to rapidly scale product and go-to-market initiatives worldwide in order to accelerate the transformation of business-to-consumer interactions with conversational experiences delivered over messaging channels.
Amit Chadha Takes Charge as CEO & MD of L&T Technology Services
Prior to his elevation, Amit was serving the company as Deputy CEO & Whole-Time Board Member.
Board International CEO Nanni Grossi Steps Down
The leading decision-making platform vendor announced that Grossi, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has stepped down from his position.
Court Rules in Rimini Street’s Favor on Key Matters, Denies Oracle Motions and Cites “Common Sense” and “Absurd Result” in Denying Oracle Claims
The Court also denied Oracle’s motions for sanctions, noting that it did not find any inappropriate conduct by Rimini Street and therefore found no basis for any sanctions.
Hankook Tire Switches to Rimini Street Support for its SAP Applications
Hankook Tire decided to switch support providers to benefit from the Rimini Street’s high-value, ultra-responsive SAP support.
Docebo Launches Multi-Product Learning Suite to Address Challenges Across Entire Learning Lifecycle
The launch of Docebo Learning Suite coincides with the launch of Docebo Shape, a content creation product built on AI.
Ethio Life and General Insurance S.C, Ethiopia, to Drive Digital Transformation with Beyontec Suite
By adopting Beyontec Suite, and the Beyontec portal solutions, Ethio Life and General Insurance S.C company will soon be able to offer the full range of its products online, while managing higher quality risks and improved customer engagements.
Orange Romania Deploys MATRIXX Software to Deliver Country’s First All-Digital Mobile Brand
YOXO is able to enhance features as needed, based on customer feedback, ensuring the mobile experience keeps pace with its dynamic target market.
NTT Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global
NTT continues to invest heavily in its global network services portfolio as a transformational driver of innovation for its clients.
JEOL: Release of Electron Beam Metal AM Machine “JAM-5200EBM”
Enables mass production of parts of high quality and reproducibility
Mavenir Awarded ‘Best Open RAN Technology’ and ‘Best Telecom Service Innovation’ for Fully Containerized, Cloud-Native at 5G MENA Awards
Both awards are a demonstration of Mavenir’s dedication to developing innovative solutions for CSPs as they roll out 5G networks, achieve web-scale economics, increase productivity, and leverage current network investments.
Neurala Announces Collaboration with FLIR Systems to Deliver Industry-First AI-Powered Industrial Cameras for Industry 4.0
This comes at a time when manufacturers are focused on AI and automation to provide flexibility to cope with production constraints, supply chain disruptions, and scattered workforce availability.
Research Reveals Global Growth of Secure DevOps
The global survey of professional developers and their managers found seven in 10 organisations (70%) recognise the importance of secure coding practices, with results indicating an industry-wide shift from reaction to prevention is underway.
Aryaka’s Fifth Annual Global State of the WAN Report Reveals Network Insights From 1,350 Global Enterprises
The WAN continues to extend its reach, with the number of enterprises connecting to over 100 inter-regional sites growing by 50%, from 19% in 2020 to 28% in 2021.
Immersive Labs Chooses Global Channel-First Strategy With 50 New Partners and Transparent Structure
The global partner program aims to increase the growing number of organizations using Immersive Labs to increase, measure and demonstrate human cyber capabilities.
Nordson EFD Introduces 70cc Optimum® Syringe Barrels Ideal for Longer Production Cycles
It is ideal for electronic applications such as underfill, potting, and conformal coating.
With Spot Wave, NetApp Helps Organizations Drive Down Infrastructure Cost and Complexity for Big Data Applications on Kubernetes
Together, these products provide customers with leading solutions for simple, scalable and efficient infrastructure for cloud-native applications.
Nexign and MegaFon Introduced the Unified Billing to Facilitate Digital Transformation
The companies also migrated subscriber data to the new environment with no impact on customers.
New ISACA Certification Helps Students and Career Changers Build IT Knowledge and Hands-On Skills to Thrive in IT Jobs
The ITCA program offers study guides, self-paced training courses, performance-based labs, and exams for each certificate, available at discounted rates to ISACA members.
NetApp Overhauls Global Sales Organization to Accelerate Cloud-Led Growth
The changes will see the company ramp up its efforts to drive consistency and simplicity across its global sales organization and more aggressively address key markets and segments while reaching new customers and partners.
Barrier1 Systems Partners With Cepton to Deploy State-of-the-art Lidar-based Security and Safety Systems for Global Customers
Collaboration enables the next generation of accurate perimeter surveillance, safety and security applications
Telenav Helps Chinese Auto Manufacturer SAIC Expand to Markets Outside China
Telenav’s market leading navigation solution will ensure SAIC customers in overseas market get a tailored and localized driving experience
Standard Chartered Research Finds Continued Confidence in Growth Outside Home Markets Amongst European and US Companies
The study also revealed incremental emphasis towards investing in digital technology, unlocking trapped cash and increased focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in relation to trade and supply chains.
Mavenir Extends AI and Analytics Portfolio to Enable Mobile Network Optimization, Automation & Security
Mavenir is dedicated to continuous AI/ML innovation through the R&D Center of Excellence in Brno, Czech Republic, and R&D in Richardson TX and Bangalore, India.
BlueStacks Launches Fastest Ever Version With ARM Support
It is a complete rewrite of the product, internally code-named Robusta, built from the ground up to consume significantly less memory and support ARM.
Iguatemi Extends its Support Agreement with Rimini Street to Include Application Management Services for SAP
Rimini Street also handles all of Iguatemi’s tax, legal and regulatory updates for Brazil’s complex tax and compliance updates, proactively notifying the company whenever new legal obligations arise.
NetApp Astra Simplifies and Automates Application Data Management for Kubernetes, Addressing Key Challenges for Many Enterprises
NetApp Astra will soon support Microsoft Azure and AWS public cloud environments, as well as on-prem.
Pegasus Tech Ventures Launches US $50 Million Fund with Japanet Holdings
The fund plans to invest in Silicon Valley and other parts of North America, as well as in Israel, Europe and Asia.
American Express Launches 2021 Global Travel Trends Report
Global consumer survey reveals key trends indicating pent-up demand for travel, a readiness to plan for future trips, and the rise of the digital nomad