South African jobs at risk of being automated

Businesses around the world are cottoning on to the value of transferring labour from human workers to machines. Automation can increase efficiency and decrease labour costs. It helps employers to avoid complex challenges like wage increase demands, labour protests and strikes. Consumers also benefit from automation when products and services…

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South African FinTech startup simplifies online invoice payments

South African FinTech startup, walletdoc, has announced a new method in which businesses can collect payments via their invoices and statements sent to customers. The new method as announced by walletdoc, involves using easy and secure online credit and debit card payments on invoices and statements. “Consumers are cash-strapped and…

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How ready is South Africa for 5G?

The move from 4G to 5G will be anything but straightforward. Fifth generation networks will not only host new service types, but require new infrastructure and network design to support them. Are SA’s telcos ready? Understanding the evolution Until now, mobile networks – spanning 2G, 3G and LTE/LTE-A – were…

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South Africa's Presidency website defaced by Black TeamX

Earlier on Saturday, 7 July 2018, the website of "The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa" was defaced by a group calling themselves the "Black TeamX." When contacted, The Presidency's spokesperson, Khusela Diko, confirmed that there had been "interference" with the website. "HACKED BY BLACK TEAMX. SAHARA IS MOROCCAN…

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South Africa's best digital bank for 2018

The 7th Annual SITEisfaction report has awarded FNB South Africa the "Best Digital Bank" in South Africa award for 2018. FNB was also announced the winner of the Best Mobile Banking and Best Internet Banking categories as well. The awards organizers also noted that FNB’s rise in satisfaction levels…

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