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Metrofile attains positive growth over past year

Pfungwa Serima

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – METROFILE Holdings Limited, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed market leader in records and information management, has reported positive growth results for the half year ended December 31, 2016. Revenue increased by 1,6 percent to R380,7 million as headline earnings increased by 3,3 percent to R70,8 million. Both headline earnings per share and basic earnings per share increased ...

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Internet of things shakes African oil & gas sector

Oil exploration using technology

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – A technology expert has encouraged oil and gas companies in the continent to make the most of the proliferation of software to overcome the upheavals afflicting the sector. Falling crude oil prices have put immense strain on the entire oil value chain, while the increasing availability and affordability of renewable energy sources means oil and gas ...

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Samsung unveils new innovations at Cape Town forum

Samsung technology

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – THE Samsung Africa Forum began in Cape Town on Wednesday with the Korean electronics firm reiterating its commitment to the continent. The eighth edition of the summit creates a platform for the firm to demonstrate its smart technology products and designs for the year- a major highlight thus far being the ...

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Massive adoption of Facebook’s Lite version


JOHANNESBURG – FACEBOOK is rolling out its Lite offering to more countries following a positive uptake. The company expressed excitement announcing more than 200 million people now use Facebook Lite monthly. “Since people enjoy using FB Lite, we will continue rolling it out to other countries around the world,” Facebook stated. In August 2009, Facebook announced the rollout of a ...

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Youth graduate in SAP digital skills empowerment programme

Elsie Pule, HR Group Executive at Eskom .Photo by Gift Ndolwane, CAJ News

JOHANNESBURG – MORE than 100 South African youths have graduated as SAP associate consultants, which guarantees them jobs in ecosystem through SAP’s globally-recognised Skills for Africa initiative. The graduates have been capped at an event held in Johannesburg on Monday where executives from SAP, the multinational software corporation, partners and clients converged. The graduation of the 101 youths follows the ...

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BlackBerry accelerates software strategy

BlackBerry Android handsets

JOHANNESBURG – BLACKBERRY, the global software leader, has disclosed its next major agreement to license software and services for the production of secure BlackBerry Android handsets in more global markets. The exclusive, long-term licensing agreement with leading Indian telecom enterprise, Optiemus Infracom, follows the recent global licensing agreement with TCL Communication and PT BlackBerry Merah Putih in Indonesia. With this ...

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Award winning solution halts cervical cancer in Africa

Cancer screening

JOHANNESBURG – A global award-winning cloud-based solution is improving the quality of life among women in Africa and shielding them from the deadly cervical cancer. Hailed as the first of its kind, the Emerging Technologies in Cervical Cancer Screening (ETiCCS) is a brainchild of SAP’s Design and Co-Innovation Centre and Heidelberg University Hospital in Germany. In line with the United ...

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Networks Unltd first Africa Silver Peak distributor

Network Unlimited, South African

JOHANNESBURG – NETWORKS Unlimited, South African value-added distributor of converged technology, data centre, networking and security technology, has been named the first distributor for global industry leader, Silver Peak, in Sub-Saharan market. The latter specializes in broadband and hybrid wide area network (WAN) solutions. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director at Networks Unlimited, says globally, there is a unprecedented demand for SD-WAN ...

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SAP supports Rwanda ICT and skills growth

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL application software leader, SAP, has announced the conclusion of two significant initiatives aligned to Rwanda’s information and communications technology and youth skills development goals. A collaboration to drive gender equality in ICT education and Cross-company expert volunteer teams support high-impact Innovation projects have been announced. The initiatives follow the ...

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Collaboration set to enhance global digital transformation

From  SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida, US ORLANDO, FLORIDA (CAJ News) – SAP has announced a collaboration to help business leaders run live in the digital era. The enterprise application software firm announced the LeadershipGarage research program and the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) are collaborating with SAP Education Network for Digital Transformation. SAP Education Network for Digital Transformation is an initiative to ...

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