Category archives for: Technology

Huawei unveils Harmony, its new own operating system

Huawei CEO for Consumer Business Group, Richard Yu. Photo, supplied by Huawei Technologies

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  Africa Africa JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has launched its home-gown operating system, HarmonyOS, signaling plans to move from Android mobile platform. Unveiled at the Huawei Developer Conference on Friday, the company described it as “a new microkernel-based, distributed operating system designed to deliver a cohesive user experience across all devices and scenarios.” […]

Digital training for thousands of South African SMEs

SA job seekers, file photo

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ABOUT 3 000 small South African businesses are to receive in vital tools and technologies to enable them unlock digital growth opportunities. Facebook and Digify Africa are partnering for the training programme known as ‘Boost with Facebook’. Formerly known as Boost Your Business, is an opportunity for learning […]

FNB pays clients R50 million in telco incentives

First National Bank (FNB)

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FIRST National Bank (FNB) has given over R50 million worth of data, voice minutes and SMSes to 460 000 customers in the past month. The rewards were given to both existing and new account holders as a value add. Len Pienaar, Chief Executive Officer of FNB Connect, said […]

Thousands of Kenyan homes receive broadband connectivity

Fibre-to-the-Home

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MORE than 15 000 homes in Kenya are set to receive fibre connectivity in the next two months. Safaricom will connect the homes following its embarking on a move to grow the uptake of its Home fibre service. The service currently reaches more than 300 […]

Tech can propel SA to a world leading economy

Huawei Vice President for Wireless Networks, Marketing and Solutions, Dr. Mohammed Madkour. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A global executive believes South Africa can be a leading world economy in the 21st century if it leverages transformative technologies to boost its productivity and innovation capabilities. Such technologies mentioned by Dr Mohammed Madkour include fifth generation cellular network technology (5G), artificial intelligence (AI) and Cloud. “The […]

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