Ericsson invites students to register for the Innovation Awards 2018

Ericsson invites students to register for the Innovation Awards 2018

Girish Johar, Head of Human Resources within Ericsson Region Middle East and Africa.

Ericsson has recently announced that it’s 2018 Ericsson Innovation Awards competition is now open for entry until November 15th, 2017, for students worldwide. This year’s theme is “The Future of Truth: How will we find, validate and share truth in the age of ICT?” Those that submit their entries will have a chance to win a trip to Stockholm, an expert Ericsson mentorship, and a €25,000 grand prize.

Girish Johar, Head of Human Resources within Ericsson Region Middle East and Africa commented: ”At Ericsson, we believe in the …read more

Kenya's National Bank upgrades mobile banking services with NatMobile

Kenya: National Bank upgrades mobile banking services

Kenya: National Bank upgrades mobile banking services.

The National Bank of Kenya has announced that it will upgrade its mobile banking services. According to the bank, the upgrade includes new services with improved safety as the lender seeks to grow new revenue streams through digital avenues.

The NatMobile app allows customers to make payments such as school fees, National Hospital Insurance Fund contributions, utility bills and gives them access to credit card statements. It also provides additional widgets such as a currency converter and a loan calculator.

Wilfred Musau, National Bank, managing director said, “With this app, we can more easily offer our …read more

Travel Season is Back: Discover South Africa withTthese Great Travel Apps

Discover South Africa with these great Travel apps

Apps to help you get across SA.

South Africa is world renowned for have a diversity and beauty in landscapes that can not be matched by any other country in the world, from the famous natural landscapes, to the “dorps” and cities that are full of interesting discoveries. For many South Africans their ideal holiday is in Europe or other famous destinations they do however not realise the beauty that is available at their own door steps at the fraction of the price.

If you’re on the road looking for travel attractions and adventures, these Android apps recommended by Alcatel will help …read more

Top 8 worst online security breaches in history revealed

8 of the worst online security breaches in history

8 of the worst online security breaches in history. (Image Source: CNBC)

No matter how well guarded a website and database is there will always be some hackers who will find a way to breach through the system. These online security breaches happen on a daily basis. However, for the most part, these regular offences happen on a small scale.

This, however, doesn’t mean that these breaches can’t happen on a large scale. On the contrary, there have been many massive online security breaches reported in the past. These attacks, which saw the hacking billions of records, caused serious damage to the …read more

Huawei, PRASA announce South Africa’s First GSM-R Rail Network Operation

Huawei, PRASA announce South Africa's First GSM-R Rail Network Operation

Members of the PRASA and Huawei-Altec consortium at the announcement.

Today at the Africa Rail 2017 conference, the longest-running rail event in Africa held in Johannesburg, South Africa, Huawei and Passenger Railway Agency of South Africa (PRASA) jointly announced the first rail operational Global System for Mobile Communications-Railway (GSM-R) network.

The GSM-R system is a digital train to ground communication system following the international wireless GSM standard and EIRENE specifications for railway communication and applications. The GSM-R system put into operation is a sub-system of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) and is used for operational voice and mission critical …read more