Acer’s newest Predator monitor wins big in the run-up to CES 2017

The addition of eye-tracking tech to a Predator gaming monitor has won Acer a highly-coveted award ahead of next year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

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Ericsson and Qualcomm demonstrate Gigabit Class LTE in Africa

New developments in LTE tech help Qualcomm and Ericsson lay the foundation of future 5G networks in Africa.

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Microsoft patches the security hole Google pointed out
Last week Google revealed to the world that there was a severe vulnerability in Windows. To make matters worse for Windows users, that vulnerability was still being actively exploited at the time. Now, Microsoft has released a patch that deals with the vulnerability. “The most severe of the vulnerabilities... Read more
How CIOs need to think about top talent – Gartner

Enterprises that don’t change their approach to talent will lose out on the best employees, says Gartner’s Richard Hunter

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Full autonomy may not be possible or desirable in smart machines – Gartner

With smart machines moving towards fully autonomous operation for the first time, balancing the need to exercise control versus the drive to realise benefits is crucial.

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Google discloses a massive security hole in Windows before Microsoft can patch it

A Microsoft spokesperson told VentureBeat, “We believe in coordinated vulnerability disclosure, and today’s disclosure by Google puts customers at potential risk.”

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Businesses should be prepared to stretch their wallets in the fight against cybercrime
Cybercrime and network breaches have become an almost everyday occurrence, and you would be hard-pressed to find a company that hasn’t had an online scare of some kind. The latest major company that fell victim to a hacker was internet giant Yahoo, when it acknowledged last week that as... Read more
This clever tool will tell you if your internet of things is vulnerable to hackers
European cyber security firm BullGuard has developed an application that can scan your network and identify potential weak points that an attacker might exploit. While the name of the application – BullGuard IoT Scanner – isn’t what you would call imaginative, what it does is incredibly valuable, especially if your business... Read more
Facebook launches Workplace, another communication app for businesses
If Slack, Skype, Trello, Whatsapp and a good old fashioned phone call aren’t good enough for you, good news. Facebook now also has a communication app for businesses: Workplace. That might seem like an over simplification of what Facebook is offering with its app but at the core, it’s... Read more
Gartner says there won’t be a robot uprising any time soon
Whenever talk turns to artificial intelligence (AI) and robots, the debate usually includes a discussion on whether or not there will be a robot uprising that will eventually exterminate the human population. According to business analyst group Gartner, there will be absolutely nothing to worry about – and the... Read more