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How to choose the perfect monitors for your business
How to choose the perfect monitors for your business

Are you shopping for new monitors for your business? This simple monitor buying guide helps you make a start and helps you choose the most suitable monitor for your needs...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 21 Sep 2016

Google smartphone expected at 4 Oct. event
Google smartphone expected at 4 Oct. event

Google late Monday sent out invitations to an event on 4 October, hinting that the internet titan will show off a new smartphone...

21 Sep 2016

Samsung sells off shares in four tech firms
Samsung sells off shares in four tech firms

Samsung Electronics said on Sunday it had sold shares it held in four technology companies including US chipmaker Rambus and Japan's Sharp...

19 Sep 2016

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Wearable tech market cools, as consumers step back

Wearable tech, which was seeing sizzling sales growth a year ago, is cooling this year amid consumer hesitation over new devices...

16 Sep 2016

SAA bans charging of 'exploding' Samsung Note 7
SAA bans charging of 'exploding' Samsung Note 7

SAA has banned the charging of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board all its aircraft amid battery explosion reports...

By Kyle Venktess 13 Sep 2016

Samsung sells printing unit to HP for $1.05bn
Samsung sells printing unit to HP for $1.05bn

Samsung Electronics will sell its printer business to US computer maker HP, the companies said Monday, as the South Korean giant accelerates...

13 Sep 2016

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Apple eliminates headphone jacks in new waterproof iPhones

Apple is out to make a splash with new waterproof iPhones and a smartphone game starring Nintendo's beloved "Mario", but it has raised eyebrows by eliminating headphone jacks in a push for wireless...

8 Sep 2016

Apple debuts iPhone 7 amid investor concern
Apple debuts iPhone 7 amid investor concern

Apple rolled out updated products and new features on Wednesday that mostly relied on an old strategy. The most valuable technology company...

By Alex Webb and Mark Gurman 8 Sep 2016

YOAC fibre cable manufacturing skills transfer commences
YOAC fibre cable manufacturing skills transfer commences

As China strengthens relations in South Africa, Chinese majority owned Yangtze Optics Africa Cable (YOAC) continues its efforts to facilitate opportunities...

7 Sep 2016

Samsung to suspend Galaxy Note 7 sales over battery explosions
Samsung to suspend Galaxy Note 7 sales over battery explosions

Samsung will halt sales of its latest flagship smartphone and recall millions of units, it said Friday, after faulty batteries caused some handsets to explode...

2 Sep 2016

OLO turns smartphones into portable 3D printers
OLO turns smartphones into portable 3D printers

OLO is a product designed by Italian company Solido3D to make 3D printing technology accessible to anyone with a smartphone...

By Kate Walker 30 Aug 2016

Project Alloy: Intel reveals its 'merged' reality headset
Project Alloy: Intel reveals its 'merged' reality headset

The race between tech companies to design a viable virtual reality headset remains a close competition - and Intel has just entered the running...

By Emile Uys 29 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Robyn Farah: Tech community maker and shaker
#WomensMonth: Robyn Farah: Tech community maker and shaker

Robyn Farah is a bonafide tech powerhouse. Not only is she the founder of hardware prototyping company Kat-O, but she also runs some of South Africa's...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Aug 2016

The case for sourcing FTTX components locally
The case for sourcing FTTX components locally

The telecoms and internet sectors, particularly fibre to the home and the business (FTTX) suppliers, are witnessing surging demand at the moment...

By Clive Maasch 17 Aug 2016

Intel buys artificial intelligence startup
Intel buys artificial intelligence startup

US-based Intel on Tuesday, 9 August 2016, announced a deal to buy an artificial intelligence startup as the computer chip colossus looks to broaden its role in data centers and the expanding internet of things...

11 Aug 2016

Top designers back Apple in Samsung patent appeal
Top designers back Apple in Samsung patent appeal

WASHINGTON, USA: More than 100 global design professionals on Thursday, 4 August 2016, offered support to Apple in its long-running patent design battle with Samsung, now before the US Supreme Court...

5 Aug 2016

Empowering the female technicians of the future
Empowering the female technicians of the future

In the electronics repair industry, a field where 99% of employees are men, Samsung Electronics South Africa has begun making inroads...

4 Aug 2016

Namibian student's cellphone makes calls without airtime
Namibian student's cellphone makes calls without airtime

A Namibian high school student has made headlines after he invented a phone that does not need airtime to make calls...

4 Aug 2016

Putting IoT technology at the centre of your business
Putting IoT technology at the centre of your business

The power of the Internet of Things (IoT) to connect us to everyday objects and allow them to send and receive data has the potential...

By Sebastian Isaac 4 Aug 2016

SA IT spending sees a spike in software
SA IT spending sees a spike in software

South Africa IT spending is forecast to total R272 billion in 2016, a 3.8 percent increase from 2015, according to Gartner...

2 Aug 2016

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SA-made smartphone set for launch

The first locally produced smartphone may not simply make significant strides in the technology industry - it will boast greater security...

By Azizzar Mosupi 2 Aug 2016

Why enterprise is talking about software-defined networking
Why enterprise is talking about software-defined networking

The IT industry has successfully virtualised the data centre, including storage, servers and the data centre local area network. Now it's time to virtualise...

29 Jul 2016

ICT talent crisis affects all areas of industry
ICT talent crisis affects all areas of industry

ICT skills in South Africa continue to be scarce both in the retail and distribution arena as well as at the corporate level...

29 Jul 2016

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Big electronics makers to merge in $15bn deal

Electronic component maker Analog Devices announced a deal on Tuesday to buy rival Linear Technology for $15 billion...

28 Jul 2016

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The shift in data centre transformation

ICT spending in 2016 will largely be driven by investments in software, IT services and mobile devices. In South Africa specifically, overall hardware infrastructure...

27 Jul 2016

The smart buyer's guide for efficient industrial computers
The smart buyer's guide for efficient industrial computers

For industries that require high-end server systems for high performance and exceptional reliability, specialised industrial computers are usually required. Here are top features to look out for when buying...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 20 Jul 2016

Samsung flags big jump in profit on strong S7 sales
Samsung flags big jump in profit on strong S7 sales

Samsung Electronics on Thursday flagged its biggest operating profit in more than two years, boosted by cost-cutting efforts and solid sales...

8 Jul 2016

2016 global IT spend remains flat
2016 global IT spend remains flat

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to be flat in 2016, totaling $3.41 trillion, according to Gartner. This is up from last quarter's forecast...

7 Jul 2016

#FreshTech: Ricoh brings Leapfrog 3D printers to SA
#FreshTech: Ricoh brings Leapfrog 3D printers to SA

Global technology company Ricoh is making its Leapfrog Creatr HS 3D printer available in South Africa and providing full consumable materials...

1 Jul 2016

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