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SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria
SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...

26 Mar 2015 09:00

DoC explains set box project process
DoC explains set box project process

The Department of Communications (DoC) says certain aspects of the Broadcasting Digital Migration process require detailed review...

25 Mar 2015 12:30

Practical workshops on IoT, M2M across South Africa
Practical workshops on IoT, M2M across South Africa

In an effort to follow the intentions set out by the LoRa Alliance, FastNet will be launching practical workshops on the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban during March 2015...

18 Mar 2015 14:31

Jamming was to stop drones, says Mahlobo
Jamming was to stop drones, says Mahlobo

State Security Minister David Mahlobo this week insisted that the jamming device used in Parliament during the state of the nation address was designed to stop the operation of drones in parliamentary air space, and prevent cellphones being used as triggers for explosive devices.

18 Mar 2015 07:14

What can we expect from Windows 10?
What can we expect from Windows 10?

The impending release of Windows 10 was officially announced to the public in October 2014...

By Ruben Naicker 9 Mar 2015 12:36

Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming
Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming

Ministers in the Cabinet's security cluster have blamed junior officials for last week's jamming of cellphone signals in the National Assembly, saying the executive was not involved at an operational level as this had been left to officials...

23 Feb 2015 10:23

Parliament was 'under threat'
Parliament was 'under threat'

Government ministers on Thursday claimed there was a major security threat against the country's parliament...

23 Feb 2015 07:52

Jamming not a political decision, says Mahlobo
Jamming not a political decision, says Mahlobo

State Security Minister David Mahlobo says it was not an executive or political decision to use a cellular network jamming device that disrupted the start of SONA last week...

By Wyndham Hartley and Paul Vecchiatto 20 Feb 2015 10:10

Taiwanese tech innovation co. donates tablets to SA in aid of cerebral palsy
Taiwanese tech innovation co. donates tablets to SA in aid of cerebral palsy

ASUS, a Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics company, has donated ASUS MeMo Pad ME302KL tablet computers to the United Cerebral Palsy Association of South Africa.

18 Feb 2015 10:45

London workshop teaches nuts and bolts behind tech
London workshop teaches nuts and bolts behind tech

LONDON - For children who have become increasingly savvy consumers of sophisticated technology, a London workshop is offering something different, a chance to get back to basics and build their own computers...

17 Feb 2015 13:30

Kalvin Subbadu
Is the future in flash, or is the hard drive here to stay?

With data volumes continuing to increase at an unprecedented rate, capacity has become a critical criterion when it comes to selecting data storage solutions...

By Kalvin Subbadu 15 Feb 2015 16:10

Ford to launch Personal Mobility Experience Innovation project
Ford to launch Personal Mobility Experience Innovation project

The Ford has announced that it will be launching the Personal Mobility Experience Innovation project later this month...

5 Feb 2015 12:10

The globalisation of the African continent
The globalisation of the African continent

Data consumption continues to grow at an incredible pace globally. Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past two years, and the total amount of data being captured and stored by industry doubles almost year on year...

3 Feb 2015 14:05

Kaspersky Labs takes a look at IT in 2045
Kaspersky Labs takes a look at IT in 2045

Kaspersky Lab's experts have decided to mark the 30th anniversary of the PC by looking into the future and imagining how information technology might develop and change our lives in the new digital realities of 2045...

29 Jan 2015 11:40

Eastern Cape Education Development Trust initiates large-scale telematics roll-out
Eastern Cape Education Development Trust initiates large-scale telematics roll-out

In partnership with the Department of Education and SU, the Eastern Cape Education Development Trust - a programme managed by the National Business Initiative - has initiated a large-scale roll-out of 50 telematics centres in secondary schools across the province...

22 Jan 2015 14:00

Rural KZN school receives solar PC lab
Rural KZN school receives solar PC lab

In addressing the need for learners to better understand ICT, giveITback, in partnership with Poynting and African Union Communications, donated the first of its solar-powered container labs to Umhloti Primary School in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal...

21 Jan 2015 15:00

Veeam predicts fundamental change for the IT industry
Veeam predicts fundamental change for the IT industry

Veeam predicts that 2015 will see fundamental changes across the IT industry, driven by end-users demanding 24/7 access to data and applications...

20 Jan 2015 13:17

Bez Sangari
Warm-ware: schools readiness for ET

As with any technology, there are always early adopters, followed by users who implement the technology when it is already accepted, and finally late adopters, those who implement the technology after it is being widely used...

By Bez Sangari 13 Jan 2015 14:30

Peter Simpson
The Tale of the Tortoise and the Hare

The South African pay-TV market is undergoing a tsunami of change as the country embarks upon the road towards full-scale digitisation. This provides the backdrop for a dramatic change in the viewing habits of millions of TV consumers...

By Peter Simpson 12 Jan 2015 11:56

Samsung's smart education approach engages students, teachers through tech
Samsung's smart education approach engages students, teachers through tech

Teachers are leveraging technology to improve the standard of learning, and looking for solutions that will allow them to teach in a way that meets the expectations of their digitally-native students and prepare them to operate effectively in the modern-day workforce...

29 Dec 2014 06:00

How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses
How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses

There are many great tools you can use to make your small business operations more seamless. The internet has been a great way for small businesses to keep up with competition without paying too much money...

By John Reiley 19 Nov 2014 10:06

Chris Moerdyk
It's time for a war on the digital chokers

I received an email from a colleague this week asking me to sign a petition against local cellular networks taking 50% profit from revenue generated by SMS text messaging in aid of charity...

By Chris Moerdyk 15 Nov 2014 08:29

How the channel is changing in Africa
How the channel is changing in Africa

Distributors and resellers of software and hardware in Africa have to adapt to a changing marketplace as the sales of that entire industry slowly begins to shift online and move into the cloud...

14 Nov 2014 07:26

Ayanda Dlamini
African ICT must seize opportunity

As the next big frontier for market growth, Africa is rich with potential. But African businesses have been slow to capitalise on this, and stand to lose out to foreign players.

By Ayanda Dlamini 11 Nov 2014 09:46

You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data
You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data

Almost everyone you see is digitally connected in some way, whether it is via a computer, tablet or cellphone. Any information that you need is constantly at your fingertips, whereas in the past, this wasn't the case. Digital connectedness has raised consumer expectations everywhere.

By Jason Haddock 5 Nov 2014 09:53

How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape
How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape

The recent BlackBerry Experience Executive Forum, in partnership with ITWeb, provided practical and actionable insights into the latest issues, trends and developments in enterprise mobility...

By Ilse van den Berg 5 Nov 2014 07:29

Oracle addresses IT skills shortage in Africa
Oracle addresses IT skills shortage in Africa

The dramatic advancement of technology over the past five years has resulted in a gap in IT competencies and skills availability.

8 Oct 2014 14:30

Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone
Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone

The Dube TradePort in Durban is an Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), joining three other similar economic zones spread out across the country.

8 Oct 2014 08:08

The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud
The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud

From providing scalability on demand to empowering the mobility of the workforce, cloud computing offers a host of benefits to both organisations and users. The business case for adopting cloud computing is becoming clear for large organisations, but the path to adoption for SMBs is less clear.

By Francois Smith 30 Sep 2014 13:19

ICT to reform basic education claims Motshekga
ICT to reform basic education claims Motshekga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) will push for the stronger use of ICT to radically transform basic education.

22 Sep 2014 08:04

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