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Samsung wins over Apple in $399m patent appeal
Samsung wins over Apple in $399m patent appeal

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday tossed out a $399 million patent award from Samsung over copying Apple's iPhone design...

8 hours ago

Samsung considers splitting into two
Samsung considers splitting into two

Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday said it was considering splitting the company into two, a move seen as necessary for heir-apparent Lee Jae-Yong...

30 Nov 2016

Oracle acquires cyber attack target Dyn
Oracle acquires cyber attack target Dyn

Oracle on Monday announced it is buying Dyn, a web traffic management firm recently hit with a cyber attack that closed off the internet...

22 Nov 2016

Third undersea cable system to connect Mauritius to Africa and rest of the world
Third undersea cable system to connect Mauritius to Africa and rest of the world

IOX Cable Ltd, a subsidiary of Indoi Ltd, has signed a memorandum of understanding with SEACOM to build a state of the art undersea cable system...

21 Nov 2016

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Teraco sets sights on 50-megawatt data centre

African colocation data centre provider, Teraco Data Environments, has kicked off construction on a new data centre in River Fields Bredell...

18 Nov 2016

AfricaCom Awards 2016 winners list
AfricaCom Awards 2016 winners list

The winners of this year's AfricaCom Awards were announced yesterday evening at the LookOut in Cape Town...

17 Nov 2016

Flexenclosure reveals eSite x10 hybrid power system
Flexenclosure reveals eSite x10 hybrid power system

Flexenclosure, a global developer of intelligent power management systems for the ICT industry, yesterday unveiled its new hybrid power system...

16 Nov 2016

AfriGIS 5th annual Learnership Programme in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions
AfriGIS 5th annual Learnership Programme in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions

AfriGIS, in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions, provides a 12-month structured integrated learning programme that consists of theoretical training at CTU (six months) and practical work experience at AfriGIS (six months)...

Issued by AfriGIS 15 Nov 2016

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BMI-TechKnowledge delves into government ICT spending

How much does government spend on ICT? Is it enough? And is it well spent? We hear much about lack of coordination, shortages of key skills...

15 Nov 2016

Samsung to buy US auto parts supplier Harman for $8bn
Samsung to buy US auto parts supplier Harman for $8bn

Samsung Electronics said on Monday it would buy US auto parts maker Harman International Industries for $8 billion in a bid to enter the growing market...

15 Nov 2016

Digital change begins with business leadership
Digital change begins with business leadership

Digital transformation is a powerful revolution that needs to happen in order to accelerate business activities, skills and models...

By Saurabh Kumar 14 Nov 2016

Progress, but uphill slog for women in tech
Progress, but uphill slog for women in tech

They are under-represented in the industry and sometimes made to feel unwelcome in geek-infested workspaces...

11 Nov 2016

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GoPro recalls new Karma drone

The company said it is recalling all of the approximately 2,500 Karma drones it has sold due to instances when the power cut out during flight...

10 Nov 2016

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ICT sector performing poorly in transformation

The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector is not doing well in terms of transformation...

9 Nov 2016

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Android gets record 87.5% of smartphone market: survey

Google's Android operating system captured a record-high 87.5% of the global smartphone market in the third quarter...

7 Nov 2016

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Nokia completes Alcatel-Lucent acquisition

Finnish telecoms giant Nokia on Wednesday said it had finalised its acquisition of former French-American rival Alcatel-Lucent...

3 Nov 2016

Digital transformation readiness not top of mind in SA
Digital transformation readiness not top of mind in SA

Multinational software company Citrix has announced new research which reveals that digital transformation readiness...

3 Nov 2016

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Tablet market shrinks as demand grows for hybrids

The tablet market shrank in the recently-ended quarter, as shipments of bargain-priced computers with detachable screens hit a record high...

1 Nov 2016

Celebrating the cream of the IT crop
Celebrating the cream of the IT crop

The adjudication process for the Institute of IT Professionals South Africa's 2016 President's Awards has kicked off in earnest. As part of the process...

31 Oct 2016

Apple's new products: same same but different
Apple's new products: same same but different

Apple has come out in force with three new MacBook Pros. Have a look at all the updates you can expect from these here...

By Brendon Petersen 31 Oct 2016

Four simple steps to embracing the cloud
Four simple steps to embracing the cloud

As understanding of the benefits of the cloud continues to grow among organisations worldwide, so too does cloud adoption...

By Taj Elkhayat 31 Oct 2016

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#SustainabilityMonth: The PE startup addicted to innovation

It's often said that a defining quality of successful tech startups is that they're not afraid of failure. Because the more you try...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Oct 2016

Microsoft aims at Apple with high-end PCs, 3D software
Microsoft aims at Apple with high-end PCs, 3D software

Microsoft launched a new consumer offensive on Wednesday, unveiling a high-end computer that challenges the Apple iMac...

28 Oct 2016

CIOs should be heroes
CIOs should be heroes

GE's transition from an industrial to a digital industrial company has involved lessons on its journey to transform itself...

By Kasey Panetta 26 Oct 2016

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Google hawks hardware in real-world 'showroom'

It's not exactly a store, but the Google "showroom" that opened on Thursday, 20 October, in New York is the internet giant's first real-world shop and a step into terrain where rival Apple has excelled...

24 Oct 2016

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Data centres of the future - backups in a flash

IT managers today are under increasing pressure to deliver value and drive businesses forward. The data centre is an essential part of enabling such agility...

By Anthea Nadin 19 Oct 2016

Samsung to compensate suppliers hit by Note 7 crisis
Samsung to compensate suppliers hit by Note 7 crisis

Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday it would compensate suppliers hit by the decision to scrap its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones...

19 Oct 2016

Sony tapping virtual reality with PlayStation headset
Sony tapping virtual reality with PlayStation headset

TOKYO, JAPAN: Sony is set to launch its new virtual reality headset, joining Facebook, Samsung and Google in a market that analysts say could boost the global gaming sector...

13 Oct 2016

How to choose an IT Asset Disposal service provider
How to choose an IT Asset Disposal service provider

Business executives responsible for IT asset management need to understand the principles of IT Asset Disposal as they start upgrading their information technology security systems ahead of PoPI...

12 Oct 2016

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