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[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 174: Simple and efficient agency software with Magnetic
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 174: Simple and efficient agency software with Magnetic

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Korak Kuhnert...

19 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 19 May 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Korak Kuhnert...

18 May 2016

Pressure on public sector to deliver business continuity
Pressure on public sector to deliver business continuity

The public sector has moved beyond a backup-only approach towards embracing true business continuity thereby enabling an Always-On environment. This is according to insights...

18 May 2016

Rands and sense: How the cloud can save you money
Rands and sense: How the cloud can save you money

Despite the many benefits of moving to the cloud, South African businesses are still hesitant to make the transition. There is still much uncertainty about the move and how it will affect business...

By Steven Cohen 18 May 2016

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Six Android apps that are awesome for small business users

Running a small business is definitely hard. You need to do so many things and every single extra help counts. You want to focus on all the time-gaining tools that are available...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 May 2016

Hidden costs in virtualisation backup solutions
Hidden costs in virtualisation backup solutions

These days, almost every data centre is heavily virtualised. So much so, that Gartner reports that as many as 75% of X86 workloads are virtualised already to allow multiple operating systems...

By Johan Scheepers 16 May 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Four tips for choosing the right help desk software

Your company's help desk handles customers who bring complaints, questions, and troubleshooting issues - and must do so with grace and compassion in order to foster positive relationships with your customers...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 May 2016

Evolution of BlackBerry Enterprise Partner Program
Evolution of BlackBerry Enterprise Partner Program

BlackBerry has announced the evolution of its Enterprise Partner Program for solutions providers...

11 May 2016

Want to build better computer games? Call an architect
Want to build better computer games? Call an architect

If I said I was a licensed architect helping to fight dementia, you'd probably assume I was designing a care home or some similar building...

By Ruth Dalton 10 May 2016

Microsoft YouthSpark grant for Mentec Foundation SA
Microsoft YouthSpark grant for Mentec Foundation SA

Microsoft Philanthropies has partnered with over 100 non-profit organisations in 55 countries as part of its $75m commitment to increase access to computer science education around the world...

6 May 2016

Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps hit Windows 10
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps hit Windows 10

Fresh from reporting stellar earnings, Facebook rolled out applications tailored to Microsoft's latest operating system for the social network as well as its Messenger and Instagram services...

3 May 2016

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Chrome crowned top internet browser by market tracker

Google Chrome was crowned the top internet browser, officially ending the long reign of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE).

3 May 2016

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is 30 billion pictures worth?
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is 30 billion pictures worth?

The entire ecosystem around visual technology has to evolve - not least of all in terms of storage and device processing power. And that's just a drop in the ocean of what's to come...

By Hitendra Naik 29 Apr 2016

Mobile optimised work environments drive performance
Mobile optimised work environments drive performance

The Economist Intelligence Unit, through its new global study Mobility, Performance and Engagement, established a measurable link between mobile-first working environments and...

29 Apr 2016

Ten ways to protect your organisation from ransomware
Ten ways to protect your organisation from ransomware

If you've been listening to the news lately, you would have heard of a number of companies being affected by ransomware. Organisations and users are concerned...

By Paul Williams 28 Apr 2016

What does SSDC mean for your business?
What does SSDC mean for your business?

Shifting a lot of the management and, therefore, the intelligence, to software makes a lot of sense and it's where the industry is heading...

By Martin Walshaw 28 Apr 2016

ESD facilitates smoother sales to channel partners
ESD facilitates smoother sales to channel partners

Electronic software distribution (ESD) has seen significant growth over the past few years, and the channel, in particular, is increasingly using this delivery mechanism in order to improve efficiencies and reduce costs...

By Anton Vukic 21 Apr 2016

Use a Facebook chatbot to transform customer experience
Use a Facebook chatbot to transform customer experience

At their F8 Developers Conference this year, Facebook revealed an ambitious 10-year vision which sees them connecting the world, leveraging artificial intelligence...

By Mark Geschke 20 Apr 2016

Cisco and Seacom unveil startup hub in Mombasa
Cisco and Seacom unveil startup hub in Mombasa

Cisco Systems, Seacom, and the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) have partnered to create a technology hub in Mombasa. The hub, which has been named 'SwahiliPOT', has been created...

19 Apr 2016

Digitizing agriculture and growing knowledge
Digitizing agriculture and growing knowledge

We spoke to Magnus Rambraut about how digitizing the industry can...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Apr 2016

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Roundup of Facebook's F8 Conference - Day two

Facebook's F8 conference recently took place in San Francisco and revealed some of the latest products from the social media platform. Take a look at some of the highlights from Day Two...

15 Apr 2016

Tritech Media purchases majority in Ionizr
Tritech Media purchases majority in Ionizr

Tritech Media, the media technology company controlled by the Kirsh family, has announced the acquisition of 51% interest in Ionizr, a pioneer in real-time proximity advertising technology in South Africa...

14 Apr 2016

Mark Zuckerberg at F8 - Image via FB.Newsroom
Recap of Facebook's F8 Conference - Day one

Facebook's F8 conference currently taking place in San Francisco is revealing some of the latest products from the social media platform. Take a look at some of Day One's highlights...

14 Apr 2016

VPS hosting advantages for startup owners
VPS hosting advantages for startup owners

Virtual private server hosting packages are normally not considered by startup owners because of the belief that prices are way too high. This is completely incorrect...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 14 Apr 2016

In-memory computing can fully exploit the value of information
In-memory computing can fully exploit the value of information

The advent of enterprise-grade cloud solutions, combined with the precipitous drop in costs for volatile memory storage, has propelled in-memory computing to the forefront of many CIO's agendas...

By Alan Collins 8 Apr 2016

Importance of quick, secure and flexible IT delivery
Importance of quick, secure and flexible IT delivery

Delivery has always been a key differentiator in business. Whether it be goods or services, companies that are known to deliver quality offerings quickly, securely and flexibly...

By Brendan McAravey 4 Apr 2016

Go2Africa platform to disrupt local travel industry
Go2Africa platform to disrupt local travel industry

Go2Africa, niche inbound travel specialists, is developing a new platform which is set to disrupt the local travel industry in 2017 by providing a...

1 Apr 2016

Over-reliance on legacy software is dangerous for business
Over-reliance on legacy software is dangerous for business

All too often with local companies, and particularly large and established corporates, there is a risky over-reliance on the use of legacy software and systems...

By Bob Hall 29 Mar 2016

Apple's CareKit will help create healthcare apps
Apple's CareKit will help create healthcare apps

This week, Apple introduced the open source software framework CareKit, which can be used to develop healthcare apps. Apple plans to release the software in April...

24 Mar 2016

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