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Long live AV

Symantec's VP, Brian Dye, recently claimed that anti-virus software is dead, causing ripples in the infosec world and a barrage of statements, both in defence of this idea and in denial.

31 Jul 2014 07:59

ORBIT FET College undergoes major systems upgrade

ORBIT Fet College is the first establishment of its kind to upgrade to the most recent version of an organisational management solution that's widely used by educational institutions across the country.

29 Jul 2014 10:20

Mobile technology expansion needed

About 40% of companies are investing in mobile technologies across their business and consider mobility as a key part of their business strategy, according to Accenture Mobility Report 2014.

23 Jul 2014 11:59

[African EduWeek] Bringing technology into our classrooms

"This event is all about the teachers and how we can empower them to go back to their classrooms with new ideas, insight and confidence to face the daily challenges at school, whether it is about teaching skills or using e-learning tools and educational technology" - Tanya Jackman

21 Jul 2014 11:25

Driving IT growth in Africa

Communications technologies will catalyse growth across all IT markets in Africa in the next three to five years, according to Gartner Inc...

18 Jul 2014 11:45

Procurement Software - Unlocking the potential

As you may already know, purchasing is a really important function inside any business which is why it is of the utmost importance to understand the benefits of procurement software.

By David Gitonga 17 Jul 2014 09:40

Telkom's offer for BCX presented to shareholders

Business Connexion (BCX) sent its shareholders a firm offer from Telkom to buy out the group at R6.60 per share‚ valuing the information technology group at about R2.7bn.

By Samuel Mungadze 15 Jul 2014 08:11

Businesses ignore applications architecture to their detriment

For businesses, it's no longer about infrastructure alone, it's about applications, and how these are architected. How applications work and function can highlight problem points in the business, and identifying these will in turn, prevent outages.

By Gerald Naidoo 11 Jul 2014 15:06

ShowHOUSE joins the mobile revolution

A new app is on the market for estate agents, realtors, and anyone who wants to share, sell or rent property faster with lower overheads.

11 Jul 2014 09:00

Stay abreast of emerging software development trends in SA

It has become critical as a software engineer to stay abreast of technological advances, specifically the tools, processes and platforms to which you may be exposed.

By Mark Beets 10 Jul 2014 12:06

AfricaCom 2014 reappoints Networx PR

For the fourth year, Networx PR has been appointed by Informa Telecoms and Media Limited to publicise digital telecommunications, ICT and media conference and exhibition,...

10 Jul 2014 08:32

Cloud software to help scholars in accounting exam prep

In the shift towards paperless classrooms, cloud-based software may be the next phase.

10 Jul 2014 08:15

Payroll software is no longer a luxury; it's a necessity

The daunting complexity of today's labour and tax environment in South Africa means that an automated payroll solution has become a necessity rather than a luxury for SMEs that want to ensure the ongoing sustainability of their businesses.

9 Jul 2014 08:50

Print on demand to solve the textbook crisis one page at a time

New print-on-demand technology from Riso Africa has the capability to help solve the textbook crisis in South Africa's schools, and transform the publishing industry as well.

9 Jul 2014 08:00

Hunt down scareware malware

Many computer users may not realise that their machines have been infected with scareware until it is too late. As this problem has been around for at least the past decade it is important to be aware of the distress and destruction it can cause.

By Peter Davidson 8 Jul 2014 08:54

Makate loses 'Please Call Me' case against Vodacom

Former Vodacom Chief Executive Alan Knott-Craig's claim to have invented the "Please Call Me" product while chatting to a colleague at work was deemed implausible...

By Ernest Mabuza 3 Jul 2014 10:44

Invitation to enter for MTN Business App of the Year

The overall winner of the 2013 MTN Business App of the Year awards, SnapScan, has recently been introduced by financial services provider, Standard Bank.

3 Jul 2014 09:23

SnapScan useful for convenience purchases

Using cellphones to make purchases at markets, restaurants and convenience stores is growing in popularity, particularly through SnapScan.

1 Jul 2014 06:33

Meeting the growing demand for value-added document management software

Companies around the globe are demanding improved, more comprehensive management and administrative control for their printing, copying and scanning operations.

28 Jun 2014 12:02

RubiBlue rebrands

RubiBlue, the Johannesburg-based software and IT firm, which delivers professional, quality and affordable IT solutions for a diverse African economy recently launched its new branding.

27 Jun 2014 13:13

Tracking agile development in Africa

The second annual Agile Africa conference will take place on 11 and 12 August 2014 as part of Wits University's "Fak'ugesi: Digital Africa Festival". This year's conference will review the impact of agile methodologies on software development.

26 Jun 2014 14:16

Software-defined networking - Moving beyond the hype

In the current economic climate agility is perhaps the greatest key to business success. The ability to adapt quickly to changing business circumstances is of paramount importance.

By Brent Lees 25 Jun 2014 11:30

Property search goes mobile in emerging markets

Global property portal Lamudi has launched a world-first Android app for house hunters, available in 28 countries worldwide.

23 Jun 2014 09:45

Transnet's ports app available

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT)‚ the port operations division of state-owned logistics company Transnet‚ has launched its own app) giving users access to information about its 16 terminals.

By Samuel Mungadze 20 Jun 2014 09:12

Rugged computers are more than just "hard shells"

Even professional users of rugged laptops, tablets and smartphones are sometimes unsure of what defines a "rugged computer" and how the various tests to validate ruggedness are carried out. A truly rugged computer is so much more than just a normal computer wrapped in a tough outer case.

By Jerker Hellström 18 Jun 2014 13:47

Real world smart glasses

Few technology topics generate as much noise as wearables, mostly to do with brands known for their consumer products, such as Samsung, Sony and Apple.

By Arthur Goldstuck 18 Jun 2014 10:10

Tertiary technology tips

Choosing the right technology to suit your educational needs is one of the most important decisions you'll have to make before setting foot on campus, and I'm sorry to say, but your dad's hand-me-down - the one without a webcam that's slower than peak-hour traffic - is just not going to cut it.

By Chris Moseley 13 Jun 2014 10:00

Welcome to a World through Glass

Staying interconnected with the world we live in has become both easier and more challenging...

By Rudulph von Abo 12 Jun 2014 15:18

Bluegrass Digital flying the flag at Umbraco Codegarden 2014

The annual Umbraco Codegarden conference is taking place from 11-13 June in Copenhagen, Denmark and Umbraco Certified Partner, Bluegrass Digital, is attending.

By Melanie Esterhuizen, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 11 Jun 2014 14:27

Second annual global customer service survey: The findings

INDIANAPOLIS, US: Research by global software provider Interactive Intelligence Inc reveal what customers look for in a great service experience.

10 Jun 2014 07:19

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