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Internet Solutions acquires MWEB
Internet Solutions acquires MWEB

Internet Solutions (IS) has announced its intended acquisition of MWEB Connect through parent company Dimension Data. The acquisition presents IS with various opportunities for growth...

19 May 2017

Fabien Delanaud.
Bridging the digital divide in Africa

For many in developing markets, data remains a luxury and often agonisingly out of reach, even on mobile...

By Fabien Delanaud 16 May 2017

How free Wi-Fi is changing the trade show industry
How free Wi-Fi is changing the trade show industry

Technology changes the way the world works, that's a fact. It revolutionised communication with the radio, made entertainment widespread with the television, and gave everyone access to information...

By Sam Smith 16 May 2017

Five things that show you might need a new web host
Five things that show you might need a new web host

Web hosting is a very important aspect of your website. Luckily, these days web hosting has become somewhat of a commodity with a plethora of web hosting companies offering a wide range of products...

By Michael Osterloh 12 May 2017

Opera injects $100 million in African digital economy
Opera injects $100 million in African digital economy

Mobile browser, Opera, is planning to invest $100 million (R1.3 billion) over the next two years to facilitate the growth of African digital economy...

11 May 2017

Why you need to invest early in IoT
Why you need to invest early in IoT

As with all new technology, there is some reticence in business about the internet of things...

By Max Makgoale 10 May 2017

#FIDIC_GAMA2017: Adapt or get left behind
#FIDIC_GAMA2017: Adapt or get left behind

Jeshika Ramchund opened the second day's morning session at the 24th Annual FIDIC-GAMA Conference on Infrastructure by unpacking the power of technology to disrupt both industries and the notion of the profession...

By Sindy Peters 10 May 2017

Surge in demand for mobile connectivity
Surge in demand for mobile connectivity

African mobile telecoms operators, infrastructure owners and service providers are ramping up investment and targeting acquisitions across the region...

9 May 2017

Fastly brings quality content to Africa
Fastly brings quality content to Africa

Fastly is expanding and growing its edge cloud platform business into Africa through a collaboration with Workonline Communications and Teraco...

8 May 2017

Jasco Carrier Solutions rolls out in East Africa
Jasco Carrier Solutions rolls out in East Africa

Jasco Carrier Solutions has been introduced into the East African market. This expansion ties in with East Arica's Tier 1 and Tier 2 broadband strategy...

6 May 2017

The one component that no cloud solution can do without: BitCo fibre
The one component that no cloud solution can do without: BitCo fibre

Enterprises are faced with a myriad of decisions around their cloud adoption strategy. They know why they want to migrate to the cloud. Now it is a matter of what the architecture, configuration and overall environment should be...

Issued by BitCo 4 May 2017

Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel
Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel

WASHINGTON, US: Twitter is launching a 24-hour streaming news channel in partnership with the Bloomberg Media, in a major expansion of the social media firm's video operations, the two firms announced Monday...

2 May 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Five reasons why businesses should engage with video conferencing

With the Internet of Things becoming easily accessible to the average technology user, businesses are seeking encouragement to use a wide variety of digital tools to communicate and operate...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Apr 2017

Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results
Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results

WASHINGTON, US: Google has announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out "fake news" and offensive content...

29 Apr 2017

What Wi-Fi-as-a-service means for fast food, retail sectors
What Wi-Fi-as-a-service means for fast food, retail sectors

Wi-Fi is no longer just a conduit to connect to the internet. If used properly, it is a connection to the world and all of the opportunities it holds...

27 Apr 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon
Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown...

24 Apr 2017

The opportunity that is the small screen
The opportunity that is the small screen

What's becoming clear from watching young coffee shop patrons, in particular, is that mobile technology is stepping in to fill certain voids and it's doing so at an extremely reasonable cost. ...

By Mike Laws 21 Apr 2017

Director of connectivity programs, Yael Maguire at F8 event
F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of Facebook's annual event...

21 Apr 2017

Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%
Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%

Jumia unveils its third white paper on mobile trends in Africa, and shows Chinese dominance in the smartphone market...

21 Apr 2017

Image source: World Resources Institute
Water scarcity and smart technology solutions

South Africa is predicted to continue experiencing high levels of water stress...

By Laura Caetano 21 Apr 2017

Yahoo earnings beat expectations on cusp of Verizon merger
Yahoo earnings beat expectations on cusp of Verizon merger

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Yahoo on Tuesday reported quarterly earnings that topped expectations as the internet firm remained on track to be bought by Verizon...

19 Apr 2017

Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists
Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists

Google Search Console is not only for SEO use. Let's explore some of the ways in which Google Search Console can be used to extract useful information for PPC, content, development, brand exposure and SEO...

By Aidan Blundell, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 19 Apr 2017

Google reaches $7.8m antitrust settlement with Russia
Google reaches $7.8m antitrust settlement with Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: Google has agreed to pay a nearly $8 million fine and open its Android mobiles to competing search engines in Russia in an antitrust settlement...

18 Apr 2017

Roll-out of Qantas inflight Wi-Fi underway
Roll-out of Qantas inflight Wi-Fi underway

Following months of performance testing, Wi-Fi will now operate in beta mode on a single Boeing 737 aircraft so customers can test it out for themselves on selected flights while Qantas continues to fine-tune the system.

14 Apr 2017

Minister invites public inputs on ICT strategies
Minister invites public inputs on ICT strategies

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services invites members of society to provide written inputs on three strategies that are aimed at leveraging technology to modernise service delivery...

13 Apr 2017

How IoT can drive smooth, smart, free-flow traffic
How IoT can drive smooth, smart, free-flow traffic

The total cost of road traffic accidents on South Africa's roads was estimated at R142.95 billion in 2016, equating 3.4% of GDP in that year...

11 Apr 2017

Business fibre internet promotion - BitCo steps up the pace
Business fibre internet promotion - BitCo steps up the pace

BitCo has just announced their Step Up promotion which will see the leading ISP upgrade select new and renewed corporate fibre contracts at no additional monthly fee...

Issued by BitCo 10 Apr 2017

Tim Genders (South Africa) presenting Afri-Fi: Free Public Wi-Fi.
Mozilla Equal Rating Innovation Challenge winners

With its Equal Rating Innovation Challenge, Mozilla called for creative and scalable ideas to provide affordable access to the open internet. The winning teams were from India, South Africa, and Brazil...

5 Apr 2017

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Google: Machine learning may fix ad placement dispute

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google has said it will apply machine smarts and outside eyes to help ensure brands don't find ads paired with hateful videos on YouTube...

4 Apr 2017

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