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New trend in hacking uncovered

A new trend among cyber espionage threat actors have been uncovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers - they are using tools available on the web for research purposes...

3 hours ago

Mall of Africa
Mall of Africa future-ready with Wi-Fi network

Open-access Wi-Fi Network, VAST Networks together with Ruckus Wireless successfully deployed the continent's largest mall Wi-Fi installation, providing consumers and retailers with...

19 hours ago

Jessica Alba, Michelle Obama win Webby Awards
Jessica Alba, Michelle Obama win Webby Awards

SAN FRANCISCO - Actress turned entrepreneur Jessica Alba and US First Lady Michelle Obama were among celebrities and technology titans honoured on Tuesday with Webby Awards for "excellence on the internet."

23 hours ago

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It's #FreeData4All this Freedom Day

On 27 April 2016, Freedom Day, the taps at all of the AlwaysOn hotspots will be cranked open all day. Free Wi-Fi will be available at the thousands of AlwaysOn Hotspots and SuperWi-Fi locations across the country...

25 Apr 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Let's understand what shared hosting is and why it is recommended for small businesses

Most people will tell you that shared hosting stands out as the very best option for the small business that has average traffic. Some companies even offer specialised packages for smaller businesses...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Apr 2016

Google derps, thinks own Google.com domain is dodgy
Google derps, thinks own Google.com domain is dodgy

Google has a little tool for internet users to check the good standing of websites across the web. Its known as the Safe Browsing Site Checker, and aims to keep netizens out of trouble...

20 Apr 2016

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Africa-1: new super cable to connect Africa

Reports emerged on Monday that five telecommunications operators, including South Africa's MTN and Telkom, have designs on a new, superfast submarine cable system connecting Africa...

19 Apr 2016

Get connected in the clouds at Table Mountain Cableway's Wi-Fi Lounge
Get connected in the clouds at Table Mountain Cableway's Wi-Fi Lounge

Table Mountain Cableway's new Wi-Fi Lounge can now connect visitors far above the Mother City. All visitors can connect, share, post, Tweet or...

15 Apr 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Unexpected money-making opportunities in the gaming industry

Besides the obvious revenue options that are available when looking at the entire gaming industry, there are also other options that have to be taken into account...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Apr 2016

BitCo to provide high-speed fibre internet to Strijdom Park - BitCo
BitCo to provide high-speed fibre internet to Strijdom Park

BitCo, a Tier 1 internet and telephony service provider, will be installing a state-of-the-art fibre network to service business in the Strijdom Park area near Randburg...

Issued by BitCo 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

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Government should be championing for an always-on approach

An always-on approach will be key in facilitating a high availability public sector geared to meet the needs of all its stakeholders...

14 Apr 2016

The Botswana Geoscience Portal offers geological datasets to potential investors
Botswana Geoscience Portal goes live

Potential investors into Botswana's mineral wealth now have access to a myriad of free geoscience data on the country at the click of a mouse...

13 Apr 2016

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Fibre optic internet redefines connectivity

A decade ago, it would have been impossible to envisage exactly how the internet was to change the way we live, interact and operate. The only safe prediction for the decade to come then is that the evolution...

13 Apr 2016

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AP Style guide strips the 'internet' of its proper noun status

The AP Stylebook - an influential media style guide that shaped online writing styles the world over - has announced on Twitter that it will no longer refer to the internet as a proper noun, using a lower case I instead...

By Andy Walker 4 Apr 2016

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Broadband Infraco and Telkom merger highly likely

State-owned company Broadband Infraco supports the government's plan to merge it with Telkom, and believes it should receive state assistance as soon as possible...

4 Apr 2016

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Social media opens agriculture conference to global audience

The GCARD Global Event taking place in Johannesburg will optimise its digital presence to include hundreds of thousands of agriculture minded people...

1 Apr 2016

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New offerings created a case for widespread fibre roll-outs

Suveer Ramdhani, chief development officer at SEACOM, says South Africa's telecoms industry is on the cusp of its next wave of growth, thanks to the growing uptake of bandwidth intensive applications...

30 Mar 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Five internet threats parental controls protect your kids from

If you don't protect your youngsters in the online world through parental control apps, then you are pretty much leaving them at the mercy of some pretty dangerous digital demons...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 24 Mar 2016

Turrito Networks, Dial-a-Nerd provide integrate ICT offering - CloudGate
Turrito Networks, Dial-a-Nerd provide integrate ICT offering

Following its acquisition of Dial-a-Nerd last year, MICROmega Group company Turrito Networks is now able to provide its small to medium enterprise customers with a complete ICT value proposition...

Issued by CloudGate 24 Mar 2016

Net Prophet speakers announced and ticket sales now open!
Net Prophet speakers announced and ticket sales now open!

Net Prophet 2016 returns on 7 April to Cape Town's Artscape Theatre. The tech industry's biggest event of the year, Net Prophet 2016 promises an incredible line-up of local and international speakers...

Issued by Net Prophet 24 Mar 2016

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Link building strategies that shouldn't be ignored

It is not a secret anymore that link building is one of the best ways to achieve success online. There are several strategies that are being employed for link building in 2016...

By Derek Iwasiuk 17 Mar 2016

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MTN launches LTE-a network

MTN has launched the next generation of mobile network technology, Long-Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-A), in Gauteng and Western Cape. The technology has been launched in Camps Bay...

17 Mar 2016

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Cape Town may see fibre-optic cable installation within its pipes

The City of Cape Town's Mayoral Committee has recommended that Council grant approval for Link Africa, a telecommunication network service provider, to install fibre-optic cables...

16 Mar 2016

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IoT promises to be a game changer

It is increasingly apparent that we are living through an age of rapid, unprecedented change. From the last decade of the previous century to today we have seen technology grow exponentially...

By Michael Needham 15 Mar 2016

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Africa's sleeping tech giants

Although sub-Saharan Africa has long been the weakest region globally in terms of digital connectivity, the area is on the edge of a major technological surge. Its young demographic and improved access...

14 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] IT Leaders Africa Summit and Metropolitan's new TVC
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] IT Leaders Africa Summit and Metropolitan's new TVC

On the last episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Tseliso Rangaka, Llewellyn Allen and Shannon Mackrill...

10 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 165: Across-the-board brand overhaul for Metropolitan and new TVC
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 165: Across-the-board brand overhaul for Metropolitan and new TVC

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 10 March 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at Metropolitan...

9 Mar 2016

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Effective carrier communities are key to digital equality

The digital divide is a phenomenon that has plagued developing nations for a number of decades, and addressing this inequality in technological ability and advancement is essential...

By Eckart Zollner 8 Mar 2016

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