According to joint research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 18% of users in South Africa have lost either money or important information as a result of their children's online activity. This number suggests that, in addition to the risk of children encountering cyber threats, they can also cause inadvertent problems for their parents.
As more people are being glued to their mobile devices, one thing has become clear: mobile is taking over internet surfing. And it's everything from browsing social media outlets to checking emails and doing some online shopping.
Huawei has announced that it will be investing over $4 billion in Fixed Broadband (FBB) technology research and development over the next three years. The investment will focus on products and solutions that will support customers by providing an improved service experience for end-users.
From providing scalability on demand to empowering the mobility of the workforce, cloud computing offers a host of benefits to both organisations and users. The business case for adopting cloud computing is becoming clear for large organisations, but the path to adoption for SMBs is less clear.
Samsung Electronics Africa, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity and the Gauteng Department of Education, has handed over a solar-powered internet school (SPIS) to the Refalletse Primary School in Orange Farm near Johannesburg.
Vodacom Business has launched Fibre To The Business (FTTB) services in South Africa. In the initial roll-out phase of Vodacom's new Broadband Connect Fibre service, broadband connectivity of up to 100Mbit/s will come to selected business parks in Gauteng, Cape Town, and Durban.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt, whose own firm is embroiled in an anti-trust probe by the European Union urged the bloc to give innovators free rein to deliver the huge economic gains promised by the digital era.
The internet as we know it has undergone a remarkable change in the past year as a result of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers introduction of over a thousand new generic top level domain names.
Fixed line operator Neotel, which is involved in the provision of broadband services to the Western Cape, aims to spend up to R500m in the coming year to boost fibre and wireless infrastructure across SA.