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Families lose money because of children on the internet
Families lose money because of children on the internet

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.

20 Oct 2014 11:42

State seeks to build closer ties with media
State seeks to build closer ties with media

President Jacob Zuma says government will establish a platform for members of the media and government to share ideas on a range of issues.

20 Oct 2014 08:28

Siyanda Cele
Why a responsive website is important

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.

By Siyanda Cele 17 Oct 2014 07:52

Medical staff and patients demand Wi-Fi access in hospitals
Medical staff and patients demand Wi-Fi access in hospitals

Wi-Fi networks designed specifically for hospital use are catching on around the world, as both staff and patients see the multiple benefits of secure network access, said Networks Unlimited.

15 Oct 2014 14:56

SAA's warning over bogus websites
SAA's warning over bogus websites

South African Airlines (SAA) has warned the public about fraudulent websites that reportedly have information on the Cadet Pilot Development Programme. Applications for positions are now closed.

14 Oct 2014 08:18

Huawei to invest more than $4 billion in FBB
Huawei to invest more than $4 billion in FBB

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.

13 Oct 2014 10:53

Jessie Rudd
A new marketing era?

Discovery Insure has a really nifty little gadget that it attaches to your car when you take out insurance: a tracking device that can also measure the impact on your car...

By Jessie Rudd 8 Oct 2014 08:31

South Africans using technology to improve road safety
South Africans using technology to improve road safety

South Africa is one of the leading countries that is increasingly using technology to improve road safely, claims vehicle tracking company Tracker.

3 Oct 2014 11:15

The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud
The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud

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.

By Francois Smith 30 Sep 2014 13:19

Ekurhuleni asks residents to use 'other means' to view statements
Ekurhuleni asks residents to use 'other means' to view statements

Ekurhuleni council has asked its residents who are not receiving their printed municipal accounts because of the Post Office strike to use of other options to view their monthly statement.

30 Sep 2014 09:37

Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database
Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database

Government has established a central database of disciplinary cases in the public service in order to speed up the resolution of cases.

29 Sep 2014 08:44

Samsung hands over solar-powered internet school
Samsung hands over solar-powered internet school

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.

26 Sep 2014 08:46

BA adds new features to app
BA adds new features to app

British Airways is keeping customers 'appy', with new features introduced to its iPhone app.

25 Sep 2014 11:55

Vodacom service gives access to high-speed data connections
Vodacom service gives access to high-speed data connections

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.

24 Sep 2014 08:49

Free Wi-Fi in Umtata and Nelspruit, courtesy Coke and BT
Free Wi-Fi in Umtata and Nelspruit, courtesy Coke and BT

Coca-Cola South Africa and bottling partner Coca-Cola Fortune have partnered BT to enable communities in Umtata and Nelpsruit to gain free Wi-Fi access.

23 Sep 2014 14:20

Google's Schmidt asks EU to develop digital markets
Google's Schmidt asks EU to develop digital markets

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.

23 Sep 2014 10:20

Register today for the CIO Challenge!
Register today for the CIO Challenge!

Join the CIO Conference on 29 and 30 October in Sandton, Johannesburg, for insights on BYOD, mobility, big data, enterprise security and POPI compliance...

Issued by IT Conferences 23 Sep 2014 09:47

The anatomy of an internet giant
The anatomy of an internet giant

As per the latest Effective Measure results, there are only three websites that have managed to crack the 2 million unique monthly visits mark.

22 Sep 2014 09:26

ICT to reform basic education claims Motshekga
ICT to reform basic education claims Motshekga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) will push for the stronger use of ICT to radically transform basic education.

22 Sep 2014 08:04

Wi-fi set to help judges at the Supreme Court of Appeal
Wi-fi set to help judges at the Supreme Court of Appeal

LexisNexis South Africa has introduced wi-fi technology at the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.

19 Sep 2014 11:25

MTN bumps up its loan facilities
MTN bumps up its loan facilities

Major telecommunications company MTN has dramatically increased its borrowing ability‚ fuelling analysts' speculation that an acquisition may be on the cards.

By Samuel Mungadze 17 Sep 2014 10:37

New methods to protect trade marks in cyber space
New methods to protect trade marks in cyber space

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.

By Alissa Nayanah and Mariëtte du Plessis 17 Sep 2014 07:33

Brand owners encouraged to register trade marks
Brand owners encouraged to register trade marks

Brand owners are reminded that holders of validated trade marks can take advantage of the priority phase in each generic top level domain (gTLD) launch.

By Donvay Wegierski 17 Sep 2014 07:24

400 schools in Gauteng now have proper sanitation
400 schools in Gauteng now have proper sanitation

Four hundred of the 580 schools in Gauteng, which had various problems with sanitation, have had their toilets repaired.

12 Sep 2014 10:25

Online shopping no threat to malls
Online shopping no threat to malls

Does the rise of consumers who shop online signal the death of the traditional mall? Not necessarily.

By Joan Muller 8 Sep 2014 12:56

Neotel wants to extend fibre, wireless throughout SA
Neotel wants to extend fibre, wireless throughout SA

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.

4 Sep 2014 11:45

Technology to improve service delivery
Technology to improve service delivery

The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services says government will use technology more effectively to improve service delivery in the country.

3 Sep 2014 09:17

Morvest revenue up to R1.1bn
Morvest revenue up to R1.1bn

Morvest, a JSE-listed support services provider reported revenue growth of 15% to R1.1bn for the year to May.

2 Sep 2014 09:49

Net1's earnings improve as it moves beyond SA
Net1's earnings improve as it moves beyond SA

Net1 UEPS Technologies reported a rise in earnings for the year to June‚ boosted by a $26.6m recovery for the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) contract it lost in a court dispute.

By Thabiso Mochiko 2 Sep 2014 09:24

Paul Fick
Consolidating ICT infrastructure following mergers, acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are useful when it comes to helping organisations to achieve business objectives. However, this strategy has the potential to create enormous complexity when it comes to consolidating the operations of the two disparate organisations involved in the merger or acquisition.

By Paul Fick 29 Aug 2014 11:21

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