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Smart Cape aims to help people study, find jobs and business opportunities
Smart Cape aims to help people study, find jobs and business opportunities

Cape Town is banking on its Smart Cape initiative to help job seekers and entrepreneurs find opportunities...

27 Jan 2015 15:00

SAA installs new system
SAA installs new system

SAA will this week become the first airline globally to install the SatAuth (Satellite Authorisation System), which will allow for secure credit card transactions anywhere in the skies...

27 Jan 2015 11:15

Securing school Wi-Fi: Take the corporate approach
Securing school Wi-Fi: Take the corporate approach

Schools moving to install wireless networks need to approach their IT security in the same way as corporates do, says Networks Unlimited, distributor of Fortinet...

23 Jan 2015 14:19

Veeam predicts fundamental change for the IT industry
Veeam predicts fundamental change for the IT industry

Veeam predicts that 2015 will see fundamental changes across the IT industry, driven by end-users demanding 24/7 access to data and applications...

20 Jan 2015 13:17

Addressing the mobility gap in corporate security
Addressing the mobility gap in corporate security

From laptops and notebooks to ultrabooks, smartphones and tablets, the sheer number of mobile devices available today is driving the requirement for networks to open their borders, potentially creating significant holes in the fabric of corporate security...

By Fred Mitchell 16 Jan 2015 09:50

Ruckus Wireless' predictions for Wi-Fi in 2015
Ruckus Wireless' predictions for Wi-Fi in 2015

We now live in a data-centric, wireless world, and no technology is better suited to address this reality than Wi-Fi, says Ruckus Wireless...

14 Jan 2015 11:43

Ebola survivors share life-saving tips via mobile app
Ebola survivors share life-saving tips via mobile app

#ISurvivedEbola, a West African multimedia campaign, has launched an interactive mobile app that allows Ebola survivors to connect with one another and share public health advice during post-recovery...

7 Jan 2015 10:22

Samsung's smart education approach engages students, teachers through tech
Samsung's smart education approach engages students, teachers through tech

Teachers are leveraging technology to improve the standard of learning, and looking for solutions that will allow them to teach in a way that meets the expectations of their digitally-native students and prepare them to operate effectively in the modern-day workforce...

29 Dec 2014 06:00

FPB wants to classify all online content...
FPB wants to classify all online content...

NEWSWATCH: That's what the Film and Publication Board wants... and it's making ICT experts uneasy, reports Mail & Guardian...

23 Dec 2014 07:16

POPI is beneficial for SA companies
POPI is beneficial for SA companies

POPI is being seen as a compliance nightmare, but it could also be highly beneficial for South Africa, delegates heard at the recent IDC - Fortinet Advanced Threat Protection Network Security Conference in Sandton...

18 Dec 2014 11:48

Live streaming taking off in SA
Live streaming taking off in SA

Live streaming is rising fast as a form of entertainment with YouTube providing more than six billion hours of streamed video content every month to viewers...

8 Dec 2014 11:14

iWayAfrica managed service solution launched in Kenya
iWayAfrica managed service solution launched in Kenya

Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its iWayAfrica business has launched a managed infrastructure and services solution in Kenya...

3 Dec 2014 11:43

Online censorship looming?
Online censorship looming?

NEWSWATCH: 'The Film and Publications Board has selectively released a contentious draft policy for original content distributed online in South Africa', reports Mail & Guardian...

1 Dec 2014 08:43

Neil Cameron
To build smart cities, we need smart buildings

As the global urbanisation trend picks up, smart cities are emerging...

By Neil Cameron 27 Nov 2014 09:16

Acer appoints PartServe Channel Support
Acer appoints PartServe Channel Support

Acer South Africa has announced that it has appointed PartServe Channel Support as its carry-in warranty service centre...

27 Nov 2014 06:38

Internet Solutions partners Etisalat to extend MPLS network
Internet Solutions partners Etisalat to extend MPLS network

Internet Solutions and Etisalat have signed a bilateral partnership agreement that will extend the reach of both companies' Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network coverage across the Middle East Region and Africa...

26 Nov 2014 10:10

Brent Lees
Internet of Things - when problems can be hidden in a billion places

The promise of the Internet of Things era is that all things can be connected and so all things can be efficiently tracked and controlled...

By Brent Lees 24 Nov 2014 14:07

How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses
How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses

There are many great tools you can use to make your small business operations more seamless. The internet has been a great way for small businesses to keep up with competition without paying too much money...

By John Reiley 19 Nov 2014 10:06

[AfricaCom 2014] Connected cars, IoT and the data revolution
[AfricaCom 2014] Connected cars, IoT and the data revolution

Ever wish you could locate your car in a packed parking lot by checking on your phone? With the Internet of Things, everyday household products are about to become a whole lot smarter...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Nov 2014 08:30

Chris Moerdyk
It's time for a war on the digital chokers

I received an email from a colleague this week asking me to sign a petition against local cellular networks taking 50% profit from revenue generated by SMS text messaging in aid of charity...

By Chris Moerdyk 15 Nov 2014 08:29

Ooba's new mobile app offering home loan info on the go
Ooba's new mobile app offering home loan info on the go

Applying for a home loan? Bond originator Ooba has launched an innovative mobile application to simplify the home buyer and real estate agent's experience in the home loan application process...

14 Nov 2014 10:03

How the channel is changing in Africa
How the channel is changing in Africa

Distributors and resellers of software and hardware in Africa have to adapt to a changing marketplace as the sales of that entire industry slowly begins to shift online and move into the cloud...

14 Nov 2014 07:26

Government to review broadcasting policy
Government to review broadcasting policy

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says government will undertake a broadcasting policy review that will, amongst others, ensure that the broadcasting regulation framework is brought in-line with new practices...

14 Nov 2014 06:02

[AfricaCom 2014] FB's mission: to get Africa online
[AfricaCom 2014] FB's mission: to get Africa online

Consider how your life would change tomorrow if the internet was to be 'switched off'. Sure you could bear it for a week or so, but once the horrifying reality of, for instance, having to go into a bank kicks in...

By Sindy Peters 13 Nov 2014 12:38

[Mobile360] Enhance African mobile skills or miss the global digital citizenship wave
[Mobile360] Enhance African mobile skills or miss the global digital citizenship wave

There's a swelling global wave of participatory citizenship. While it's definitely the way forward and enhanced by mobile, there are unique challenges to be faced in Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Nov 2014 07:39

Ayanda Dlamini
African ICT must seize opportunity

As the next big frontier for market growth, Africa is rich with potential. But African businesses have been slow to capitalise on this, and stand to lose out to foreign players.

By Ayanda Dlamini 11 Nov 2014 09:46

Heralding the new era of Wi-Fi connectivity for mobile
Heralding the new era of Wi-Fi connectivity for mobile

The increasing availability of lower cost smart mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones combined with a growing number of public Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the continent have resulted in Africa being well-positioned to take advantage of the new digital age driven by mobility, according to Ruckus Wireless.

10 Nov 2014 12:15

Free on-board Wi-Fi envisaged, says Emirates president
Free on-board Wi-Fi envisaged, says Emirates president

In the first three years since Emirates launched in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, over half a million passengers have connected to the internet on board an Emirates flight, and the airline expects this number to increase exponentially.

6 Nov 2014 11:18

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014 11:06

You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data
You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data

Almost everyone you see is digitally connected in some way, whether it is via a computer, tablet or cellphone. Any information that you need is constantly at your fingertips, whereas in the past, this wasn't the case. Digital connectedness has raised consumer expectations everywhere.

By Jason Haddock 5 Nov 2014 09:53

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