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Saab Grintek Defence sponsors Techno-Girl programme
Saab Grintek Defence sponsors Techno-Girl programme

South African defence manufacturer Saab Grintek Defence sponsored 120 tablet computers and a year's worth of data to the value of R225,000 for the finalists in the Department of Small Business Development's Techno-Girl programme, part of its Technology for Women in Business (TWIB) initiative...

28 Apr 2015 10:15

eLearning Africa 2015 calls leaders to "leapfrog the shackles of convention"
eLearning Africa 2015 calls leaders to "leapfrog the shackles of convention"

eLearning Africa will celebrate its tenth anniversary next month in Addis Ababa with a typically diverse and challenging agenda focusing on how technology and learning are changing the African continent...

24 Apr 2015 13:40

Is your website UX ready?
Is your website UX ready?

On 21 April Google launched a new mobile-friendly algorithm that rewards websites that are fully optimised for mobile with higher rankings in search results...

24 Apr 2015 07:07

The art of successful IT recruitment
The art of successful IT recruitment

Art and science, they're polar opposites and don't exist on the same continuum. Well, that's what we've been taught to believe. But what if I told you that wasn't true?

By Lara Green 23 Apr 2015 14:28

Mitchell Barker
Fibre optic broadband boosts businesses

Fibre optic broadband is one of the most significant advances and improvements in broadband technology...

By Mitchell Barker 22 Apr 2015 14:17

V&A Waterfront and OPEN open co-working hub at Watershed
V&A Waterfront and OPEN open co-working hub at Watershed

Last week marked the launch of the V&A Waterfront and OPEN's Workshop17, an innovation and co-working hub at the V&A Waterfront; a space dedicated to enabling and showcasing solutions for Africa; a co-working hub for people to work, meet and accelerate ideas for positive social and economic impact.

20 Apr 2015 10:00

Aaron Thornton
Three security issues to consider when using public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is almost everywhere nowadays - and while it's convenient to use, there are hidden security risks you should know about...

By Aaron Thornton 20 Apr 2015 07:01

The mobile revolution in Africa
The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Soweto Wireless pushes for content to stay local
Soweto Wireless pushes for content to stay local

The Soweto Wireless User Group says it will go live this month, and it is partly thanks to critical support received from Africa's only vendor neutral data centre, Teraco...

16 Apr 2015 11:11

Now MTN to hit users
Now MTN to hit users

NEWSWATCH: MTN has joined Vodacom and Cell C in hiking its prices, and the SABC might be a bit leaky... from the top, but has said 'Sorry' to the EFF...

16 Apr 2015 06:20

Keeping the connected generation safe online
Keeping the connected generation safe online

Always-on connectivity has become part and parcel of today's society, with more and more people relying heavily on email, social media and web browsing...

By Simeon Tassev 13 Apr 2015 12:59

Neil Cameron
One security platform to rule them all?

Each type of facility is different so it needs a different security solution...

By Neil Cameron 9 Apr 2015 10:22

Avanti to deliver ICT infrastructure and e-learning programme in Tanzania
Avanti to deliver ICT infrastructure and e-learning programme in Tanzania

Avanti Communications has been appointed by the UK Space Agency to deliver a major ICT infrastructure and e-learning programme to teachers in Tanzania...

31 Mar 2015 13:48

NMMU to research faster, cheaper alternative to ADSL broadband
NMMU to research faster, cheaper alternative to ADSL broadband

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) will conduct pioneering research around optical fibre data transport for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope...

30 Mar 2015 10:30

The dawn of medical cities
The dawn of medical cities

Within our lifetime, the global population is set to grow and change demographics at a rate unseen by previous generations. This puts enormous pressures on all industries, but specifically health care...

By John Raspin 26 Mar 2015 08:23

UC and the IoT are shaping the future of business
UC and the IoT are shaping the future of business

Looking back over the past two decades, many technologies have emerged that have revolutionised the way the world works, interacts and communicates. However, none have been as disruptive as the internet as a force for change...

20 Mar 2015 11:54

Tourism, hospitality and small business app launched
Tourism, hospitality and small business app launched

Awesome South Africa is a mobile application that presents a platform to promote products, services and establishments in a wide range of industries for the benefit of vendors and merchants...

20 Mar 2015 11:41

Jamming was to stop drones, says Mahlobo
Jamming was to stop drones, says Mahlobo

State Security Minister David Mahlobo this week insisted that the jamming device used in Parliament during the state of the nation address was designed to stop the operation of drones in parliamentary air space, and prevent cellphones being used as triggers for explosive devices.

18 Mar 2015 07:14

Industry 4.0 - where the Internet of Things meets industry
Industry 4.0 - where the Internet of Things meets industry

When we talk about the Internet of Things (IoT), we tend to think of connected homes and smart devices making our lives easier and more efficient through the use of technology. However, when the same technology is applied to manufacturing, the potential for improvements is immense...

By Klaus Dieter Rennert 17 Mar 2015 11:56

Wi-Fi Forum of South Africa launched
Wi-Fi Forum of South Africa launched

An inaugural conference of the Wi-Fi Forum of South Africa was recently held, officially establishing the Forum as an active player in the development of the country's Wi-Fi sector...

16 Mar 2015 15:03

Study finds that children are encountering dangerous content on the internet
Study finds that children are encountering dangerous content on the internet

The Kaspersky Lab study 'Children Online' has revealed that, in 2014, 68% of users of Kaspersky Lab's Parental Control technologies encountered inappropriate or dangerous content online...

16 Mar 2015 14:41

How the NSP industry will impact the provision of Internet Access into Africa
How the NSP industry will impact the provision of Internet Access into Africa

From the recent South African SONA and Budget Speech 2015, it is clear that the development of the country's ICT sector has become a focus area for South African government...

By Edward Lawrence 14 Mar 2015 11:50

Enormous business benefits from SSL certificates
Enormous business benefits from SSL certificates

A greater adoption of Secure Socket Layers (SSL) certificates is essential if website owners want to better their Google search engine rankings...

13 Mar 2015 09:06

How web meetings help your B2B business to grow
How web meetings help your B2B business to grow

Any B2B company likely has its fair share of meetings amongst colleagues, vendors and clients. Several years ago, there were only two primary ways in which these meetings could take place, either over a telephone conference call, or face to face...

By John Reiley 11 Mar 2015 09:52

IT Leaders Africa Summit gets new sponsor
IT Leaders Africa Summit gets new sponsor

Performanta has confirmed as a platinum sponsor at IT Leaders Africa Summit, taking place from 18-19 March 2015 at The Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg...

11 Mar 2015 09:47

R2K up in arms over FPB's internet censorship proposals
R2K up in arms over FPB's internet censorship proposals

The Right2Know Campaign has called on the public to reject the Film and Publications Board's (FPB) proposals to censor the internet in South Africa...

11 Mar 2015 07:02

What can we expect from Windows 10?
What can we expect from Windows 10?

The impending release of Windows 10 was officially announced to the public in October 2014...

By Ruben Naicker 9 Mar 2015 12:36

Findings of Gemalto's investigations into the alleged hacking of SIM card encryption
Findings of Gemalto's investigations into the alleged hacking of SIM card encryption

Following the release of a report by a news website in February 2015, Gemalto has conducted an investigation...

2 Mar 2015 13:21

Oracle Technology Day - Book your free ticket now
Oracle Technology Day - Book your free ticket now

Don't miss the opportunity to be one of the executives at this free event!..

Issued by 4 Dimensions Advertising 2 Mar 2015 10:30

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