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Sufyan Mkwanda
Microsoft has finally listened: Windows 10 is here

If you are like me and adapt to change easily you will love this post. If not, you will have to broaden your horizons and adapt as technology is constantly changing...

By Sufyan Mkwanda 3 Mar 2015 15:17

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 Innovation Day - Book your free ticket now
Oracle Innovation 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

The Internet of Things can facilitate connected business transformation
The Internet of Things can facilitate connected business transformation

Technology is becoming increasingly sophisticated and the world is more connected than ever before. The way we shop, work, play and interact has become intrinsically linked with this connected technology...

By Shailendra Singh and Siby Abraham 27 Feb 2015 12:23

Hetzner receives Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award
Hetzner receives Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award

Based on its recent analysis of the web hosting market, Frost & Sullivan has recognised Hetzner with the 2014 South African Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award for excellence in capturing the highest market share within its industry...

20 Feb 2015 11:48

WAPA Predictions for 2015
WAPA Predictions for 2015

In December, the news is full of reviews and analysis of the year gone by, while predictions are notoriously difficult, WAPA has focused on the trends impacting the wireless industry and predicts the following for 2015...

17 Feb 2015 10:09

Kalvin Subbadu
Is the future in flash, or is the hard drive here to stay?

With data volumes continuing to increase at an unprecedented rate, capacity has become a critical criterion when it comes to selecting data storage solutions...

By Kalvin Subbadu 15 Feb 2015 16:10

[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology
[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology

At Tuesday's Learn Accounting launch, Jacqui Kew, Associate Professor at the UCT College of Accounting, explained that students are of the mindset that achieving very high marks is the most important thing...

By Jessica Taylor 12 Feb 2015 12:15

UCT introduces Learn Accounting: new online teaching platform
UCT introduces Learn Accounting: new online teaching platform

University of Cape Town's College of Accounting has developed an innovative teaching platform to help Zulu-, Xhosa-speaking accounting students master complex principles...

12 Feb 2015 11:10

South African first township BMX oval gets ICT facility
South African first township BMX oval gets ICT facility

It's the MTN SA Foundation's mandate to connect communities and provide people with the tools to create a better life for themselves. In so doing, the Foundation has partnered with the Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy to establish an ICT facility and upgrade South Africa's first township BMX oval in Khayelitsha...

10 Feb 2015 14:30

NAPAfrica hits target
NAPAfrica hits target

NAPAfrica has announced that it has achieved its goal of becoming one of Africa's largest internet exchanges...

10 Feb 2015 06:27

Jack Peterson
Four phenomenal ways big data is used to boost traffic to websites

Long gone are the days when one would have to wait till the equity research expert or the market analyst submitted reports before the management could reach a decision...

By Jack Peterson 10 Feb 2015 06:06

Vodacom e-school offers unlimited access to education content
Vodacom e-school offers unlimited access to education content

Vodacom introduced its education portal, Vodacom e-school - a learning platform with internet access to education content sites - at Riet Valley Combined School, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday, 5 February...

6 Feb 2015 10:40

The globalisation of the African continent
The globalisation of the African continent

Data consumption continues to grow at an incredible pace globally. Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past two years, and the total amount of data being captured and stored by industry doubles almost year on year...

3 Feb 2015 14:05

MDM: What's hot and what's not
MDM: What's hot and what's not

There is a broad awakening amongst South African companies that mobile device management (MDM) software for managing mobile phones, tablets, laptops and other portable devices has become a necessity for protecting corporate data...

3 Feb 2015 06:50

Satellite - where and why?
Satellite - where and why?

Surprisingly, the debate surrounding satellite as a feasible and sustainable communication technology continues...

By Dr Dawie de Wet 2 Feb 2015 13:30

The age of Wi-Fi Calling
The age of Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling is expected to change how African consumers and businesses benefit from mobile communication in 2015...

2 Feb 2015 13:11

WiFi TV sees growth in citizen journalism
WiFi TV sees growth in citizen journalism

Citizen journalism using video news through WiFi TV, a hyper-localised video-on-demand solution enabled for unlimited access to users of the Tshwane Free Wi-Fi service, is growing rapidly in the City of Tshwane...

30 Jan 2015 11:30

Gordon Barker
What will the internet look like in the year 2020?

Broadband will be the deciding factor and as soon as it becomes faster, the internet will change overnight...

By Gordon Barker 30 Jan 2015 07:39

Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing
Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing

If we don't make great strides with SA's internet growth, we'll lag even further behind the rest of the world, says Strategy Worx CEO Steven Ambrose...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2015 14:00

Kaspersky Labs takes a look at IT in 2045
Kaspersky Labs takes a look at IT in 2045

Kaspersky Lab's experts have decided to mark the 30th anniversary of the PC by looking into the future and imagining how information technology might develop and change our lives in the new digital realities of 2045...

29 Jan 2015 11:40

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

Buy on the fly... SAA installs new system
Buy on the fly... 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

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