Boris Dzhingarov
DevOps growth and the effect on software testing - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Software testing is undergoing much change due to DevOps growth. How is this being done, and how do technology companies keep up?...

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Ilse van den Berg
New Cape Town/Brazil subsea cable to boost SA broadband

New Cape Town/Brazil subsea cable to boost SA broadband
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[Ilse van den Berg] Did you know that 98% of your global data travels under the ocean on subsea fibre optic cables, not via satellites?

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Claude Schuck
Compliance requires an evolved availability approach

Compliance requires an evolved availability approach[Claude Schuck] Let's face it, data compliance is hardly a new thing. But given the extent at which the reliance of organisations on data has grown in recent years, its level of importance has increased exponentially...

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Ilse van den Berg
Google Go now available locally

Google Go now available locally[Ilse van den Berg] Google has announced that its Google Go app, which provides a "lighter, faster way to search", is now available locally...

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Simeon Tassev
Cybercrime is everywhere because businesses aren't educating

Cybercrime is everywhere because businesses aren't educating
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[Simeon Tassev] Cybercrime has overtaken all other types of crime as humans have embraced digital technology without really understanding it...

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Ilse van den Berg
20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa

20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa[Ilse van den Berg] With the Seedstars World Summit taking place on Thursday, 12 April 2018, the organisers have announced the final 65 finalists that will get the chance to pitch their ideas on the global stage. 20 out of the 65 finalists are from Africa...

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Ilse van den Berg
Red iPhone 8 arrives, LG G7 ThinQ images leaked

Red iPhone 8 arrives, LG G7 ThinQ images leaked[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: Friday, 13 April 2018, will see the arrival of Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in a red finish in select countries; and images of LG's upcoming flagship, the G7 ThinQ, have been leaked...

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Tom Jackson
Applications now open for Demo Africa

Applications now open for Demo Africa[Tom Jackson] The application window for startups to launch at the 2018 edition of Demo Africa in Morocco is now open, with the event giving entrepreneurs the chance to meet potential investors and buyers in addition to providing mentorship and tools worth more than $25,000...

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Alan Knott-Craig
Mental models for tech entrepreneurs coming to Africa

Mental models for tech entrepreneurs coming to Africa
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[Alan Knott-Craig] According to Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet's partner at Berkshire Hathaway, you understand the latticework, or mental model, for the industry/country you're entering, before you enter it.

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Andy Walker
Instagram breaks third-party apps, services by throttling its API call limit

Instagram breaks third-party apps, services by throttling its API call limit
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[Andy Walker] In what seems to be a knee-jerk reaction to its parent company's recent leaky-data woes, Instagram has restricted third-party developers from accessing its data pool...

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Andy Walker
Google Chrome extensions will no longer mine crypto using your PC

Google Chrome extensions will no longer mine crypto using your PC[Andy Walker] In case you had no idea, before April Fools Day, Google allowed developers of Chrome browser extensions to mine cryptocurrency using your computer's resources...

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Tom Jackson
USAID seeks solutions to help women access tech

USAID seeks solutions to help women access tech[Tom Jackson] USAID has opened applications for the WomenConnect Challenge, seeking global solutions that meaningfully change the ways women and girls access and use technology...

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Andy Walker
How to download your Facebook data (and why you should)

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[Andy Walker] It's the F-word you've been hearing an awful lot of this week, and its one everyone should be using. Yes, Facebook...

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Jarryd Chatz
Part III: The rules and language of the internet

Part III: The rules and language of the internet
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[Jarryd Chatz] Our 'how the internet works' series is dedicated to helping you understand what the internet is, what it does, and how it works...

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Tom Jackson
SA machine learning startup DataProphet secures Knife Capital funding

SA machine learning startup DataProphet secures Knife Capital funding[Tom Jackson] Cape Town-based machine learning startup DataProphet, which develops and implements product development solutions to a wide range of industries, has now received a multi-million dollar funding round from Knife Capital...

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Ilse van den Berg
How to avoid falling prey to a Facebook/Cambridge Analytica-type scandal

How to avoid falling prey to a Facebook/Cambridge Analytica-type scandal
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[Ilse van den Berg] Following revelations that Cambridge Analytica exploited the personal data of millions of Facebook users, the social network is finding itself in a remarkably anti-social predicament...

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Carey van Vlaanderen
A cybercriminal's tricks and trades to get into your phone

A cybercriminal's tricks and trades to get into your phone
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[Carey van Vlaanderen] While analysts figure out new methodologies for analysing malware and users begin to understand how all this works, cybercriminals are seeking new ways to hide in phones and compromise devices, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET Southern Africa...

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Claude Schuck
Prioritise keeping your Bitcoin safe, secure, and available

Prioritise keeping your Bitcoin safe, secure, and available[Claude Schuck] When I was a child, the prospect of going to a theme park was a wild and exhilarating experience, however now it doesn't quite stir up the same feelings! Similarly, the ownership of cryptocurrency isn't the rollercoaster ride it used to be even though it is still perilous.

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Tom Jackson
22 On Sloane launches Startup Huddle programme

22 On Sloane launches Startup Huddle programme[Tom Jackson] The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN)-run 22 On Sloane startup campus in Johannesburg has launched Startup Huddle, a programme designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs globally...

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Hadlee Simons
Go go Google Go: all the Go apps in one convenient place

Go go Google Go: all the Go apps in one convenient place[Hadlee Simons] The last year or so has seen Google release a variety of lightweight "Go" apps for emerging markets, using less data and requiring less storage space than the standard apps...

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