WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years
WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years

NEWSWATCH: Yesterday, 23 March 2017, saw the release of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 "Dark Matter", a cache of documents which explains the techniques used by the CIA to gain 'persistence' on Apple Mac devices, including Macs and iPhones. The documents also demonstrate the use of EFI/UEFI and firmware malware.

By Ilse van den Berg 2 hours ago

Boris Dzhingarov
Free vs paid voice-to-text applications

The growing number of applications that allow people to convert speech to text can make it hard to choose the right one for you or your business. Majority of the apps can be downloaded to your phone or computer and used to complete a number of tasks. For many professionals, a voice-to-text application that can be accessed on mobile devices is the most popular as many of them want to continue working on the go. Fortunately, there are a number that work both ways, both computer and Smartphone, making work much easier for users.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 hours ago

UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban
UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban

MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes, global aviation authorities said on Wednesday.

20 hours ago

Retailers ready for smart technology adoption
Retailers ready for smart technology adoption

According to recent international research, nearly 70% of retail decision makers are ready to make changes to adopt the Internet of Things (IoT) and 65% plan to invest in automation technologies for inventory management and planogram (visual representations of a store's products or services) compliance by 2021.

21 hours ago

What your business can learn from the #NerdNation
What your business can learn from the #NerdNation

They wear black hoodies, live in California, write code and give quirky and inspiring TED Talks. Some build annoyingly addictive social media networks and have movies made about them. Some build rockets, while others build games that have us falling over our feet following silly virtual characters into parks. This is the Nerd Nation as Marc Andreessen terms it, the so-called ‘geeks' who are not only getting the girls but also building the platforms and networks that make our virtual worlds go around.

By Gary Willmott 1 day ago

It's great to share: As TNM launches data sharing service
It's great to share: As TNM launches data sharing service

BLANTYRE, Malawi - Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM is proud to announce the launch of data sharing, an innovative service that allows customers to share their data with friends and family.

Issued by Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 1 day ago

BCX ICT solutions provider launches in Africa
BCX ICT solutions provider launches in Africa

Telkom and Business Connexion have announced the launch of BCX, described as Africa's premier end-to-end information communication technology (ICT) solutions provider.

1 day ago

Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics
Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada is considering prohibiting personal electronics onboard flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa after both the US and Britain announced bans, the transportation minister said on Tuesday.

1 day ago

Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns
Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns

Facebook says it has met with some of SA's banking and insurance groups in the past week to explore how the social network can help them market and distribute their products to the right customers.

1 day ago

Jeff Jones
Uber president leaves after six months

Ridesharing giant, Uber, took another hit with the departure of its president, Jeff Jones, after just six months, US media reported Sunday.

3 days ago

Doug Woolley
#BrandManagerMonth: Dell's Doug Woolley on managing a multinational at a local level

At the recent Dell EMC Forum, I had the opportunity to chat to Doug Woolley about his ups and downs, challenges and experiences as South African general manager for the Dell EMC brand.

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Intel deal may fuel Israel's rise as builder of car brains
Intel deal may fuel Israel's rise as builder of car brains

JERUSALEM, Israel: Intel's $15-billion purchase of Israeli firm Mobileye could help fuel the country's rise in the driverless car industry - not as a builder of vehicles, but as the brains behind them.

3 days ago

Three benefits your business can derive from a WordPress website
Three benefits your business can derive from a WordPress website

Almost nothing beats being your own boss. For many, to run their own business and be excluded from that highly dreaded 9-5 cycle is the ultimate dream.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 3 days ago