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We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

MTN South Africa struck down by strike action
MTN South Africa struck down by strike action

According to a report via EWN, Mobile service provider MTN revealed that its call and service centres as well as its distribution offices are currently being affected by the latest strike - which has essentially struck down the operator. According to the report, the strike is being led by the Communication Workers Union (CWU).

By Darryl Linington 21 May 2015 08:49

Why your P@s$word is a fail
Why your P@s$word is a fail

Passwords have become practically useless as the sole security measure protecting your personal information, says Fortinet.

By Jonas Thulin 21 May 2015 07:30

The new security frontier: the insider
The new security frontier: the insider

Businesses are under siege. While security has been a constant concern for companies since they started using the internet to connect to the outside world, today's proliferation of connected devices, distributed networks and increasingly militant cyber criminals has placed security front and centre for any organisation wanting to remain in business.

19 May 2015 08:10

Networks Unlimited opens Kenya office
Networks Unlimited opens Kenya office

Networks Unlimited has opened its first cross border office in Nairobi, Kenya, encouraged by the growing demand for its products in East Africa.

18 May 2015 16:52

Compliant mobile voice recording launched in SA
Compliant mobile voice recording launched in SA

Reportedly the world's first compliant mobile call logging solution, that will enable on-the-move professionals to comply with the stringent consumer protection legislation which requires them to record all client telephonic interactions, has been launched in South Africa.

18 May 2015 16:46

Amazon Web Services launches AWS Educate
Amazon Web Services launches AWS Educate

Amazon Web Services has announced the launch of AWS Educate, a programme that helps teachers and students use real-world cloud technology in the classroom to graduate students ready to enter the cloud workforce...

18 May 2015 10:40

Government ICT sector developing rural areas
Government ICT sector developing rural areas

PRETORIA: Government is working with members of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector and communities to ensure development in rural areas, says Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele...

18 May 2015 10:25

Associations join forces to promote biometrics for digital services
Associations join forces to promote biometrics for digital services

The Biometrics Institute, Mobey Forum and Natural Security Alliance have announced a cross-association collaboration to promote the use of biometrics in digital services, together with details of its inaugural meeting, on biometrics for non-government services, held in Paris on 1 July 2015.

16 May 2015 10:47

How AV solutions can help enrich the education experience
How AV solutions can help enrich the education experience

Technology is playing a leading role in the classroom today, with schools, colleges and universities embracing multimedia and interactive technologies as a means of improving academic achievement. Sadly, too many educational institutions rely on outdated audiovisual (AV) equipment because of a lack of budget; others are using equipment that is poorly configured or that is not a good fit for their needs.

By Stefan Mayer 15 May 2015 13:38

Tips on cyber security when away from home
Tips on cyber security when away from home

On a business trip - and especially when on holiday - it's easy to overlook the security measures that you instinctively take at home. Kaspersky Lab's experts share advice on what you need to do to make sure your hotel Wi-Fi access is secure, you're safe to buy tickets online and how you can respond if your device is lost or stolen.

15 May 2015 12:40

Tablets to be withdrawn from Gauteng schools
Tablets to be withdrawn from Gauteng schools

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has announced that the department will regrettably be withdrawing a total of 88,000 tablets from schools across the province following the recent spate of burglaries...

By More Matshediso 15 May 2015 07:30

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[African Utility Week] The evolution of the utility

The focus of the third and final keynote session at the African Utility Week was on bridging the gap between the lack of Africa's utility infrastructure and the fully-integrated smart cities of the future for the continent to live up to its projected rate of economic growth.

By Nicci Botha 15 May 2015 06:14