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MTN will oppose Turkcell's latest action.(Image source: File)

MTN announces commercial pilot of Fibre-to-the-Home

April 24, 2014

On 12 April 2014, mobile service provider MTN South Africa demonstrated its high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) offering to residents of Monaghan Farm – an...

Cloud Computing

EOH founder Asher Bohbot (image: EOH)

Is cloud the right fit for your business?

April 24, 2014

Cloud computing is now evolving and growing exponentially, and businesses of all sizes, and across all industries are adapting to and adopting cloud...

  • The Western Cape government’s free Wi-Fi pilot project was announced in March this year (image: Wandermelon.com)

    10 African cities with free Wi-Fi

    April 22, 2014 • Lists, Top Stories

    If Internet use proliferates in Africa at the rate mobile phones did in the early 2000s, the continent stands to add as much as $300 billion to its economic growth by 2025, a new study by the McKinsey Global Institute has found. While most internet connections occur at home or at the workplace, a number ...

  • Online food ordering service Hellofood.com announced a partnership with Samsung (image: Samsung)

    Top 10 features of Samsung Galaxy S5

    April 14, 2014 • Lists, Top Stories

    Samsung recently made their Galaxy S5 smartphone, the Korean company’s latest flagship model, available to the world. The Samsung Galaxy S5 launched in 125 countries, making this the largest-rollout the Korean company has ever attempted. It will launch in an additional 25 markets in the coming days, bringing the total number to 150. It is hard ...

  • Yezz's Andy A5QP (image: Charlie Fripp)

    MWC: 10 hot devices you should know about

    February 27, 2014 • Lists, Top Stories

    While the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is dominated by big name players such as Samsung, Nokia and LG, there are a number of devices that few have heard about – but really should. Some of these device manufacturers have made a real impact, while others are just hoping to get noticed. Variety is in ...

  • A screenshot of the Valentine’s Greetings app (image: Microsoft)

    Top 10 Valentine’s Day apps

    February 13, 2014 • Lists

    With the world getting ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Friday, IT News Africa is taking a look at 10 apps available in the Windows Store. Whether it is an app for romantic quotes or booking a quick getaway, these apps will make Valentine’s day special. 1. 1000 Love Quotes For softly whispering sweet things ...

  • Egypt is the king of Facebook in Africa (image: Paradise of the World)

    Top 10 African countries on Facebook

    February 6, 2014 • Lists, Top Stories

    Mega-social network Facebook celebrates their 10th birthday this week, and what started as a college social networking website in 2004, has mushroomed into the world’s largest online destination to connect with friends, family and acquaintances. “When I reflect on the last 10 years, one question I ask myself is: Why were we the ones to ...

  • What is top of mind for potential investors in technology companies across Africa. (Image source: docstockmedia/ Shutterstock.com)

    Consider this before investing in a start-up

    January 28, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, Southern Africa, West Africa

      Much has been written about the growth of Africa’s technology-focused startup business ecosystem. In strong emerging markets like Kenya, stakeholders – including venture capitalists, angel investors and multinationals, are continuing with efforts to further entrench the country’s ‘Silicon Savannah’. In October 2013, at Intel Capital’s annual CEO Summit, discussion over establishing a startup venture and exposure ...

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Canon's D70 (image: Canon)

Review: Canon EOS 70D

April 14, 2014

Digital SLR cameras have a reputation for being bulky, cumbersome and usually only used by professional photographers. But a couple of years ago, Canon and a...

Gadgets and Gaming

The Nokia Lumia 1320, which brings high-end Lumia innovations to a very affordable 6-inch smartphone, has arrived in South Africa. (image: Phone Arena)

Nokia Lumia 1320 arrives in South Africa

April 24, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 1320, which brings high-end Lumia innovations to a very affordable 6-inch smartphone, has arrived in South Africa. The latest imaging...

Features

Stefan Tanase, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy rich

April 23, 2014

During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Security Analysis Summit held in Budapest, Hungary, the Enterprise and Online security experts focussed on cyber-criminals and...

Startups

A new app released by South African author and journalist Peter Delmar is the first to turn a local travel book into a location-aware audio application. (image: supplied)

New app turns travel book into audio

April 16, 2014

A new app released by South African author and journalist Peter Delmar is the first to turn a local travel book into a location-aware audio application. The...

Company News

Security

Sergey Novikov, Deputy Director of GReAT (image: supplied)

Kaspersky Lab presents META region threat landscape

April 23, 2014

Witnessing cyberthreats expanding and becoming more complicated each year, Kaspersky Lab pays special attention to sharing expertise. On April 20-24 within...

Online

South African president Jacob Zuma on Thursday night delivered his annual State of the Nation address (Image Credit: World Economic Forum)

Google launches SA election Hub

April 16, 2014

Google today launched the South African Elections Hub, an online portal where voters, journalists and campaigners can easily track all the latest news, trends...