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Kenya: CA seeks to identify ICT access gaps

January 30, 2015

The Communications Authority of Kenya is seeking a consultant to identify regions facing challenges in access to ICT services as it prepares to implement the...

Cloud Computing

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Securing the new era of big data

January 22, 2015

In the digital age, information is the new currency.  And in order to get information, enterprises are mining data – and lots of it – for the knowledge...

SYNAQ

Whose data is it anyway?

January 16, 2015

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    10 vital tips to avoid excessively high mobile phone bills

    January 23, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    More and more Africans are consuming value-added services over their mobile devices as data charges and smartphones become cheaper. With the festive season that just passed – most of us could do with advice on spending less money on our mobile devices. In an effort to assist consumers in better managing their mobile spending, to ...

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    2014′s Most Important Africans in Tech

    December 22, 2014 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    The technology space in Africa is growing at an exponential rate. Naturally, the African continent is booming with potential in this sector. Over the past few months, we have seen a great number of influential technology leaders as well as entrepreneurs greet the technology scene with innovative concepts and inspirational ideas. These African tech leaders ...

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    Top Google Searches of 2014 in Africa

    December 17, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    Google has released a list of the Top 10 Global Trending Searches throughout 2014. Each year, Google releases a list of the topics that individuals have searched for the most over the past 12 months. Additionally, Google has also revealed the Top 10 Google Searches for African countries, which include: Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana and ...

  • IDC 2015 ICT Predictions

    IDC reveals Top 10 ICT Predictions for 2015

    December 15, 2014 • Lists, Top Stories

    With 2014 coming to a close, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has released the Top 10 ICT predictions for Africa in 2015. The predictions were unveiled by the following members of the IDC: Mark Walker: Regional Director – Sub-Saharan Africa, IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey Lise Hagen: Research Manager, Software and IT Services – ...

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    IT News Africa: Top 20 Stories of 2014

    December 11, 2014 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    2014 has been a great year for the ICT sector. We have witnessed African tech entrepreneurs going global as well as seen the impact that ICT has had on the fight against the Ebola virus. In 2014, many memorable events happened… not only did a massive earth tremor ripple through South Africa, but we also ...

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    Top 25 Games of 2014

    December 8, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top Stories

    2014 has been a great year for the gaming industry. We have witnessed the power of the Xbox One as well as the PlayStation 4. Additionally, Nintendo is starting to become “The Comeback Kid”, due to the amount of fantastic exclusives that it has released over the past year. While many developers and publishers have ...

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Asus Fonepad 7 Review

Review: Asus Fonepad 7

January 19, 2015

Tablets and smart devices are evolving. While standard tablet devices offer users the ability to download apps, surf the internet, play games, take photos as...

Gadgets and Gaming

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Dell unveils 4K Ultra HD 15-Inch Mobile Workstation

January 30, 2015

According to device manufacturer Dell, it has been listening to consumer feedback and has responded by incorporating new features into its flagship mobile...

Features

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Is IBM set to perform the largest employee cull in history?

January 28, 2015

According to a report published on Forbes, IBM is set to perform the largest corporate employee cull in history. The report comes from long-time Silicon Valley...

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Fuel alert app FillApp hits South Africa

January 29, 2015

According to application developer TouchFoundry its latest application dubbed “FillApp” is set to save consumers money when it comes to the recent...

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Are smart homes becoming easy prey for hackers?

January 29, 2015

While the increasing use of home automation technology to create your version of a ‘smart house’ may be all the trend and seem practical, Richard Keymer...

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Facebook denies social network hack

January 28, 2015

On 27 January 2015 social networking platforms Facebook, Instagram and Tinder suffered an hour long outage. The outage resulted in Facebook and Instagram users...