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Telkom unveils SmartInternet Unlimited in SA

October 24, 2014

Telkom recently launched SmartInternet Unlimited. According to Telkom, the bundle is aimed at business users seeking unlimited mobile data. Telkom also...

Cloud Computing

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Is Innovation in the Clouds?

October 23, 2014

Cloud computing and more increasingly cloud services have put us on the cusp of a massive shift in how we work, communicate, and solve the big problems which...

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    10 African tech start-ups to look out for

    October 20, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    Africa is bursting with potential, especially when it comes to the tech start-up scene. A great number of companies have entered the African tech scene recently; however, 10 of these start-ups have shined, much like the glorious African sun, in the eyes of IT News Africa. While some of these start-ups are only just starting ...

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    Top 10 benefits of the $50 smartphone in Africa

    October 10, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    Tech4Africa is still underway at the SciBono Discovery Center, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg. IT News Africa caught up with Gareth Knight, creator of Tech4Africa, in order to discuss the top 10 benefits of the extremely sought after USD $50 smartphone. According to Knight, When the $50 smartphone hits there will be a massive boom in ...

  • Demo-Africa

    Top 4 applications solving real problems in Africa

    September 26, 2014 • Lists, West Africa

    Fourty young startups from across the continent took centre stage at DEMO Africa in Nigeria on the 24th September 2014. Each startup pitched their innovations to investors in hope of securing financial and technical support from some of the world’s largest tech companies. This kind of innovation injection can be a platform for taking their ...

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    Infographic: 10 clever ways to reuse old PC cables

    September 25, 2014 • Lists

    Local online retailer, Gumtree, has released a rather handy infographic. The infographic not only showcases 10 clever ways to reuse old computer cables, but it also showcases 5 of the most useful electronic items for those on the go. Whether you live in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, or South Africa be sure to take advantage of ...

  • Gartner

    Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015

    September 10, 2014 • Lists, Top Stories

    The 2014 Gartner Symposium, which is being held at CTICC in Cape Town, has presented a variety of different topics throughout the day. However, one of the highlights of the event covered the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015. David Cearley, Vice President and Gartner Fellow highlighted the top ten technology trends that will ...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    7 ways to protect yourself from cloud service leaks

    September 9, 2014 • Lists, Security, Top Stories

    An internet-wide newsbreak regarding anonymous hackers who obtained explicit photos of various Hollywood celebrities, including many A-listers like Jennifer Lawrence, and then publicised this material on the Internet, made the headlines recently. According to Kaspersky these leaks are not new; however, this particular incident was on a massive scale. From the very beginning there was ...

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Review: Bayonetta 2 – Wii U

October 21, 2014 •

There are not many action games out there that tend to set the bar extremely high. Most titles these days tend to be carbon copies of one or another title....

Gadgets and Gaming

The PS4 has cumulatively sold through more than 7-million units globally (image: Sony)

PS4: Major 2.0 update incoming

October 24, 2014

Sony PlayStation is setting up to roll out a rather major update to PlayStation 4 consoles across the globe. According to PlayStation, the update will offer up...

Features

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Researchers looking to Nigeria for tech to suppress Ebola

October 20, 2014

According to reports, following new cases of the Ebola virus in Spain, researchers are looking to Nigeria’s utilisation of 21st Century technology to...

Startups

According to Tigo, the installation is set to enhance customer experience and reduce the inconvenience of customers having to memorise the various short codes for different products and services.

Rwanda: Think Incubator invests in 4 new start-ups

October 15, 2014

Rwandan technology incubator Think, in association with Tigo and Millicom, has unveiled its first round of companies selected for support. According to Think,...

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ESET reveals Smart Security 8 and NOD32 Antivirus 8

October 22, 2014

ESET Southern Africa revealed the latest versions of its security software products: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 8 and ESET Smart Security 8. According to ESET,...

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Interview: “Marketers often revert to their comfort zones” – Prof Geoff Bick

October 24, 2014

From 28 to 29 October 2014, marketing executives can take advantage of the Measuring the ROI of corporate online campaigns seminar, organised by IT News Africa...