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Tiens Lange, Director Unified Communications and Collaboration at Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa.

Office workers prefer mobile over desk phones

May 22, 2017

In a recent report by Westcon-Comstor vendor partner, Avaya, workers are calling time out on “dumb phones” urging employers to allow them to make use of...


Global rollout brings benefits to vendor partners, solution providers.

Westcon-Comstor Completes Business Process Improvement Programme to Sharpen Customer Focus

May 18, 2017

Westcon-Comstor, the leading value-added global distributor of security, unified communications, network infrastructure and data centre solutions, has...


Last night in Berlin, Daniela Rudner, Senior Technical Advisor, GIZ; Dirk Beils, MD, MACH4 Germany and Dr Shabir Banoo, Chief Technical Specialist for Pharmaceutical Programmes, Right to Care with the Global Health Award.

SA’s medicine dispensing ATM wins prestigious German Award

May 19, 2017

A healthcare innovation, which was the result of the cumulative efforts of German and South African innovators, walked away as the big winners at last nights...

Financial Services


Nigerians fork out N138 billion to 10 banks

May 22, 2017

According to a report by the Vanguard, Nigerian bank customers paid N138 billion ($437 million) in electronic payment charges to the top 10 banks in the...



Peter McKay, co-CEO and President at Veeam.

VeeamON 2017: New initiatives unveiled

May 17, 2017

At the Partner Day opening keynote address of VeeamON2017, which is currently taking place in New Orleans from 16-18 May, Veeam unveiled several...

Gadgets and Gaming

The new Dell Inspiron 3567

Feature packed Dell Inspiron3567 Now From Drive Control

May 22, 2017

The new Dell Inspiron 3567, available from official distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC), is Dell’s first 3000 series laptop to feature Intel’s...

  • VPN Vs Proxy

    Is It Still Possible to Protect One’s Online Privacy?

    May 24, 2017 • Big Data, Lists, Security

    Data has become the most valuable commodity in the world, the same way as oil was a century ago, and concerns are similar: most of the world’s data is in the hands of a few giants, namely Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple. As their reach keeps expanding and profits keep rising (their collective profit [&hellip...

  • The KPMG app calculates learnership tax allowances and generates tax schedules at the press of a button.

    Parenting? There’s an App for that

    May 19, 2017 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    The fact that 80% of cellphone users keep their mobile devices within arm’s reach, coupled with growing acceptance of pre-teen mobile use, means parenting in the age of always-on connectivity has taken on a decidedly digital edge. This is according to South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) which believes that the solution, and the challenge [&hellip...

  • How to protect yourself against a ransomware attack.

    9 ways to protect yourself against ransomware attacks

    May 17, 2017 • Lists, Security, Top Stories

    The first and most important thing is making it harder for attacks to take place. While it’s necessary to take preventative steps, it’s also important to come to terms with the fact that nothing will ever be 100% effective. That being said, the right cyber security measures and controls should eliminate at least 80 – [&hellip...

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    6 Myths about ransomware busted

    May 16, 2017 • Lists, Security, Top Stories

    The first step to creating an effective cyber security strategy is arming yourself with knowledge. It is for this simple reason that we have decided to tackle the myths around ransomware, giving you the hard facts for your own protection. Myth #1: Ransomware only targets big companies, which means that small/medium businesses don’t have to worry [&hellip...

  • How to keep yourself safe while using public Wi-Fi.

    5 ways to keep yourself safe when using public Wi-Fi

    May 11, 2017 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Security

    Free Wi-Fi at cafes, airports, restaurants and city streets is used by almost everyone who’s traveling – but how many people take an extra step to make sure their browsing is not only convenient, but also safe? According to a study by, 79% of respondents still don’t use a VPN when they go on [&hellip...

  • The idea is that instead of carrying multiple devices that must be independently managed.

    8 Android Apps To Help Your Small Business

    May 10, 2017 • General, Lists, Software, Top Stories

    Starting a small business can be a challenging and difficult path that not many people can walk. Okay, lets say starting a small businesses is like walking on a narrow path, in the dark, in the middle of a forest, and not many people come out on the other side. Those who do manage to [&hellip...


We need to drive a youth-centred information society, says Nokia.

Nokia strives to empower African youth

May 23, 2017

  While technology is the foundation of innovation, technology alone is not enough. For technology to fulfill its true potential, citizens, and more...


From left to right: Aveshan Govender (Director Engineering), Martin Vogdt (Chief Product Officer), Andrew Watkins-Ball (CEO) and Steve Etherton (COO).

JUMO Selected for Google Launchpad Accelerator

May 24, 2017

JUMO announced today that they were accepted into Class 4 of the Google  Launchpad Accelerator. The Launchpad Accelerator targets growth-stage companies and...

Internet of Things


Mark Harris, marketing director at XON.

Guard your digital ID or face getting fired

May 25, 2017

Safeguarding our digital identities will become a crucial task in our near futures as the digital and cyber worlds increasingly merge. Passwords and two-factor...


Africa's 7 Highest Internet Penetrated Countries.

Africa Day Celebrated on Twitter

May 25, 2017

Thursday the 25th of May marks the continent wide day of celebration known as Africa Day.  Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the...

Retail Industry


We need to drive a youth-centred information society, says Nokia.

Nokia strives to empower African youth

May 23, 2017

  While technology is the foundation of innovation, technology alone is not enough. For technology to fulfill its true potential, citizens, and more...

Mining and Energy

Namibia's Gopay is  built in collaboration with WIZZIT International.

Namibian bank rolls out first mobile fuel payments

April 11, 2017

Financial Service Provider, Bank Windhoek, has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia. GoPay, built in...