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Kenya: Mobile Matrix unveils PesaCalc App

December 18, 2014

Mobile Matrix, a Kenyan app developer, has revealed its latest app – PesaCalc. According to the developer, PesaCalc is a free Android app that assists...

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Big Data

Big Data: Where do you start?

December 8, 2014

Big Data is currently a buzz word in the industry with many organisations pondering its value, virtues and implementing strategies to harness the benefits....

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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 ...

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    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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    Top 20 Gadgets to check out this Christmas

    December 4, 2014 • Lists, Top Stories

    Christmas is upon us once again. While the festive season is a great time to spend with family and friends it can be a bit of a stressful time when it comes to purchasing the perfect gift. Throughout 2014, IT News Africa has reviewed as well as tested out a host of mobile devices, gadgets, ...

  • Top 5 2015 Cyber Security Threat Predictions

    Top 5 2015 Cyber Security Threat Predictions

    December 4, 2014 • Lists, Security, Top Stories

    As 2015 approaches Fortinet and its threat research division FortiGuard Labs, have taken a look ahead to determine the most significant cyber security threats of the upcoming New Year – both from the perspective of a Black Hat hacker, as well as a Threat Intelligence solutions vendor. As the number of devices connected to the ...

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LittleBigPlanet 3 Review

Review: LittleBigPlanet 3

December 11, 2014 •

Back in 2008, developer Media Molecule made its mark on the gaming world with LittleBigPlanet. In 2011, the developer did the same with LittleBigPlanet 2. Fast...

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Tanzania: Huawei launches Ascend Mate 7

December 15, 2014

Huawei has launched its Ascend Mate7 in the Tanzanian market. According to Peter Zhang, Huawei Country Manager: “The recommended retail price of the...

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IT News Africa: Top 20 Stories of 2014

December 11, 2014

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...

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Microsoft to support start-ups in Nigeria

December 12, 2014

Microsoft and 88mph have revealed the expansion of the Microsoft Ventures program into Nigeria. As part of the 4Afrika Initiative, the collaboration,...

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Security

Fortinet

What are the keys to effective information security?

December 17, 2014

Rapidly evolving cyber threats and attack modes mean that every organisation should assume it has already been breached. The question now is – what to do...

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Kaymu unveils new mobile app for Kenya

December 18, 2014

Kaymu has further expanded its mobile marketing initiative with the launch of its latest mobile app for Kenya. According to the company its latest mobile...