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TomTom brings navigation technology to Acer smartphones

November 21, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

TomTom has revealed a multi-year deal with Acer to bring its world-class navigation technology to new Acer smartphones. “AcerNAV” is a turn-by-turn navigation application powered by TomTom’s navigation engine, NavKit. The new app enables users to navigate anywhere in the world, without extra roaming charges, and the ability to download any TomTom map...

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CIOs cannot extract value from data with current IT infrastructure

November 19, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) today announced the results of its inaugural Information Innovation Index which interviewed a sample of South African CIOs. The results highlight that nearly half (48 per cent) of surveyed South African organisations are...

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MicroStrategy Analytics Platform set to visualise data discovery

November 18, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

The MicroStrategy Analytics Platform combines the productivity of self-service visual data discovery with the security, scalability, and governance features of enterprise business intelligence. Delivered natively through the web, tablets and smartphones,...

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MTN cuts Sky contract pricing

November 18, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN South Africa has slashed the pricing on its MTN Sky contracts, giving customers more value for money as they connect with family and friends. The promotion is available to all new customers as well as those upgrading or migrating to MTN Sky and will run...

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BCX sees revenue increase despite tough economic conditions

November 18, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Business Connexion has released its annual results for the year ended 31 August 2014. The highly disruptive labour environment, which prevailed in the past year in South Africa, impacted a number of key sectors where the Group operates, namely retail, mining...

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MTN recognised at Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards

November 17, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN South Africa has been named the winner of the Best Service in Telecommunications sector and the Best Call Centre in the country across all industries in the 2014/15 Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards. “We are very proud of this achievement as the...

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Bebuzee – Potentially Social Media, Takeover Contenders

November 17, 2014 • Company News, OnlineComments (0)

According to Bebuzee, it is the up and coming sensation of the social media world. They supposedly have enough firepower to sustain and maintain what could potentially be one of the greatest thing the internet has ever seen. Breaking down the above, they are...

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SACF inks partnership with Raizcorp to fuel ICT in SA

November 13, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

The South African Communications Forum (SACF) has recently formed a partnership with Raizcorp. The partnership is intended to advance business skills development among Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the South African ICT industry. Under this...

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Bebuzee: Social Media World Threat?

November 13, 2014 • Company News, OnlineComments (0)

According to Bebuzee, they call them the Mario and Luigi of the Social Media world… Any guesses why? Bebuzee are the future, the revolution, a threat and everything of our future generation. They will be picking up coins faster than Facebook’s like page....

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MTN Group unveils “United Against Ebola” initiative

November 13, 2014 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

MTN Group has invited over 219 million customers across Africa and the Middle East to join hands with the company in a 3-month campaign, starting 1 December, to raise funds for a “United Against Ebola” initiative. In response an appeal from the African...

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2014 AfricaCom award winners revealed

November 13, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

AfricaCom is still running strong at the CTICC Convention Centre, which is located in Cape Town – South Africa. The winners of the digital industry’s most anticipated Awards were announced during a prestigious awards ceremony. The 2014 AfricaCom...

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HDS: The POPI Act could kick start data optimisation

November 12, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Speaking at the Hitachi Information Forum in Johannesburg last week, HDS experts outlined the changing data storage and management environment, noting that big data and new legislation were forcing a fresh look at data storage and management. Today,...

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MTN calls for collaboration between operators & OTT players

November 11, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

A balanced co-operation between mobile network operators and Over the Top (OTT) players is required to develop a win-win ecosystem as operators cannot be in complete control of the internet ecosystem while a broadband pipe that lacks appealing content and...

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Bytes acquires Inter-Active Technologies

November 10, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Altron TMT has announced the acquisition of Inter-Active Technologies, by its wholly-owned subsidiary Bytes People Solutions (part of Bytes Technology Group). The agreement has been signed, and is subject to regulatory approval by the Competition Commission....

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Bebuzee, The Social Network Everyone is Talking About?

November 10, 2014 • Company News, OnlineComments (0)

According to Bebuzee, over the last few months, Social Media users have most certainly picked up the buzz going around Social Networks. With the likes of Ello, the Site that claims or at least it seems to be the Anti-Facebook Network, it has sparked opinions...

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MTN to use network & tech to break land speed record

November 7, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN once again commenced a series of test runs of its state-of-the-art network built for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car (BSC) Bloodhound commenced the tests project on the Hakskeenpan desert in the Northern Cape today enabled by the MTN state of the art...