In Pictures: Destiny Beta Event

July 21, 2014 • Features, Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Over the course of the weekend avid gamers grouped at Internet Solutions, located in Johannesburg South Africa, in order to test of the Beta build of Bungie’s upcoming title, Destiny. The event was hosted by Megarom Interactive, official distributor of Destiny in South Africa. The event kicked off with formalities being addressed by Devon Stanton, ...

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IT News Africa: top stories of the week

July 18, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Another week in the world of technology has flown by once again. This week we saw Microsoft place 18000 jobs on the chopping block. Business Connexion also graced the headlines as the company has selected a suitable candidate to take over the reins as CEO....

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IT News Africa: top stories of the week

July 11, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Yet another week has flown by in the world of tech; however, it has been an extremely busy one. In this week’s top stories we see Telkom rejecting allegations that race will result in retrenchments. FNB also graced the headlines this week as the...

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IT News Africa: top stories of the week

July 4, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Welcome to the IT News Africa weekly news wrap up. We have gathered all the top stories of the week and placed them into one convenient article for your viewing pleasure. This week has been a rather interesting week, especially when it comes to companies...

Stefan Tanase, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy rich

April 23, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Security Analysis Summit held in Budapest, Hungary, the Enterprise and Online security experts focussed on cyber-criminals and where their riches come from – often at very low risk to the perpetrators. Stefan Tanase, Senior...


In Pictures: This is what makes Africa’s internet possible

April 3, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

The vessel Léon Thévenin does an amazing job. Currently docked in Cape Town, South Africa, the ship is the main reason undersea fibre optic cables such as Seacom, EASSY and others keep operating – well, partly. At 107.8 m in length and 17.8 m in breadth,...

PC sales see strong decline. (image credit: computer aid international)

Enough Spying- Time for Internet Bill of Rights

March 26, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Widely regarded as the creator of the World Wide Web, online pioneer Tim Berners-Lee recently called for the creation of an Internet Magna Carta. The call has been spurred on by Edward Snowden’s recent NSA leaks. According to the latest revelations, the...


Flight 370: What exactly is a Black Box?

March 24, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

The search for Malaysia’s missing Flight 370 is entering its third week, and as the hunt expands to a much wider area than first covered, investigators and rescue teams are hoping to make a breakthrough – by finding the cockpit voice recorder and the...


In Pictures: Mobile World Congress 2014

February 26, 2014 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

With all the major mobile manufacturers including Samsung, Nokia and LG in attendance, the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is in full swing. But MWC 2014 is not just about mobile manufacturers, the event attracts virtually every major company...

Liberia is making headway in the progress and development of its ICT sector. (Image source: Jiri Flogel/

Country focus: Tech taking Liberia into a new era

February 18, 2014 • Features, West AfricaComments (0)

  The West African country of Liberia has received a great deal of coverage in the news of late. Specifically, there have been detailed reports in regional media about financial irregularities within the Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) and the...