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Top Google Searches of 2014 in Africa

December 17, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

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 2015 ICT Predictions

IDC reveals Top 10 ICT Predictions for 2015

December 15, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

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...

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IT News Africa: Top 20 Stories of 2014

December 11, 2014 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

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...

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Top 25 Games of 2014

December 8, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

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...

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Top 20 Gadgets to check out this Christmas

December 4, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

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...

Top 5 2015 Cyber Security Threat Predictions

Top 5 2015 Cyber Security Threat Predictions

December 4, 2014 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

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...

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7 tips for selling to the CIO

November 10, 2014 • Events, ListsComments (0)

Let’s face it, selling to the modern day CIO is not an easy task. These industry executives essentially live busy lives. They are busy 24/7, and are bombarded with technical sales calls day in and day day out; however, there are ways and means to...

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Top 5 apps to ease exam stress across Africa

October 27, 2014 • ListsComments (0)

Various students from a multitude educational institutions, across the continent, will preparing to hit the books, internet and other forms of educational resources in order to gain knowledge as well as prepare for their upcoming exams. As exam time is...

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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 AfricaComments (0)

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...

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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 AfricaComments (0)

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...

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Top 4 applications solving real problems in Africa

September 26, 2014 • Lists, West AfricaComments (0)

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...

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Infographic: 10 clever ways to reuse old PC cables

September 25, 2014 • ListsComments (0)

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...

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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015

September 10, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

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...

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7 ways to protect yourself from cloud service leaks

September 9, 2014 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

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...

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10 Must have Gadgets & Gear when travelling in Africa

August 15, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

Africa has a variety of beautiful go to destinations to visit. These include the beautiful Masai Mara in Kenya, which is home to some of Africa’s most popular wildlife. There is also nothing like viewing the spectacle that is Victoria Falls located near...

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10 vicious viruses that will ruin your company

August 8, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

With Enterprise Mobility becoming a major trend, there are security precautions that need to be taken. One of the biggest precautions would be to protect your business against vicious viruses that could not only cripple your business, but potentially ruin it...