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Mobile phones banned in Kenyan schools

July 24, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile phones banned in Kenyan schools

Kenya has banned use of cell phones in schools as one way to contain scholars’ rioting, which hit the country over the weekend...

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IBM Recognized for its Green Recycling

July 24, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on IBM Recognized for its Green Recycling

IBM Global Asset Recovery Services, the IT equipment renewal and recycling arm of IBM, was recognized by leading IT analyst firm IDC as one of the first recipients...

Rwanda genocide preserved online

July 22, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Rwanda genocide preserved online

The University of Texas has received a US$1.2 million grant from the Bridgeway Foundation to develop a library system to preserve records of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda...

Nigeria: Former AT & T man heads up NITEL

July 22, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (1)

An international telecommunications executive with over 20 year’s management experience with United States of America’s AT & T, Mr. Kevin Caruso,  has been named as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Telecommunications...

Sun Blade X6450 available through Workgroup

July 22, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Sun Blade X6450 available through Workgroup

The dedicated Sun division at Workgroup, Horizon, has announced the local availability of Sun’s new four-socket blade server for HPC and Enterprise Applications- the Sun Blade ...

South Africa: Vega students win Google challenge

July 21, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Vega students win Google challenge

The Vega team has won the South African leg of the Google Online Marketing Challenge, a global university competition...

Powermode expands footprint

July 21, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Powermode expands footprint

Powermode, a leader in the field of advanced power management systems, has expanded its footprint in South Africa with the opening of a Cape Town branch...

Four-fold increase WAN application delivery

July 21, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Four-fold increase WAN application delivery

Channel Data, a South African distributor partner of Juniper Networks, has released details of a new application platform aimed at providing distributed enterprises with a scalable approach...

When an industry giant stands up, the world takes notice

July 21, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on When an industry giant stands up, the world takes notice

Integr8 IT, South Africa’s largest privately owned national BEE ICT network integration and infrastructure management specialist, over the past almost 9 years, has established and grown a client-focused technical specialist consulting division to manage its...

South Africa: Neotel launches WIMAX offering

July 18, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Neotel launches WIMAX offering

Neotel has officially launched its enterprise wireless product offering, utilizing wireless last mile technologies to provision Neotel’s multiplay enterprise services to corporate customers...

Shuttleworth Foundation cancels Kusasa project

July 18, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Shuttleworth Foundation cancels Kusasa project

The Shuttleworth Foundation has decided to cancel the Kusasa project it was incubating. Practical considerations in implementing the objectives of the project have led the Foundation to conclude that Kusasa faced problems with the execution of its vision and...

Google enhances Adwords

July 18, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Google enhances Adwords

In an ongoing effort to provide advertisers with increased control and a simpler, unified interface, Google announced today an enhanced online campaign type that enables advertisers to manage both keyword-targeted ads and placement-targeted ads within one...

Customers Turn to Oracle to Address EPM and BI Needs

July 17, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (2)

In an effort to gain better insight, improve decision-making, and drive enhanced results, organisations across every industry and region are selecting Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence (BI) software...

UNISA uses Freedom Toaster to provide digital course material

July 17, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on UNISA uses Freedom Toaster to provide digital course material

One of the world’s largest distance learning institutions, the University of South Africa (UNISA) is now using Freedom Toasters to provide students with course-related resources...

Microsoft Voices Concerns about Google-Yahoo Deal

July 17, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (1)

Brad Smith, Microsoft Corp. senior vice president and general counsel, testified on the Google-Yahoo! deal and the future of Internet advertising before the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Antitrust and the House Judiciary Committee Antitrust Task...

iPhone App Store Downloads Top 10 Million

July 17, 2008 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on iPhone App Store Downloads Top 10 Million

Apple has announced that iPhone™ and iPod® touch users have already downloaded more than 10 million applications from its groundbreaking new App Store since its launch late last week...