Posts Tagged ‘feature’

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    In Pictures: Mobile World Congress 2014

    February 26, 2014 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    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...

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    Who is Microsoft’s Satya Nadella?

    February 5, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off

    Announcing his departure as CEO of Microsoft about a year ago, Steven Ballmer finally stepped aside on Tuesday. In his place, the company announced that, after a long and much-speculated candidate list, Satya Nadella would be taking over the helm of one of...

  • There is definitely a shady side to the Deep Web – which is where it gets its bad reputation from (image: Shutterstock)

    Deep web: what search engines do not see

    January 27, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off

    Ask any tech-savvy internet traveller, and they will probably tell you that they know the internet pretty well. With the help of powerful search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing, locating relevant and meaningful information has become a lot easier....

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    Samsung Galaxy S5 – what do we know?

    January 15, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    There is no doubt that Samsung’s new flagship smartphone for 2014, the Galaxy S5, will be one of the most anticipated releases in the first half of the year. While details are very sketchy about the device, we’ve received an array of  rumours,...

  • Joe Stinziano, executive vice president of Samsung Electronics of America (image: Samsung)

    UHD televisions – what’s all the hype about?

    January 14, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off

    As technology steamrolls its way into the homes of eager users and early adopters, there is no doubt that 2014 will be the year of UHD (Ultra High Definition)televisions. A number of these televisions were unveiled at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show,...

  • Rudy Gopaul, Britehouse’s Chief Technology Officer (image: Britehouse)

    Britehouse innovates with military precision

    November 29, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    How does a company innovate and expand their offerings if they are constantly on the driving edge of technology? That was exactly the issue that solutions provider Britehouse faced. Britehouse delivers SAP, Microsoft, Mobile and Social Business Process...

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    Does Africa need to produce its own smartphones?

    October 18, 2013 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off

    Smartphone manufacturing is one of the most competitive consumer segments.  In the last decade, innovation has upped levels of functionality and complexity in mobile devices and, with that, comes a hefty price. A number of smartphone manufacturers produce...

  • Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates (image: Wikimedia)

    Microsoft: Is it time for Bill Gates to go?

    October 2, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    It has come to light that three of the top 20 investors in technology giant Microsoft are actively trying to persuade the company’s Board of Directors to get co-founder and chairman Bill Gates to step down from his position. Gates co-founded the company...

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    Instagram Video and Vine: what’s the difference?

    June 21, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    Social networking giant Facebook announced yesterday that the photo sharing and manipulating app Instagram would be adding video sharing functionality – which can then be shared to Facebook. Facebook acquired Instagram in a highly-publicized $1-billion...

  • Video: Why science parks are important for Africa

    May 29, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    During IT News Africa’s Tech Demo Africa 2013 showcase, which took place on 21 May, Online Editor Chris Tredger spoke to McLean Sibanda, Chief Executive Officer of The Innovation Hub, about his appointment as the President of the International...

  • Oscar Pistorius – The tweet that shook the world

    February 19, 2013 • FeaturesComments (8)

    In the early hours of 14 February 2013, South Africans were rudely awakened by the buzz of non-stop online chatter.  It was around the same time when most people were making their way to work, or pouring their first cup of coffee. The news had just broken...

  • In Pictures: Microsoft’s Windows 8 launch in Johannesburg

    October 26, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off

    Microsoft South Africa launched the company’s latest operating system, Windows 8, at a lavish African-themed event last night at Shine Studios in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Microsoft focused on user experience and left it to celebrities to recount their...