Christmas is only two months away and for a billion-dollar industry such as videogames, that's great news. Although we have seen some really excellent games being released throughout the year, publishers generally save the best for last. We have compiled a list of ten games that should definitely be in...
ITNewsAfrica is profiling Africa's Top 10 Telecom Leaders, based on their executive achievements and their companies' business performance. Africa's ICT business leaders have made great strides in building successful African Telecommunications companies and innovation has played a crucial part in their success. Here’s our list of top 10 African Telecom...
Mark White, US Consulting Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Deloitte, who is in South Africa for the first time, presented key findings on the ‘Technology Trends of 2011 - The natural convergence of business and IT”, to Senior ICT Executives at a function held at the Deloitte corporate offices...
Information Technology is an integral part of today’s business environment, and with a lot of change happening at a very rapid pace, it’s often difficult and expensive for IT departments to stay ahead. Technology websites Ars Technica recently asked a number of IT experts to list the changes IT...
Africa has been seen in recent years as an excellent investment destination for telecommunications infrastructure, with many countries receiving billions of dollars in funding in order to upgrade GSM networks, installing 3G and fibre optic rollouts. According to a report released by Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic, it’s to no surprise...
Apple’s iPad 2 has become one of the best-selling tablet devices around the world, but they aren’t exactly cheap. To get the most bang for your iPad 2 buck, a whole host of accessories have been made available, and while some enhance the tablet’s functionality, others protect it from...
In the spirit of celebrating African excellence, ITNewsAfrica has decided to profile 10 African women who have been pivotal in the development of Technology on the continent. The technology sector in Africa is dominated by men, but the women on this list have shown that given the opportunity they can...
The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has released the figures of their latest findings into piracy across the globe, and some statistics are shocking. The global piracy rate dropped by 1 point from 2009 to 42%, meaning that 42% of the all the software in the world is pirated. Half of...
Since the unbanning of voice over internet protocol (VOIP) in 2004 (Viva la Revolución!), it has grown from geeky pursuit to mainstream sensation; dodgy calls to carrier-class service. Recently, cheap, copious bandwidth further boosted VOIP, including cloud and hosted PBX solutions. But not all VOIP providers are equal, and sometimes...
There are ten core principles that differentiate good entrepreneurs from great ones, says Sandra Swanepoel, a Director of Softline VIP Payroll. “It is important to nurture an entrepreneural spirit within an organisation and to empower the business to operate as if each individual works for themselves,” says Swanepoel. Swanepoel’s top ten...
Since the release of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 in late 2010, the smartphone has managed to rank as one of the best BlackBerry devices ever. Although it looks similar to other phones, the combination of a sliding keyboard and bigger 3.2 inch 480x360 touch screen has made it hugely...
After analysing vast numbers of IT threats during the second quarter of 2011, Kaspersky Lab’s experts identified a number of important trends. Navigating the web remains the riskiest activity on the Internet with malicious URLs that serve exploit kits, bots, ransomware Trojans, etc. being the most frequently detected objects (65.44%)...
In honour of women’s day in South Africa, ITNewsAfrica is profiling 10 leading women who have made significant contributions to Africa’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector and occupy high profile positions in this fast paced, and sometimes cut throat industry. The ICT industry provides endless opportunities for Africans to advance...
The iPad 2 has been on the market now for a substantial amount of time, and while there are rumours of a third version to be released later this year, an increasing amount of users are utilizing the device more frequently - for personal and professional use. But as with...
The "State of the Mobile Web Report" by web browser company Opera Software puts a spotlight on the African region. Here are the top trends in Africa for mobile handsets and usage of the Opera Mini mobile web browser, which is used by 72% of all mobile web users...
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