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IBM Launches “Big Green Linux” Initiative

August 7, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on IBM Launches “Big Green Linux” Initiative

LinuxWorld – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a Big Green Linux initiative to help its clients further integrate Linux into the enterprise as a way to reduce costs and energy consumption by building cooler data centers. The Big Green Linux initiative supports Project Big Green, a broad commitment that IBM announced in May to sharply [&hellip...

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NewMarket Technology, Inc. Pursues Wireless Broadband in Africa

August 7, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on NewMarket Technology, Inc. Pursues Wireless Broadband in Africa

DALLAS, TX–(Marketwire – August 7, 2007) – NewMarket Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: NMKT) today announced CEO Philip Verges will be participating in the “Connecting Rural Communities Africa Forum 2007” in Nairobi, Kenya, August 21-24,...

Telkom deal worth R 255-Million

August 7, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom deal worth R 255-Million

Telkom’s deal with FIFA, concluded earlier this afternoon at SAFA house in Johannesburg, is a value-in-kind sponsorship to the amount of R 255-Million (US 36-Mil). Telkom however says that it is important to highlight the value of the sponsorship rather...

Video: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on doing business in Africa

August 5, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Video: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on doing business in Africa

Negative images of Africa dominate the news: famine and disease, conflict and corruption. But Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former Finance Minister of Nigeria, says there’s a less-told story unfolding in many African nations: one of reform, economic growth...

Video: Stephen Lawler tours Microsoft Virtual Earth

August 5, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Video: Stephen Lawler tours Microsoft Virtual Earth

Microsoft’s Stephen Lawler gives a whirlwind tour of Virtual Earth, moving up, down and through its hyperreal cityscapes with dazzlingly fluidity, a remarkable feat that requires staggering amounts of data to bring into focus...

Google phone to launch next year

August 5, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Google phone to launch next year

LONDON: Popular search engine major Google is hoping to launch a mobile phone by early next year that will allows users to surf the internet on the move. According to The Telegraph , the company hopes that its “GPhone” will be as popular as the...

Kenya: Why Celtel is Coming to Nairobi

August 5, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Why Celtel is Coming to Nairobi

Celtel International is relocating its Africa office to Kenya due to the country’s stable economy. Celtel Kenya CEO, Mr David Murray, said Celtel picked Kenya because of her economic stability and great infrastructure. “The relocation is a...

MTN has officially taken over Scancom Ghana Limited

August 5, 2007 • Top StoriesComments (2)

It’s a wrap. The leading telecommunications network in the Africa and the Middle East, MTN, has officially taken over Scancom Ghana Limited, operators of Areeba Ghana. Areeba Ghana is now officially MTN Ghana. Whats new? Tariff segments: MTN has segmented...

South Africa: E- Learning takes off in township school

August 5, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: E- Learning takes off in township school

Mabopane – Learning and teaching at the Abel T Motshoane School in Mabopane, North of Pretoria has been transformed with the mobile e-learning infrastructure. The school is the first in the country to have this wireless network technology. Entering the...

Kenya’s cyber law being developed

August 5, 2007 • Top StoriesComments (3)

Kenya’s cyber law, when enacted, could be adopted as a model law for other countries within the East African Community (EAC) — Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi — which are yet to enact such kind of legislation to give regulatory direction for...

Kenya’s cyber law being developed

August 5, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya’s cyber law being developed

Kenya’s cyber law, when enacted, could be adopted as a model law for other countries within the East African Community (EAC) — Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi — which are yet to enact such kind of legislation to give regulatory direction for...

SA firms start pulling plug on Facebook

August 5, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on SA firms start pulling plug on Facebook

SOUTH African companies are beginning to follow their international counterparts in blocking workers‘ access to popular social networking site Facebook. They cite concerns over productivity – but some experts defend the site, saying it holds huge...

Microsoft’s HD Photo Technology Is Considered for Standardization by JPEG

August 2, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft’s HD Photo Technology Is Considered for Standardization by JPEG

Microsoft Corp. welcomed the decision, announced today by the Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG), to introduce a new work item for the standardization of Microsoft’s® HD Photo file format. Formal balloting of this work item is being submitted to the...

African mobile journalism project launches

August 2, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on African mobile journalism project launches

A project aimed at training, paying and providing advanced mobile phone equipment to African journalists will launch today in four separate countries. Voices of Africa will provide reporters in South Africa, Mozambique, Ghana, and Kenya with state-of-the-art...

Panda Software is now Panda Security

August 2, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Panda Software is now Panda Security

Panda Software is now Panda Security. This change of brand reflects many other major changes taking place in Panda, both technologically and in terms of organization. Panda has taken a step forward. Just as it is a pioneer in preventive technologies with...

LiquidNet Ltd and Netcom Consulting Inc Join Forces for a Mobile SMS Marketing Venture

August 2, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on LiquidNet Ltd and Netcom Consulting Inc Join Forces for a Mobile SMS Marketing Venture

The UK-based web hosting company LiquidNet Ltd. (www.liquidnetlimited.com) announces that it has teamed up with the Florida-based mobile solutions company Netcom Consulting, Inc. (www.netcomconsultinginc.com) to offer its webmasters the opportunity to enter...