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Nigeria: Microsoft’s Faculty Connection to Empower Students

January 18, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: Microsoft’s Faculty Connection to Empower Students

Teaching of science and computer technology in the nation’s higher education space is set to be simplified and revolutionised with the introduction of an innovative new academic resource by Microsoft called Faculty Connection...

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South Africa: Govt creates funding agency for innovators

January 18, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (3)

As part of its strategy to turn the ideas of locals into money-making projects, government is planning to create a public funding agency for the nation’s innovators...

Apple Introduces MacBook Air—The World’s Thinnest Notebook

January 16, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Apple Introduces MacBook Air—The World’s Thinnest Notebook

Apple® today unveiled MacBook® Air, the world’s thinnest notebook. MacBook Air measures an unprecedented 0.16-inches at its thinnest point, while its maximum height of 0.76-inches is less than the thinnest point on competing notebooks. MacBook Air has a...

McAfee Data Loss Prevention solution now available

January 16, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on McAfee Data Loss Prevention solution now available

Local McAfee distributor, Workgroup, has announced the availability of McAfee’s Data Loss Prevention Host 2.0. The new version includes comprehensive device management and integration with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO)...

Kenya: Nairobi to Host Banking Technology Conference

January 16, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Nairobi to Host Banking Technology Conference

Over 50 expert speakers, 10 sponsoring companies, 40 exhibiting companies, five Masterclasses, an intensive three-day conference and a full-day course in innovative banking will all add up to an event that is going to have a major impact on Africa’s...

Pros and cons of online selling

January 14, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Pros and cons of online selling

SELLING online can put some handy cash in your pocket, but there are some important tips for potential sellers hoping to make a long-term profit. Managing director of web-based auction and sale site OzFreeOnline, Nick Smith, said many people had been so...

Apple Introduces New Mac Pro

January 9, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Apple Introduces New Mac Pro

Apple® today introduced the new Mac® Pro with eight processor cores and a new system architecture that delivers up to twice the performance of its predecessor*. The new Mac Pro combines two of Intel’s new 45 nanometer Quad-Core Xeon processors running up...

VOA Debuts African Music Blog

January 9, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on VOA Debuts African Music Blog

The Voice of America (VOA) has launched African Music Treasures, its first weblog (“blog”) designed especially for African music fans around the world. Matthew Lavoie, host of VOA’s popular Music Time in Africa music show, will moderate the...

South Africa: Cape to ‘Upgrade’ Speed-Trapping Cameras

January 9, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Cape to ‘Upgrade’ Speed-Trapping Cameras

Cape Town plans to use more mobile speed-trap cameras in addition to the stationary ones, but the council’s policy to trap for safety reasons, not to make money, remains unchanged...

CES 2008- Fashion Meets Technology: Welcome to the Future of PCs

January 8, 2008 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on CES 2008- Fashion Meets Technology: Welcome to the Future of PCs

These days, you see as many laptops in coffee shops as you do boardrooms. As such, consumers are more and more looking to make a fashion statement with their PCs, and Microsoft is spotlighting the trend this week during the 2008 International Consumer...

Ten digital marketing trends to watch in 2008

January 8, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (1)

The start of a new year always suggests boundless possibilities and a wealth of opportunities. Here are ten things worth taking into consideration as you plan your digital marketing for the calendar year ahead – some are trends, some are observations, some...

Intel highlights key technology trends for 2008

January 8, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Intel highlights key technology trends for 2008

As our everyday lives become increasingly more mobile thanks to the development, adoption and widespread implementation of WiMax technology, Intel names the year 2008 as hallmark year for mobile computing and internet accessibility...

Cape Verde: Microsoft signs strategic partnership with government

January 8, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Cape Verde: Microsoft signs strategic partnership with government

US company Microsoft Saturday in Praia set up a partnership with the government of Cape Verde for the creation of innovation center for electronic governance. The center, focused on improving the research and development capacities of New Information and...

Yahoo Enters Nigeria

January 7, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Yahoo Enters Nigeria

Yahoo Incorporated, one of the world’s leading internet service providers, has appointed Seed Media Limited, a Nigerian based, new media and marketing company as its exclusive media sales representative in Sub-Saharan Africa...

The Six Worst Internet Scams

January 7, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on The Six Worst Internet Scams

Trojan Horse scam A Trojan Horse program, like the legendary wooden creature after whom it is named, offers you some apparent benefit (such as a pretty screen saver), encouraging you to install it and run it...

Intel Quits the One Laptop Per Child Project

January 7, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Intel Quits the One Laptop Per Child Project

Six months after Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop per Child Project and Intel decided to ‘go it together’, the latter has announced leaving the project and resigning from the OLPC Board...