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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 TruPreventTM, it is now tackling the new malware situation with a new security [&hellip...

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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...

Stonewall+ teams up with bidorbuy to launch online viral video competition

August 2, 2007 • Top StoriesComments (1)

Digital marketing agency Stonewall+ recently launched an innovative viral video campaign for South Africa’s largest online marketplace – bidorbuy. The campaign, “Crazy For Cash” allows web users to enter an online competition on...

Southern Africa: SADC Science, Technology Ministers Meet in Pretoria

August 2, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Southern Africa: SADC Science, Technology Ministers Meet in Pretoria

The Angolan minister of Science and Technology, João Baptista Ngandajina, will represent the country at the meeting of SADC’s Ministers of Science and Technology, which will take place in Pretoria, South Africa, from 30 July to 02 August, Angop has...

Globacom, Interswitch others listed among Top 50 Technology companies in West Africa

August 2, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Globacom, Interswitch others listed among Top 50 Technology companies in West Africa

Globacom, Interswitch, Progenics, Linkserve and MTN Nigeria are among 50 technology companies listed in West Africa’s top 50 technology service providers. Also on the list are notable players such as Nokia, HP, Cisco, Systemspecs, 21st Century Limited,...

Stafford Masie to head up Google SA

August 2, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Stafford Masie to head up Google SA

Google is opening an office in South Africa to be managed by Stafford Masie, who has headed the local operation of the US computer group Novell for the past four years. The US search-engine giant said yesterday: “Google wants to help ensure that South...

23 Nigerian banks implement Stratus continuous availability

August 2, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on 23 Nigerian banks implement Stratus continuous availability

Stratus and InterSwitch claim 92% of the banking market in Nigeria, and aim for rest of Africa. Johannesburg – 01st August 2007 – Stratus Technologies, worldwide provider of continuous availability solutions, has announced that its West African...

Microsoft backs Digital Pipeline to Africa

July 26, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft backs Digital Pipeline to Africa

Companies looking to dispose of old PCs in an environmentally friendly but secure way can make use of a new charity backed by Microsoft which sends refurbished computers to the developing world. Digital Pipeline, launched on Wednesday, began life in 2004 and...

Nigeria to Send Astronaut to Space, 2015

July 26, 2007 • Top StoriesComments (1)

Director General of National Space Research Development Agency (NASRDA) Professor Robert Borrofice has said Nigeria will send it first astronaut to space by the year 2015 and launch an indigenous satellite from the country without foreign assistance by 2018....

Microsoft Should Welcome Piracy in India and China

July 26, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft Should Welcome Piracy in India and China

By prosecuting copyright infringers in Asia, it drives consumers into the Linux camp. Better to ease up and build market share — for now. On July 25, in a rare collaboration between U.S. and Chinese law enforcement, the FBI and China’s Public...

Microsoft and Digg Team Up in Advertising Syndication Agreement

July 26, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft and Digg Team Up in Advertising Syndication Agreement

Digg Inc. and Microsoft Corp. today announced an agreement in which the two companies will collaborate to bring relevant advertising to the more than 17 million unique monthly visitors to Digg, an innovative Web site that harnesses the collective wisdom of...

South Africa: Court Date for Sex Blog Suspect

July 26, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Court Date for Sex Blog Suspect

After a brief appearance in the Kroonstad Magistrate’s Court yesterday, Juan Duval-Uys, who is alleged to be behind the sex blogs slandering several high-profile South African men, will appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Monday. He is...

Kenya: Technology Creating Revolution in Public Service Delivery

July 26, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Technology Creating Revolution in Public Service Delivery

For a long time, anyone seeking services from a government office was sure to meet frustrations. If lost records did not make it impossible to transact some business, long processes and lax staff did. Few services were available outside Nairobi and people...

Connect Africa Summit to be held in Kigali, 29-30 October

July 26, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Connect Africa Summit to be held in Kigali, 29-30 October

The Connect Africa Summit, to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, on 29 and 30 October, will seek to promote partnerships and the roll-out of ICT infrastructure, including broadband, as a precondition for ICT access and services in Africa. Connect Africa aims to...

LG launches YouTube-enabled mobile phone

July 23, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on LG launches YouTube-enabled mobile phone

Electronics manufacturer LG has launched a new range of Internet- enabled mobile phones in the Kenyan market targeting the technology savvy consumers to grow its market. With the new range of phones, users will be able to upload their digital images to social...

Africa waits to get online

July 23, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Africa waits to get online

On a muggy day in Kigali in 2003, some of the highest-ranking officials in the Rwandan government, including President Paul Kagame, flanked an American businessman, Greg Wyler, as he boldly described how he could help turn their small country into a hub of...