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The Hidden Threats due to Growth of IoT

It is no mystery why the internet of things (IoT) is growing as readily as it is. Internet-integration with our practical and offline lives further facilitates our increasingly-electronic states of being. While you may think that a universal controller...

Top 10 African Domain Name Systems Ranked

In what can simply be described as the Internet's equivalent of a phone book, Domain Name System (DNS) exists to maintain a directory of domain names and translate them to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. In other words, DNS is the...

.Africa domain will finally be available after legal victory

After years of legal battles, the domain name .Africa will be available to the general public to apply for domain names from 4 July according to reports by News24. Worldwide web administrator, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers...

dotAfrica to officially launch in May

The May 2014 commercial launch of dotAfrica is now certain, after the final outstanding paperwork was inked at the 49th meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) in Singapore today. Today's agreement outlines the contractual terms...

dotAfrica domain available in September 2014

The general availability of the dotAfrica (.africa) Top Level Domain (TLD) is expected to commence in September 2014, following the expiry of the Sunrise and Land Rush periods which are scheduled to commence in May 2014. That's according to Neil...

Africa covered in 100 new generic TLDs

ICANN’s Generic Domains Division today announced that the number of new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) delegated into the Internet’s Root Zone has topped 100. Delegation is one of the final steps before the Registries that control the domains may...

Users urged to register .africa now

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) plans to launch some 1900 new Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD’s). This new system will allow for the registration of generic words, geographic names and brand names as top level names, for...

ZACR’s dotAfrica bid passes first test

Africa is firmly on its way to having its own .africa ("dotAfrica") generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) after Internet governing body ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers) ruled over the weekend of the 12 July that...

Durban all set for domain deliberation

The .ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) is pleased to announce the 47th ICANN conference that will take place at the Durban International Convention Centre from 13 to 18 July 2013. ZADNA is the host of the event in partnership with...

South Africa: Durban gets ready for its exclusive Internet namespace

The application for an exclusive Internet namespace for Durban (under the dotDurban domain) has passed the initial evaluation phase of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). That is according to ZADNA (the .ZA Domain Name Authority) which...
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Document Management with Powerful AI Tool from Tech Company

A company under Convergence Partners, inq, has unveiled its Doc AI platform, which utilizes specialized deep learning optical character...
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