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  • Microsoft’s 4Afrika offers internships for Obama’s YALI Fellows

    July 2, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Microsoft’s 4Afrika offers internships for Obama’s YALI Fellows

    One of the core missions of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative is to actively engage in Africa’s economic development to improve its global competitiveness. Over the weekend, Microsoft took new steps to deliver on that commitment. While visiting Africa,...

  • BlackBerry opens third South African apps lab

    June 6, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on BlackBerry opens third South African apps lab

     BlackBerry yesterday announced the opening of its third BlackBerry apps lab in South Africa, to be based at the JoziHub mobile and ICT co-creation hub in Milpark, Johannesburg.                          ...

  • In Pictures: Sony’s Xperia Z tablet launch

    May 31, 2013 • FeaturesComments (1)

    While Sony launched the Xperia Z tablet in Cape Town on Monday, journalists in Johannesburg had the opportunity to review the latest tablet from Sony on Thursday. With a 10.1” Reality Display, the unit is powered by 2GB of RAM, a 1.5Ghz Snapdragon S4 Pro...

  • Galaxy S4 to launch in SA on 26 April

    April 8, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Galaxy S4 to launch in SA on 26 April

    Samsung’s much awaited follow up to their hugely-popular Galaxy SIII smartphone will launch in South Africa on 26 April. Technology media will get a preview of the device at a launch event on 25 April in Johannesburg as part of Samsung’s Galaxy...

  • Amazon, Google join keynote programme at the Cloud World Forum Africa

    March 15, 2013 • EventsComments Off on Amazon, Google join keynote programme at the Cloud World Forum Africa

    Leading representatives from Amazon Web Services and Google have been announced to speak at the 2nd Annual Cloud World Forum Africa – www.cloudworldseries.com/africa – taking place on 23rd-24th of April at the Sandton Sun Hotel in Johannesburg.  ...

  • Tech leaders to showcase at Tech Demo Africa 2013

    January 11, 2013 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Tech leaders to showcase at Tech Demo Africa 2013

    IT News Africa’s second annual demo conference, Tech Demo Africa 2013, is scheduled for 21 – 22 May at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria, and is guaranteed to be even bigger than last year’s event. Tech Demo Africa 2013 will attract key international...

  • Microsoft launches Windows 8 operating system

    October 26, 2012 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Microsoft launches Windows 8 operating system

    Microsoft has launched its long-awaited Windows 8 operating system at a series of global events, including an African-themed launch at Shine Studios in the Johannesburg suburb of Braamfontein, South Africa, that attracted the likes of Olympian swimmer Chad...

  • In Pictures: Microsoft’s Windows 8 launch in Johannesburg

    October 26, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on In Pictures: Microsoft’s Windows 8 launch in Johannesburg

    Microsoft South Africa launched the company’s latest operating system, Windows 8, at a lavish African-themed event last night at Shine Studios in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Microsoft focused on user experience and left it to celebrities to recount their...

  • SA’s biggest gaming expo kicks off in Johannesburg

    October 5, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    rAge, South Africa’s biggest video game and electronics expo, kicks off today at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg, and gamers from around the country will get the opportunity to see some of the latest games and future releases. Several official...

  • Radical thinkers unite to spur innovation revolution

    August 27, 2012 • EventsComments Off on Radical thinkers unite to spur innovation revolution

    This year’s Innovation Summit aims to ignite Africa’s and South Africa’s inventive spirit over three days of inspiration, interaction and collaboration. The summit, 28-30 August in Johannesburg, will bring together a high-powered panel of local...

  • Johannesburg’s rAge set for October

    May 7, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Johannesburg’s rAge set for October

    Africa’s largest technology and video gaming exhibition, the really AWESOME gaming expo (rAge) will this year take place on 5 – 7 October, a week later than previous events, which was traditionally held on the last weekend of September. This year will...

  • Looking back at the 3rd annual IT Leaders Africa Summit

    March 16, 2012 • EventsComments Off on Looking back at the 3rd annual IT Leaders Africa Summit

    The IT Leaders Africa Summit, a premier gathering for IT and business executives from across Africa, over two days hosted interactive workshops, panel discussions and keynote discussions led by Chief Information Officers (CIOs). Topics ranged from mobile...

  • Samsung and Tracker fight crime together

    March 15, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (6)

    Samsung South Africa in partnership with vehicle tracking company Tracker, today announced the launch of an Android-based security app called SHOUT. The SHOUT app will be available for free from Samsung App market as from April 1, 2012. The app comes standard...

  • IBM workshop up for grabs

    March 6, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on IBM workshop up for grabs

    During ITNewsAfrica’s next Innovation Dinner, IBM will give one lucky Innovation Dinner attendee the opportunity to participate in IBM’s one-day Cloud Exploration Workshop for free. This workshop is valued at approximately R45 000. The Cloud Exploration...

  • Neotel start LTE trials in Midrand

    March 6, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Neotel start LTE trials in Midrand

    Neotel is currently running trials in the Midrand, Johannesburg area on several broadband technologies to improve their broadband offerings. “We are trialing various technologies including LTE, both fiber and wireless, as part of the continual improvement...

  • MTN Business expands Metro Ethernet footprint

    November 1, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Business expands Metro Ethernet footprint

    MTN Business today, 1 November 2011 announced the expansion of their Metro Ethernet footprint through the development of strategic last mile relationships. “As a provider focussed on offering customers the best when it comes to technology innovation and...