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  • Netflix Africa

    Where can you watch Netflix in Africa?

    January 7, 2016 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Where can you watch Netflix in Africa?

    At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Netflix chief executive, Reed Hastings, revealed that Netflix is now available in over 130 countries across the globe Netflix had been largely unavailable to the continent of Africa as well as Asia; however, with...

  • HTC Vive consumer edition

    HTC reveals second-gen developer edition VR system

    January 7, 2016 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on HTC reveals second-gen developer edition VR system

    HTC has revealed new developments to the Vive VR system that represent the next step in bringing virtual reality to a mass-market. According to the company, with Vive Pre, HTC is fulfilling the promise of creating fully immersive experiences that change how...

  • Airtel partners Coverage Broadband to launch 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria

    Nigeria: Airtel to sponsor The Voice

    January 7, 2016 • General, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Airtel to sponsor The Voice

    Airtel Nigeria has announced its partnership with Africa Magic in order to sponsor The Voice, a Nigerian version of the internationally acclaimed reality singing competition. The singing competition will offer talented Nigerians a solid and credible ladder...

  • Netflix South Africa

    Netflix goes live in South Africa

    January 6, 2016 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Netflix goes live in South Africa

    More than 130 countries, including South Africa, officially have access to Video On Demand Service (VOD), Netflix. The announcement was made at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by Netflix chief executive, Reed Hastings. At the reveal, Hasting stated...

  • Matric Results

    South Africa: Get your Matric results here

    January 6, 2016 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Get your Matric results here

    Thousands of South African students will be looking out for their Matric results this week. In order to make things a bit easier, IT News Africa has listed below the various websites that you as a parent, or student, can obtain the results. To access the...

  • Gartner 2015

    2016 Predictions: What we’re hearing from organisations in SA

    January 6, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on 2016 Predictions: What we’re hearing from organisations in SA

    IDC and Gartner have predicted there will be a surge in demand for digitisation in all facets of enterprise businesses over the coming year. At Avanade, we are seeing these predictions becoming a reality for our clients, with digitisation an irresistible...

  • HTC and Under Armour unveil UA HealthBox

    January 6, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, HealthcareComments Off on HTC and Under Armour unveil UA HealthBox

    HTC and Under Armour unveiled UA HealthBox, a connected fitness system that measures, monitors, and manages the most important drivers of health and fitness – sleep, fitness, activity and nutrition. Designed and manufactured by HTC and powered by UA Record,...

  • Huawei Mate S

    Huawei Ships 108 Million Smartphones in 2015

    January 6, 2016 • Company NewsComments Off on Huawei Ships 108 Million Smartphones in 2015

    Today at CES 2016, Huawei announced strong business results and rapid year-over-year growth for Consumer Business Group (CBG). Huawei’s revenue exceeded $20 billion USD in 2015, nearly a 70 percent increase from 2014. Additionally, Huawei shipped 108...

  • CES 2016

    CES 2016: ASUS wins 5 Innovation Awards

    January 5, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on CES 2016: ASUS wins 5 Innovation Awards

    ASUS won five prestigious CES Innovation Awards for products, according to the judges, with outstanding design and engineering at the 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. According to ASUS the five products to receive awards were...

  • Take control of your life in 2016 with these Android apps

    January 5, 2016 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Take control of your life in 2016 with these Android apps

    Start your year fresh, focused and in control by downloading these productivity apps, which have been recommended by Alcatel Onetouch, and you’ll find that you can do anything. These nifty tools according to Alcatel Onetouch will help you simplify your life...

  • CES 2016: Media streaming for self-driving cars in development

    January 5, 2016 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on CES 2016: Media streaming for self-driving cars in development

    At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Volvo revealed that it is developing intelligent, high bandwidth, streaming capabilities with its technology partner, Ericsson, that will ensure drivers and passengers get the most out of their time travelling in an...

  • Martin Walshaw

    What does 2016 hold for the technology landscape?

    January 5, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on What does 2016 hold for the technology landscape?

    It’s that time again – when we look back at the year that has passed and throw our predictions into the ring for what lies ahead. If anything was clear in 2015, it’s that advancements in technology showed no signs of slowing down. Apple Pay launched in...

  • MobileData officially part of SA’s Nation Builder community

    January 5, 2016 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on MobileData officially part of SA’s Nation Builder community

    MobileData, a technology service provider focused on payment facilitation and prepaid electronic value distribution, has confirmed its membership to the South African Nation Builder initiative. Nation Builder is a Muthobi initiative bringing together key...

  • IMF Nigeria

    IMF Managing Director to Visit Nigeria and Cameroon

    January 4, 2016 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on IMF Managing Director to Visit Nigeria and Cameroon

    Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will visit Nigeria and Cameroon during January 4–9, 2016, to engage with policy makers and other stakeholders in both countries and from the region and to underline the IMF’s...

  • More network decomposition expected in 2016

    January 4, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on More network decomposition expected in 2016

    While the last 10 years has seen network functions consolidated into a single physical appliance, the move from the physical to the virtual world is now producing the opposite effect that will accelerate further in 2016, according to KEMP Technologies. This...

  • Microsoft launches 'Head Start' to help startups this Global Entrepreneurship Week

    Entrepreneurs reach for the sky with Microsoft

    January 4, 2016 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Entrepreneurs reach for the sky with Microsoft

    Entrepreneurs in Gaza are being empowered with real business connections to Microsoft enterprise clients to start their own software consultancies. Microsoft under the 4Afrika Initiative has collaborated with Mercy Corps’ startup accelerator, Gaza Sky...