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  • Tips on how to avoid Christmas scams

    December 16, 2018 • Finance, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Tips on how to avoid Christmas scams

    This holiday season should be a joyous one — for criminals. Holiday spending always makes it easier for fraudsters to steal your money, for two reasons. First, you may be so busy with shopping and parties that you don’t take that extra minute to...

  • 10 Steps to get better WiFi at home

    November 18, 2018 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 Steps to get better WiFi at home

    A slow internet connection is the bane of everyone living in the 21st century’s existence. Nothing quite beats the boiling annoyance that creeps up inside as you watch the slow, agonising roll of a loading screen before it finally appears or times out....

  • Six key advantages to using managed services for your e-commerce

    Six key advantages to using managed services for your e-commerce

    January 9, 2018 • Online & Social, RetailComments Off on Six key advantages to using managed services for your e-commerce

    Managed services definitely provide the quality benefit of outsourcing IT or other technical needs for strong management and consistency. The use of managed services will help maintain customer service and relationships, ensuring that technology is the...

  • TT100 Awards

    In Pictures: Da Vinci TT100 Awards

    November 21, 2017 • Southern Africa, Top Stories, TT100 AwardsComments Off on In Pictures: Da Vinci TT100 Awards

    The Da Vinci TT100 Business Innovation Awards 2017 took place at the Country Club in Johannesburg, South Africa. The awards have become the country’s foremost business awards programme. Da Vinci’s TT100 Awards programme recognises South Africa’s finest...

  • South African data breach: How to protect yourself

    October 25, 2017 • Lists, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African data breach: How to protect yourself

    It was revealed on Tuesday 17 October 2017 that South Africa had been hit by the worst data breach in its history. The personal information of more than 30 million South Africans – more than half of the total population – was leaked online,...

  • South Africa rank third most exposed country to cyber risks

    Starting an online business? Here are some cybersecurity tips

    September 28, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Starting an online business? Here are some cybersecurity tips

    If you are one of those enthusiastic and adventurous entrepreneurs who are on the verge of launching your own startup, here’s an important question for you: Have you secured your startup enough so that it can resist the security threats of today?...

  • How to make meetings bearable for millennials

    August 4, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on How to make meetings bearable for millennials

    Think back to the last time you attended a meeting with millennials. Did they seem disengaged? Distracted by their devices? More interested in what was happening on the other side of the window? Could you not help but think back to when you were that age,...

  • Ruckus Networks Access Points get Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage 2 Designation

    5 Safety Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi

    July 21, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, SecurityComments Off on 5 Safety Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi

    With the constant need to be connected to the world through our mobile devices, combined with high data costs in many African countries, it has become somewhat of a habit to search for public Wi-Fi once out of the house. Free Wi-Fi can sometimes be a...

  • Over five million enterprises globally are using its ‘Business’ app to connect with their customers

    4 Ways to Use WhatsApp in your Business

    June 5, 2017 • General, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 Ways to Use WhatsApp in your Business

    Why pay for phone calls when you can call over Wi-Fi or use ever-cheapening data? Except there’s still nothing more annoying than receiving a WhatsApp phone call. When I see an incoming WhatsApp call, I am immediately annoyed. So, there are still miles for...

  • Protecting Privacy and Personal Data in Africa

    Is It Still Possible to Protect One’s Online Privacy?

    May 24, 2017 • Lists, SecurityComments Off on Is It Still Possible to Protect One’s Online Privacy?

    Data has become the most valuable commodity in the world, the same way as oil was a century ago, and concerns are similar: most of the world’s data is in the hands of a few giants, namely Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple. As their reach keeps...

  • Kenya: Boda Boda Safety Association to launch bike hailing app

    Parenting? There’s an App for that

    May 19, 2017 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Parenting? There’s an App for that

    The fact that 80% of cellphone users keep their mobile devices within arm’s reach, coupled with growing acceptance of pre-teen mobile use, means parenting in the age of always-on connectivity has taken on a decidedly digital edge. This is according...

  • 5 ways to keep yourself safe when using public Wi-Fi

    May 11, 2017 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, SecurityComments Off on 5 ways to keep yourself safe when using public Wi-Fi

    Free Wi-Fi at cafes, airports, restaurants and city streets is used by almost everyone who’s traveling – but how many people take an extra step to make sure their browsing is not only convenient, but also safe? According to a study by privatewifi.com, 79%...

  • Gmail phishing: what to look out for

    January 19, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Gmail phishing: what to look out for

    This sophisticated new Gmail phishing scam shows that the more savvy criminals are reacting to defence techniques and evolving their strategies to outpace them. The scam specifically counters several previously reliable measures for spotting malicious emails...

  • 6 tips for creating a successful mHealth app

    May 16, 2014 • Lists, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on 6 tips for creating a successful mHealth app

    There are 6 hidden factors which distinguish financially successful mHealth app developers from the rest – results of the largest global study on mHealth app publishing. There are above the line factors that contribute to successful mHealth app...

  • Top 10 tricks and tips for BlackBerry 10

    April 12, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Top 10 tricks and tips for BlackBerry 10

    BlackBerry, which, until recently, was trading under the Research In Motion (RIM) banner, released the BlackBerry Z10 mobile device in South Africa at the end of January this year. With the launch of the new phone came a new operating system that...