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  • IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    October 28, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    This week was yet again filled with tech news stories that grabbed the headlines both across Africa and around the world. From new innovations and digital transformation, growing economies to emerging startups, here is a round up of some of the popular...

  • Non-humans drive over half of web traffic

    March 15, 2012 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Non-humans drive over half of web traffic

    Cloud-based security provider Incapsula revealed in an interview with Siliconvalleywatcher.com today that 51% of web traffic consists of possibly threatening automated software programs. Only 49% of web visitors are actual humans, whereas the rest consists...

  • How to get Africa on the content bandwagon

    October 26, 2011 • FeaturesComments (1)

    The business challenge of today is no longer the astute acquisition of technology but finding the best way to innovate with technology to differentiate your organisation in the market. This is the view of Internet Solutions managing director, Derek Wilcocks,...

  • Kenya offers ICT grants to start-ups

    July 25, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, StartupsComments (2)

    The Kenyan government has started the process of accepting proposals for the Tandaa Digital Content Grant. The grant is offered to Kenyan citizens and companies registered in Kenya for the development of innovative web or mobile phone applications. A Project...

  • Kaspersky blocks over 240-million attacks

    July 11, 2011 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky blocks over 240-million attacks

    Security experts at Kaspersky Lab present their monthly report about malicious activity on users’ computers and on the Internet. June 2011 in figures The following statistics were compiled in June using data from computers running Kaspersky Lab products:...

  • Optimise your web presence in 2011 and beyond

    June 30, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Optimise your web presence in 2011 and beyond

    With the likes of Bing and Google constantly evolving, having an up-to-date SEO strategy is critical to one’s online success. With over 200 factors to consider, this is easier said than done. Therefore, to maximise your time, focus on seven key areas for...

  • ICANN approves the use of new domain suffixes

    June 20, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) voted in favour of extending the website domain suffixes by private companies , which will allow them to replace .com with their own branding, such as .bank, .vegas, or .store. “This is the...

  • IP addresses may run out in 2012

    June 9, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on IP addresses may run out in 2012

    Despite many warnings, the online world will run out of IP addresses in 2012, many people do not fully understand the implications and as such are not taking this decade old threat of “we are running out of IP addresses” seriously. In relation to...

  • Google web, mobile conference kicks-off in Nairobi

    September 7, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Google web, mobile conference kicks-off in Nairobi

    HUNDREDS of tech savvy entrepreneurs and developers gather at a web and mobile conference in Nairobi. The over 1200 engineers, product managers, entrepreneurs, students and web developers are expected to discuss the future of web application development, and...

  • McAfee: Cameroon has the Web’s riskiest domain

    February 1, 2010 • SecurityComments (1)

    According to McAfee’s latest annual Mapping the Mal Web report compiled during last year, Cameroon (.cm) has overthrown Hong Kong (.hk) as the riskiest domain on the web, while commercial (.com) is regarded the second most dangerous...

  • South Africa launches R7.6m info centre

    September 22, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa launches R7.6m info centre

    Johannesburg ( IT News Africa) South Africa yesterday launched a R7.6 million Visitor Information Centre in Rustenburg 262 day ahead of 2010 FIFA World Cup...

  • COSATU web site hit by virus

    May 25, 2009 • SecurityComments (1)

    The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has issued a statement saying that a ‘malicious’ code had been added to its website, and that it was putting computers visiting its website at risk of infection...

  • SA Presidency launches website for kids

    March 24, 2009 • PeopleComments (1)

    The South African government has launched a children’s website it hopes will enhance interaction between youngsters and the Presidency, and inform children about their rights and responsibilities...

  • Zimbabwe to attract business and tourism through internet

    March 23, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Zimbabwe’s new minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nelson Chamisa, has called for an establishment of a new website to promote the country’s virtues as prime business and tourism destination...

  • Self-Service transforms the role of the contact centre

    September 25, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Self-Service transforms the role of the contact centre

    The role that the contact centre plays in customer sales and support is changing rapidly due to the rise of electronic Self-Service across channels such as mobile phones and the Web. That is according to John Ziniades, CEO of Consology, a company that...