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A new platform for good

30 Jan 2015 by
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A new Internet platform has been launched to help South Africans get connected to causes that can use their help.

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Gaming gets an ecosystem

30 Jan 2015 by
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Gaming gets an ecosystem

Razer, in partnership with Las Vegas-based Gaming-Grids, has announced the first phase launch of Razer Arena, a new gaming ecosystem powered by the voice chat gaming messenger, Razer Comms.

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Free Wi-Fi brings out citizens

30 Jan 2015 by
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Free Wi-Fi brings out citizens

Project Isizwe, a non-profit organisation that aims to bring the internet to people across South Africa, says that citizen journalism using video news is rapidly growing in the City of Tshwane on the back of free Wi-Fi.

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Samsung A-series arrives in SA

29 Jan 2015 by
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Samsung A-series arrives in SA

Samsung has made the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5, available in South Africa. The midrange smartphones feature a full metal body measuring, 6.9mm and 6.7mm respectively.

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TomTom upgrades maps globally

29 Jan 2015 by
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TomTom upgrades maps globally

TomTom today announced map updates around the globe, increasing coverage and improving features for all business customers.†

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Dell adds 4K and more to 15" mobile workstation

29 Jan 2015 by
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Dell adds 4K and more to 15

Dell has announced updates to its Precision M3800 including a 4K Ultra HD Touch display and Thunderbolt 2 connectivity.

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Standard Bank makes innovation Play

29 Jan 2015 by
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Standard Bank makes innovation Play

Standard Bank, South Africaís largest retail bank by customer numbers, has launched a dedicated innovation lab called the PlayRoom.

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MTN offers Amazon Web Services

28 Jan 2015 by
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MTN offers Amazon Web Services

MTN Group has announced it would be the first African company to offer Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect to business customers across multiple countries on the continent.

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vCloud Air targets disasters

28 Jan 2015 by
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vCloud Air targets disasters

VMware has announced enhanced disaster recovery and advanced networking services for VMware vCloud Air.

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Photo awards get mobile category

28 Jan 2015 by
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Photo awards get mobile category

The World Photography Organisation has launched a new award dedicated to mobile photography at the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards.

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R400m for local data centre

28 Jan 2015 by
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R400m for local data centre

Teraco Data Environments, a vendor neutral colocation data centre operator and Internet exchange point (IXP) has announced that it has increased the size of its medium term funding facility to R400m, secured from Barclays Africa.

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How Netflix has changed video in SA (and itís not what you think)

27 Jan 2015 by
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How Netflix has changed video in SA (and itís not what you think)

For some years now, South Africans have been circumventing regional restrictions on the US-based Netflix service, but thatís not what has changed video-on-demand in South Africa, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Galaxy studies get Wits boost

27 Jan 2015 by
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Galaxy studies get Wits boost

In the latest discovery, the H.E.S.S. (a telescope that is operated by an international collaboration of scientists) has found three extremely luminous gamma-ray sources in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a satellite dwarf galaxy of the Milky Way.

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Inside the credit bureau of tomorrow

27 Jan 2015 by
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Inside the credit bureau of tomorrow

Big data is shaping the world we live in today. Vast amounts of data are being generated from endless devices allowing organisations to better understand their customers and the services they offer. But, this big data can also trap organisations, says ANDREW HAYNES.

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Five Data Trends That Wonít Change in 2015

27 Jan 2015 by
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Five Data Trends That Wonít Change in 2015

As everyone begins making their New Yearís resolutions for 2015, DONALD FARMER highlights whatís in store for business intelligence in 2015.

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Looking towards robotic 2045

26 Jan 2015 by
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Looking towards robotic 2045

Kaspersky Labs' experts have made a few predictions as to what our world may look like in 30 years time.

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New Elder Scrolls on the way

26 Jan 2015 by
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New Elder Scrolls on the way

Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company has announced that its The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, will release worldwide on 9th June, 2015 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

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Malware demands Bitcoin ransom

26 Jan 2015 by
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Malware demands Bitcoin ransom

Security software provider ESET has reported that it has received multiple reports of a new malware-spreading campaign in various countries.

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Voice-logging goes Cloud

26 Jan 2015 by
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Voice-logging goes Cloud

South Africaís first secure and compliant Cloud-based voice logging solution has been launched by Call Cabinet Southern Africa, a subsidiary of Call Cabinet Corporation USA.

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3D printing: What would Da Vinci say?

23 Jan 2015 by
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3D printing: What would Da Vinci say?

Front man for the Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am, has recently been appointed chief creative officer of a global 3D printing company in an effort to promote a simple to use 3D printer that uses recycled materials.

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How to protect your e-shop

23 Jan 2015 by
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How to protect your e-shop

If youíre taking your small business online, it is essential to protect yourself against fraud. DONOVAN MARAIS offers six tips on how to avoid becoming a target.

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