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Follow Comet Siding Spring on Google+

19 Oct 2014 by
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Follow Comet Siding Spring on Google+

Comet Siding Spring is due to make a close flyby of Mars on tonight at 20:28 South African time and to celebrate the close encounter, the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), together with Living Maths, will be hosting a Google+ hangout from 20:00 to 21:00  with a live audience at the SAAO.

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Lenovo launches innovation centre at Durban U

09 Oct 2014 by
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Lenovo launches innovation centre at Durban U

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) and Lenovo are launching a Lenovo Innovation Centre, a walk-in centre aimed at increasing the university’s interactivity with the latest technology. 

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WiGroup opens mobile payments

08 Oct 2014 by
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WiGroup opens mobile payments

WiGroup is making its mobile transaction platform available to smaller companies allowing them to accept money from services like MTN Mobile Money, FlickPay, M-Pesa, TuYu and Gift It.

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100k challenge will rAge

08 Oct 2014 by
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100k challenge will rAge

The finals for the Entelect R100K Challenge are taking place at rAge on 11 October. Semi finalists were chosen from a previous play-off where they had to design a graphical user interface for the popular PacMan arcade game.

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Creativity opens way to jobs

06 Oct 2014 by
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Creativity opens way to jobs

The local marketing and advertising sector faces a shortage of skills, yet there are thousands of jobless youngsters. DIANE CHARTON believes tuition costs are a major inhibitor and it is in the interests of the industry to help change the picture.

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Apps invade the enterprise

06 Oct 2014 by
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Apps invade the enterprise

In the past, end-user computing was all about Microsoft Windows. But, now it is up to the IT manager to deliver various applications on a range of devices that employees need in order to get their jobs done, writes ARTHUR DELL.

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Gamers descend for rAge

06 Oct 2014 by
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Gamers descend for rAge

The annual rAge gaming expo is kicking off in a few days at the Dome in Northgate for the 12th year. Visitors will be able to experience the latest in games, technology and gadgets from over 95 exhibitors.

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ITU moves on fake devices

03 Oct 2014 by
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ITU moves on fake devices

The ITU will host talks in a bid to improve the global coordination in the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) as part of strategies to combat counterfeit and substandard ICT devices.   

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Disruptive tech: Big 5 coming

03 Oct 2014 by
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Disruptive tech: Big 5 coming

3-D printing, Internet of Things (IoT), and biotech/ healthcare IT jumped into the top five of disruptive technologies over the next three years, according to the 2014 KPMG Global Technology Innovation survey.

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Metadata: the key to backup

03 Oct 2014 by
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Metadata: the key to backup

Metadata tells us vital information about a document like who authored it, when it was edited and when it was created. But, asks GARETH TUDOR, could metadata pose a security risk?

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