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MTN offers Amazon Web Services

MTN offers Amazon Web Services

28 Jan 2015 by
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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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Cougar raises the game

23 Jan 2015 by
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Cougar raises the game

Cougar had released the Cougar 200K keyboard, a compact and durable device especially designed for gamers.

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Uber creates 2000 SA jobs

22 Jan 2015 by
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Uber creates 2000 SA jobs

Since its launch at the end of 2013, Uber, the app that lets users book taxis and monitor their progress on their phones, has created over 2 000 jobs across SA.

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IT fire drills for 2015

22 Jan 2015 by
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IT fire drills for 2015

IT security 'fire drills' need to be run regularly in order to understand the appropriate course of action that needs to be taken in the case of a security breach, says NEIL CAMPBELL.

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SA broadband ready for multinationals

22 Jan 2015 by
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SA broadband ready for multinationals

While many companies are planning on putting Internet satellites into orbit, Johannesburg-based telecoms provider, Broadlink, believes its satellite hub at Taraco is already providing a means for multinationals making inroads into Africa.

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M-pesa gets EMV debit card

22 Jan 2015 by
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M-pesa gets EMV debit card

Gemalto is deploying EMV debit cards to complement Vodacomís m-pesa mobile wallet solution, allowing users to make purchases without the need to carry cash.

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Cloud takes POS service to Africa

22 Jan 2015 by
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Cloud takes POS service to Africa

Google's Cloud Platform has helped Nomanini, a locally based point-of-sales service to deploy their device into six countries in Africa over four years and process over a million transactions per month.

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Intel 3D camera for Acer notebook

22 Jan 2015 by
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Intel 3D camera for Acer notebook

Acer has revealed its V Nitro Black Edition notebooks that feature Intel's RealSense 3D camera. The camera will allow users to interact with applications, games and the web without having to touch the keyboard.

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