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Digital TV Ahead of its time

SA doesn't yet have affordable, ubiquitous VOD infrastructure.

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Namibia is the first African country to integrate technology into its voting process.
Namibia is the first African country to integrate technology into its voting process.
E-voting in SA: 'Not so fast'

SA must exercise caution before diving into implementing electronic voting, analysts say.

More moolah for Gauteng network

The Gauteng Broadband Network is running six months ahead of schedule.

The Gauteng Department of Finance allocates another R333 million to the Gauteng Broadband Network.

Twitter tips for SMEs

Twitter says companies could be doing more to tap into its potential to boost online retail.

Strategic tweeting can help drive customer engagement for SMEs this Christmas, the social network says.

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Bill Hoggarth appointed to Gijima board

The company says Hoggarth has already added "immense value" since joining in May.



Apple iPad Air 2, Mini 3
Review: Apple iPad Air 2, Mini 3 - a mixed bag

The Air 2 is a genuine powerhouse, while the iPad Mini 3's price is unjustifiable.

by Andre Schild

No timeframe for Afrihost fix

The Internet service provider, beleaguered by network issues the past few weeks, concedes it does not know when its technical gremlins will be resolved.

SA Inc's telecoms stakes are 'bad' investments

South African citizens are not reaping any benefit from the state's R39 billion in cash tied up in Telkom and Vodacom.



'Critical need' for cyber response body

The new government Cyber Response Committee is much-needed, says ISPA, but warns general security awareness must be bolstered.

Intel gives upbeat 2015 outlook

Helped by a stabilising PC market, Intel's 2015 revenue outlook is above Wall Street's expectations.

CIO Zone

SA tops digital evolution list The country emerges as the fourth fastest growing digital economy, behind China, Malaysia and Thailand.



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Green IT

Multibillion budgets for green buildings
Some of the bigger local companies pour billions into new, greener buildings with an eye on long-term savings.
DST pushes hydrogen power plans
Government wants to partner with the private sector to produce the expensive alternative energy form.
DST eyes increased nanotech output
The department unveils R17 million worth of equipment to improve local research output.

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