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Martin May On the air

WiFi will effectively become the ‘radio’ for the Internet of things.

Harold van Graan No rain, no gain

There are vast potential gains to be had from migrating to the cloud.

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Vodafone CEO Vittario Colao says there have been fewer opportunities than expected in Africa.
Vodafone CEO Vittario Colao says there have been fewer opportunities than expected in Africa.
Vodacom's African struggle continues

The operator is still on the hunt for acquisitions in Africa, although prospects are limited.

Africa connectivity survey launched

Africa's inventory of terrestrial transmission networks has more than doubled in the last five years.

FTTH Council Africa begins a fibre survey to determine network reach and identify the continent's most connected cities.

MWeb explains WiFi changes

The ISP hands over operation of its WiFi network to newly-created, open access WiFi company WirelessCo.

Deloitte highlights eight analytical trends

Deloitte notes there is a shift towards monetising data.

The company cites the top eight shifts in analytics that it says need to be watched.

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Liron Segev
BlackBerry pulls rabbit out of hat

Getting hands-on with the Blackberry Secure Samsung tablet at CeBIT 2015 shows the company still has some tricks in store.

by Liron Segev

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Vodacom ups contract pricing

The operator increases the subscriptions on certain of its contract packages.

Cell C extends free WhatsApp promo

The operator extends its zero-rated WhatsApp promotion by three months. 

Facebook steps into publishing world

Plans to host news publishers' articles on Facebook's network could give it more valuable data about its users.

SITA spends R1bn on 'learning curve'

The State IT Agency's R1.3 billion investment in the failed integrated financial management system is a waste of resources.

Calling all hackers

An online hacking competition invites South Africans to enter to win a trip to Hackfu in the UK.

Business as usual at Mxit

A small fire at Mxit's Stellenbosch office building yesterday caused little damage.

Smartphones changing brain, thumb interaction

Research suggests repetitive movements over touch-screen surfaces reshape sensory processing from the hand.



Microsoft Lumia 535
MS Lumia 535: small price, big disappointment

The first Lumia smartphone to carry the Microsoft name has many drawbacks, even for a budget device.

by Andre Schild


Your network will kill you Is yours working for you? Or are you working for it?


Security Summit 2015

Organised cyber crime rises in SA A forensic scientist will unpack how to combat the threat at the upcoming ITWeb Security Summit.


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Seven trends driving data discovery Half of BI platform software buying will be driven by data discovery, says QlikView.


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Caption Competition

Congratulations to Grant for the winning caption competition and walking away with an annual subscription to Brainstorm magazine, as well as an entry into a lucky draw for an Apple iPad Mini 16GB Tablet With Wi-Fi & 4G


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