Alan Knott-Craig Jnr WiFi hero

Alan Knott-Craig Jnr’s HeroTel aims to unite the WISP industry in SA.

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Technology-enabled flexible working practices could boost GDP.

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Tech-related firms that subscribe to the Silicon Valley culture are on the rise across the continent.
Tech-related firms that subscribe to the Silicon Valley culture are on the rise across the continent.
Reality check for African start-ups

African tech start-ups must be careful not to fall for the glitz and glamour of Silicon Valley-style entrepreneurship, says Silvertree.

Google freezes Flash today

Google Chrome from today will stop all Flash adverts by default in its browser.

Flash adverts will be a lot less flashy, as the Chrome browser brings these to a standstill to improve its performance.

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BCX-Telkom integration on track

Physical integration between some Telkom and Business Connexion departments has already started.

Snapplify offers free e-books to schools

The e-book aggregator will give every school that signs up for its e-learning solution unlimited access to over 76 000 e-books.

Two Joburg schools get connected

Learners at Mpheti Mahlatsi Secondary School and Southview High School will now be able to connect to the Internet.

Venture capital cash starts retreating

The waves of cash surfed relentlessly by some of Silicon Valley's venture-backed businesses show signs of receding.

Six Joburg suburbs opt for Vumatel FTTH

Vumatel has been selected as the provider of fibre-to-the-home network in Hurlingham, Glenadrienne, Hyde Park, Northcliff, Sharonlea and Olivedale. 

Sentech, Raizcorp partnership targets SMEs

Nine black-owned businesses have been selected to join Sentech's 12-month business growth programme.


Keeping it in the family Mike Wright and Alison Treadaway are the siblings behind the Striata success story.



Lost the war? Proprietary software has called a truce.



Relook, rethink, reboot Vendors have had to Ctrl-Alt-Del to reinvent their relevance.


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Congratulations to pstrydom 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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