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ITWeb Security Summit turns 10

29 Jan 2015During his international keynote, former NSA director, William Binney, will reveal what the state-adversary looks like from the inside.

The 2015 summit will take place in Johannesburg from 26-28 May.

Vodacom boards BYOD bus

29 Jan 2015Although it facilitates productivity, BYOD can be a major challenge when it comes to managing company network security, says Vodacom.

The operator's business arm debuts its own mobile device management solution, six months after rival operator MTN.

Next SA fibre wave on the way, says IS

29 Jan 2015The next big fibre wave will hit as soon as all the checkboxes are ticked and neighbourhoods have access to high-speed broadband over fibre, says IS's Greg Montjoie.

Internet Solutions believes fibre will uplift SA more than any other technology preceding it.

Home affairs rolls out over 1m smart IDs

28 Jan 2015The Department of Home Affairs is confident of reaching its target of 1.6 million ID cards by the end of the 2014/15 financial year.

As part of its modernisation programme, the Department of Home Affairs has issued more than one million smart ID cards in less than a year. 

Google takes maps indoors in SA

28 Jan 2015Google Maps now allows local users to navigate inside malls.

The search giant's mapping technology is now available in several South African locations, such as airports.

Gartner predicts 4.9bn connected 'things' by 2015

28 Jan 2015No dominant Internet of things ecosystem will exist until beyond 2018, says Gartner.

By 2020, 250 million connected vehicles will enable new in-vehicle services and driving capabilities.

Teraco plans major rollout after Barclays Africa funding

28 Jan 2015Teraco has undergone rapid expansion since it was established in 2008, when the South African telecoms market was deregulated.

The local data centre company secures R400 million in funding to further its infrastructure rollout plans.

Bytes, Inter-Active merger gets nod

27 Jan 2015The Competition Commission recommends the acquisition of talent management company Inter-Active Technologies be approved.

The Competition Commission recommends the acquisition of Inter-Active Technologies by Bytes People Solutions be approved.

City of Joburg seeks entrepreneurs

27 Jan 2015R5 million is available to support successful start-ups that present the best ideas for #Hack.Jozi.

The city wants tech-savvy entrepreneurs to enter the #Hack.Jozi Challenge and stand a chance to win a slice of R5 million in start-up support.

Lazarus quits Blue Label

27 Jan 2015Neil Lazarus wants to focus on other business opportunities.

Advocate Neil Lazarus steps down as non-executive director to "pursue other opportunities".

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