Cathleen O'Grady
Aug 23, 2013

One developer, 47k BlackBerry apps

A single developer is responsible for close to 50 000 apps on BlackBerry's app store, many of which are spam-like offerings.

Aug 21, 2013

App fights blindness

Peek, a smartphone application that conducts eye examinations, is leading the charge against blindness in poverty-stricken and remote areas.

Aug 19, 2013

Amazon Web Services training goes online

The online training series is designed to provide an alternative to Amazon's classroom-based training programme.


SA business sees value in big data

Although the majority of IT decision-makers see big data as adding value to business, many businesses have yet to take advantage of it, says EMC.

Aug 16, 2013

Computing enters third phase

With billions of users and millions of apps, computing is entering a 'third platform' of architecture, says EMC.

Aug 16, 2013

Social not a 'thing'

Social media should not be viewed as a separate entity, but rather as one building block of an overall strategy, says Microsoft SA.

Aug 15, 2013

Recruiting effectively through social media

Recruiting on social networks is an excellent way to complement an overall recruitment strategy, says Graylink.

Aug 15, 2013

Law and order on social media

Social media comes with a complicated load of legal complexities. Be informed, says Webber Wentzel.


Protecting library assets with RFID

Although electromagnetic tags can assist in reducing library theft, RFID provides a more comprehensive solution, says CSX Customer Services.

Aug 12, 2013

Xyo re-imagines app search

The app analytics firm uses social media data to improve app searches for developers and consumers.


Big data calls for data scientists

Regular business intelligence software users do not have the time, background knowledge or inclination to find patterns in data, says BITanium.

Aug 8, 2013

Improving lives - wirelessly

Qualcomm's Wireless Reach initiative aims to extend the benefits of connectivity to education, entrepreneurship, health and environmental sustainability.

Cathleen O'Grady

Cathleen O'Grady is ITWeb's journalist.