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Smart data will dominate mobile SA

Smart data will dominate mobile SA

27 Feb 2015 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues

A recent Cisco report has revealed that the worldwide shift from feature phones to smartphones, a revival in laptops with tablet-like capabilities, as well as expanding machine-to-machine applications are key factors supporting the increasing smart traffic trend.

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Now for the connected body

27 Feb 2015 by
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Now for the connected body

As the Internet of Things evolves and becomes the Internet of Us, Kaspersky Lab has teamed up with Swedish bio-hacking community BioNyfiken to uncover the realities of connecting our bodies to the Internet.

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MWC 2015: Huawei to unveil 5G tech

27 Feb 2015 by
| Filed in Mobile
MWC 2015: Huawei to unveil 5G tech

Huawei has announced that it will reveal a range of 5G-oriented air interface technologies at the 2015 Mobile World Congress (MWC) next month.

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WiFi TV hits 1m views

27 Feb 2015 by
| Filed in Arts and Entertainment
WiFi TV hits 1m views

Project Isizwe’s Video-On-Demand (VOD) service, WiFi TV, that was launched in November last year, has reached 1 million views this month.

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MTN demos VoD over LTE

26 Feb 2015 by
| Filed in Mobile
MTN demos VoD over LTE

MTN showcased the benefits of FrontRow when it streamed high bandwidth video content onto multiple mobile devices using its video on demand (VOD) offering.

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Dell expands solar schools

26 Feb 2015 by
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Dell expands solar schools

Dell has announced that it will be expanding its solar-powered Learning Labs across South Africa to include new sites in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Sedibeng.

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SMEs flock to Facebook

25 Feb 2015 by
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SMEs flock to Facebook

More than two million businesses, many of them SMEs, around the world are now advertising on Facebook, highlighting the importance of the social networking site in the small business marketing mix.

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Social as service channel

25 Feb 2015 by
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Social as service channel

A growing number of consumers are using social media as their first point of contact when they have a question for a brand, but not many companies are using social media as a customer service tool. This needs to change if businesses want to build better customer relationships, says GORDON GELDENHUYS.

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The new face of safe deposit

25 Feb 2015 by
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The new face of safe deposit

With online heists once again hitting the headlines, DOROS HADJIZENONO explains how banks and their customers should protect themselves against similar attacks.

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Sony unveils new entry-level smartphone

25 Feb 2015 by
| Filed in Mobile
Sony unveils new entry-level smartphone

Sony has unveiled the Xperia E4g smartphone, an affordable LTE device with a great battery life and many features usually only associated with high-end phones.

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South Africa to get SUHD as Samsung redefines TV

24 Feb 2015 by
| Filed in Goldstuck on Gadgets
South Africa to get SUHD as Samsung redefines TV

When Samsung unveiled its latest range of curved LED TVs in January, the devices seemed distant and inaccessible. Now they’re about to arrive in South Africa, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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SMEs get high-tech coming of age

24 Feb 2015 by
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SMEs get high-tech coming of age

At a time when technology tools ranging from e-mail to social media are becoming more complex rather than simpler, many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to cope with the rapid pace of change.

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Biggest year yet for hacks

24 Feb 2015 by
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Biggest year yet for hacks

Cyberattacks against Sony capped off one of the biggest years on record for cyber security reinforcing that cybercriminals are relentless with ever-increasing levels of sophistication and tenacity.

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Service comes before sales

24 Feb 2015 by
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Service comes before sales

People are increasingly interested in consuming and paying for temporary or limited access to goods and services, rather than purchasing them outright, which has led to companies focusing their business more on the customer, says QUINTON PIENAAR.

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BlackBerry 10 OS updated

23 Feb 2015 by
| Filed in Mobile
BlackBerry 10 OS updated

BlackBerry has announced that version 10.3.1 of its operating system will begin rolling out globally for BlackBerry 10 devices, including the BlackBerry Passport, Z30, Z3, Z10, Q10, and Q5, as well as the Porsche Design P’9983 and P’9982 smartphones.

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Machine in your call centre future

23 Feb 2015 by
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Machine in your call centre future

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not yet a reality, but companies are working on ways to automate tasks - especially in the call centre. For example, callers can now interact with computers via voice before they are routed to the appropriate call centre agent, and that is just the beginning, says JED HEWSON.

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Keep content marketing relevant

23 Feb 2015 by
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Keep content marketing relevant

Brands must leave behind bad content marketing practices and focus on those that add real value to the business, which means honing in on the ways that content marketing can build the brand as well as better customer relationships, says DIANE CHARTON.

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More fibrehoods in Joburg

23 Feb 2015 by
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More fibrehoods in Joburg

Residents of Killarney and Riviera in Northern Johannesburg have commissioned Vumatel to install a Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) network in their respective suburbs. 

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No limits in Africa for Samsung

20 Feb 2015 by
| Filed in Serious Hardware
No limits in Africa for Samsung

Samsung Electronics this week introduced a range of products to the African market at the sixth annual Africa Forum in Antalya, Turkey.

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Samsung brings SUHD TV to Africa

20 Feb 2015 by
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Samsung brings SUHD TV to Africa

Samsung Electronics this week introduced a range of new SUHD TVs at its 2015 Samsung Forum in Antalya, Turkey.

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Samsung launches new flagship camera

20 Feb 2015 by
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Samsung launches new flagship camera

Samsung has launched the NX500 camera, which features a 28MP sensor and offers 4K UHD video recording.

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