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Namibia hosts biggest TV White Spaces trial

28 Aug 2014 by
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Namibia hosts biggest TV White Spaces trial

MyDigitalBridge Foundation in partnership with Microsoft and Adaptrum have trialled the Namibian TV White Spaces project across three regional councils, making it the biggest of its kind in coverage.

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Star of VoD is rising

27 Aug 2014 by
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Star of VoD is rising

Although television is still the main channel of entertainment for many Africans, a large portion of the population is regarding the Internet as a provider of entertainment and has spurred on the growth of Video on Demand.

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Pacman can win you 100k

26 Aug 2014 by
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Pacman can win you 100k

Entires for the Entelect 100K Challenge have closed. This year, contestants will be required to build a modern graphical user interface for the classic arcade game - Pacman. They will then battle their designs out at rAge, with the winner taking home R100k.

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Calling for digital ethics

26 Aug 2014 by
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Calling for digital ethics

Although many people have agreed to the terms and conditions of the digital services they currently use, new technologies like the Internet of Things may infringe on userís free will as it drives their behaviour as well as monitors it.

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How businesses should prepare for†IoT

22 Aug 2014 by
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How businesses should prepare for†IoT

Everyone is talking about the Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything. But what is the true definition of IoT, and more importantly, how should businesses prepare for it, asks BRIAN PEREIRA.

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FatBudgie, thin budget

22 Aug 2014 by
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FatBudgie, thin budget

This week, FatBudgie announced the lowest small business call rates in South African history Ė from as low as 25c per minute for calls to landline numbers and 39c per minute to mobile numbers.

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Hacking your living room

21 Aug 2014 by
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Hacking your living room

Kaspersky Lab security analyst David Jacoby conducted a research experiment in his own living room to find out how safe his home is in terms of cyber security. His experiment revealed that there were over 14 vulnerabilities across his home entertainment devices.

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Knowledge gap opens in security

20 Aug 2014 by
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Knowledge gap opens in security

A recent Kaspersky Lab survey has found that although many IT professionals have a solid knowledge of IT security, many of them donít have a clear understanding around virtualisation security.

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Ready for a smartphone holiday?

19 Aug 2014 by
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Ready for a smartphone holiday?

Recent research by InterContinental Hotels Group has revealed that 40% of travellers believe that their smartphone is the most important item to take on their holiday.

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Ancient ERP unfit for new demands

19 Aug 2014 by
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Ancient ERP unfit for new demands

Companies that want to take full advantage of the benefits of the cloud and enterprise mobility in their businesses need to consider migrating from legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to ones based on modern technology architectures.

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