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Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown

3 days ago

The opportunity that is the small screen

What's becoming clear from watching young coffee shop patrons, in particular, is that mobile technology is stepping in to fill certain voids and it's doing so at an extremely reasonable cost.

By Mike Laws 21 Apr 2017

F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of Facebook's annual event

21 Apr 2017

Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%

Jumia unveils its third white paper on mobile trends in Africa, and shows Chinese dominance in the smartphone market

21 Apr 2017

Water scarcity and smart technology solutions

South Africa is predicted to continue experiencing high levels of water stress

By Laura Caetano 21 Apr 2017

Yahoo earnings beat expectations on cusp of Verizon merger

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Yahoo on Tuesday reported quarterly earnings that topped expectations as the internet firm remained on track to be bought by Verizon

19 Apr 2017

Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists

Google Search Console is not only for SEO use. Let's explore some of the ways in which Google Search Console can be used to extract useful information for PPC, content, development, brand exposure and SEO

By Aidan Blundell, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 19 Apr 2017

Google reaches $7.8m antitrust settlement with Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: Google has agreed to pay a nearly $8 million fine and open its Android mobiles to competing search engines in Russia in an antitrust settlement

18 Apr 2017

Roll-out of Qantas inflight Wi-Fi underway

Following months of performance testing, Wi-Fi will now operate in beta mode on a single Boeing 737 aircraft so customers can test it out for themselves on selected flights while Qantas continues to fine-tune the system.

14 Apr 2017

Minister invites public inputs on ICT strategies

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services invites members of society to provide written inputs on three strategies that are aimed at leveraging technology to modernise service delivery

13 Apr 2017

How IoT can drive smooth, smart, free-flow traffic

The total cost of road traffic accidents on South Africa's roads was estimated at R142.95 billion in 2016, equating 3.4% of GDP in that year

11 Apr 2017

Business fibre internet promotion - BitCo steps up the pace

BitCo has just announced their Step Up promotion which will see the leading ISP upgrade select new and renewed corporate fibre contracts at no additional monthly fee

Issued by BitCo 10 Apr 2017

Mozilla Equal Rating Innovation Challenge winners

With its Equal Rating Innovation Challenge, Mozilla called for creative and scalable ideas to provide affordable access to the open internet. The winning teams were from India, South Africa, and Brazil

5 Apr 2017

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International

New FAO satellite tool helps African farmers optimise water productivity

With FAO's new tool, the WaPOR open-access database going live, measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech. The new tool taps into satellite data to help farmers achieve reliable agricultural yields and allows for the optimisation of irrigation systems.

24 Apr 2017

Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas.

By Jay Smith 21 Apr 2017

Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

BEIJING, China - Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

21 Apr 2017

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

NEW YORK, US - Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.

21 Apr 2017

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