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No Man’s Sky Review

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Developed and published by Hello Games, No Man’s Sky is a rather ambitious title at that. It offers players the opportunity to step into the shoes of a lone traveller who has been tasked, by a mysterious object called the Atlas, to reach the ce [Read story...]

Watch 16 minutes of Titanfall 2 multiplayer gameplay

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Watch 16 minutes of Titanfall 2 multiplayer gameplay. Titan Fall 2 is currently being developed for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the PC by Respawn Entertainment. The game will be published by Electronic Arts, and is expected to release on October [Read story...]

Seacom to connect UbuntuNet in East Africa

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Seacom to connect UbuntuNet in East Africa. UbuntuNet Alliance has awarded a 15-year contract to SEACOM to provide point to point connectivity services to National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) of Eastern and Southern Africa through the Eu [Read story...]

Samsung Galaxy Note7 unveiled

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 unveiled. Samsung Electronics has unveiled its latest device, the Galaxy Note7. According to the company, the latest device packs in a plethora of features that are expected to set a new standard for the large-screen device sect [Read story...]

Study shows that Cyberbullying can lead to depression

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Cyber bullying is serious. (Image Source: http://i.huffpost.com/) According to the study Growing Up Online – Connected Kids, conducted by Kaspersky Lab and icon Kids & Youth, cyberbullying is a far more dangerous threat to children than many pa [Read story...]

Vodacom unveils Smart Platinum 7 smartphone

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Vodacom unveils Smart Platinum 7 smartphone. Vodacom has entered the premium smartphone market by extending its range of branded devices. The Vodacom Smart platinum 7 and Vodacom Smart ultra 7 were announced by the company in July 2016. At launch, Ma [Read story...]

Liquid Telecom to acquire Neotel for USD $430 million

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(Image Credit: Darryl Linington) Liquid Telecom has revealed that it has entered into an agreement to acquire South African communications network operator, Neotel. The shareholders of Neotel – Tata Communications of India and minority shareholders [Read story...]

The importance of SLA for Always-On

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The importance of SLA for Always-On Finding the right service provider to partner with on the journey to become an Always-On enterprise in the age of availability need not be stressful. Claude Schuck, regional manager for Africa at Veeam, examines so [Read story...]

Integr8’s Sussman to judge Seedstars start-ups

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Robert Sussman, co-founder and co-CEO of international award winning ICT managed services company Integr8, is set to sit on the judging panel of Switzerland based Seedstars. Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests up to $1,5mn in emerging mark [Read story...]

Changing Always-On expectations in the public sector

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Gregg Petersen, regional director for the Middle East and Africa and the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation at Veeam. (Image Source: http://ssngulf.com/). The public sector has moved beyond a backup-only approach towards embracing true [Read story...]

South Africa: Xbox Live Gold sees price hike

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(Image Source: sticktwiddlers.com) Xbox Live subscribers in South Africa have been notified, via Microsoft, that the company will be implementing a price hike. Microsoft revealed that the price of a one-month subscription will increase from R50 to R1 [Read story...]

Data opens the door to the Digital Business

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Data opens the door to the Digital Business. (Image Source: pnrsoftsol.com) Data. It’s a word used so often that it risks losing all of its impact, especially the King Kong silverback of such jargon, ‘Big Data’. Yet constant conversation about [Read story...]

Ericsson appoints new President for Sub-Saharan Africa

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Ericsson appoints new President for Sub-Saharan Africa. (Image Source: cnbc.com) Ericsson has revealed the appointment of Jean-Claude Geha as Head of the sub-Saharan Africa Region effective from July 1, 2016. Jean-Claude replaces Fredrik Jejdling who [Read story...]

E-commerce gains traction in rural Kenya

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E-commerce gains traction in rural Kenya. Kenya’s rural population is increasingly taking to the internet and aggressively placing orders online catching up with their urban counterparts, an internal survey by Jumia Kenya has revealed. According [Read story...]

South Africa most-attacked by cybercriminals

Doros Hadjizenonos, Country Manager of Check Point South Africa. Check Point Software Technologies has revealed that a rising number of people using video-on-demand services, as well as an increase in e-commerce over the festive season, could be why [Read story...]

AITEC launches ICT Summit 2016

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Oshwal Centre, Nairobi Kenya. (Image Credit: http://farm5.staticflickr.com/). Premier Events Management and IT consulting firm AITEC has confirmed that they are 95% ready for their annual ICT summit being held on the 24th & 25th February 2016 at [Read story...]

MTN Cameroon releases statement on CONAC Report

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In a report written by the anti-corruption commission, known as CONAC, MTN and Orange were also accused of allegedly not paying taxes on their money transfer system, known as Mobile Money. On the 21st of January 2016, it was revealed that MTN Cameroo [Read story...]

Worldwide device shipments to grow 1.9 percent in 2016

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Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.4 billion units in 2016. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington) Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile ph [Read story...]

SAP Africa opens new office in Angola

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SAP Africa opens new office in Angola. SAP Africa has announced the opening of an office in Luanda, Angola – its fifth regional hub in Africa. The office is located in Luanda’s Edificio Escom business district and is headed up by regional head, P [Read story...]