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African Streaming Market Faces Shakeup as US-based Firm Seeks Local Partners 

The African streaming industry could be in for an even greater shake up as US-based streaming player MatrixStream seeks to collaborate with Telcos and...

What is net neutrality?

by Ben Dickson Should it make a difference for your Internet Service Provider whether you’re browsing your timeline on Facebook, reading your emails in Gmail, or...

Machine Learning Is Here. How Switched On Are You?

By Keith Fenner, vice-president, Sage Enterprise Africa & Middle East Machine learning, which used to be something only computer scientists in server rooms discussed, has...

This Bloemfontein Firm Valued at R130m Wants to Simplify AI, Machine Learning

By Staff Writer Thanks to recent improvements in internet connectivity and the emergence of numerous global big-hitters, South Africa has finally made a name for...

How Homegrown Innovation is Solving Many of Africa’s Most Pressing Challenges

By Brett Parker, MD at SAP Africa By now, I am convinced that you have heard of M-Pesa, the popular and often-cited mobile banking system...

The Future of Business: Technology-led or Soon-to-be-Dead

By Cameron Beveridge, Director: Cloud, SAP Africa  The future of business is in the cloud. That is the message from global analysts as the latest IT...

MTN Finally Pulls the Plug on Video On Demand Service MTN VU

There is no more MTN VU or FrontRow. MTN, South Africa’s second biggest mobile phone operator, is shutting down its video on demand (VOD) service,...

Why are Public WiFi Networks Insecure?

by Ben Dickson If you follow tech and cybersecurity news, this is something that you see a lot: Public WiFi networks, the free wireless networks found...

African Mobile VOD Platform Tuluntulu Nearing Half-a-Million Users – It’s Time to Indulge in its African Content

by Gugu Lourie Global news agency Reuters’ News videos will be available on Tuluntulu’s tNews4U Channel. “Reuters is interesting in that it gives us quality international...

Robots and AI Could Soon Have Feelings, Hopes and Rights

by Christopher Markou Get used to hearing a lot more about artificial intelligence. Even if you discount the utopian and dystopian hyperbole, the 21st century will...

Are You Really Anonymous Online? Your Friends on Twitter May Give You Away

by Jessica Su As you browse the internet, online advertisers track nearly every site you visit, amassing a trove of information on your habits and preferences....

Are we streaming into political participation through a personalized, on-demand TV diet?

Streaming television may actually facilitate important forms of human interaction, like participating in politics.

By attacking DNS, hackers can bring down many websites for the price of one

The internet's architecture is under attack again as a huge denial of service attack takes out major sites in US and Europe.

Vox to wire SA smaller towns

Vox launches national long distance fibre project: First stop for long distance fibre initiative is Richards Bay

How to get 18 hours a day of free Internet?

You want free and unlimited Internet access for 18 hours. Sound crazy. Fortunately, there is a new way to give you unlimited free data...