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How technology can help African businesses transform their HR and payroll functions

How technology can help African businesses transform their HR and payroll functions African organisations are coming under enormous pressure to implement automated payroll and HR solution...Read more

How technology can help African businesses transform their HR and payroll functions

12 March 2015 | 1468 Views
How technology can help African businesses transform their HR and payroll functions African organisations are coming under enormous pressure to implement automated payroll and HR solution...

by Staff Reporter

Software piracy will cost your business more in the long-term than authorised software

24 February 2015 | 1878 Views
African governments are cracking down on software piracy through strong laws to safeguard intellectual property. At the same time, more and more African businesses are opening their eyes to the benefi...

by Del-Mari Roberts

Sage One Accounting to storm African cloud market in partnership with MTN Business

12 February 2015 | 2264 Views
The Sage One Accounting cloud accounting software is now available in a number of major markets throughout sub Saharan Africa, following a partnership between Sage Pastel Accounting and MTN Business. ...

by Janet Sharp

Fund4Crowd unveiled in Zimbabwe

27 November 2014 | 3998 Views
Hello Technology Editor,Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Conrade, startup owner of Fund4Crowd. I have been reading and hearing of Zimbabweans looking for help from the crowd. Af...

by Conrade

Keys to a successful System Design Project

17 November 2014 | 3176 Views
Designing a system can be a very exciting activity as long as you produce the expected results at the end. This has seen many projects either being successful or being abandoned during the designi...

by Noreen Sarai

Getting rid of nagging computer virus manually

03 November 2014 | 4145 Views
Using a computer can be a total nightmare especially when one encounters the most nagging item, a virus. Computer viruses are self-replicating programs which cannot exist without a host. A computer v...

by Noreen Sarai (Mrs)

Parenting Guide for Safe Usage of Cyberspace by Children

03 November 2014 | 2616 Views
Previous decades a dog would be termed as man's best friend, but in this decade the internet has become man's best friend. This has seen its usage increasing on a daily basis. This new change in t...

by Noreen Sarai (Mrs)

Zim Govt in partnership with Microsoft

03 October 2014 | 3261 Views
Government is forging a partnership with Microsoft as it seeks to enhance service delivery through effective use of information communication technologies (ICTs) with the technology company saying it ...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe, Microsoft in education pact

28 September 2014 | 2630 Views
GOVERNMENT is negotiating with US-based Microsoft Corporation - the world's biggest computer software company - for provision of modern ICTs that could be used in the education sector, among other key...

by Enacy Mapakame

Microsoft has no plans to open Zimbabwe office

04 September 2014 | 3578 Views
Global software giant Microsoft says has no plans to open an office in Zimbabwe but will rather partner locals. Hani Shakeel Microsoft Regional Manager for Middle and east Africa said the ...

by Staff reporter

Amazon Web Services confirms participation at eCommerce Africa Confex 2015

12 August 2014 | 3350 Views
Kinetic is proud to announce that global eCommerce giant, Amazon Web Services, has confirmed its' participation as one of the premier sponsors. The eCommerce Africa Confex will be hosted at the Cape T...

by Marcia

Software piracy in Africa: Three companies found guilty by a court of law for reproducing and/or using the Sage brand or Sage so

04 August 2014 | 3418 Views
PARIS, France - Sage, a leading global vendor of business management software, announces that it has won three court cases against pirate companies in Maghreb and i...

by APO

Windows designer 'Julie Larson-Green' moves to new Microsoft job

25 February 2014 | 7962 Views
Julie Larson-Green, one of Microsoft Corp's most senior women executives and a leading force behind the latest design of Windows, is moving to a new job in charge of harmonizing the look and usability...

by Reuters

Zim programmers develop anti-virus tools for Word Documents

02 October 2013 | 9830 Views
Zimbabwe Information Communication Technology entrepreneurs, Tawanda Katsaruware and Richwell Phinias have partnered to provide anti-virus tools to help computer users repair Microsoft Office documen...

by Richwell Phinias

Question and answer with Bill Gates at Harvard - Video

26 September 2013 | 4161 Views
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBHJ-8Bch4...

by Staff Reporter

Microsoft launches Office 365 in Zimbabwe

25 September 2013 | 4838 Views
Microsoft Corporation yesterday announced the commercial launch of its latest offering, the Microsoft Office 365 in Zimbabwe.This is the newest cloud based service tailor made for all busine...

by Staff reporter

Rockstar releases Grand Theft Auto V

22 September 2013 | 3050 Views
After five years of waiting Rockstar have released Grand Theft Auto V which have already made a huge impact in the history of entertainment industry within three days of its arrival. Grand The...

by Tawanda Nomatoma

Agile Financial Technologies Ranked In CIO Review's Top 10 Most Promising BFSI Software Solutions Providers

09 September 2013 | 3582 Views
Mumbai, India - Agile Financial Technologies, a leading software provider for insurance, banking and financial services sectors, announced that it has been ranked amongst the top 10 promising Ban...

by Nirmala D

Microsoft CEO to retire

24 August 2013 | 3059 Views
New York - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world's largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next 12 months.Microsoft did not name a s...

by Staff Reporter

Hackers to release detailed blueprints of techniques for attacking cars

28 July 2013 | 4997 Views
Car hacking is not a new field, but its secrets have long been closely guarded. That is about to change, thanks to two well-known computer software hackers who got bored finding bugs in software from ...

by Staff Reporter

Microsoft launches 'CityNext' to make cities smart

15 July 2013 | 3180 Views
HOUSTON - U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. launched a new initiative called CityNext to spur innovation and encourage leaders to create sustainable cities at its annual Worldwide Partner Conference...

by Tech Reporter

Latest version of Sage Pastel Evolution includes mobile module

02 July 2013 | 3864 Views
The Pastel division of Chips Enterprise Solutions has announced the new modules and features that will be included in the latest version of Sage Pastel  Evolution, Version 6.82, which is due ...

by Mike Hamilton

Pastel offers customers Xperdyte advanced manufacturing software

20 June 2013 | 3712 Views
Pastel Software Zimbabwe has partnered Xperdyte, a software development company specialising in software for manufacturers, to offer Pastel Evolution and Pastel Partner users additional software t...

by Mike Hamilton

Sage announces launch of Sage ERP X3 Version 7

17 June 2013 | 6104 Views
Strategic sales director for Sage ERP in South Africa Justin Robbins  has announced the pending launch of Sage ERP X3 Version 7, which is due for release in the  first quarter of 2014&nb...

by Moyo Roy

Microsoft teams up with China's Yunnan in IT industry

06 June 2013 | 3029 Views
KUNMING - Microsoft has teamed up with southwest China's Yunnan Province to boost software innovation and foster local IT talent.The two sides announced the launching of an information techno...

by Tech Reporter

Microsoft Windows 8 update will be free

14 May 2013 | 3488 Views
New York - Microsoft says a planned update to its Windows 8 operating system will be made available for free later this year.Microsoft announced the update last week, but wouldn't say at the t...

by Staff Reporter

Pastel adds new modules, features to Pastel Partner Version 12

07 May 2013 | 5146 Views
Pastel Software Zimbabwe has announced new features and modules that have been added to the latest version of Pastel Partner, Version 12, which was introduced earlier this year.The new enhanc...

by Mike Hamilton

Bill Gates 'disrespects' S Korean president with his casual handshake

23 April 2013 | 8001 Views
SEOUL: Microsoft founder Bill Gates' casual style was the subject of criticism in some South Korean media on Tuesday after he shook hands with President Park Geun-Hye, with one hand in his pocket....

by Staff Reporter

Zim drivers' licence App launched for PC and smart phones

03 April 2013 | 8237 Views
Test Labs (Pvt) Ltd, has launched an application to help drivers' licence applicants in Zimbabwe prepare for their driving exams.  The app works on either a personal computer or a sma...

by Staff Reporter

Microsoft unveils a new corporate logo

24 August 2012 | 4222 Views
SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a new corporate logo, the software giant's first such facelift in 25 years, in attempts to project an impressive image ahead of the launch of a wave of ...

by Tech Reporter

Microsoft announces Office 2013 - What you might want to know

19 July 2012 | 3501 Views
Microsoft has announced Office 2013. Below is a list of answers to any questions you might have about Office 15 if you are keeping track of the version numbers....

by Staff reporter

Apple's new operating system with built-in Facebook - release date 25 July

11 July 2012 | 3058 Views
Apple's new operating system, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion for Macs will be released on 25 July if the firm follows tradition.Apple released the "gold master" version of the software to developers...

by Moyo Roy

Microsoft acquires enterprise social network Yammer for $1.2 Billion

26 June 2012 | 2258 Views
Microsoft announced on Monday that it has agreed to acquire enterprise social network Yammer for 1.2 billion U.S. dollars in cash."The acquisition of Yammer underscores our commitment to deliv...

by Staff reporter

Microsoft could start creating tablets running on Windows

17 June 2012 | 2109 Views
San Francisco - Microsoft promised to make a "major" announcement on Monday that started the internet buzzing with talk that it would involve taking on Apple iPad with tablets running on Windows softw...

by AFP

Microsoft sues two Chinese IT companies for about 1.59 million U.S. dollars

29 April 2012 | 3858 Views
Two Chinese IT companies were brought to court on Thursday for using a number of pirated Microsoft software packages in their offices, and the U.S. company is seeking at least 10 million yuan (1.59 mi...

by Moyo Roy

Source code cannot be protected by copyright

29 November 2011 | 3182 Views
Luxembourg - A computer programming language cannot be protected by copyright, the adviser to the EU's top court said on Tuesday in an opinion that could affect the competitive IT industry.Adv...

by Moyo Roy

iSO 5 users complain Apple update didn't fix battery

12 November 2011 | 2016 Views
Apple customers who have updated their devices which are running iOS 5 operating system with the new iOS 5.0.1 are saying iSO 5 is still suffering from weak battery life, even after the software updat...

by Matthews Estell

Apple releases iSO 5 beta with battery bug fix

10 November 2011 | 2335 Views
Apple delivers iSO 5.0.1 Beta with battery bug fix to a selected end users in the wake of battery-life issues confirmed last week, according to PC Magazine.The early iSO 5, unreleased to the m...

by Moyo Roy

Windows 7 sells overtakes Windows XP

13 September 2011 | 1905 Views
Microsoft has announced that Windows 7 has overtaken Windows XP sells  with sells nearly approaching 450 billion copies.Microsoft made that announcement at the developer-focused Microsoft...

by Moyo Roy

Internet Explorer users have low IQ: Research

02 August 2011 | 2729 Views
A study by a Vancouver based Psychometric Consulting company, AptiQuant has just released results from a IQ test carried out online.Over 100,000 web surfers took the free online IQ test and ...

by Matthews Estell

Microsoft puts Office in the cloud to Defend Its Office Business

28 June 2011 | 1665 Views
Microsoft is making its biggest move into the mobile, Internet-accessible world of cloud computing this week, as it takes the wraps off a revamped online version of its hugely profitable Office softwa...

by Moyo Roy

French Company to File Anticompetitive Suit Against Google, Seeking Damages

28 June 2011 | 1885 Views
BRUSSELS - An Internet company in France says it will seek heavy damages from Google in what it says is the largest claim of its kind in Europe against the American giant, New York Times reported on T...

by James Kanter and edited by Moyo Roy

Database giant, Oracle acquires FatWire Software

22 June 2011 | 1798 Views
Oracle [Database giant] on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire FatWire Software, a provider of web experience management solutio...

by Moyo Roy

Microsoft unveils Kinect feature to control live tv feeds

07 June 2011 | 1898 Views
Microsoft Corp is looking to put its popular Kinect motion-sensing device at the heart of its Xbox game console, unveiling plans on Monday to allow users to control live television feeds, search YouTu...

by Moyo Roy

Zimbabwe has the highest number of pirated software

04 June 2011 | 2202 Views
A leading Information and Communication Technology  expert, Clement Kahiya, says 90 percent of all Zimbabwe's software is pirated. His revelations have, however, remained a closely guarde...

by Mafu Sithabile

Microsoft unveils the design for Windows 8

03 June 2011 | 2114 Views
The next version of Windows will look a lot like Windows Phone 7. But the familiar PC design is still there under the hood.Microsoft unveiled the design for Windows 8 at the All Things Digita...

by Moyo Roy

Microsoft to power Toyota cars online

07 April 2011 | 1617 Views
San Francisco - Microsoft and Toyota Motor Corp (TMC) on Wednesday announced they will work together to infuse the Japanese auto maker's cars with digital capabilities hosted in the internet "cl...

by Byo24News

Bill Gates Dumping Microsoft Shares

10 February 2011 | 1946 Views
Over the past 12 months, Chairman Bill has sold off 90 million shares in the company he co-founded. Does he think it's become that bad an investment? Ma...

by Byo24NEWS

Free Windows XP and Windows Vista downloads

06 February 2011 | 3129 Views
Microsoft recently updated its free Windows XP and Windows Vista downloads making fresh releases available as a part of a continued effort (more than a couple of years now) to make it easier for webs...

by Byo24NEWS

Android operating system has overtaken Symbian

01 February 2011 | 1747 Views
Google's Android operating system has overtaken Nokia's Symbian platform to become the world's leading smartphone platform.According to the latest report by Canalys, shipments of smartphones r...

by Byo24NEWS
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