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New app for calculating lobola

It's one of the oldest cultural traditions in Africa and now a startup tech company in Gauteng has come up with an app to calculate Lobola. The app, developed by Johannesburg techno boffi...Read more

New app for calculating lobola

23 January 2015 | 4250 Views
It's one of the oldest cultural traditions in Africa and now a startup tech company in Gauteng has come up with an app to calculate Lobola. The app, developed by Johannesburg techno boffi...

by Staff reporter

WhatsApp lock-outs users for 24 hours

21 January 2015 | 4900 Views
WhatsApp is imposing 24-hour lock-outs on people trying to access its service via an unauthorised Android app.The Facebook-owned messaging service said that it had acted against users of Whats...

by Tech Reporter

Zimbabwe's internet penetration increases

21 January 2015 | 1904 Views
Zimbabwe's internet penetration rate increased by a marginal 0,5 percent in the three months to September 2014 to reach 47,5 percent from 47 percent in the second quarter.Figures released by t...

by Staff reporter

Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet in SA

20 January 2015 | 1250 Views
Vodacom becomes the first mobile operator to initiate the large-scale rollout of an EMV banking card that is accepted anywhere Johannesburg - Gema...

by Tech Reporter

Chinese dismiss Snowden's stealth jet hack accusations

19 January 2015 | 2347 Views
China dismissed accusations it stole F-35 stealth fighter plans as groundless on Monday, after documents leaked by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on a cyber attack were published b...

by Reuters

Watch out for this WhatsApp scam

17 January 2015 | 4261 Views
Responding to an SMS that advertises WhatsApp add-ons or updates could cost you hundreds of rands or dollars per month.This is according to IT consultant and prominent technology blogger Liron...

by Gareth van Zyl

Jaguar Land Rover announces 1,300 new UK jobs to accelerate leadership in lightweight vehicle manufacturing

15 January 2015 | 2027 Views
•  1,300 new jobs created with further development of lightweight vehicle technologies.•  Breakthrough Jaguar performance crossover to be built ...

by Tech Reporter

Great news for South African Shopify users.

14 January 2015 | 2032 Views
Shopify users in South Africa will be pleased to know that eSolutions, by DPD Laser, one of the premier sponsors at our eCommerce Confex, has launched the first free Shopify Shipping App specifically ...

by Marcia van Jaarsveld

Number one travel app comes to Africa

13 January 2015 | 2266 Views
RingCredible is an ingenious travelling app that eliminates roaming charges, as it relies on an internet connection to make calls to mobiles and landlines worldwide at minimal costs.This ...

by Sithandile Mpofu

WhatsApp voice calling set to launch in the coming weeks

13 January 2015 | 4427 Views
WhatsApp voice calling is set to launch in the first quarter of 2015.WhatsApp's voice calling will be a mobile-only service, competing against the likes of WeChat, Viber, and Skype, and was o...

by Staff reporter

US military Twitter, YouTube accounts hacked by Islamic State

13 January 2015 | 2794 Views
The Twitter and YouTube accounts of the US military command were suspended for a few hours after being hacked by a group claiming to back Islamic State.One message on Centcom's Twitter feed sa...

by Staff Reporter

Study shows that being bilingual really does boost brain power

13 January 2015 | 1840 Views
 - Researchers studied brain scans from 20 people, all around the age of 30 - They had started learning English as a second language around age 1...

by Tech Reporter

Zimbabwean customer complaints platform launched

13 January 2015 | 2030 Views
As part of a series of efforts to address issues of customer service complaint in Zimbabwe, hellomukoma.com, an online customer service complaint platform des...

by Tech Reporter

NetOne introduces free emergency airtime

12 January 2015 | 5768 Views
Today state-owned mobile network NetOne introduced its own emergency airtime credit facility that extends 50 cents to any prepaid subscriber accessing the service on the *140# shortcode, ...

by Staff reporter

Mark Zuckerberg launches book club

05 January 2015 | 3706 Views
A book club started by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has already had almost 140,000 "likes".The billionaire social network founder has set up the Facebook group "...

by Staff Reporter

North Korea responsible for 'destructive' cyber attack on Sony Pictures - FBI

19 December 2014 | 2177 Views
Washington - North Korea was responsible for a "destructive" cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation said Friday, warning it would hunt down the perpetrators and make the...

by AFP

iWayAfrica offers global bandwidth to customers in Zimbabwe

08 December 2014 | 2252 Views
iWayAfrica, a leading ISP in Zimbabwe, and part of the Gondwana Group of ISPs, is first to offer managed, global bandwidth as a service to corporate customers. The cloud-based service is enabled by Di...

by Staff reporter

Fund4Crowd unveiled in Zimbabwe

27 November 2014 | 3039 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

Zimbabwe webcams hijacked by Russian website

20 November 2014 | 6357 Views
Zimbabwe has been listed as one of the countries being spied on by a website containing thousands of live feeds from baby monitors, stand-alone webcams and CCTV systems.Data watchdogs across ...

by Moyo Roy

25 Years of Discovery

18 November 2014 | 4366 Views
Pretoria - After 25 years, what is there to be said about Discovery? Rather than tell you ourselves, we asked you to tell us - and the world - about your discoveries. Share your #25YearsOfDiscover...

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Keys to a successful System Design Project

17 November 2014 | 2321 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

3 most basic specifications to consider when buying a personal computer

12 November 2014 | 2604 Views
New computer users are confused by the specifications of the computer they want to buy. The specifications sometimes may be just numbers without a meaning. However its important to know what you a...

by Noreen Sarai

Biometric fingerprinting and contagious diseases

12 November 2014 | 4035 Views
Biometrics is a technology used for identification or authentication purposes using biological or behavioral characteristics. Examples of biometric techniques are; Body odor, which analyses the u...

by Noreen Sarai

Apple sued over missing text messages

12 November 2014 | 3329 Views
Apple Inc was ordered to face a U.S. federal lawsuit claiming it failed to tell consumers that its messaging system would block them from receiving text messages if they switched to Android-based sma...

by Staff Reporter

Beware of this telephone/online scam

07 November 2014 | 6017 Views
Something weird just happened to me a few minutes ago and I thought I should warn everyone out there.Someone with an Asian accent called me on my landline and said: "I am calling you about y...

by Moyo Roy

Nigeria criminalises identity theft

06 November 2014 | 2627 Views
The Senate has passed a broad bill, which criminalises child pornography, cyberstalking, identity theft, and hacking government computers. The draft law, known as the Cybercrime Bill, had been deb...

by Staff Reporter

Getting rid of nagging computer virus manually

03 November 2014 | 3153 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)

Stay secure when using the internet

03 November 2014 | 3863 Views
Most people seem scared to use the internet because of the various cybercrimes that are taking place these days. Is it possible to stay away from the internet? The answer is NO. The internet is being ...

by Noreen Sarai (Mrs)

Parenting Guide for Safe Usage of Cyberspace by Children

03 November 2014 | 1697 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)

How hackers are breaking into ATMs, stealing money - Video

08 October 2014 | 5607 Views
Kaspersky Lab's experts recently performed a forensic investigation into cyber-criminal attacks targeting ATMs around the world.During the course of the investigation, the company's researche...

by Staff reporter

Facebook gets green light to buy WhatsApp

03 October 2014 | 3691 Views
EU regulators have given the go-ahead for the social networking site Facebook to buy the mobile messenger service WhatsApp.The decision clears the way for a fiercely op...

by Tech Reporter

Jaguar Land Rover Takes Over Paris Auto Show with Two Global Debuts

03 October 2014 | 3958 Views
• Jaguar and Land Rover reveals key models at Paris Auto Show with Jaguar XE and Land Ro...

by Tech Reporter

Philips collaborates with SA company to commercialize Wind-Up Fetal Heart Rate Monitor

03 October 2014 | 2400 Views
JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa - Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG), today announced a partnership with South Africa based not-for-profit organization, PET (PowerFree Edu...

by Tech Reporter

Zim Govt in partnership with Microsoft

03 October 2014 | 2791 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 | 1852 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

Telecel launches telecash mobile App

25 September 2014 | 2258 Views
The country's second largest mobile network by subscribers, Telecel, has announced the launch of a telecash Android application which is already available on Google's Play Store, the application makes...

by Staff reporter

Free voice calls through Google Hangouts

11 September 2014 | 3783 Views
Google has announced that its hangout users can now make voice calls from Hangouts on Android, iOS, and the web."It's free to call other Hangouts users, it's free to call numbers in the U.S. a...

by Staff reporter

Tim Cook unveils new 'Apple Watch'

09 September 2014 | 3235 Views
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KodevtRMuRc...

by Moyo Roy

Jaguar Land Rover increase investment in Zimbabwe

04 September 2014 | 4901 Views
South Africa, Pretoria - Today's technologically-advanced cars require skilled handling and treatment in the aftersales environment, not just in terms of drivetrain components such as the engine and ...

by Staff Reporter

Microsoft has no plans to open Zimbabwe office

04 September 2014 | 3076 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

The impact of Movitel on ICT in Mozambique

25 August 2014 | 2044 Views
MAPUTO, Mozambique - Arriving in Mozambique when the telecom infrastructure was very limited and only 35% of the population was accessible to the telecommunication services, Viettel – the Vietna...

by Nguyen Thai Khang - ICTNews

MoboFree has a strong footprint in Zimbabwe

18 August 2014 | 3115 Views
LAGOS - MoboFree.com, the leading African social marketplace, today announced that the total volume of items currently for sale in its marketplace is worth USD 526 million and is expected to reach US...

by Tech Reporter

Amazon Web Services confirms participation at eCommerce Africa Confex 2015

12 August 2014 | 2942 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 | 3124 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

Facebook is down

01 August 2014 | 4701 Views
Facebook has gone down - The site started to undergo issues around just before 12 noon ET, according to various tweets. It is down on both the web and mobile....

by Moyo Roy

Gmail now in isiZulu - isiNdebele

09 July 2014 | 5223 Views
Google has announced 13 new languages for Gmail, including isiZulu which is related to isiNdebele.The additions push the number of supported languages on the Gmail platform to 71."Gma...

by Staff reporter

2015 Ford Mustang On Its First Visit To Africa

08 July 2014 | 4435 Views
PRETORIA, South Africa - Ford Mustang, the world's favorite pony car, will be on show at Ford's inaugural Go Further event in Sandton, Johannesburg, on 17 July 2014.The all-new Ford Mustang f...

by Tech Reporter

Internet surveillance sparks court war

06 July 2014 | 3770 Views
LONDON - Internet service providers from around the world are lodging formal complaints against the UK government's monitoring service, GCHQ, alleging it uses malicious software to break into their ne...

by Staff Reporter

Hackers take over Israeli army Twitter account

05 July 2014 | 4473 Views
Jerusalem - Internet hackers briefly took over an Israeli army Twitter account, the military said on Friday, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire.Isr...

by Staff Reporter

Which 2014 tablets are best for gaming?

03 July 2014 | 4099 Views
There are a lot of different devices that can be used to connect to the internet; these devices vary according to size as well as their overall capabilities. One popular device today is the tablet. Th...

by John
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