OPINION: Climate conscious? Start deleting your selfies

2020-02-08 16:59

How many times a day do you take a photo, like or share something on social media, or stream some form of entertainment? Human beings have created a massive data dump that's contributing to global heating, says Marelise van der Merwe.

Building a (digital) bridge to SME success

2019-08-29 15:25

How SMEs can use technology to compete in the global innovation marketplace.

Liquid Telecom extends availability of Microsoft Azure 'from Cape to Cairo'

2018-11-13 14:30

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom announces it has extended the availability of the cloud-based Microsoft Azure architecture "from the Cape to Cairo".

Global PC market grows for first time in 6 years - survey

2018-07-13 08:30

The global personal computer market grew for the first time in six years in the second quarter of 2018, driven by upgrades in the business segment, a market tracker said Thursday.

Why spending on cloud computing is increasing in SA

2018-04-22 05:57

Spending on cloud computing has sharply increased in Africa and is set to rise further.

Amazon got bigger than Microsoft by beating it at its own game

2018-02-20 11:32

Amazon's Web Services division is growing three times faster than Microsoft's.

Digitisation: Our HR departments are lagging

2017-03-29 15:03

Although it’s a global trend, South African companies are particularly reluctant to embrace digital tools within human resources.

Typo caused Amazon's big cloud-computing blackout

2017-03-03 08:51

Amazon says an incorrectly typed command during a routine debugging of its billing system caused the five-hour outage of some Amazon Web Services servers on Tuesday

'Cloud' IT companies offer good value - analyst

2016-11-09 19:11

Companies that are at the forefront of cloud-based digital services of the information technology sector offer attractive investments, says an analyst.

Every line has a cloud

2016-03-31 17:07

With cloud storage becoming increasingly popular, more questions around security of online data and content transferred over the Internet are raised.


Microsoft deal paves way for public cloud services

2019-10-30 18:07

The State Information Technology Agency and Microsoft SA have signed of a memorandum of understanding which paves the way for government adoption of public cloud services.

Cyber criminals come to Africa for 'backdoor' into European systems, conference hears

2018-11-14 12:25

There appears to be a growing trend where cyber criminals come to Africa to hack into systems elsewhere in the world, a Cape Town conference has heard.

WhatsApp made a sweet deal with Google: you can now back up unlimited chats, photos, and video — here's how

2018-08-22 16:28

WhatsApp chats, photos – and other media such is video – now have separate, and effectively unlimited, storage on Google Drive.

Amazon servers are now in Cape Town, making for much faster stream for its cloud customers

2018-07-12 12:30

Amazon's second CloudFront Edge location is now live, and local users are paying less than those in Australia and India.

Microsoft data warrant case in top US court has global implications

2018-02-26 07:27

Microsoft faces off with the US government before the Supreme Court over a warrant for data stored abroad that has important ramifications for law enforcement in the age of global computing.

Amazon plays catch up in a corner of the cloud where it lagged

2017-11-28 06:01's cloud unit dominates the market for computing power delivered over the internet. But there's one area where it has lagged: artificial intelligence tools.

Secrets from smart devices find path to legal system

2017-03-20 06:24

An Ohio man claimed he was forced into a hasty window escape when his house caught fire last year. His pacemaker data obtained by police showed otherwise, and he was charged with arson and insurance fraud.

Amazon launches video-conferencing for cloud customers

2017-02-15 09:22

US online giant Amazon has announced the launch of a "unified communications service" which offers video and audio conferencing through its cloud computing service.

Breaking tech barriers

2016-07-05 14:05

Snapt is a local tech start-up that offers high-end virtualised and cloud-based load balancing, web acceleration and security software. It plans to expand its global client base.

High-tech Barbie stokes privacy fears

2015-12-01 09:15

The new Wi-Fi connected Barbie doll, which connects to cloud servers, has some privacy activists up in arms

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