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Wits Digital technology app developed

digital communications

The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) together with its High Maturity software development unit has collaborated with advertising agency King James II to create a website and app called ‘This is Wits’. Accessed via www.wits.ac.za/thisiswits or by downloading the Windows or Android app. “This is Wits” takes visitors on a virtual tour of the campus to hear stories behind the people and events that make Wits what it is today. [Read more…]

New communication frontiers

communications

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) has tabled a strategy aimed at bringing about an “information revolution” in communications to Cabinet. [Read more…]

MeerKAT rises from the desert

SKA

Carnarvon – The first of the 64 antennas of the MeerKAT telescope, the largest and most sensitive radio telescope in the southern hemisphere, and a precursor to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), has been completed outside Carnarvon, in the Karoo. [Read more…]

Adoreboard Wins Award

Adoreboard

A brand intelligence tech start-up company backed by Queen’s University Belfast has been crowned ‘best tech start-up’ at the ITLG Silicon Valley Global Technology Forum. [Read more…]

Spotify eye IPO

spotify

Online music streaming service Spotify is recruiting a U.S. financial reporting specialist, adding to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing, which one banker said could value the firm at as much as $8 billion. [Read more…]

Top Features From iOS 7

iOS 7

When Apple debuted its new operating system in September, there was an immediate onslaught of hasty reviews from tech blogs and journalistic publications all across the Internet. This is typically how it goes with Apple – people get so excited for the release of new products and systems that there’s a tendency to judge them very quickly when they finally become available. [Read more…]

Robust DC-12 Document Camera

Document Camera

DC-12 Helps Teachers Take Lessons to the Next Level with HD Image Quality, Picture-in-Picture Zoom and Easy Setup [Read more…]

Using your smartphone to access online casinos

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Playing your favourite casino games has never been easier than it is today. With real casinos spread all around the world and the abundance of online casinos you’re always sure to find somewhere to play. [Read more…]

Organisations Struggle Over Cloud Services

Cloud Services

ISACA, a non-profit association of 100,000 IT professionals in 180 countries, today released further insights from its 2012 IT Risk/Reward Barometer. The study, conducted amongst 4,500 IT professionals from 83 countries, many of whom are of senior management level or higher, reveals that organisations remain sceptical when it comes to cloud services-especially public cloud computing. The overarching trend is that businesses see numerous benefits for adopting cloud services; however, the perceived risk cause them concern. [Read more…]

IBM Announces New Virtual Desktop solutions

IBM workplace

IBM workplace

Building on four decades of industry leadership in large scale virtualization, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a set of flexible workplace solutions that enable clients to create a simple, cost-effective environment that allows employees to use any device to access workplace applications anytime and anyplace. [Read more…]