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July 28 2014

From Mon Jul 28 2014, 10:47:26

There's an old axiom that suggests you should always be aware of your surroundings. It's good advice that can be applied to every aspect of your life - including your business. Let's say you have the opportunity to open up a coffee shop in a brand new shopping mall. The shopping mall is positioned in

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From Mon Jul 28 2014, 10:14:15

The number of cyber threats are growing, but most enterprises still feel unprepared to deal with them. The answer lies in expert assistance and formalised plans, says Networks Unlimited. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director of Arbor Networks distributor Networks Unlimited, says while downtime or data breaches could literally cripple an enterprise, the majority of organisations are

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From Mon Jul 28 2014, 09:25:21

Music is an integral part of life. Not only do we listen to it during our personal time, but we also tend to listen to it during our commute to work, while at work and whenever the need arises. With music playing a huge part in our lives, we have decided to put together a

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From Mon Jul 28 2014, 08:51:07

Tech savvy individuals have turned to social media websites like Facebook and Twitter in order to access news that is not censored or governed in any way. Individuals also utilise the service in order to bypass mainstream media which includes: television, radio and newspapers. This is according to a report jointly published by the Media

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From Mon Jul 28 2014, 05:29:20

SureSwipe has launched SureSwipe Move - the first Mobile Point of Sale (MPOS) solution in South Africa, according to the company, to achieve Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) certification from the PCI Security Standards Council. According to the company, this means that SureSwipe Move's devices, applications and processes comply with the Standards governing the encryption of card

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From Mon Jul 28 2014, 04:31:43

Airtel Nigeria and Kirusa have announced the launch of Celebrity Connect, a mobile service that attempts to connect Nigerians with celebrities and famous personalities. According to the company, the service enables fans to reach out and connect with their favourite celebs. Top celebrities like Ace Comedian, AY, Nollywood stars Mike Ezuruonye and Kate Henshaw, actress,

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From Mon Jul 28 2014, 03:31:18

Nigerian security forces have allegedly arrested a suspected internet fraudster. The fraudster has been accused of stealing $6 million from people who thought were paying fees to apply for government jobs. This is according to According to Emmanuel Okeh, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, said: "The suspect Michael Ogun, is accused of using

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From Mon Jul 28 2014, 02:48:38

The Terragon Group Research Report released for the second quarter of 2014, has revealed growth in the state of digital media and users' online behaviour in Nigeria over the past twelve months. The report, which was compiled after a recent survey from a pool of online participants across various locations in the country, showed heightened

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July 25 2014

From Fri Jul 25 2014, 10:45:07

The week has come to an end; however, it almost the end of the month. Yip, that's right in a few days we will be heading into the month of August 2014. This week in tech, we saw Telkom suspending its attempt to cut a multitude of jobs at the company. Additionally, we saw the

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From Fri Jul 25 2014, 10:22:10

MTN South Africa launched its WOW promotion on 21 June 2014, targeting MTN customers who spend R6 airtime and get R60 FREE airtime back. Now MTN has increased its reward. Starting today 25 July, MTN customers will get R120 FREE airtime when they spend R6 of their airtime. This promotional offer is valid for 5

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