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  1. eNCA | Multinationals to act on ocean-clogging plastics

    Enca.com - Technology 01.17 / 04:16 mzansilife.co.za
    Forty of the world's biggest companies assembled in Davos have agreed to come up with cleaner ways to make and consume…
  2. Zuma may put ex-wife in cabinet

    Techcentral.co.za - Technology 01.16 / 18:10 techcentral.co.za
    President Jacob Zuma is considering appointing his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to his cabinet when she steps down as chairwoman of the African Union Commission, easing her path to succeeding him as national…
  3. Here are the 5 reasons why internet is so expensive in Zimbabwe

    Techzim.co.zw - Technology 01.16 / 18:10 techzim.co.zw
    Internet access is expensive in Zimbabwe, that fact cannot be stressed enough. The cost of establishing a consistent connection for individual, residential or commercial use is still beyond the economic reach of most citizens especially against the backdrop of our strained economy. With over 98% of internet connections in Zimbabwe made via mobile devices, the cost […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Here are the 5 reasons why internet is so expensive in …
  4. HTC Vive and Oculus Rift – South African pricing

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.16 / 18:06 mygaming.co.za
    Online retailer Raru has listed South African pricing for the HTC Vive and Oculus…
  5. Intel’s entire Kaby Lake processor range – South African pricing

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.15 / 10:46 mygaming.co.za
    Intel recently revealed its 7th-generation processor lineup for desktop PCs, with power-saving chips and high-performance unlocked CPUs put on…
  6. Android’s Andy Rubin is building a smartphone

    Techcentral.co.za - Technology 01.15 / 09:25 techcentral.co.za
    Just over two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry he helped create. Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with…
  7. Samsung boss summoned in bribery probe

    SPECIAL prosecutors called Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee for questioning as a suspect in a bribery investigation, deepening an influence—peddling scandal that has already led to the impeachment of South Korea’s president. The de facto head of the Samsung Group was summoned to appear in Seoul on Thursday, special prosecution spokesman Lee […] The post Samsung boss summoned in bribery probe appeared first on Zimbabwe New…
  8. Mandiwanzira responds to Econet, advises operator to stick to business & take responsibility for milking subscribers

    Techzim.co.zw - Technology 01.14 / 17:34 techzim.co.zw
    As expected the Minister of ICT, Supa Mandiwanzira has responded to the strongly worded statement issued by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe regarding its position on the adjustment of mobile data tariffs. Articles appeared first on Techzim; Mandiwanzira responds to Econet, advises operator to stick to business & take responsibility for milking…
  1. eNCA | Multinationals to act on ocean-clogging plastics

    Enca.com - Technology 01.17 / 04:16 mzansilife.co.za
    Forty of the world's biggest companies assembled in Davos have agreed to come up with cleaner ways to make and consume…
  2. Zuma may put ex-wife in cabinet

    Techcentral.co.za - Technology 01.16 / 18:10 techcentral.co.za
    President Jacob Zuma is considering appointing his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to his cabinet when she steps down as chairwoman of the African Union Commission, easing her path to succeeding him as national…
  3. Here are the 5 reasons why internet is so expensive in Zimbabwe

    Techzim.co.zw - Technology 01.16 / 18:10 techzim.co.zw
    Internet access is expensive in Zimbabwe, that fact cannot be stressed enough. The cost of establishing a consistent connection for individual, residential or commercial use is still beyond the economic reach of most citizens especially against the backdrop of our strained economy. With over 98% of internet connections in Zimbabwe made via mobile devices, the cost […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Here are the 5 reasons why internet is so expensive in …
  4. Android’s Andy Rubin is building a smartphone

    Techcentral.co.za - Technology 01.15 / 09:25 techcentral.co.za
    Just over two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry he helped create. Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with…
  5. Samsung boss summoned in bribery probe

    SPECIAL prosecutors called Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee for questioning as a suspect in a bribery investigation, deepening an influence—peddling scandal that has already led to the impeachment of South Korea’s president. The de facto head of the Samsung Group was summoned to appear in Seoul on Thursday, special prosecution spokesman Lee […] The post Samsung boss summoned in bribery probe appeared first on Zimbabwe New…
  6. Mandiwanzira responds to Econet, advises operator to stick to business & take responsibility for milking subscribers

    Techzim.co.zw - Technology 01.14 / 17:34 techzim.co.zw
    As expected the Minister of ICT, Supa Mandiwanzira has responded to the strongly worded statement issued by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe regarding its position on the adjustment of mobile data tariffs. Articles appeared first on Techzim; Mandiwanzira responds to Econet, advises operator to stick to business & take responsibility for milking…
  7. Econet reveals how Zimbabwean government considers affordable internet access a political threat

    Techzim.co.zw - Technology 01.14 / 15:52 techzim.co.zw
    These internet blackouts were widely believed to have been a result of a directive from the State which was trying to contain political unrest by limiting communication. The government denied these claims. Articles appeared first on Techzim; Econet reveals how Zimbabwean government considers affordable internet access a political…
  8. 10 Hot Consumer trends for 2017

    Techhuman.com - Technology 01.14 / 03:44 techhuman.com
    Ericsson Consumer Lab releases the sixth edition of its annual trend report The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2017 and beyond. Ericsson surveyed 7 138 advanced internet users in Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, Johannesburg, London, Mexico City, Moscow, New York, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto that was carried out in October 2016. […] The post 10 Hot Consumer trends for 2017 appeared first on …
  1. Scientists activate 'kill switch' in mice

    Iafrica.com - Science 01.13 / 05:46 iafrica.com
    US scientists have ramped up predatory behaviour in mice by stimulating a region of the brain known for its role in…
  2. New Innovations Boost Shelf Life of Cassava

    The two innovations waxing and high relative humidity storage are the handiwork of National Agricultural Research Organisation…
  3. Mak Students Make Computer that Uses Phone Power Bank

    According to the students, their computer can run on a power bank, which charges mobile phones. A desktop computers uses between 60 and 250 watts of power and a laptop uses between 15 to 45…
  4. Huge Antarctic ice block to break off

    Iafrica.com - Science 01.08 / 19:05 iafrica.com
    A massive ice block nearly 100 times the area of Manhattan is poised to break off Antarctica's Larsen C ice…
  5. Caves prove that Neanderthals were cannibals

    Iafrica.com - Science 01.08 / 10:01 iafrica.com
    Deep in the caves of Goyet in Belgium, researchers have found the grisly evidence that the Neanderthals practised…
  6. The caves that prove Neanderthals were cannibals

    Ngrguardiannews.com - Science 01.07 / 17:42 ngrguardiannews.com
    Deep in the caves of Goyet in Belgium researchers have found the grisly evidence that the Neanderthals did not just feast on horses or reindeer, but also on each…
  7. How Ilorin varsity recorded IVF feat

    Ngrguardiannews.com - Science 01.06 / 14:15 ngrguardiannews.com
    The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Ilorin has joined the league of elites in Africa in the area of stunning successes in Assisted Reproductive System, known in medical parlance as In Vitro Fertilisation…
  8. Trillions of insects fly overhead each year

    Iafrica.com - Science 01.06 / 09:41 iafrica.com
    British scientists have for the first time measured the migration of insects in the skies - finding trillions pass us each…
  1. #BizTrends2017: the future of marketing in 360-degrees

    Bizcommunity.com - Internet 01.12 / 10:54 bizcommunity.com
    It's hard to keep up with technology; everything seems to be moving at the speed of light. Innovation in camera technology is giving marketers, consumers and travellers a new reason to immerse themselves in a virtual world. Read more... | Send to a…
  2. #BizTrends2017: Top five mobile trends to help you plan for 2017

    Bizcommunity.com - Internet 01.11 / 08:17 bizcommunity.com
    This is not another "year of the mobile" trends piece - that ship sailed five years ago. If you do not have a mobile presence then you really should not be playing in the digital space, because now in 2017, it is not a matter of digital vs mobile or marketing vs digital - your consumer is connected, whether you like it or not, and is partaking in an omnichannel world. Read more... | Send to a…
  3. Nokia, Ooredoo achieve 1 TBps transmission speed in Algerian trial

    Bizcommunity.com - Internet 01.11 / 07:16 bizcommunity.com
    ©alphaspirit via [[www.123RF.com 123RF]]Ooredoo Algeria, the Algerian subsidiary of the Ooredoo Telecommunications Group, and Nokia have achieved a transmission speed of 1.2 terabits per second over optical fibre in Africa's first field trial of innovative optical communications technology. Read more... | Send to a …
  4. Community Tablet set to accelerate digital inclusion in rural Mozambique

    Bizcommunity.com - Internet 01.05 / 18:18 bizcommunity.com
    MAPUTO: The internet is a key enabler of social development and education. While internet services have shown phenomenal success in other parts of the world, access to the internet remains low in Africa, especially in the rural communities. According to the Internet World Stats for Africa 2016, only 9.3% of people across the African continent are internet users. Read more... | Send to a…
  5. Applications open for 2nd Barclays Techstars Accelerator in Africa

    Bizcommunity.com - Internet 01.04 / 08:23 bizcommunity.com
    Applications have opened for the Barclays Accelerator programme, powered by Techstars, an initiative aimed at uncovering the next M-Pesa or Paypal by working with exceptional fintech entrepreneurs innovating Africa's financial services industry. Read more... | Send to a…
  6. Deep analytics bump up sales and marketing for banks

    Bizcommunity.com - Internet 12.30 / 12:15 bizcommunity.com
    Analytics have evolved over the years since the big buzz that came with big data. The new hype is the ability to analyse various types of information that are not based at the same location - termed deep analytics. Read more... | Send to a…
  7. Five steps to turn your SaaS blog readers into loyal customers

    Bizcommunity.com - Internet 12.30 / 12:14 bizcommunity.com
    If software solutions are your field of work, you might be having an unusual problem. Though used on a daily bases by both digital natives and digital immigrants, software systems are usually not something they want to be bothered with. The problem, as announced, is that your main product doesn't translate well into easily readable content that anyone would be attracted to. Read more... | Send to a…
  8. #LoeriesRankings with Black River FC

    Bizcommunity.com - Internet 12.30 / 12:13 bizcommunity.com
    Seems Cook and Kasu weren’t lying about their Checkers ‘little shop’ grocery collections…Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top ranked creatives post-celebrations. Here Black River FC's art directors Fu'aad Kasu and Stephanie Cook share their views. Read more... | Send to a friend…
  1. 5 Android Apps For Converting Voice To Text

    Naija247news.com - Gadgets 01.07 / 14:14 naija247news.com
    Android smartphones are very popular nowadays and they have so many various amazing functions. smartphone users are looking for smart applications which can help them complete their day-to-day tasks easily. One interesting function that many people are looking for are apps that convert voice to text. In line with this, Jumia Travel shares 5 android apps for converting [&…
  2. Coolest bicycles to ride in style

    Mybroadband.co.za - Gadgets 01.06 / 13:15 mybroadband.co.za
    If you want to impress your cycling partners, you can’t do much better than the Specialized Turbo S or the Lexus NXB b…
  3. Lenovo shows commitment to innovation at CES

    Mzansilife.co.za - Gadgets 01.06 / 08:53 mzansilife.co.za
    Lenovo kicked off the year yesterday with a full range of exciting products at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The new product range solidifies Lenovo’s dedication to innovation through the lens of every individual as today’s consumers expect their devices to be tailor-made. “Our approach to innovation is to ensure we’re constantly evolving and […
  4. LG Smart InstaView refrigerator – look inside without opening the door

    Mybroadband.co.za - Gadgets 01.05 / 14:52 mybroadband.co.za
    LG has launched its Smart InstaView refrigerator, which features Amazon's Alexa voice…
  5. Using patrol drones for your home security

    Mybroadband.co.za - Gadgets 01.04 / 10:03 mybroadband.co.za
    Alarm.com has announced plans to develop autonomous, video-enabled drone applications to extend the capabilities of security…
  6. Harder than ABC: Alphabet’s Google is searching for its next hit

    Naija247news.com - Gadgets 01.03 / 21:16 naija247news.com
    The rise of voice computing may threaten its lucrative search business “JUDGE a man by his questions, rather than his answers,” Voltaire advised. Google has become one of the most successful firms in history by heeding that advice. It evaluates the intention of web-surfers’ queries and returns relevant advertising alongside search results. But for years [R…
  7. Norton Core wireless router offers secure Wi-Fi

    Mybroadband.co.za - Gadgets 01.03 / 16:25 mybroadband.co.za
    Norton has launched its Core wireless router, which uses advanced machine learning to defend your home…
  8. Pebble smartwatches – from rags, to riches, to rags

    Mybroadband.co.za - Gadgets 12.31 / 11:06 mybroadband.co.za
    In less than five years, Pebble experienced a meteoric rise and a fatal…
  1. HTC Vive and Oculus Rift – South African pricing

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.16 / 18:06 mygaming.co.za
    Online retailer Raru has listed South African pricing for the HTC Vive and Oculus…
  2. Intel’s entire Kaby Lake processor range – South African pricing

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.15 / 10:46 mygaming.co.za
    Intel recently revealed its 7th-generation processor lineup for desktop PCs, with power-saving chips and high-performance unlocked CPUs put on…
  3. Biggest and best game trailers this week

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.14 / 08:11 mygaming.co.za
    New footage from Super Mario Odyssey, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Resident Evil 7 & much…
  4. Volta V is a powerful 4K gaming PC in a wooden case

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.13 / 10:40 mygaming.co.za
    Computer Direct Outlet’s Volta V is a customisable PC with a durable and stylish hardwood c…
  5. Nintendo Switch release date and pricing revealed

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.13 / 08:17 mygaming.co.za
    Nintendo has revealed the pricing and release date of its new Switch gaming…
  6. Intel Pentium processors now have Hyper-Threading

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.12 / 10:27 mygaming.co.za
    Intel has confirmed on its Ark page that all 7th-generation Pentium processors will feature…
  7. Big triple-A titles added to the PlayStation Store January Sale

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.10 / 10:09 mygaming.co.za
    Even though the season of giving has come and gone, Sony is still delivering the wallet-taunting…
  8. High-end Razer prototypes stolen from CES 2017

    Mygaming.co.za - Games 01.10 / 07:27 mygaming.co.za
    Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan has said that two of their gaming prototypes were stolen from their booth at…