IC in ‘retail first’ for iPhone

Incredible Connection says it is the first technology retailer in the country to launch a smartphone application – developed by Altech Technology Concepts – that enables customers to browse products from their iPhone. “The iPhone app gives Incredible...

MXit gets tough on criminality

MXit, Africa’s largest mobile social network, has taken a tough stance on cybercrime on its platform by adopting some of the most stringent social networking security guidelines available. The social network recently reinvented its look and in addition to its normal...

Sites accused of ‘cashing in’ on Amy Winehouse

Download sites have been quick to capitalise on the death of jazz diva Amy Winehouse, but some are copping flak from fans accusing them of “cashing in” on the tragedy. According to Mashable.com, Microsoft has been slated by fans on Twitter after  a small...

IBM in storage breakthrough

Researchers from IBM have demonstrated the future of large-scale storage systems by successfully scanning 10-billion files on a single system in just 43 minutes, shattering the previous record of 1-billion files in three hours by a factor of 37. Growing at...

Microsoft extends SUSE collaboration

Microsoft and SUSE, now an independent business unit of Attachmate following the acquisition of Novell, have announced a four-year extension of their agreement for broad collaboration on Windows and Linux interoperability and support, under which Microsoft will invest...