Cisco to acquire Network Security Company OpenDNS come 2016

Cisco to acquire Network Security Company OpenDNS come 2016

On 30th/June/2015 Cisco the network systems manufacturing giant announced its intent to acquire a network security OpenDNS, a privately held security company based in San Francisco. OpenDNS provides advanced threat protection for any device, anywhere, anytime. Cisco said this acquisation will boost their Security Everywhere approach by adding broad visibility and threat intelligence from the Open... Read more

43% South African Internet Users still Think Visiting Their Branch is Safer than Online Banking

43% South African Internet Users still Think Visiting Their Branch is Safer than Online Banking

Almost half (43%) of Internet users in South Africa believe traditional over-the-counter banking is safer than banking online, according to a survey carried out by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. Despite these fears most people still make some payments online but many fail to take even basic security measures, putting their money and banks’ reputations at risk. The survey shows that a significant number of users (64%) feel vulnerable ... Read more

Kenya Commends UCC on Digital Migration

Kenya Commends UCC on Digital Migration

Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of ICT Dr Fred Matiang'I has backed Ugandan authorities on the digital migration process. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) recently switched off analogue signals in Kampala and surrounding districts as the June 17, 2015 International Telecommunications Union (ITU) dawned on Ugandans. According Dr. Matiangi, Uganda was the only East African country lagging behind after Kenya, Rwanda &... Read more

Tumblr Launches “Tumblr TV,” A GIF Search Engine

Tumblr Launches “Tumblr TV,” A GIF Search Engine

Following the rollout of Tumblr’s GIF search engine earlier this month, the blogging platform is today launching another new feature aimed at helping users discover and share GIFs: Tumblr TV. The addition is a combination of a search and viewing feature for GIFs, which helps you find the animated images housed on Tumblr and then view them in a full-screen mode. The “TV” part of the feature’s title refers to the fact that t... Read more

Amazon, CoreOS, Docker, Google, Microsoft and others team up to create a common container standard for deploying Web apps

Amazon, CoreOS, Docker, Google, Microsoft and others team up to create a common container standard for deploying Web apps

Tech giants Amazon, Google, Microsoft and 17 other heavyweights are working together to create a common container specification for deploying apps. The Open Container Project is being housed under the Linux Foundation and aims to establish common vendor-neutral standards for software containers, so developers can run their apps in any runtime, be it Docker, CoreOS's Rocket or others like Apcera's Kurma. ... Read more