Last Updated 02 | 09 | 2014 at 18:23

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  • MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 15:05

    Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger will officially be switched off in China in October, marking an end of an era and the 15-year-old service. Originally known as MSN Messenger, it was launched in 1999 to be subsequently switched off for most users in 2013 after...
  • 58 students successfully finish FITA ICT courses

    Date: Wed, 27/08/2014 - 11:47

    Back in 2003, the Foundation for Information Technology Accessibility (FITA), together with its partners, including the Education Directorate and MCAST, ran a pilot project delivering ICT training courses as part of its goal to address the digital divide and promoting...
  • CAT B15Q Smartphone available from GO

    Date: Mon, 25/08/2014 - 12:32

    The CAT B15Q, the first globally available rugged smartphone to support the KitKat android operating system, is now available from GO. This ‘next generation’ CAT durable smartphone is designed to handle tough daily conditions, and features a Corning Gorilla Glass...
  • Tableau Introduces Version 8.2: Bringing Data To MAC Users And Data Storytelling To Everyone

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 12:13

    Tableau Software has just introduced a new version of their market leading data discovery product – Tableau 8.2 – an update that brings Tableau to Mac users all over the world and provides the ability of easy data storytelling.
  • Reddit launches 'pressiquette' guidelines for journalists

    Date: Sat, 16/08/2014 - 19:00

    Reddit, the social news site, is encouraging journalists who use it to follow new guidelines on ethical sourcing. The rules, which the site is calling “pressiquette”, a play on the “Reddiquette” guidelines which all users are expected to follow, tell journalists to “...
  • Ask.fm bought by Ask.com and Tinder owner

    Date: Sat, 16/08/2014 - 15:34

    The controversial social network Ask.fm, infamous for cyber bullying cases, has been bought by the owners of Tinder and Ask.com for an undisclosed fee. IAC, the US company behind the deal, said it would invest "millions" into improving safety on the site after it has...
  • World's first 'smartphone' turns 20

    Date: Sat, 16/08/2014 - 12:06

    The IBM Simon went on sale to the public on 16 August 1994 and combined mobile phone technology with a wide range of computing features. This chunky, black box was in fact the world's first 'smartphone'. To mark the 20th anniversary, London's Science Museum is putting...
  • Knowledge and ICT Fest 2014

    Date: Sat, 16/08/2014 - 09:35

    Under the Patronage and Auspices of the Minister of Education
  • China tightens control and limits instant messaging services

    Date: Mon, 11/08/2014 - 07:00

    Chinese users of instant messaging apps will have to follow new regulations as new rules come into effect which will restrict use. Public users of popular services such as WeChat will also have to sign agreements promising to uphold "the socialist system", state media...
  • SketchFactor app for unsafe areas in racism row

    Date: Sun, 10/08/2014 - 15:10

    SketchFactor, an app which uses crowd-sourced data from users to pinpoint "sketchy" areas as well as to provide safe walking directions, was launched on Friday and it’s already raised a few eyebrows. It says that just down the block from the BBC's bureau, a "random,...

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