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Soundtrap goes live

Soundtrap lets users finish work on a project and pick it up later on a different device.

Soundtrap lets users finish work on a project and pick it up later on a different device.

Soundtrap, a freemium music sequencer, digital audio workstation and music-sharing Web site, officially launches today.

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Digify Bytes intros youth to digital jobs

Digify Bytes aims to allow young people to take over the digital space, says Livity Africa's Gavin Weale.

Digify Bytes aims to allow young people to take over the digital space, says Livity Africa's Gavin Weale.

In an effort to address the digital skills gap in SA, Livity Africa, in partnership with the British Council, Google SA and the Interactive Advertising Bureau, yesterday unveiled a training programme that seeks to introduce young people to the world of digital marketing.

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Why is it so hard to be a great product owner?

If scrum is so simple, then why is being a great product owner so difficult?

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Google adds Broad Institute's DNA toolkit

Google Genomics, the cloud-based computing business that is racing to increase its share of online DNA analytics, yesterday began offering a cloud service version of the popular DNA analysis software from the Broad Institute, a biomedical research organisation.

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Toddlers take to tech

Researchers hope studies into the way infants and toddlers use tablets will influence the development of apps that encourage interactive education.

Researchers hope studies into the way infants and toddlers use tablets will influence the development of apps that encourage interactive education.

Ninety percent of the toddlers examined in a recent study are able to use a tablet with "moderate ability".

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In-Depth

Comptia SA - 10 years of certification excellence

Loraine Vorster

Loraine Vorster

While IT products come and go, often in a matter of months, industry professionals today continue to rely on CompTIA A+ as an ideal entry point to an IT career, or as a stepping-stone to advancement and promotion. The fact that this year is the 20th year this vendor-neutral certifi cation has been available, and that it continues to remain one of the best certifi cations of its kind, proves that CompTIA A+ remains on the cutting edge of technology.

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Skills needed... Apply within

Adrian Scofield

Sung Woo Han has....

The demand for skilled tech professionals remains at odds with availability in South Africa.

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Trainning Millennials

Training Millennials

Forward-thinking training providers have already begun utilising the newest and greatest technologies and are integrating them into their training programmes. These emerging tools offer myriad benefits, from cutting costs; boosting learning outside the physical classroom; and lessening the carbon footprint.

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How much are your skills worth?

Primary technology platform vs years of experience vs salary

Primary technology platform vs years of experience vs salary

ITWeb's 13th annual IT Salary Survey fi nds that Gauteng has the highest salaries on average, while CIO, COO, enterprise architect, and software architect are the top paid jobs. More than a third of respondents do not receive a performance bonus.

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ICT Research Aanalyst

Mogen Naidoo

Mogen Naidoo, Research Analyst, IDC, Middle East, Africa and Turkey

Mogen Naidoo's keen interest in computers and technology after receiving his fi rst PC in 1989 propelled him to study mathematics and science in high school. After completing matric, he began a degree in computer sciences at the University of Cape Town (UCT), before switching to an information systems degree in 2000. He also has his information systems honours and masters degrees.

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