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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

State of ICT Training in SA

Loraine Vorster

Loraine Vorster, Regional Director Comptia

Certain issues have dogged the local ICT training sector for years. Too few South Africans with the ICT skills needed to do the job, the poor quality of education, and lack of infrastructure plague business and training providers alike.

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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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Meet the new mindset

Meet the new mindset

Meet the new mindset

Anyone still stuck in the industrial age will need a rapid shift in approach to attract and retain the next-generation workforce.

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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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Chief Information Officer

Sello Mmakau

Sello Mmakau, CIO at Home Affairs

Sello Mmakau, CIO at Home Affairs, believes resilience to high levels of stress and ability to balance politics and professionalism is imperative for one to be successful in their careers.

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