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Keep your website software up to date
Computer viruses have been around almost as long as computers have. These nasty programs can infect your system with all manner of problems and even allow a hacker to access in remotely. Your website can also be infected with a virus, which means you need to always keep it up to date. Website malware is […]
Hosting cheatsheet for new website owners
When it comes to having a website, there are a few tips and tricks that you need to know about. Managing your website is not just about sharing the URL and hoping someone clicks on adverts. A lot of work actually goes into running a website, such as hosting, even more so if it’s well […]
How to install Wordpress on your website
You probably have an idea for a news website, a travel blog, or even an e-commerce store. Well, WordPress may just be the right piece of software for you. While you can use a service like Fantastico to install WordPress almost automatically, it is always better to install a website from scratch and get to […]
New info emerges on Xbox One 'Project Scorpio'
Microsoft finally revealed more information on its upcoming Xbox One console, codenamed Project Scorpio. Digital Foundry was given the scoop on the new hardware and its features. In several videos, director of Digital Foundry Richard Leadbetter reveals everything the new console will be capable of as well as saying it will release in Q4 of […]
Could Bitcoin split into two currencies?
Introduced in 2008 and released in 2009, Bitcoin is the world’s first and most popular digital currency. Even with its growth, with some banks looking to bring it into their product lines, there may be some turbulence with it in the future. There is a chance that Bitcoin’s development could fork, creating two different currencies […]
Root: the programmable credit card for developers
Standard Bank and online programming recruitment platform OfferZen have unveiled a first for South Africa: the programmable credit card, Root. The announcement appeared to come out of nowhere, with almost no rumbling about it within the local financial technology (fintech) space. What is a programmable credit card? In simple terms, Root is a credit card […]