Mark Cuban purchases Democracy.com

According to the New York Times, Mark Cuban purchased Democracy.com – The NYT reported that Mark Cuban purchased the domain name: “to make sure someone didn’t do something crazy with it.” In South Africa (and Africa in general) small business does not pay proper attention to BRANDING. Yet, a brand name is probably one of …

Is your domain name protected against email spoofing?

Over 90% of South African Companies do not have adequate anti cybercrime protection for their co.za domain names. a Quick dig @1000 co.za random company domain names result in over 90% (912) providing limited or no anti fraud, anti spoofing and anti cybercrime protection! So few South African companies are protecting their domains against email …

co.za Domain Space UPDATE

Get information about co.za domain name owner or registrant The ZACR company has made available a PROATIA Request from, FORM C, in terms PAIA, where anyone can request information about co.za domain name So, you can download the form by clicking on the link above, complete the form and if there are any fee’s due, …

ZA Domain Space Crisis

Do you even know who owns your co.za domain name? Can you verify it independently? (Answer: No) Can you check your own domain name at the central registry yourself? (Answer: No) Can you pay anyone to independently verify your domain registration? (Answer: No) But, there are laws about that though? (Answer: No) Okay, but at …

noreply@

Have you noticed how some companies think that they are simply too big to care? Some companies call “communication” the one way rubbish they “Blast” out from noreply@ and text messages from long non existent numbers. So, not communicating but attacking some randomly submitted email address and/or phone number. But, that is not where the …

Sweat Shops

History teaches us that during the Industrial revolution workers were treated very poorly.  As the 4th Industrial Revolution becomes mainstream (and crawls further into it’s decline), history is repeating itself. In a recent news article, the 4th Industrial revolution sweat shops are featured. Where workers work for pennies per hour, just to be happy to …

4th Industrial Revolution

The 4th Industrial revolution is the Internet. If you understand that, then you know that the fourth industrial revolution started in the late 1960s. And, if you understand that, then you know that the fourth industrial revolution reached it’s heights around 2008. From 2009 onwards, the disruption started on a downwards spiral as disruption itself, …

Huawei reveals new Open Source Operating system: Harmony

Huawei has revealed that they will release their own open source operating system called HARMONY. This means that the source code of Harmony will be available to anyone (no secrets) and anyone will be able to add, edit or change the operating system code. According to Huawei, they have also implimented distributed architecture and distributed …

Should I buy an SSD or HDD

I recently heard a very cool IT joke. It goes like this: Question: What is the difference between a used car salesperson and a computer/IT sales person? Answer: The used car salesperson knows that they are lying. You need to make a decision between HDD and SDD, but you are not sure about all the …

Understanding Major Digital Disruption

Understanding major digital disruption and managing the changes caused by digital transformation starts by “following the money”. This guide is a series of posts to assist businesses to understand and make sense of technological changes. There are hundreds of experts using terminology like “AI” and “IoT” and “Cloud” and how the world will be shaped …