Microsoft Windows XP Source Code Reportedly Leaked Online – Tempemail

Microsoft’s long-lived operating system Windows XP—that still powers over 1% of all laptops and desktop computers worldwide—has had its source code leaked online, allegedly, along with Windows Server 2003. Yes, you heard that right. The source code for Microsoft’s 19-year-old operating system was published as a torrent file on notorious Continue Reading

Durham University withdraws fresher’s place over ‘abhorrent’ online posts | Education- Tempemail

Durham University has withdrawn a student’s place after an investigation into “utterly abhorrent” comments on social media. It launched the inquiry after it came to light that wealthy prospective freshers supposedly planned to hold a competition to have sex with the poorest student they could find. Other comments discussed drugs Continue Reading

ProLabs Enables Campus Network Upgrades to Facilitate Online Learning – Tempemail

A number of key South African universities have reported good progress with online learning for their students since the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the country’s lockdown situation. This is encouraging, as it means the wheels of learning are able to continue turning, but it also brings serious issues around data Continue Reading

Digital Education: The cyberrisks of the online classroom- Tempemail

This past spring, as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, online learning became the new norm as universities and classrooms around the world were forced to close their doors. By April 29, 2020, more than 1.2 billion children across 186 countries were impacted by school closures. Shortly after schools began to Continue Reading

South Africans’ Data Allegedly Leaked Online Post Experian Breach – Tempemail

The personal data of nearly 24 million South Africans and 793 749 businesses were handed over to a fraudster last month. Now, reports suggest that some of this information has been leaked online. “Experian South Africa had tens of millions of personal records breached last month. Only 1.3 million contained Continue Reading

Online Platform Automates the Management of Business SIM Cards – Tempemail

In these uncertain times, we are all aware of the crunch many economies in Africa is facing. Companies are closely watching their spend and mobile data costs are no different. One option to better manage mobile data costs is to make use of a self-help platform that can monitor usage Continue Reading

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“In today’s knowledge economy, continual learning is an imperative.” — Those words from Aytekin Tank, the founder of JotForm, are particularly important for anyone working in IT or development. With over 1,000 premium courses (complete list) from top instructors, StackSkills Unlimited provides endless learning opportunities. Right now, you can grab Continue Reading

Screen-based online learning will change kids’ brains. Are we ready for that? | Maryanne Wolf | Opinion- Tempemail

Literacy literally changes the human brain. The process of learning to read changes our brain, but so does what we read, how we read and on what we read (print, e-reader, phone, laptop). This is especially important in our new reality, when many people are tethered to multiple screens at Continue Reading

Mastercard Improves Online eCommerce Security Capabilities | Tempemail

As digital commerce continues to accelerate owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mastercard has announced that it will offer new security services to merchants in South Africa. The company says that it hopes this will further protect consumers and increase convenience when storing Mastercard cards in merchant databases. Dubbed Mastercard Digital Continue Reading

China cracks down on ‘shameful’ food waste as craze for online overeating challenges soars- Tempemail

China’s biggest short-video and social media platforms said they will punish users seen to be wasting food in their broadcasts, cracking down on so-called “big stomach kings” as the government urges against food wastage in the middle of a pandemic. President Xi Jinping called food wastage “shameful” this week as Continue Reading