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Here’s my email server recipe

Startups often have to come up with workarounds for every cost centre that could potentially derail their efforts. Email servers are one such area when it comes to the setup of decent tech. Here is a recipe or guide for setting up an email server that makes it easy for anyone to understand.

They are reading your emails, Turkey vs the Net, UC Browser is BIG! – Global Roundup

Turkey Blocks Google DNS, YouTube Could Be Next (TechCrunch) All of us Twitter lovers should spare a thought for those in Turkey who, since last week, are being forced to go without by the powers that be. The move however is said to have backfired, as the news only made Twitter more popular amoung those […]

How much do you know about your digital footprint? How secure is your data

I was, in equal measures, horrified and amazed at the accuracy of Google’s image search. For those of you that don’t know, you can upload an image to Google and search by that image! And the results are quite astounding. If it’s a common photograph online, it will show you sites that host that photograph, as well as images of similar colour makeup, shape etc. If it’s less common it will still show you any matches it finds, and similar photos.

Econet to launch email system for broadband subscribers

Econet Wireless has announced it will be launching an email system for its broadband subscribers before Christmas. Referring to email as the next phase of making Zimbabweans the most digitally connected people in Africa, Econet says it will issue broadband subscribers with free email addresses linked to the Econet mobile number.