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What’s the Difference Between Domain Name and Web Hosting (Explained)

We are often asked by our readers to explain what is the difference between a domain name and web hosting? Many beginners don’t know that these are two separate things. In this beginner’s guide, we will explain the difference between a domain name and web hosting. What is a Domain Name? Domain name is the…

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What is Open Access? (General)

Definition An open-access network policy enables wholesale access to network infrastructure or services on transparent and non-discriminatory terms at fair and reasonable pricing. At a technical level, an open-access network is generally made up as a horizontally layered network architecture in which physical access to the network is separated from the delivery of services. Hence…

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The techBOX Proposal

Background & Intro: A couple of months ago I wrote a proposal and submitted it to a few organisations we had hoped to secure as clients. It is worth confessing that after the concept clarification, the research and putting together the proposal, we didn’t apply the discipline required to follow-through and sell until we clinch…

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How to secure your WordPress website

How to secure your WordPress website WordPress site has over 64 million sites and was recently targeted for a DDOS botnet attack. The botnet cannot enter your site unless it can get in. It tried to login with the default Username: admin and then tries common passwords. The Daily Dot’s Lorraine Murphy has put together…

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‘Biz Portal’ launched by CIPC (General)

Government has launched the pilot phase of a new business portal, led by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). “[The portal] is a pioneering and innovative project for government e-services. It will improve the time and ease for young people to start new enterprises and sends a great signal two days before the SA…

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