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Vodacom achieves the impossible

In an amazing turn of events, Vodacom has successfully argued for and against using the term 4G for technologies which do not meet the technical requirements of 4G.

RSA ID Book

What your South African ID number reveals about you

This is what your South African identification number means.

PC gaming

Video games at the Olympics

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s appearance as Super Mario in the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games delighted audiences around the world.

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Top 30 TV shows on DStv

The Broadcast Research Council of South Africa recently released the top 30 TV programmes on DStv for July.

Telkom fibre

Telkom to test 5G, buy more companies

Telkom chairman Jabu Mabuza has promised that the telecoms company will become an “even more evolved business” over the next 18 months.

Jacob Zuma in Germany speaking

The massive companies Zuma is now in charge of

It was announced this week that the government would establish a Presidential State Owned Companies Coordinating Council, which will see President Jacob Zuma oversee the country’s parastatals.

Grabber

South African who bought cellphone spying machine charged

Johannes Cronje, the Free State businessman who bought a cellphone spying device known as a grabber, has been charged by the state – despite being promised immunity.

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Guptas to sell all their South African businesses

The Gupta family has stated it plans to dispose of all the stakes it holds in South African businesses before the end of 2016.

Steve Wozniak

Interview with the inventor of Apple’s first computer

If you haven’t heard of Steve Wozniak, it is because he has been overshadowed by his fellow co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs.

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Internet

Outlook.com upgrade delayed

Microsoft has suggested that its upgrade of Outlook.com has been pushed back until next year.

Software

Opera web sync hack

Opera has detected signs of an attack where access was gained to the Opera sync system.

Partner content

Check Point researchers unravel complex money trail of ‘Cerber,’ one of the world’s largest active Ransomware campaigns

Findings are helping researchers build decryption tools so individuals and businesses can gain back control of infected computers – without paying cyber-criminals’ ransom.

Simplify your IT network

The DrayTek ecosystem guarantees compatibility and uninterrupted work flow.

Internet

ISPs are teaming up with a torrent site in India

To reduce the load on their networks, Internet service providers in India have partnered with TorBox.

Business

Telkom CEO’s letter to striking employees

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has invited striking workers to return to work, after which the company will process payments due to them.

Gaming

I played No Man’s Sky and it filled me with awe

Setting aside the controversy swirling around No Man’s Sky for a few hours, I sat down to experience the game for what it was.

Gaming

Dell releases new 24-inch gaming monitor

Dell has unveiled a new 24-inch gaming monitor, the S2417DG, which features QHD resolution.

General

The No. 1 reason companies are rejecting your CV

CareerJunction has provided insight into why certain job applicants have less success than others, even if they have a great track record and excellent qualifications.

Business

Amazon to test 30-hour workweek for 75% pay

Amazon will launch a programme to experiment with a 30-hour workweek, according to a report by The Washington Post.

Hardware

The 25-core CPU that can be scaled to 200,000

The Piton is an open-source 25-core processor designed to be rapidly scalable up to 200,000 cores.

Hardware

Intel unveils new SSDs

Intel has introduced six new 3D NAND SSDs aimed at the consumer and business markets.

Gadgets

Samsung starts selling new Dolby Atmos soundbars

Samsung has started selling its Dolby Atmos-equipped soundbars, following their unveiling at CES.

General

MyBroadband Survey – Share your views and win cool prizes

MyBroadband has launched a new survey to learn more about its readers, and you can win cool prizes by taking part.

Smartphones

Apple iPhones fail more often than Android smartphones – Study

A study from Blancco Technology Group states that iOS devices have a higher failure rate than Android devices – with the iPhone 6 the worse performer.

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redPanda’s vision to stand out in SA’s software development market

redPanda vision

Cape Town-based redPanda Software aims to be the software development partner and employer of choice to the South African business market.

A look at Novum – how redPanda puts words into action

redPanda Software developers meeting

The development of redPanda Software’s Novum enterprise management system illustrates how corporate culture impacts product development.

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Have you ever sent a naked selfie over WhatsApp or Snapchat?

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How to reduce the fees you are paying on your investments

Sygnia wallet

Every investor should therefore pay close attention to the unit trusts they are using and what fees they are charging, but there are also a number of other ways to save on costs.

Can you trust financial advice from a computer?

Sygnia piggy bank

Everyone should be particular about their money – how they spend it, how they save it, and whose advice they listen to when it comes to where they should invest it.

Stop the spread of Airportitis!

Tired businessman at airport

A condition brought on by frequent and unnecessary business air travel. Known to spread quickly in bustling business environments.

Big Makro Birthday Tech Sale

Makro Sale

Makro’s Big Birthday Bash Sale offers big savings on a wide range of tech products, including TVs, laptops, and tablets.

Brother’s new L6000 multi-function centre – the ultimate workgroup performer is here

Brother's MFC-L6900DW

The new MFC-L6900DW from Brother is a key team member for busy workgroups, offering up to 50ppm print, scan and copy capability as well as upgradeable paper handling.

Getting hired as a Software Engineer just got a little more interesting

Hacker coder developer software programmer alphanumeric matrix

SMSPortal is looking for top class software developers and has hidden a twist in the company’s website source code.

Check Point researchers unravel complex money trail of ‘Cerber,’ one of the world’s largest active Ransomware campaigns

Ransomware

Findings are helping researchers build decryption tools so individuals and businesses can gain back control of infected computers – without paying cyber-criminals’ ransom.

Simplify your IT network

DrayTek headline image

The DrayTek ecosystem guarantees compatibility and uninterrupted work flow.

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