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Good news for WhatsApp users in South Africa

May 7th 2021 at 15:00
WhatsApp has provided an update on its privacy policy deadline.

SIU to freeze R11 million in Eskom exec’s bank account

May 7th 2021 at 10:11
The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) was granted an order to freeze R11 million held in a bank account linked to a senior manager at Eskom.

Awesome shows and movies to watch on Netflix and Showmax this weekend

May 7th 2021 at 09:22
Netflix and Showmax have added many new action movies and comedies to watch this weekend.

How a R1,000 South African telecoms investment performed over 3 years – and it is not good

May 7th 2021 at 07:58
If you invested in South Africa’s major telecommunications companies three years ago, you would have lost a large chunk of your money.

Huawei’s commitment to IP innovation and protection

May 7th 2021 at 06:51
By: Partner
There is arguably no greater company in the world than Huawei when it comes to Intellectual Property.

TECNO appoints internationally renowned actor Chris Evans as its global brand ambassador

May 7th 2021 at 05:44
By: Partner
Chris Evans as TECNO’s brand ambassador will debut in TECNO’s product online launch event and global product campaigns thereafter.

South Africa has a new debit order system – how it works

May 7th 2021 at 05:04
South Africa’s new debit order system aims to stop abuse in the debit order payment system. Here is what you should know.

IBM unveils world’s first 2nm processor – promising up to 4-day smartphone battery life

May 7th 2021 at 04:50
IBM has unveiled the world’s first 2nm chip, which promises much faster performance and better power efficiency than current processors.

The most affordable SME mobile voice and data packages in South Africa

May 7th 2021 at 03:00
By: Partner
It is critical that you sign up to an SME business package that provides you with everything your company needs.

TelkomONE a hit

May 7th 2021 at 02:57
Telkom says usage of its recently launched TelkomONE online video and audio streaming service has surpassed expectations.

Google will force app developers to tell users what data they collect

May 7th 2021 at 02:12
Google said it will create a new safety section in its Play mobile-app store that will let Android smartphone users see what data developers collect about them and share, plus give access to additional privacy and security information.

Nintendo hit after chip warning

May 7th 2021 at 01:15
Nintendo shares slid as it warned that component shortages could affect production.

Great specials on tech products from Takealot and Incredible Connection

May 7th 2021 at 01:05
This week Takealot, Incredible Connection, and Makro are offering big discounts on TVs, laptops, and gadgets.
Before yesterdayMyBroadband

Long road ahead for South African investors

May 6th 2021 at 13:52
Investors in South African assets need a lot more convincing that the government crackdown on corruption will prove effective.

The Post Office must deliver all packages under 1kg, but not food – ICASA

May 6th 2021 at 11:30
ICASA has reiterated that South Africa's postal laws determined that only the SA Post Office may deliver packages weighing 1kg and less, although this does not include food.Β 

Starlink passes half a million orders

May 6th 2021 at 10:59
SpaceX has achieved another major milestone by surpassing 500,000 pre-orders for its Starlink satellite Internet service.

Huawei launches the latest CloudCampus 3.0 solution, accelerating Enterprises’ journey toward the cloud era

May 6th 2021 at 10:34
By: Partner
At the Huawei Industrial Digital Transformation Conference 2021, Huawei took a significant step forward in campus networking by launching its latest CloudCampus 3.0 solution and an extensive range of industry-tailored products.

Eskom doesn’t want to buy electricity from Karpowership – sources

May 6th 2021 at 08:45
Eskom doesn’t want to buy electricity from Karpowership which won most of a government emergency-power tender because it’s concerned about the cost and length of the contract.

Online advertising that just works

May 6th 2021 at 08:40
By: Partner
South African companies now have access to online marketing products which are easy to implement and produce excellent results.

Sendoff app launched – South Africa’s β€œUber Black for funerals”

May 6th 2021 at 08:08
A South African company has launched the world’s first full-service funeral arrangement app called Sendoff.

Takealot under threat from an β€˜invisible enemy’

May 6th 2021 at 07:22
South African online retailers like Takealot are under threat from an 'invisible enemy' which is rapidly gaining momentum in South Africa.

Municipalities steal billions meant for free electricity

May 6th 2021 at 05:48
Billions designated for providing free basic electricity are disappearing in municipal budgets as wasteful and fruitless expenditure.

Where you can get Supersonic AirFibre

May 6th 2021 at 03:55
Supersonic has launched a coverage map for its recently launched uncapped AirFibre service – here is where you can get it.

Free fibre upgrades from Axxess

May 6th 2021 at 03:05
Axxess is upgrading the speeds of its MetroFibre clients and will move capped, home, premium, and premium plus subscribers to its uncapped fibre service.

Dell firmware bug puts millions of computers at risk

May 6th 2021 at 02:49
SentinelLabs recently found five security flaws in Dell's dbutil_2_3.sys firmware update driver, affecting millions of the company’s laptops, tablets, and notebooks.

Corruption crackdown by the ANC

May 6th 2021 at 01:59
South Africa’s ruling party is cracking down on leaders implicated in corruption.

New electronic driver’s licence for South Africa

May 6th 2021 at 01:58
South Africa is set to introduce a new mobile or e-driving licence which will give motorists the option to apply for a physical card and electronic driver’s licence.

Watch – SpaceX sticks landing of Starship prototype

May 6th 2021 at 01:55
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. pulled off a mostly flawless landing of its newest and biggest rocket, as the model’s fifth test flight opened the door to higher altitude excursions.

Makate wants billions from Vodacom

May 5th 2021 at 17:17
Nkosana Makate says he deserves billions from Vodacom for suggesting a Please Call Me service to the company.

Google giving employees more flexibility

May 5th 2021 at 15:01
Google is giving its employees more flexibility to work from different locations or entirely from home.

Why Google is asking for your birthday

May 5th 2021 at 11:31
Android users and other people with Google accounts are reporting that they have received a prompt from Google to provide the company with their date of birth. Here is why.

Liquid Intelligent Technologies repositions for future growth

May 5th 2021 at 10:33
Liquid Intelligent Technologies' CEO, Deon Geyser discusses the company's recent rebranding and the decision to shift from a telecommunications and digital services provider to a technology company.

Donald Trump remains banned on Facebook

May 5th 2021 at 09:40
Donald Trump remains banned from posting on Facebook for now, the company’s independent content oversight board ruled.

Uncapped Wi-Fi for R89 a month through FibrePoynt

May 5th 2021 at 08:53
FibrePoynt, which provides wireless Internet access through strategically placed access points, is set to offer affordable uncapped broadband to South African households.

Eskom cannot afford salary increase demands

May 5th 2021 at 08:27
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. said the South African state utility is unable to agree to certain union demands over wage increases and declined to make an offer on basic salary until labor groups respond.

Eskom warns of network overload in Gauteng

May 5th 2021 at 08:11
Eskom has issued a warning of a significant rise in network overloading as a result of increased illegal electricity activities in Gauteng.Β 

One currency for Africa

May 5th 2021 at 07:00
A single currency for Africa, which can be a decentralised cryptocurrency, will make it much easier to trade and invest across the continent. - Michael Jordaan

You can now make a restaurant booking in South Africa using Google

May 5th 2021 at 05:23
South African diners can now book tables at thousands of restaurants in the country directly on Google Search, Google Maps, or Google Assistant.

Take this AI and Machine Learning survey and win your share of R10,000

May 5th 2021 at 04:57
By: Partner
MyBroadband has partnered with Safricloud to run a survey that focuses on the views and plans of decision makers regarding AI and Machine Learning.

South Africa to get new driver’s licences

May 5th 2021 at 04:50
Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has announced that the Driving Licence Card Account (DLCA) is in the final phase of designing a new driver’s licence card.

Facebook iPhone warning – Allow tracking or the app may no longer be free

May 5th 2021 at 03:46
Facebook is putting pressure on Apple iPhone users to allow in-app data tracking, following the new iOS 14.5 privacy update.

Great deals on the best brands from Snatcher

May 5th 2021 at 02:49
By: Partner
If you’re looking for an online store that offers a wide range of products, Snatcher is the best choice.

MTN grows subscriber base and revenue in South Africa

May 5th 2021 at 01:38
MTN has reported good first quarter 2021 results thanks to a strong performance in South Africa and accelerating growth from data and fintech services.

Tech CEO fired for taking LSD before meeting

May 4th 2021 at 13:16
The CEO said he was trying to take a small dose of LSD to improve his focus and accidentally took too much.

Animal spirits are alive and well in cryptocurrency world

May 4th 2021 at 12:52
Animal spirits are alive and well in the cryptocurrency world, with the frenzy sending Dogecoin surging as much as 50% again and crashing Robinhood’s trading app.

Ultimate DStv bundle for R1,276 – DStv Premium, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube Premium

May 4th 2021 at 11:17
The DStv Explora Ultra decoder makes it possible for South Africans to get DStv Premium, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Showmax, and DStv Box Office on the same device.

Volvo launches online store in South Africa

May 4th 2021 at 10:19
Volvo Car South Africa has launched My.Volvo, an online store that enables South Africans to purchase or rent a new car in 20 minutes.

I replaced my old Microsoft keyboard with a new Apple model – It has not gone well

May 4th 2021 at 09:16
After just over five years of using a Microsoft Sculpt keyboard at work, I have upgraded to the finest that Apple has to offer - the Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad in Space Grey.

R1.4 billion in assets seized from former Eskom executives

May 4th 2021 at 07:07
The High Court has granted an order to freeze and seize assets worth R1.4 billion from former Eskom executives.

Accept WhatsApp’s privacy policy before the deadline – or be cut off

May 4th 2021 at 06:14
WhatsApp users have to accept changes to the Facebook-owned messaging platform's terms of service and privacy policy before the looming deadline, or lose access.

Introducing Micro Focus OPTIC – The ultimate ITOM platform

May 4th 2021 at 04:55
By: Partner
OPTIC simplifies the process of transforming your IT systems by providing shared interfaces, functionality, and services.

Fantastic flight specials in May – Safair CMO

May 4th 2021 at 04:35
FlySafair chief marketing office, Kirby Gordon says if anyone is looking to get away, there are going to be fantastic deals in May.

Telkom launches new platform to report fraud and corruption

May 4th 2021 at 04:29
Telkom has launched a new multi-channel whistleblowing platform which allows members of the public to report any acts or suspected acts of fraud, corruption, and irregular conduct within the organisation.

Apple users trapped in App Store – Epic

May 4th 2021 at 03:07
Epic Games alleges that Apple's App Store has left users and developers β€œtrapped” in an anticompetitive marketplace.

Huawei P50 design leaked in new photos – Report

May 4th 2021 at 02:34
A user on a popular Chinese social media website Weibo, recently leaked photos of Huawei's latest P50 smartphone.

Commercial terrorism at Eskom

May 4th 2021 at 02:21
There are astounding levels of corruption at Eskom and there has to be civil and criminal consequences to the people who are found guilty. - Bernard Hotz

Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce after 27 years

May 4th 2021 at 01:07
Bill and Melinda Gates, who for decades have overseen one of history’s greatest fortunes and philanthropic operations, said they plan to divorce.

Amazon is hiring in South Africa – including work-from-home jobs

May 3rd 2021 at 11:45
Amazon is on a recruitment drive in South Africa with many technical, support, and management jobs.

Bitcoin’s domination in decline as Ether hits $3,000

May 3rd 2021 at 10:54
Bitcoin’s domination of total cryptocurrency market value is declining as its next-biggest rival Ether reaches the $3,000 milestone.

Police bust taxi with stolen batteries worth R1.2 million

May 3rd 2021 at 09:43
Police in Vryheid in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday arrested three suspected thieves for stealing mobile tower batteries estimated to be worth more than R1.2 million.

Adapt IT CEO Sbu Shabalala’s property deal raises questions

May 3rd 2021 at 07:32
Adapt IT CEO Sbu Shabalala is the only director of Mshengu Property Holdings, which owns the company’s Johannesburg campus.

Supersonic AirFibre is here

May 3rd 2021 at 05:26
Supersonic did the first commercial installation of its new wireless broadband solution - AirFibre - on Monday.Β 

Standard Bank launches services status website after payday outages

May 3rd 2021 at 03:54
Standard Bank has launched a service status website which aims to help its customers stay up to date on the status of its banking services and features.Β 

What it’s like to fly Mango after it resumed services – and it’s not good

May 3rd 2021 at 03:20
Mango Airlines resumed flights after resolving a payment dispute with ACSA, but you may want to think twice before booking a flight.

Intel CEO warns chip shortage could last for years

May 3rd 2021 at 02:37
The global semiconductor shortage roiling a wide range of industries likely won’t be resolved for a few more years, according to Intel Corp.’s new Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger.

What’s Next – In conversation with iOCO’s Brett van Rensburg

May 3rd 2021 at 02:20
Brett van Rensburg, Sales Director of the iOCO Compute Division, discusses the advantages and challenges of a hybrid workforce and how companies can choose the most cost-effective solution.

Telkom is killing smaller ISPs – telecoms exec

May 3rd 2021 at 00:56
Telkom is destroying small ISPs and slowing down fibre network rollouts by offering its 25Mbps Openserve fibre packages below cost, a prominent ISP executive said.

The Cherry Blossom development board and its expansion boards

May 3rd 2021 at 00:46
By: Partner
As an increasing number of developers utilise development boards for prototyping activity, in order to address – amongst others, the opportunity presented by the industrial internet, the demand for cost-effective yet robust prototyping boards is rising.

Get Nando’s cheaper through Vodacom – how it works

May 2nd 2021 at 11:08
You can now buy Nando’s vouchers through the Vodacom app which are easy to use and gives you more value than what you pay.

Danger of a mobile network crunch in South Africa

May 2nd 2021 at 09:36
MTN has warned that it will face another "network crunch" if temporary licences for precious radio frequency spectrum are not extended beyond 31 May 2021.

Discovery and Dialdirect launch Pothole Patrol in Joburg

May 2nd 2021 at 06:58
The Pothole Patrol initiative will use telematics data collected by Discovery Insure and Dialdirect to identify roads in Joburg which are in a bad condition. A smartphone app is also under development to assist residents with reporting pothole locations.

The Post Office wants to take on South Africa’s couriers – while it’s commercially insolvent

May 2nd 2021 at 03:59
The South African Post Office wants to become a prominent player in the country’s courier industry, despite the fact that the Auditor-General has declared it commercially insolvent.

Why you should get a new quote on your car insurance

May 2nd 2021 at 01:45
By: Partner
If OUTsurance is more expensive than what you’re currently paying - on a like-for-like basis - you can ask them to pay you R500.

ANC cannot pay salaries – and owes SARS millions

May 2nd 2021 at 01:44
The cash-strapped ANC is struggling to pay salaries after SARS claimed R17 million because of unpaid taxes.

Former SABC employees still waiting for their severance packages

May 2nd 2021 at 00:58
Retrenched SABC employees are still waiting for their retrenchment packages and are suffering financially, they claim.

Apple’s App Store had 78% margin in 2019 – Epic Games expert

May 2nd 2021 at 00:56
Apple’s App Store had operating margins of almost 78% in fiscal year 2019, according to testimony from an Epic Games expert witness.

South African tech expert re-elected as Debian Project Lead

May 1st 2021 at 06:58
Developers of the Debian Linux distribution have re-elected Capetonian Jonathan Carter as the leader of the free operating system project.

Dumping of cheap 2G phones in South Africa a big problem – Vodacom

May 1st 2021 at 03:57
South Africa, together with many other developing nations, has become a dumping ground for devices which are cheaply manufactured overseas using obsolete 2G technology, according to Vodacom.

Virgin Active South Africa hit by cyber-attack

May 1st 2021 at 01:23
Virgin Active has informed its members that β€œsophisticated cybercriminals” have launched a cyber-attack against the company.

SAA close to finding investor

May 1st 2021 at 01:13
South Africa is in the final stage of negotiations with a potential investor for its grounded flag carrier, a move that would give the airline a boost just as it emerges from bankruptcy protection.

5 habits of successful South African entrepreneurs

May 1st 2021 at 01:03
Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz has provided an overview of the habits of successful entrepreneurs in South Africa.

South African powership deal β€œtainted by corruption” – DNG Energy

April 30th 2021 at 10:38
DNG Energy, a South African gas company, sued to halt the government’s award of emergency power supply contracts, alleging that the process was tainted by corruption.

In conversation with Nerds On Site co-founder David Redekop

April 30th 2021 at 10:31
David Redekop from Nerds On Site discusses the biggest changes in cybersecurity, as well as the areas of market development he is looking forward to.

Great movies and TV shows on Netflix and Showmax this weekend

April 30th 2021 at 10:04
Netflix and Showmax have added a range of new movies and TV shows to watch this weekend.Β 

Bitcoin greed warning

April 30th 2021 at 08:30
Don’t invest money in Bitcoin that you can’t afford to lose. - Luno’s Marius Reitz

Watch – World’s largest aeroplane completes second flight

April 30th 2021 at 07:59
Stratolaunch’s massive aircraft carrier successfully took flight for the second time, bringing the company another step closer to achieving its goal of air-launching hypersonic vehicles.

DStv Explora Ultra gets YouTube – joins Netflix and Amazon Prime Video

April 30th 2021 at 06:55
The DStv Explora Ultra decoder now features YouTube, which joins Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

POPIA compliance is not enough – here’s why

April 30th 2021 at 06:53
By: Partner
CURA Software offers your business the capacity to be compliant across an extensive range of international data security regulations.

Good news about petrol and diesel prices in South Africa

April 30th 2021 at 06:27
There is good for South African motorists with petrol and diesel prices expected to fall next month.

New Apple TV 4K pre-orders opened in South Africa – Pricing and details

April 30th 2021 at 06:08
Apple's latest smart TV box - the Apple TV 4K - is now available for pre-order from the iStore in South Africa.

New Curro tech school changes education in South Africa

April 30th 2021 at 05:46
Curro has shown it is possible to build a technologically advanced high school, run it on a government budget, and still make a profit.

Best laptop deals – Helping you find the right PC

April 30th 2021 at 05:04
By: Partner
Choosing the right laptop is one of the most important decisions you will make.

Apple AirTags and purple iPhone 12 pricing in South Africa

April 30th 2021 at 04:11
The iStore has opened pre-orders in South Africa for Apple's AirTags smart trackers, while iPhone 12 models in the new purple colour option are now also available for purchase.

New iMac and iPad Pro South African pricing revealed

April 30th 2021 at 03:46
The iStore has revealed South African pricing for Apple's new iMac computers and iPad Pro tablets.

Expanding your experiences: The new Galaxy A32 makes the most of the awesome Galaxy ecosystem

April 30th 2021 at 02:54
By: Partner
The new Samsung Galaxy A32 not only makes cutting-edge innovation accessible to more South Africans, it brings an amazing world of possibilities to its fans.

Big Telkom fibre outage

April 30th 2021 at 02:25
Telkom ISP customers across South Africa have reported they are unable to connect to the Internet on their fibre packages running on the Vumatel network.Β 

Twitter ad sales disappoint

April 29th 2021 at 23:14
Twitter posted a sluggish start to the year in its advertising business and gave a disappointing revenue forecast.

β€œRacist” FNB must close EOH bank accounts – Transformation RSA

April 29th 2021 at 11:16
FNB must close the bank accounts of EOH due to its role in the procurement of overpriced contracts for the Department of Defence, says Transformation RSA.

In conversation with Splunk Regional Sales Director of Observability Natalia Shuliak

April 29th 2021 at 10:41
Splunk's Natalia Shuliak discusses the importance of observation, how to effectively track a cloud migration, and how Splunk provides direct insight into a customer's system through metrics.

Plans to shut down 2G in South Africa

April 29th 2021 at 08:57
Shutting down South Africa's 2G networks to make way for newer technology is no small task as many businesses with legacy machine-to-machine and Internet of Things systems rely on it.

Here is how many PlayStation 5 consoles have been sold since launch

April 29th 2021 at 06:55
Sony has sold 7.8 million units of its PlayStation 5 console since its launch in November 2020.

iSAT’s R21 billion fight against Dimension Data

April 29th 2021 at 06:03
Dimension Data and Internet service provider iSAT have appeared in the High Court over a dispute involving a major failure of a cloud platform operated by Internet Solutions in March 2019.

In conversation with Africa Data Centres CEO Stephane Duproz

April 29th 2021 at 05:20
In this MyBroadband Conference video, Africa Data Centres (ADC) Stephane Duproz CEO talks about the surge in cloud adoption in Africa, as well as the obstacles that the continent faces and how to solve them to speed up deployment.

Hisense 88-inch Sonic TV now in South Africa

April 29th 2021 at 04:59
By: Partner
Hisense has launched its ground-breaking 88-inch Sonic Screen Laser TV in South Africa.

Big stink about South African powerships – but energy committee votes against probe

April 29th 2021 at 04:27
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy has voted against an investigation into the Department of Energy's Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme.

Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey – The first gaming laptop with an RTX 3050 graphics card

April 29th 2021 at 02:57
Samsung recently unveiled its new Galaxy Book Odyssey, a slim gaming laptop that comes with powerful components, swappable memory, and is the first to feature Nvidia RTX 3050 graphics.

SuperSport invests in the future of South African sport

April 29th 2021 at 02:56
By: Partner
SuperSport has recommitted to its proud history of growing sport across the continent with the launch of SuperSport Schools, a ground-breaking initiative to change the future of South African schools’ sport.

I bought this big bag of vegetables for under R80 from a small online store

April 29th 2021 at 02:31
I ordered a big bag of vegetables from a small online retailer which supports local farmers, artisans, and small businesses - and found it was much cheaper than Checkers.

What happens when you’re hacked?

April 29th 2021 at 01:02
By: Partner
Many South African businesses are ill-prepared to deal with hackers. The difficult truth is that it will cost them a lot unless they act strategically, right now, to protect their networks and data.

Bitcoin is facing a make-or-break moment

April 28th 2021 at 23:25
Bitcoin is facing a make-or-break moment following a recent bout of selling, according to technical analysis.

Google business booms

April 28th 2021 at 13:22
Google’s results, showing a surge in ad sales related to travel and retail, offered a glimpse of online spending in a post-pandemic world.

Everyshop’s big plans to take on Takealot – with pick-up-points, lockers, and in-store terminals

April 28th 2021 at 12:01
Everyshop is investing millions to become a big ecommerce player in South Africa. Its plans include in-store counters for returns and collections and shopping terminals.

In conversation with Ignition Telecoms CEO Valde Ferradaz

April 28th 2021 at 11:26
Valde Ferradez talks about MVN-X’s services, the importance of connectivity and access in the current environment, and the effect that spectrum releases can have on the industry and the public.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Book Pro premium laptops

April 28th 2021 at 11:09
Samsung unveiled its most powerful laptops - the Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360 - during its Galaxy Unpacked Event April 2021 event.

Netflix launches β€œPlay Something”

April 28th 2021 at 10:00
Netflix has launched "Play Something", a feature that allows subscribers to click a button and immediately start watching a movie or an episode of a show recommended by its algorithm.

Lift adds extra flights to help stranded Mango passengers

April 28th 2021 at 09:18
Recently launched budget airline Lift has announced it has added extra flights to its schedule to assist Mango passengers affected by its grounding on Wednesday.Β 

Brand rewards in this day and age – are they really rewards?

April 28th 2021 at 09:14
By: Partner
South Africa’s retail rewards industry has ballooned over the past decade as giants like Checkers, Pick β€˜n Pay, Spar and Woolworths compete for a bigger slice of the consumer market.

Legal action against β€œfoolish and illegal” importation of Cuban engineers

April 28th 2021 at 08:36
Solidarity has started a legal process against Minister of Human Settlements, Water, and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu over the importation of Cuban engineers for water infrastructure projects in South Africa.

In conversation with Supersonic CEO Calvin Collett

April 28th 2021 at 07:59
Supersonic CEO Calvin Collett discusses Unlimited Air Fibre, explaining the technology behind the new connectivity solution and where it will be deployed first.

South Africa to get Russian and Chinese COVID-19 vaccines

April 28th 2021 at 07:58
South Africa plans to buy Russia’s Sputnik V vaccines and shots developed by China’s Sinopharm Group Co. Ltd as it steps up efforts to tackle the coronavirus.

Mango passengers left stranded as airline is grounded

April 28th 2021 at 07:36
Mango passengers were left stranded on Wednesday after the budget airline was grounded due to outstanding payments to the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA).

South African engineer hit with R100,000 demand for pirated software

April 28th 2021 at 06:34
A South African engineer was hit with a R100,000 legal demand after he was caught with unlicensed software on his computer.

Senior Technology Journalist – R20,000 sign-on bonus

April 28th 2021 at 06:02
Broad Media is growing its online news team and has an opportunity for a Senior Technology Journalist.

Hisense becomes official sponsor of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

April 28th 2021 at 04:54
By: Partner
Hisense, the world-renowned technology company, has entered into a partnership with the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to become an Official Sponsor of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Adobe unveils ad targeting software to replace web cookies on Chrome

April 27th 2021 at 10:20
Adobe Inc. unveiled updated software to help brands target customers with advertising and offers, replacingΒ third-party cookies that areΒ being eliminated in the name of consumer privacy after trackingΒ users across the internet for more than two decades.Β 

In conversation with iSphere Cloud Technical Director Ludi Nel

April 27th 2021 at 10:07
iSphere's Ludi Nel talks about iSphere Cloud, the difference between public and private clouds, and the concerns customers typically have about moving to the cloud.

One in four mobile subscriptions fraudulent in South Africa – what to look out for

April 27th 2021 at 10:04
Mobile subscription fraud continues to remain a big problem in South Africa, with almost one in every four carrier transactions in South Africa being fraudulent.

The best features coming to Android 12

April 27th 2021 at 07:02
Here are some of the features expected to arrive with Google's next major Android update.

In conversation with Synthesis Cloud Optimisation Practice Lead Jean-Pierre Pienaar

April 27th 2021 at 04:14
Synthesis Cloud Optimisation Practice Lead Jean-Pierre Pienaar discusses what it means to have a well-architected cloud solution and how customers design and run cloud workloads.

Apple releases iOS 14.5 for iPhones – All the new features

April 27th 2021 at 02:32
Following a beta testing period of around three months, Apple has released the much-anticipated iOS 14.5 to all iPhone users.Β 

Guptas slapped with UK sanctions over corruption in South Africa

April 27th 2021 at 01:27
U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will impose sanctions against three Gupta brothers who were previously accused of being in a corrupt relationship with former South African President Jacob Zuma.

Tesla sold Bitcoin to prove cryptocurrency’s liquidity – Elon Musk

April 27th 2021 at 01:25
Elon Musk said Tesla Inc. sold 10% of its Bitcoin holdings to demonstrate the token’s liquidity, while adding that he’s retained his personal investment in the cryptocurrency.

EOH CEO Stephen van Coller has done a phenomenal job – it is now time to believe

April 27th 2021 at 01:02
After delivering its first half year of operating profit since the cockroaches emerged, EOH looks to be at a tipping point - Alec Hogg.

In conversation with Amdocs Africa’s vice president George Fraser

April 26th 2021 at 10:07
Amdocs Africa VP George Fraser explains why it is crucial to secure connectivity solutions for digital transformation, and what core security elements should be implemented.

In conversation with Codehesion CEO and founder Hector Beyers

April 26th 2021 at 09:36
Codehesion's Hector Beyers explains why it is important for companies to build a mobile app and how his company turns clients’ software dreams into reality.

The SA Post Office wants to stop couriers from delivering many common items

April 26th 2021 at 09:29
The Post Office is claiming the exclusive right to deliver items weighing less than 1kg in South Africa, including bank cards, smartphones, and medication.

Netflix’s best performance yet at the Oscars – including a South African winner

April 26th 2021 at 07:53
Netflix posted its best performance yet at the Oscars on Sunday night, claiming seven wins out of its 31 nominations.

Good news for businesses and homes who want to get off Eskom grid

April 26th 2021 at 07:06
Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has published new embedded generation regulations which could help businesses and private individuals reduce their reliance on Eskom.

In conversation with Acer Africa general manager Glenn Du Toit

April 26th 2021 at 07:01
Glenn Du Toit talks about the "anywhere" generation, how it is changing the world, and what key technologies are making it possible.

In conversation with Nexio cybersecurity experts Brett Orwin and Guy Shannon

April 26th 2021 at 05:09
In this interview, Aki Anastasiou talks to two cyber security experts from Nexio South Africa, Brett Orwin and Guy Shannon.

β€œOne-in-a-million chance” of developing blood clots – Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine rollout to resume

April 26th 2021 at 05:05
South Africa will resume administering Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccines to healthcare workers on April 28, after putting their use on hold for two weeks due to concerns that they could be linked to blood clots.

Cuban engineers not registered to work in South Africa

April 26th 2021 at 04:11
The 24 Cuban engineers the South African government has imported to help fix its water crisis are not allowed to carry out engineering work unless supervised.

In conversation with ITGLOBAL.COM sales account manager Evgeniya Kosareva

April 26th 2021 at 01:37
ITGLOBAL.COM's Evgeniya Kosareva talks about the new technological trends in telecoms software development and why ISPs should choose VAS solutions.

Bitcoin bounces back above $50,000

April 26th 2021 at 01:22
Bitcoin rallied Monday as investors took advantage of the lowest levels in seven weeks to pile back in.

Cryptocurrency platform OVEX raises over R60 Million from International Crypto Exchange FTX

April 26th 2021 at 01:01
By: Partner
OVEX has changed the game for many investors by offering institutional grade cryptocurrency services and making the cryptocurrency arbitrage process quick and simple for South Africans.

In conversation with China Mobile International country head Lixiang Baumann

April 25th 2021 at 10:22
Lixiang Baumann discusses China Mobile International’s key strategies in the country and continent, as well as detailing its specific market segments in South Africa.

Plex on a NAS – It truly rocks

April 25th 2021 at 10:01
If you have a bunch of series saved on a PC or external hard drive and are looking for a way to streamline the way you watch this content, then this article is for you.

Most valuable telecoms companies in South Africa

April 25th 2021 at 07:01
Here is a look at the values of South Africa’s largest telecommunications companies, including MTN, Vodacom, Telkom, Rain, and CIVH.

It will cost Cell C over R223 billion to catch up with Vodacom and MTN’s networks

April 25th 2021 at 04:00
Even if Cell C could invest R200 billion into its network, it could not catch up to the networks of Vodacom and MTN.

R50,000 to rent a BMW X5 for a week

April 25th 2021 at 03:44
ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina allegedly spent more than R50,000 to rent a BMW X5 for a week, according to a report.

More South African employees to be β€œwatched” by their bosses while working from home

April 25th 2021 at 01:50
South Africans working from home should be wary of the increase in surveillance software being used by companies to keep tabs on their activity.

National strike in South Africa unless big salary increases given

April 25th 2021 at 01:15
A national strike is on the horizon, after negotiations between the government and public sector unions on salary increases deadlocked.

New SAA CEO’s plan to save the company

April 24th 2021 at 09:57
Newly appointed South African Airways interim CEO Thomas Kgokolo has detailed his plans to return the struggling national carrier to operation.

Cell C contract subscribers will stay on Vodacom’s network

April 24th 2021 at 07:00
Even after Cell C has decommissioned its own cellular network and switched to using a virtual radio access network deployed by MTN, its contract customers will remain on Vodacom.

20Mbps for R499 claim from prominent ISP is misleading – Advertising regulator

April 24th 2021 at 04:02
The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has instructed a prominent ISP to withdraw its 20Mbps to R499 claim.

Why you should get a new quote on your car insurance

April 24th 2021 at 01:25
By: Partner
If OUTsurance is more expensive than what you’re currently paying - on a like-for-like basis - you can ask them to pay you R500.

Olympic Committee will hold its first official esports event

April 24th 2021 at 01:24
Competitive videogames may have moved closer to becoming an official Olympics sport after the International Olympic Committee announced plans to hold a virtual esports event ahead of the Tokyo Games.

Rocomamas surprise – A gigabit Wi-Fi hotspot

April 24th 2021 at 01:00
We found a Rocomamas with an amazing special on its menu - gigabit per second fibre.

Large group of Adapt IT shareholders support Volaris acquisition offer

April 23rd 2021 at 12:42
Adapt IT and Volaris have stated that shareholders holding 44.4% of Adapt IT shares support the offer from Volaris to acquire control of Adapt IT.

Great fantasy and reality shows to watch on Netflix and Showmax this weekend

April 23rd 2021 at 09:05
South Africa's two biggest streaming services - Netflix and Showmax - have recently added a number of highly rated movies and TV shows to their platforms.Β 

In conversation with Nashua CEO – Barry Venter

April 23rd 2021 at 07:54
In this discussion, Venter talks about how workspace technology has developed over the past year, and how remote working has altered the demand for connectivity.

SpaceX launches first crewed mission with used rocket and capsule

April 23rd 2021 at 07:46
Four astronauts are cruising to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX capsule in the company’s first crewed trip with previously flown equipment.

South Africa’s tech billionaire behind the Nasdaq listed Karooooo

April 23rd 2021 at 07:03
By: Biznews
He has thousands of employees across a rapidly expanding global organisation he founded from scratch in South Africa.

EOH hits back after SIU media statement

April 23rd 2021 at 06:04
EOH has provided clarity on its acknowledgement of debt related to its Department of Defence contract.

Standard Bank online and mobile banking downtime

April 23rd 2021 at 05:45
Standard Bank customers have been reporting problems with using online banking or the mobile banking app since Friday morning.

Here are 120 South African engineers who can fix the water crisis instead of Cuban engineers – Solidarity

April 23rd 2021 at 04:07
Solidarity has sent a list of more than 120 "competent and willing" South African engineers to Minister Lindiwe Sisulu who can be replace the 24 Cuban engineers which will cost millions.

Bad news for South African mobile data prices

April 23rd 2021 at 03:25
ICASA has said that it does not wish to extend temporary radio frequency licences given to mobile networks beyond 31 May 2021.

Clearance sale and tech specials – Big price cuts on gadgets, TVs, and smartphones

April 23rd 2021 at 01:32
This week South Africans can save thousands on smartphones, TVs, and computing products in the latest clearance sales and special promotions.

Incredible Tech, Incredible Innovation

April 23rd 2021 at 01:18
By: Partner
Leading the way with Incredible innovation, South Africa’s number one Tech retailer continues to be at the forefront of bringing you industry-leading products and the latest innovations.

It is easy to trick a Tesla to run without driver

April 23rd 2021 at 00:42
Consumer Reports engineers said they β€œeasily tricked” a Tesla vehicle to drive via its Autopilot feature without anyone in the driver’s seat.

Bitcoin drops below $50,000

April 23rd 2021 at 00:35
Bitcoin declined for the seventh time in eight days, extending losses after President Joe Biden was said to propose almost doubling the capital-gains tax for the wealthy.

Good news for Discovery members about COVID-19 vaccinations

April 23rd 2021 at 00:22
Discovery has launched a custom COVID-19 Vaccination Portal and will unveil dedicated vaccination sites which will give its members a tailored journey to guide them through their vaccination.

EOH employees fight for their jobs

April 22nd 2021 at 12:24
A group of long-serving EOH employees has approached the company’s executive team and board in a β€œdesperate attempt” to save their jobs.

Big changes coming to iPhones and iPads with iOS 15 – Report

April 22nd 2021 at 11:22
Apple Inc. is readying a major revamp of its mobile software that will include an upgrade to how users handle notifications, a redesigned iPad Home Screen, an updated Lock Screen, and additional privacy protections for its flagship devices.

Eskom withdraws services from parts of Soweto following attacks

April 22nd 2021 at 10:09
Eskom has temporarily withdrawn its services in Orlando East in Soweto after violent attacks and damage cause to Eskom vehicles.

The R65,000 β€œcar” promising 35km per litre

April 22nd 2021 at 09:14
Bajaj says their Qute vehicle is eligible to run on South African roads and is β€œgreat for delivery and transport businesses”.

Huge Group takes down videos attacking Adapt IT management

April 22nd 2021 at 09:09
Huge Group has removed videos in which it attacks the motives of Adapt IT’s management related to an offer to acquire the company.

Mimecast Report: 85% of SA organisations were hurt by lack of cyber preparedness in 2020

April 22nd 2021 at 08:53
By: Partner
Annual β€œThe State of Email Security” report also finds 47% were infected by ransomware.

Torn between cloud and local file sharing? Here’s a solution for SMBs that won’t break the bank

April 22nd 2021 at 07:15
By: Partner
The need for digital transformation has never been clearer as companies of all sizes find upgrade their IT infrastructure and find solutions to maintain productivity in the face of a possibly permanent shift to distributed employees working remotely.

No Vuma ISP plans

April 22nd 2021 at 06:43
ISPs took notice when Vumatel started advertising routes to its own range of IP addresses, but the fibre provider said it has not plans to launch Vuma ISP.

Big price cuts on large screen TVs in South Africa

April 22nd 2021 at 05:08
Consumers can now buy ultra large screen TVs from top brands like Hisense, Samsung, and LG at significantly reduced prices.

In conversation with Fortinet director of information security – Joe Robertson

April 22nd 2021 at 04:54
Joe Robertson discusses the importance of securing connectivity solutions and the core elements that should be implemented in every connectivity solution.

Get a free VoIP number and R50 CallTime per month from Axxess

April 22nd 2021 at 04:52
By: Partner
Leading South African ISP Axxess is offering a great value-add to its clients – a free VoIP number and R50 CallTime per month.

Forcing South African ISPs to have black owners will be catastrophic – DA

April 22nd 2021 at 03:30
New regulations which force South African telecommunications companies to have black ownership will be catastrophic for ISPs and their customers, the DA's Zakhele Mbhele said.

eThekwini cannot do repairs because it ran out of welding gas

April 22nd 2021 at 03:23
Much-needed repairs to infrastructure in the eThekwini municipality is hampered because there is no welding gas available to workers.

How cryptocurrency arbitrage makes OVEX users up to R250,000 a year in profit

April 22nd 2021 at 02:57
By: Partner
OVEX trades around R4 billion per month on its OTC desk and thousands of its clients enjoy risk free profits from the OVEX arbitrage service.

Explosive Huge Group video attacks motives of Adapt IT executives

April 21st 2021 at 13:34
Huge Group’s top management has launched an explosive video which attacks the motives of Adapt IT executives related to an offer to acquire the company.

β€œUnlimited Talk” cannot have limits on calls – ARB

April 21st 2021 at 11:47
The Advertising Regulatory Board said offering β€œunlimited talk” and then imposing limitations on such a product is misleading.

In conversation with DFA chief of strategy – Vino Govender

April 21st 2021 at 10:24
Vino Govender addresses the value of driving connectivity service supply and demand and how increased demand for these services benefit South Africa's economy.

SA Post Office signs deal with US online shopping giant to improve deliveries

April 21st 2021 at 09:50
Online shopping retailer Wish has announced a strategic partnership with the South African Post Office to strengthen its logistics capabilities and customer experience for South African consumers.

Mirror Trading International CEO hit with provisional sequestration order

April 21st 2021 at 08:51
The alleged founder and CEO of Mirror Trading International (MTI), Johann Steynberg, has been provisionally sequestrated in the Polokwane High Court.

Nedbank Money app suffers long downtime

April 21st 2021 at 08:40
Nedbank’s primary mobile banking app – Nedbank Money – is currently down in South Africa.

Netflix plunges after missing its own forecast by millions of subscribers

April 21st 2021 at 07:28
Netflix credited the pandemic with delivering record growth in 2020. Now it’s blaming the pandemic for the worst first quarter in eight years.

In conversation with Liquid Intelligent Technologies CEO Deon Geyser

April 21st 2021 at 06:58
Deon Geyser discusses the rebranding of Liquid Intelligent Technologies and why the transition from a telecommunications and digital service provider to a technology group was crucial.