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Telecoms Lagging behind

Mainstream adoption of LTE-A in South Africa is still far off.

Internet Continental shift

Africa will have fully embraced the Internet of things within five years.

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Dr Solomon Assefa, director, IBM SA lab (left) and professor Zeblon Vilakazi, deputy vice-chancellor, Wits University.
Dr Solomon Assefa, director, IBM SA lab (left) and professor Zeblon Vilakazi, deputy vice-chancellor, Wits University.
SA gets IBM's second research lab in Africa

The company opens a facility at Wits, focusing on data-driven healthcare, digital transformation and exploring the universe.

Google to ease mobile pop-up frustration

Google says mobile adverts that are not used responsibly and cover a large portion of content will be penalised from next year.

The search engine giant will push sites with pesky content-blocking adverts down the mobile search ranks from January.

Digital interns off to Hong Kong

Twenty Cojedi graduates have been selected to go on an educational tour of Hong Kong.

The City of Johannesburg sends 20 interns from its digital training programme on an educational tour of Hong Kong.

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Cloud survey 2016

Broadband Infraco upbeat despite losses

The state-owned company reduced losses to R91 million for the 2015/2016 financial year, compared to the previous R245 million loss.

Job cuts hit Dimension Data

The IT services company lays off staff as it "restructures to meet operational and business requirements".

Blue Label-Cell C deal 'on track'

The group's acquisition of a 35% stake in the mobile operator is progressing and Blue Label's CEOs don't expect any surprises.

Online smart ID applications open to all

South African citizens of all ages are now eligible to apply for smart IDs or passports via the eHomeAffairs portal.

FNB Connect leads in affordability

The bank's new unlimited calls package is cheaper than all others on the market, says cellphone spend-management firm Tariffic.

SA satellite heads to International Space Station

ZA-AeroSat, a nanosatellite developed by Stellenbosch University, is to be launched with 49 others in January.

Opera VPN app available on Android

Users can download the free Android app from the Google Play store.

Booth's Bites

Twitch buys Curse Amazon's game streaming service Twitch bought gaming content and resource platform Curse.



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