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Allan Wattrus Explosive

A short-term IT infrastructure approach is akin to a ticking time bomb.

Sagran Pillay ITWeb investigates

Local firm CZ Electronics shrugs off suggestions of impropriety.

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Cell C ups its focus on the business market as it battles for air in an already crowded market.
Cell C ups its focus on the business market as it battles for air in an already crowded market.
Business market vital for Cell C

The operator has no choice but to play catch-up if it wants to survive and remain relevant to SA's mobile consumers at large.

Tender Watch: Speed bump

Government is far more circumspect in this week's National Tender Bulletin.

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Mobile World Congress 2015

ITWeb news editor Nicola Mawson reports from Barcelona.

Nicola Mawson GSMA works to secure digital identities The association wants the phone and SIM combination to be a ubiquitous solution to managing online identities.

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SA students choose Facebook, WhatsApp

No less than 97% of local students use the world's largest online social network, a new survey by World Wide Worx shows. 

Mobile Security Survey 2015

DST falls off track

The Department of Science and Technology met less than 10% of its targets for the 2014/2015 second quarter, and only 15% in the third quarter.

MTN reworks OOB data rates

The operator changes its per-MB prepaid data rate to 99c in a bid to encourage take-up of bundled offerings.

Govt still skirting Telkom tender issue

Telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele outlines government's decision to elect Telkom lead broadband agency, but avoids addressing questions around the lack of a tender process. 

ITWeb Brainstorm skills initiative kicks off

With less than 5% of high schools offering IT as a subject, the industry needs to come together to drive ICT skills.



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Acer Liquid Jade S55 - slimline underachiever

The smartphone offers an elegant exterior but lacks powerful hardware.

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Security Summit 2015

Hackers can be your friends Viewing all hackers as bad guys is doing society a disservice, believes Karen Elazari.


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Green IT

SA's power uncertainties demand green initiatives
Many green initiatives are at a macro level, looking at things like cutting building power usage or emissions from factories, says Lexmark.
Facebook adds gender identity options
We round up this week's top six trends from across the globe that piqued our interest or had us scratching our heads.
Dell brings technology access and education to underserved communities with new solar-powered Learning Labs
The company will expand its solar-powered Learning Labs across SA to include new sites in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Sedibeng.

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