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Government blames cyber attacks by media houses for e-toll Web site issues.

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Vinny Lingham’s “entrepreneurial blood” resulted in Gyft and its $54 million to $100 million price tag.
Vinny Lingham’s “entrepreneurial blood” resulted in Gyft and its $54 million to $100 million price tag.
Lingham makes it big in the US

Vinny Lingham joins other South African tech entrepreneurs who have left our shores to tap into opportunities overseas.

Sanral chairperson quits

Tembakazi Mnyaka resigns as director of the roads agency's board, for personal reasons.

Orange mulls flagship stores

Orange Horizons Orange MD S'ebastien Crozier says local branded stores will supplement the company's online shopping portal.

The French mobile operator considers opening its own branded stores in SA, as it continues to try land a piece of the local consumer market.

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Vodacom opens Data Park

The operator's business arm opens its eighth local data centre - a 3000 square metre facility in Midrand.

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Tablets in schools for the long-term

MoneyGram Foundation funds a US-based non-profit organisation looking to develop ICT training for teachers and learners.

Mr Price braves MVNO foray

The retail giant dares to tread on ground where several others have failed.

Telkom defends single-sourcing practice

Explaining its "unique" position, Telkom says it's exempt from various provisions of the PFMA, and an open tender process is not its only procurement option.

US cellphone users lose millions

The callers likely paid hundreds of millions of dollars in unauthorised charges "crammed" onto their bills.

Twitter surge revives valuation debate

The company's stock rise renews discussion as to whether it warrants a valuation five times that of Facebook.

Sentech strike talks deadlocked

The signal provider says it cannot afford the 19% salary increase demanded by the Communication Workers Union.

Telkom to resume CFO hearing

Jacques Schindehütte's misconduct hearing will recommence next week, following a lengthy adjournment.

Tshwane expands free WiFi project

More than 200 new Internet zones are launched in the city's second phase of its connectivity initiative.


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