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Jessie Rudd Augmented tech

Tapping into data generated by wearables is the next big marketing step.

Craige Fleischer Holding steady

Cellcos make only incremental changes to next-generation devices.

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Yunus Carrim has known from the start he may have a limited time to turn around the battered department.
Yunus Carrim has known from the start he may have a limited time to turn around the battered department.
Carrim sparks pre-election progress

With two weeks to go until SA's general elections, communications minister Yunus Carrim has at least set the wheels of progress in motion.

Vodacom expands training programme

Vodacom's teacher training centres will be open for members of the public to use computer facilities free of charge.

The operator will open 31 ICT centres across SA in a bid to boost technology adoption in schools and communities.

WBS loses court bid

WBS does not have the funds for a prolonged legal battle, says CEO Thami Mtshali.

The telecoms company will only appeal as a last resort and is trying to settle a long-running dispute with the regulator.

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Carrim, ICASA discuss MTR progress

The DOC has agreed in principle to give the regulator the appropriate support in reconstructing its contested mobile termination rate regime. 


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FNB denies Twitter hack

The bank is still investigating how an offensive tweet was posted from its official account yesterday.

WBS licences 'lapsed'

The high court finds Wireless Business Solutions' spectrum licences have expired, because it failed to pay fees.

SA shrugs off Bitcoin woes

Bitcoin trading on a local exchange increases, despite Mt. Gox unravelling and losing thousands of coins.

Sekunjalo aims to push IT growth

The listed company is on the hunt for a large deal that could be worth as much as R200 million.

Brazil conference will plot Internet's future

The Net Mundial conference in Sao Paulo will discuss cyber security, and how to safeguard privacy and freedom of expression on the Internet.

Modderfontein to become smart city

Chinese company PCCW Global will provide a range of solutions, including telecommunications and e-commerce.

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Legitimate apps expose enterprises
While applications may be legitimate, they may share data on a mobile device with a third party, says BlackBerry.



Talk isn’t cheap South Africa suffers from high mobile connectivity prices. What’s going on and what can be done about it?


Whither online education According to The Wall Street Journal, online learning will change the face of education in 2014. How is South Africa participating in this global revolution?


The creative CIO Today’s CIOs face the challenge of ’keeping the lights on flawlessly’ while adding innovation to the business.

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Caption Competition

Congratulations to Mark Harrison for the winning caption competition and walking away with an annual subscription to Brainstorm magazine, as well as an entry into a lucky draw for an Apple iPad Mini 16GB Tablet With Wi-Fi & 4G


Green IT

NASA to create Earth Day selfie
In celebrating Earth Day, NASA gathered selfies of fans to create a composite image of Earth.
Apple commits to Earth Day
The company offers free recycling of all its used products and plans to power its facilities with renewable energy.
BCX gears up for African demand
The group's international unit reports a loss in the first half, but the situation has been remedied.

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