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Schools are also to blame as increasing numbers ditch maths as a subject.
Schools are also to blame as increasing numbers ditch maths as a subject.
Govt fails to halt maths, science slump

The consistently declining number of students taking the key subjects bodes ill for the ICT skills pool.

Cape pilots SnapScan parking payments

ScapScan is already being used by more than 14 000 businesses.

The City of Cape Town will today begin a programme enabling motorists to use the SnapScan app to pay parking fees.

MTN targets peak season travellers

MTN has introduced promotional international call rates for the peak travel season.

An international voice promotion sees calls to certain countries from 79c and an in-bundle discount for 49c calls to selected destinations.

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Book your seats for IITPSA President's Awards 2014

Thursday 6 November – Montecasino Ballroom.

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Copper theft on the rise again

The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry wants tougher policy interventions, as copper theft increased by R1 million between August and September.

Etv denies selling out over STB controls

While etv confirms it is lobbying government to include set-top box controls, it denies having done so by selling out its editorial integrity.

African e-commerce: major growth, minor value

While Africa presents massive growth potential, its emerging economies have only just started their e-commerce journey.

Cwele's council commitment questioned

The National Broadband Advisory Council has seemingly achieved little since its inception and minister Siyabonga Cwele's commitment is being queried.

TV is the new battlefield

Consumers are spoilt for choice as the number of companies offering ways to access TV grows.

ITU to drive rural broadband in SA

The UN's telecoms union shakes hands with SA's telecoms and postal services minister to test new approaches for sustainable rural connectivity.

Apple CEO 'proud to be gay'

Tim Cook becomes the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, trading his privacy for the chance to help civil rights.

Ellies to raise capital

The group aims to raise R115 million to trim debt and fund working capital.


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Green IT

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We round up trends from across the globe that had us scratching our heads.
Schneider Electric off-grid, on-profit solutions to create social change in African rural communities
The company aims to create access to energy for 20 000 Africans by the end of this year.
iPrint or iPAD?
Maybe it is time to think before we don't print, says Leon Minnie, product manager: production systems at Konica Minolta South Africa.

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