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South African banks fight the good fight to eradicate cyber crime.

Government Uncertain future

New developments add to indications Telkom will absorb Broadband Infraco.

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MTN was hit by aggressive price competition, increased regulatory requirements and pressure on consumer expenditure.
MTN was hit by aggressive price competition, increased regulatory requirements and pressure on consumer expenditure.
MTN revenue increases in 'challenging' year

Despite the mobile operator saying its 2014 results reflect a challenging year, MTN reports group revenue grew 6.4% during the period.

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MTN streetlight project still in limbo

The operator's lamppost base station initiative remains on ice as some residents oppose it, citing potential health hazards. 

Signal jamming sub judice excuse a 'political ploy'

The opposition party claims government is avoiding accountability by declining to answer questions around the SONA signal jamming saga.

Mobile Security Survey 2015

FPB drafts online regulation policy

The board aims to enable the effective regulation and speedy classification of digital content in SA.

MTN promises better network

The operator will invest heavily in improving network coverage and quality, with the backing of a R10 billion capex for 2015. 

Uber buys specialised mapping company

The ride service application acquires a mapping platform, deCarta, and moves away from Google Maps.

Uber SA goes Zazoo

The ride service application firm will now accept payments through Zazoo, addressing a largely untapped customer segment.

Alibaba opens first US cloud centre

The e-commerce giant creates a cloud computing hub in Silicon Valley, underscoring its global ambitions.

Apple, Google to fix 'Freak' security flaw

The vulnerability in Web encryption could allow attackers to spy on Safari and Android browser users' communications.



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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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