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Over-the-top to dominate pay-TV services

22 May 2015Catch Up Plus, DStv's online VOD service, was launched for in November last year, for MultiChoice's only connected decoder the Explora.

Globally, pay-TV markets are seeing over-the-top services come to the fore, resulting in slower revenue growth.

MTN condemns strike violence

21 May 2015MTN has experienced intermittent service disruptions due to the strike, but its core operations were running optimally, says HR officer Themba Nyathi.

MTN says it is committed to finding a speedy and amicable resolution to the strike at its local operations, but has condemned acts of violence by protestors.

WordPress maker buys SA entity

21 May 2015WooThemes is an open source proponent.

Automattic, which created, acquires WooThemes.

E-toll car licence link explored

21 May 2015Gauteng's vehicle population of 11.5 million is the largest in SA.

The notion of government denying motorists with unpaid e-toll fees their car licences is problematic, says Justice Project SA. 

Five top security experimentation tools

21 May 2015Great Scott Gadgets founder Michael Ossmann says security experts need to consider a wide range of security adversaries.

Great Scott Gadgets founder Michael Ossmann explores the open source hardware tools experts can use to discover potential vulnerabilities.

Craig Venter quits Altron

20 May 2015Altron executive director Craig Venter resigns from the group to oversee the Venter family's private investments.

Craig Venter resigns from his position as executive director of Altron, effective from 31 July, the group announced in a statement.

MTN SA to respond to striking workers

20 May 2015MTN staff want a 10% salary increase, and a 16% bonus.

The operator will respond to employee grievances within seven days, following this morning's strike action.

Brainstorm's Isibani encourages women in ICT

20 May 2015Only 20% of all the people employed in the ICT sector are female, says ITWeb editorial director Ranka Jovanovic.

ITWeb Brainstorm's skills development initiative will encourage young women to go into ICT through an afternoon of job-shadowing.

Reunert reports improved revenue

19 May 2015Reunert's results were buoyed by the disposal of Nashua Mobile and the sale of its subscriber base.

Reunert's six-month financial results were boosted by the disposal of Nashua Mobile and the sale of the division's subscriber base.

Digital lifestyles reduce attention span

19 May 2015The consumer's attention span is now shorter than that of a goldfish due to digital lifestyles.

Research shows our brains have adapted to digital lifestyles, with consumers now focusing only in short bursts.

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