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Vodacom's 'desperate' price hike riles consumers

Consumers curse Vodacom following a sudden about-turn in the mobile price war, which is turning out to be unsustainable.

Vodacom's latest price hike indicates it sees dark days ahead in terms of profit.


Beware mobile banking apps

Users should consider whether security risks are worth the convenience, says F5 Networks.


Vodacom's African struggle continues

The operator is still on the hunt for acquisitions in Africa, although prospects are limited.


ITWeb investigates: DTPS officials feel Sekese's wrath

The DTPS heads for further turmoil, as director-general Rosey Sekese allegedly purges those opposing her.


Haze hangs over SITA CEO appointment

Cabinet's secondment of Sentech CEO Setumo Mohapi to the state IT procurement agency ruffles feathers.


SA Connect is doomed to fail

The connectivity project lacks funding, clarity on Telkom's role, and a definitive implementation plan from government.


Govt official runs up R125k cellphone porn bill: report

Deputy speaker in the Limpopo legislature, Lehlogonolo Masoga, is the subject of a public protector probe following allegations of misconduct, reports the City Press. 


Matsepe-Casaburri: a true comrade

Alison Gillwald, executive director of Research ICT Africa, responds to ITWeb's recent story on late minister Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri.


App accepts paper cheques, Bitcoins

PayStand's mobile app accepts credit cards, paper and electronic cheques, and Bitcoins.

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