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Tech can transform the world of work

Former US president Barack Obama implores administrations to think of reimagined arrangements to provide meaningful work.

High spectrum prices hit developing nations hard

Too expensive spectrum assignments hinder the uptake of mobile broadband services by consumers in developing economies, a GSMA report finds.

SASSA insists on a future without CPS

Minister Susan Shabangu reportedly pushes for complete control of social grants by the post office, even though history favours the current paymaster.

Altron unit bags multimillion-rand eThekwini deal

Tuesday

Netstar has been awarded a contract by the municipality to implement a vehicle tracking technology solution for 7 000 vehicles.

Has set-top box reached its sell-by date?

Government encourages households that don't qualify for subsidised decoders to consider integrated digital TVs, signalling possible changes in the approach to digital migration.

SASSA and CPS butt heads

The committee on comprehensive social security announces legal action against CPS employees allegedly misinforming welfare beneficiaries.

SA debuts MeerKAT radio telescope

After a decade in design and construction, the 64-dish radio telescope is now officially ready to complete science operations.

Poor countries now better off with broadband

Friday

The most vulnerable countries in the world are growing their economies and enhancing livelihoods through broadband.

Home affairs readies for paperless services

Minister Malusi Gigaba's department prepares to move from manual to electronic birth, marriage and death registrations.

DA seeks clarity on digital TV review

The opposition party believes the advisory council's tasks aim to only deliver short-term goals for analogue switch-off.

Gauteng, university ink smart tech pact

The partnership seeks to advance the use of computational intelligence and artificial intelligence for rational decision-making.

Broadband rollout to govt sites hits a snag

The telecoms department fails to connect 327 sites in rural municipalities by its June deadline, and misses SA Connect targets once again.

ICT Tenders: Down to nuts and bolts

This week's National Tender Bulletin sees government on a hardware drive.