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SASSA's last-minute scramble to pay grants

The social security agency throws its weight behind its contingency plan, in an attempt to allay fears of a grants payments disaster.

Uber self-driving car kills Arizona woman


An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, marking a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation.

BlackBerry faces revived lawsuit over BlackBerry 10


A US judge rejects BlackBerry's request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders.

Renewables industry rubbishes Numsa's claims

The imminent closures of Eskom's old coal-fired power stations are inevitable and unrelated to the renewable energy programme.

MICT SETA CEO, top managers suspended


The chief executive, Oupa Mopaki, and three other managers put on precautionary suspension following allegations of corruption.

To send or not to send

A company's e-mail marketing could land it in legal trouble in the EU.

R58bn renewables deals blocked at 11th hour

Trade union Numsa and civic group Transform RSA granted urgent court interdict to stop the signing of the power deals.

'Shocking' number of MS discrimination complaints

13 Mar

Court filings lift the lid on sexual harassment and the systematic denying of pay raises or promotions to female employees at Microsoft.

Big tech must be regulated, says Tim Berners-Lee

13 Mar

The inventor of the World Wide Web calls for regulation of Internet platforms and social media firms to prevent the Internet from being "weaponised at scale".

Is Advanced eDiscovery becoming a viable in-house option?

Office 365's Advanced eDiscovery addresses the areas in which 'normal' eDiscovery falls short by adding a whole new level of data analysis to the tool suite, says Adam Bown, Cloud Forensics & Data Analytics Specialist at Cloud Essentials.

COJ probes 'fraudulent' Fibrehoods, Vumatel contracts

The city alleges the companies were issued with fraudulent letters stating they have a valid agreement with the city to roll-out aerial fibre.

Yahoo offers $80m to settle data breaches lawsuit

9 Mar

If approved, it will create a strong precedent to claim damages from breached companies, says High-Tech Bridge.

WOAN monopoly a 'terrible idea' - MTN

MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa is against the monopolisation of SA's spectrum through the planned wholesale open access network.