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3:00
8 hours ago

Twitter CEO takes control of Jay Z’s Tidal in R4.5bn deal

The company says the deal will economically empower musicians and find new ways to support their work.

2:00
9 hours ago

COVID-19 vaccines flogged on dark markets for $250 to $1 200

Researchers at Kaspersky have scrutinised 15 different marketplaces on the dark Web and found advertisements for three major COVID vaccines.

1:50

All systems go as Ethiopia opens telecoms licence bid

The bid for the long-awaited Ethiopian telecoms operator licence opens tomorrow and mobile operators have a month to submit their proposals.

3:30
Yesterday

Sentech offers streaming services, powered by AWS

The signal distributor is leveraging Amazon Web Services to provide streaming services to local audiences.

3:40
Yesterday

FNB snaps up record 6m digitally-active users

The bank’s customers have on average logged-in 29 times per month on the FNB app, increasing total average monthly logins by 41%.

1:00

Home affairs to resume smart ID, passport e-services

Home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi announces that online services for smart ID and passport applications will resume on 8 March.

3:40
Wednesday

South Africa among countries most sceptical about 5G

Many are still cynical about the next-generation tech, routinely searching online to query 5G’s safety and its connection to COVID-19, despite these concerns being debunked as fallacies.

2:20
Wednesday

Vodacom boosts financial services drive with SME solution

The VodaTrade digital platform enables SMEs to transact with large organisations, receive orders and issue invoices, without worrying about backend challenges.

2:30

Cyber attacks place COVID-19 relief efforts in jeopardy

Cyber criminals threaten efforts to contain COVID-19, as attacks are now pivoting to institutions providing solutions to battle the deadly virus, says IBM.

2:40
Tuesday

Visa’s ‘tap to phone’ makes its South African debut

The digital payment service allows local businesses to accept contactless payments on any NFC-enabled Android device with no need for additional hardware.

5:30
Monday

ITWeb is 25 today!

Founder Jovan Regasek says he is proud of the contribution ITWeb has made to the ICT industry and the country’s economy as a whole.

2:40
Monday

Pension fund’s self-service app, Web portal off to bumpy start

Despite moving with the technological times, the Government Employees Pension Fund’s online self-service system and app were inaccessible soon after launch.