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Home affairs Web site remains offline

The Department of Home Affairs is mum on when its official Web site will be back online, as downtime period reaches two weeks.


The Web is dark, and full of phishers

Cyber criminals are cashing in on the popularity of Game of Thrones to spread phishing scams, says Check Point.


Google News Innovation Challenge expands to Africa

The tech giant invites proposals from media firms that use innovative technologies to produce quality news content.


SA Bitcoin firm Centbee raises R18.3m funding

The start-up company closes Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of Antigua-based investment firm Ayre Ventures.


Dynamic Technologies buys IndigoCube

The company continues with its acquisition trail, buying specialist software services provider IndigoCube.


Absa migrates subsidiaries' banking platform from UK to SA

As part of its separation from Barclays, Absa has migrated the banking platform used by its subsidiaries from a UK-based data centre.


Google seeks African developers for 30 000 scholarships

The tech giant offers scholarships to help African developers become certified on Google Android, mobile Web and cloud technologies.


Public Sector ICT Forum tackles smart cities

Trusting the technology is key to the successful implementation of a smart city, said IDC's Mark Walker at the Public Sector ICT Forum.


Jumia's NYSE listing to unlock e-commerce in SA, says Zando

The local online retailer believes the listing of its holding company is an important milestone for e-commerce in South Africa.


Striking Cell C staff suspended

An illegal strike at the mobile operator sees 378 Cell C staff suspended, pending a disciplinary hearing.


Two Eastern Cape schools get cyber labs

The communications department launches two cyber labs at schools in the rural Eastern Cape.


Facebook restores services after massive outage

The company's services resume on its social networking platform, Instagram and WhatsApp after an outage over the weekend.

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