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5:50

Government establishes COVID-19 tracing database, quells spying fears

Although it will track and trace, via cellphones, those people who may have been exposed to coronavirus, government says their rights will be safeguarded.

5:50

People-centricity during COVID-19 crisis – a true test for our management skills

Those that excel in the remote working accelerated reality could see lasting changes to the way they work long after the lockdown ends, says Tarryn Swemmer of Decision Inc.

5:10

Coronavirus to drive permanent uptick in SA’s online shopping

As coronavirus-triggered shifts in retail behaviour drive unique shoppers to e-commerce sites, this is forecast to lead to a lasting increase in online shopping uptake.

6:00

Beware scams exploiting coronavirus fears

From malware-laden e-mails to fake donations, these are some of the most common cons you should watch out for amid the public health crisis.

2:40

Virtual safaris become reality during SA lockdown

With the nation-wide lockdown in full effect, local game reserves bring virtual safaris and nature to the people.

5:30
Wednesday

Vodacom, Discovery launch free COVID-19 telemedicine platform

The companies unveil an online platform that makes it possible for patients to access a professional without having to travel to the healthcare facility.

4:10

Dr Zweli Mkhize debunks 5G-coronavirus link theories

The health minister refutes claims that 5G technology played a role in the conception or spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2:00
Wednesday

Xerox withdraws HP bid as COVID-19 causes market turmoil

The latest development puts an end to months of a cat-and-mouse game, which saw Xerox aggressively push for a takeover.

3:30

Govt puts mobile tech at centre of COVID-19 mass screening, testing

The South African government leans on mobile technology as it enters a new phase in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

3:10
Tuesday

Unicef explores mass e-learning for SA scholars

The UN agency aims to significantly scale up support in all countries to help children continue their learning while keeping schools safe.

1:40
Tuesday

‘Liter’ Huawei P40 to launch first in SA

The smartphone maker confirms the precursor to the P40-series will launch as soon as the national lockdown lifts in the local market.

3:00
Tuesday

Explosive growth for Vodacom e-School platform amid lockdown

The mobile operator says user registrations have gone up by over 1 000% compared to previous historic periods, nearing one million users.

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