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Hisense TV

The top-selling TV brand in South Africa

If you think Samsung or LG sells the most televisions in South Africa, you would be wrong.

Tech Sale Deals

Great tech specials from Makro, Dion Wired, and Game

This week, Makro’s Big Birthday Bash specials continue while Dion Wired and Game are offering big discounts on tech products.

Telkom logo on wall

Telkom offers R1-million reward to catch network saboteurs

Telkom has increased its reward to R1 million for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of saboteurs targeting Telkom facilities and its infrastructure.

Brett Dawson

The biggest reason Brett Dawson became Dimension Data CEO

Former Dimension Data CEO Brett Dawson reveals why he reached the top of the company faster than people expected.

Telkom logo phone in hand

Telkom fair use warning to uncapped LTE subscribers

Telkom has warned certain LTE uncapped subscribers they may face restrictions under its acceptable use policy.

South Africa ISPs alternative

Best uncapped ADSL prices in South Africa

Webafrica has slashed the pricing of its uncapped ADSL services – here is how the competition stacks up.

WhatsApp

How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your information with Facebook

If you are a WhatsApp user and do not want to share your account information with Facebook, you can take steps to prevent it.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

The crazy price of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 in South Africa

The Surface Pro 4 hasn’t officially launched in South Africa, but it is for sale online.

Whatsapp

WhatsApp to allow companies to send you ads

WhatsApp said it wants to test features allowing businesses to send its users messages relevant to them.

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MyBroadband Survey – Share your views and win cool prizes

MyBroadband has launched a new survey to learn more about its readers, and you can win cool prizes by taking part.

Smartphones

Apple iPhones fail more often than Android smartphones – Study

A study from Blancco Technology Group states that iOS devices have a higher failure rate than Android devices – with the iPhone 6 the worse performer.

Partner content

Getting hired as a Software Engineer just got a little more interesting

SMSPortal is looking for top class software developers and has hidden a twist in the company’s website source code.

Check Point researchers unravel complex money trail of ‘Cerber,’ one of the world’s largest active Ransomware campaigns

Findings are helping researchers build decryption tools so individuals and businesses can gain back control of infected computers – without paying cyber-criminals’ ransom.

Broadcasting

SABC has a positive cash balance: Muthambi

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has played down concerns of possible financial losses at the SABC.

Telecoms

Telkom salary increases despite failed talks

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has informed staff that talks between the company and the CWU at the CCMA have failed.

Smartphones

No home button for 2017 iPhone: Report

Rumour has it that Apple is working on a major redesign of the iPhone for its 2017 release.

Business

Union takes MTN to court over outsourcing

The Communication Workers Union has applied for a court interdict against MTN over the company’s decision to outsource part of its call centre facility.

Security

Serious iPhone security vulnerability – update now

iPhone and iPad owners are advised to update to iOS 9.3.5 immediately.

Motoring

Amazon Vehicles launched

Customers can now view specifications, images, videos, and customer reviews for thousands of new and classic cars.

Internet

Play solitaire and tic-tac-toe with Google Search

Internet users can now play solitaire and tic-tac-toe on desktop and in the Google app.

Government

ANC takes DA MP to court over Facebook post

The ANC has taken DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard to the Equality Court, saying a Facebook post she shared praising apartheid leader PW Botha constituted hate speech.

Energy

Nersa appealing Eskom tariff hike court judgment

Energy regulator Nersa said it was appealing the North Gauteng High Court judgment which set aside its decision to approve a 9.4% tariff hike for Eskom.

Cellular

MTN airtime advance launched

MTN has launched an airtime advance feature called MTN Xtra Time.

Gadgets

Garmin Fenix Chronos premium multisport watch unveiled

Garmin has revealed the Fenix Chronos, a premium version of its multisport watch.

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redPanda’s vision to stand out in SA’s software development market

redPanda vision

Cape Town-based redPanda Software aims to be the software development partner and employer of choice to the South African business market.

A look at Novum – how redPanda puts words into action

redPanda Software developers meeting

The development of redPanda Software’s Novum enterprise management system illustrates how corporate culture impacts product development.

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How to reduce the fees you are paying on your investments

Sygnia wallet

Every investor should therefore pay close attention to the unit trusts they are using and what fees they are charging, but there are also a number of other ways to save on costs.

Can you trust financial advice from a computer?

Sygnia piggy bank

Everyone should be particular about their money – how they spend it, how they save it, and whose advice they listen to when it comes to where they should invest it.

Van Schaik Bookstore – taking you places

Female student working on laptop

One of Southern Africa’s leading academic booksellers, Van Schaik Bookstore, has been announced as the grand prize winner of the Acer “Grow Your Business” sales driven competition.

Getting hired as a Software Engineer just got a little more interesting

Hacker coder developer software programmer alphanumeric matrix

SMSPortal is looking for top class software developers and has hidden a twist in the company’s website source code.

Check Point researchers unravel complex money trail of ‘Cerber,’ one of the world’s largest active Ransomware campaigns

Ransomware

Findings are helping researchers build decryption tools so individuals and businesses can gain back control of infected computers – without paying cyber-criminals’ ransom.

Simplify your IT network

DrayTek headline image

The DrayTek ecosystem guarantees compatibility and uninterrupted work flow.

How to reduce the fees you are paying on your investments

Sygnia wallet

Every investor should therefore pay close attention to the unit trusts they are using and what fees they are charging, but there are also a number of other ways to save on costs.

Reinvent smartphone photography with the new Huawei P9

Huawei P9 Cavill and Johansson

Huawei and Leica have combined to create a stunning dual-lens camera in the P9 flagship device, with more light and better clarity for amazing photos and videos.

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