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Teething problems for Vodacom’s new customer management system

Following the introduction of a new customer management and billing system by Vodacom, certain customers have been affected by issues.

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Telkom to launch 4.5G

Telkom will launch 4.5G technology on its network next week.

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Highest-paid tech chairperson in South Africa

To be the chairperson of a technology company can be financially rewarding, with multi-million-rand remuneration not uncommon.

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MTN getting ready for a big fightback

Industry moves and big investment plans show that MTN is gearing up to take the fight to Vodacom, Telkom, and Cell C.

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Fake Uber taxi nightmare in Johannesburg

A couple’s evening out turned into a nightmare when they were allegedly attacked while taking what they believed was an Uber taxi home.

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How much more South Africans pay for tech products

South Africans pay much more for tech and computing products than their counterparts in the United States.

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Intel unveils new 7th-generation Core processors

Intel has unveiled its new 7th-generation Core processors, which the company said are built for “performance leadership and unmatched new media capabilities”.

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I tried to illegally download music from the websites I used on dial-up Internet

We look at what happened to Napster, Limewire, and DC++.

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You should not pay for an opt-out SMS, but you are

Corporates continue to charge South African consumers for opt-out SMS messages, and the main reason is that they are too stingy to foot the bill.

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Business

How to answer the “Where do you see yourself in 5 years” job interview question

One of the most difficult questions to answer in an interview is: “Where do you see yourself in five years?”

Smartphones

Google to drop Nexus brand: Report

Google will ditch its Nexus brand for its smartphones, according to a report.

Partner content

Why developers are choosing to work at redPanda

Cape Town-based redPanda Software offers experienced core java developers both career and personal development.

Brother’s new L6000 printer – offering possibilities you didn’t expect

The HL-L6400DW from Brother has a fast 50ppm print capability, making it a capable performer that’s also versatile enough to handle extra paper trays and 4-bin mailbox if required.

Internet

Laws against online hate speech inadequate: SAJBD

More needs to be done in terms of the law to get social media companies to assist police in identifying perpetrators of online hate speech, the SA Jewish Board of Deputies has told Parliament.

Broadcasting

Game of Thrones season 6 launched on ShowMax

ShowMax has announced the availability of Game of Thrones season 6 on the platform.

Energy

1,400 Eskom electricity meter boxes stolen

1,400 electricity meter boxes have gone missing at Eskom’s Customer Network Centre in Limpopo, according to the power utility.

Internet

Three new updates for Google+

Google has launched three new updates for Google+, which include adding links and photos to comments.

Cellular

CWU withdraws interdict application against MTN

MTN said it is pleased with the decision by the Communication Workers Union to withdraw its interdict application against the company.

Gaming

Acer unveils world’s first curved-screen laptop

Acer has unveiled new devices ahead of IFA 2016, which include what it claims is the world’s first laptop with a curved display.

Energy

Load shedding is history: Eskom

The third unit at Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme was brought into commercial operation on Tuesday.

Broadband

BitTorrent throttling allowed under new net neutrality rules

European regulators have decided to continue allowing shaping and throttling in their net neutrality rules.

Science

The best time to see South Africa’s solar eclipse

South Africans will be able to view a partial solar eclipse on 1 September, which will be visible from southern and central Africa.

Broadcasting

This map shows where all Netflix’s servers are located

Researchers from the Queen Mary University of London have traced server names to identify 4,669 Netflix servers in 243 locations around the world.

Gaming

PlayStation Now games available on PC

PlayStation Now games are now available on PC, giving gamers the chance to play over 400 PS3 titles on their Windows machine.

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Why developers are choosing to work at redPanda

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Cape Town-based redPanda Software offers experienced core java developers both career and personal development.

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

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

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Do you normally pay for new music or do you pirate it?

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How to reduce the fees you are paying on your investments

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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?

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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.

Why developers are choosing to work at redPanda

redPanda work

Cape Town-based redPanda Software offers experienced core java developers both career and personal development.

Brother’s new L6000 printer – offering possibilities you didn’t expect

Brother's HL-L6400DW

The HL-L6400DW from Brother has a fast 50ppm print capability, making it a capable performer that’s also versatile enough to handle extra paper trays and 4-bin mailbox if required.

Meet the TV of your dreams – the new 4K OLED TV from LG

LG OLED TV

Gone are the backlights, shutters and other complex structures of LCD – LG OLED TV redefines television and recreates reality with perfection.

Ticking outside the box for PCI Compliance

PCI Compliance

10dot offers a custom designed network security dashboard with one compliance objective: routine maintenance made easy.

Massive tech deals in Makro Birthday sale

Makro Sale

Makro is celebrating its 45th birthday with its Big Birthday Bash sale, offering significant discounts on a wide range of tech products.

Van Schaik Bookstore – taking you places

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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.

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