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Video games at the Olympics

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s appearance as Super Mario in the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games delighted audiences around the world.

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Top 30 TV shows on DStv

The Broadcast Research Council of South Africa recently released the top 30 TV programmes on DStv for July.

Telkom fibre

Telkom to test 5G, buy more companies

Telkom chairman Jabu Mabuza has promised that the telecoms company will become an “even more evolved business” over the next 18 months.

Jacob Zuma in Germany speaking

The massive companies Zuma is now in charge of

It was announced this week that the government would establish a Presidential State Owned Companies Coordinating Council, which will see President Jacob Zuma oversee the country’s parastatals.

Grabber

South African who bought cellphone spying machine charged

Johannes Cronje, the Free State businessman who bought a cellphone spying device known as a grabber, has been charged by the state – despite being promised immunity.

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Guptas to sell all their South African businesses

The Gupta family has stated it plans to dispose of all the stakes it holds in South African businesses before the end of 2016.

Steve Wozniak

Interview with the inventor of Apple’s first computer

If you haven’t heard of Steve Wozniak, it is because he has been overshadowed by his fellow co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs.

Pizza

Ordering pizza online in South Africa

We wanted pizza and we wanted to order it online – this is what South African franchises have to offer.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Where to register to buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in South Africa

Pre-registrations for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 are now available online.

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Business

Amazon to test 30-hour workweek for 75% pay

Amazon will launch a programme to experiment with a 30-hour workweek, according to a report by The Washington Post.

Hardware

The 25-core CPU that can be scaled to 200,000

The Piton is an open-source 25-core processor designed to be rapidly scalable up to 200,000 cores.

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.

Hardware

Intel unveils new SSDs

Intel has introduced six new 3D NAND SSDs aimed at the consumer and business markets.

Gadgets

Samsung starts selling new Dolby Atmos soundbars

Samsung has started selling its Dolby Atmos-equipped soundbars, following their unveiling at CES.

General

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.

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.

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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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