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1995 - 2015

Prices in South Africa – 1995 versus 2015

MyBroadband takes a look at how the price of a Big Mac, Internet access, mobile phones, cellphone calls, and petrol have changed over the past 20 years.

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Why you should welcome killer robots into the world

The open letter signed by more than 12,000 prominent people calling for a ban on artificially intelligent killer robots is misguided and perhaps even reckless.

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Telkom’s 10 biggest shareholders revealed

Telkom’s latest annual report reveals the company’s 10 largest shareholders.

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SA mobile operators

How mobile number porting works

When your operator has angered you to the point where you want to jump ship, this is the road your number will travel

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Telkom Retrenchments

Telkom’s staggering retrenchment bill

Telkom is offering workers a sweet deal to leave the company voluntarily – but it’s taking a massive chunk of cash to do so.

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Dina Pule at DTT event

Dina Pule’s ‘friends’ being protected: report

Minister Siyabonga Cwele is being accused of ‘protecting’ two officials who rigged a R756 million tender and lied to parliament to protect former minsiter, Dina Pule.

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Nkandla

What your money bought at Nkandla

A media tour of Nkandla gave South Africans the first ever opportunity to put pictures to some of the state-funded infrastructure built inside President Jacob Zuma’s private rural compound.

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Best 404 pages on the Internet

Many websites have very creative 404 pages – here are some of the best ones from around the Internet.

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No load shedding

There is currently no load shedding

Cellular

Telkom Mobile is almost breaking even

Things are looking up for Telkom’s loss-making mobile phone business as the company on Friday reported stronger revenues.

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Business

Neotel board reports possible bribery to police

Neotel’s board has reported the payments to the police as possible bribery.

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Partner content

Bringing the African Asterisk Community together

The 2016 Asterisk Community Conference, to be held in Sandton on 16 and 17 February, will be the first Digium-endorsed conference of its kind in Africa.

Internet

Free Wi-Fi for Cape taxi ranks

Free Wi-Fi is being rolled out at taxi ranks in the Western Cape as an expansion of a project to grow internet access throughout South Africa.

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Energy

Eskom’s role in nuclear power stations to be reviewed by government

Cabinet ministers are reviewing their decision to grant Eskom the ownership and operational rights of the proposed nuclear build programme.

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Business

Load shedding worse than crime for SA business

Power failures are the leading concern for small business owners in South Africa, according to World Wide Worx research.

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Business

Telkom CEO’s goodbye letter to departing staff

Here is Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko’s letter to 2,400 employees who are leaving the company today.

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Internet

Facebook’s solar-powered plane that beams down Internet connectivity

Facebook has revealed Aquila – a solar-powered unmanned plane that beams down Internet connectivity from the sky.

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Energy

Eskom load shedding update: 30 July

The latest on load shedding from Eskom.

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Government

Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services not worried about staff leaving

Broadband roll-out programmes won’t be affected by several key staff having exited the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, says a spokesperson.

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Software

Google Developer Summit in South Africa: apply now

The first ever Google Developer Summit in Sub-Saharan Africa is coming to South Africa.

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What did you do in 1995?

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LG G4 – a video review

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With its big display, great performance, and excellent camera, LG’s flagship G4 is a smartphone to consider if you’re in the market for a new device.

Dell Venue 11 Pro Windows tablet – power and convenience

Dell Venue 11 Pro

The Dell Venue 11 Pro provides the power of an ultrabook, convenience of a tablet, and experience of a desktop.

It’s tax season – and the cyber criminals are out

Phishing

In South Africa, tax season means high risk for many people as cyber criminals perform phishing attacks.

Success should be a result, not luck

Field Office image taken by Andries Joubert

The advent of sales management applications means that now you can place orders, capture data, stay in touch with your workforce, and draw detailed reports that will help you reach your goals.

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