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Ahmad Farroukh

New MTN SA CEO appointed

MTN has announced that Ahmad Farroukh is replacing Zunaid Bulbulia as CEO of MTN South Africa

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Telkom ADSL speed upgrade: cautious optimism

South African Internet service providers weigh in on Telkom’s possible ADSL speed upgrades

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FNB SIM

FNB mobile operator launch expected soon: sources

The rumoured mobile virtual network operator from FNB is expected to launch soon

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Vodacom smartphone

New Vodacom low-cost smartphone

Vodacom will launch a new low-cost smartphone next week, sporting the latest version of Android

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Web Africa

50TB of free ADSL data for each user

Web Africa is giving all their capped ADSL users 50 terabytes of free “Download Plus” ADSL data in August, and the biggest downloader will win a Macbook Air

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DStv digital

DStv prices – really expensive?

MultiChoice is often criticised for its high DStv prices – we find out whether this is justified by comparing them to international rates

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LG 105-inch curved LED 105UB9

TVs that cost the same as a Porsche 911

The new LG and Samsung curved Ultra HD televisions will cost you more than R1.2 million – the same price as a Porsche 911

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Eskom

Eskom electricity price hike

Consumers will see an additional electricity price hike next year after Nersa announced it had approved the regulatory clearing account for Eskom

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Breaking News

IT guy hijacks website, blackmails client in SA

An IT specialist was fined R6000 or six months in jail by a Cape Town court on Thursday, 31 July 2014, for trying to extort a client who swore at him

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Smartphone users at risk of password, data theft

Security researchers have revealed two separate threats this week they say could put up to 90 percent of the world’s 2 billion plus smartphones at risk of password and data theft

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Vodacom relaunches M-Pesa in SA

Vodacom has announced a revamped M-Pesa service in South Africa, with partners including Bidvest and Visa.

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Sanral chair resignation unsurprising: Outa

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance has responded to the resignation of the Sanral chairperson

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Vodacom opens new data centre

Vodacom Business has expanded its data centre capacity, having officially opened its 8th data centre in the country.

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Your PC can be hacked with a USB mouse

USB devices such as mice, keyboards, and thumb-drives can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential new class of attacks

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Sanral chairwoman resigns

The chairwoman of Sanral, Tembakazi Mnyaka, has resigned with immediate effect

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Samsung loses ground to Chinese competitors

Samsung said net profit plunged almost 20 percent in the second quarter as competition from cheap Chinese phones and the strong won saw sales slump in its key mobile business

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Microsoft protects users from US surveillance

Microsoft will challenge a US court order requiring it to give prosecutors electronic mail content associated with an overseas server

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Apple cuts jobs at Beats

Beats music

Apple Inc intends to lay off about 200 people at Beats Electronics following its $3 billion acquisition of the headphone and music streaming services company

Copper theft on the decline

Copper wires

The Copper Theft Barometer decreased for the first time last month since February, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said

Facebook shuts down gift shop

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Facebook Inc will shut its 2-year-old Gifts shop as the world’s largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website

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Reviews

HTC One M8 review

HTC One M8 in hand press shot

When does a good phone become a great phone?

LG G3 review

LG G3

The solid high-end smartphone from LG is set to launch in South Africa soon

Afrihost Zest T1 review

Afrihost Zest T1

How good a smartphone should you expect for R2,000? Pretty good, it turns out.

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