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How to solve SA’s electricity crisis

Energy professionals have listed 10 ways to address South Africa’s electricity supply crisis after the conference “Electricity, the Economy, War Rooms – is there hope at last?”

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Puzzle

Why we like difficult Internet puzzles

It is not surprising – even though many of us did not like school maths – that every so often a logical puzzle or maths problem goes viral.

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Tech-savvy tourists get a raw deal in South Africa

Country has to jack up its wi-fi connectivity and tourism businesses need to spruce up their websites if they hope to attract sophisticated tourists, writes Sharon Gilbert-Rivett.

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Sale

Big savings on gadgets and tech products

You can score big with Incredible Connection’s Cyber Sale, Makro’s latest deals, and Dion Wired’s special promotions.

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Rejection

I tried Tinder, and I sucked at it

Despite all I had heard and read, meeting someone on Tinder is not easy.

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Eskom Stage 4 load shedding

What Stage 4 load shedding will look like

Eskom is preparing to split its third stage of load shedding into stage 3 and 4, and has outlined its plans for beyond Stage 4 load shedding.

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SeeTel Phoenix ST5000

New dual-SIM smartphone with 1GB data for under R3,000

Seemahale has announced plans to bring a locally-developed phone brand to South Africa.

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Why some areas never get load shedding

Dinner by candlelight conversations often get heated when a guest boasts that they are exempt from load shedding.

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Energy

Eskom starts stage 2 load shedding

Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding and load curtailment from 08:00 on Saturday morning.

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Software

Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet – what to expect

The next version of Ubuntu is in final freeze and set to release soon.

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The difference an ergonomic laptop stand can make

If you spend a lot of time hunched over a tiny laptop screen, you should invest in an ergonomic laptop stand.

Broadcasting

Digital TV migration new timeline announced

Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi has announced a new timeline for South Africa’s migration from analogue to digital broadcasting.

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Energy

Stage 2 load shedding starts

Load shedding and load curtailment will move from stage 1 to stage 2 at 10:00 on Friday, which is expected to continue until 22:00, Eskom has announced.

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Energy

Weekend load shedding schedule: Eskom

Eskom will resume power cuts for the sixth day in a row when it starts implementing stage 1 load shedding from 06:00 on Friday morning.

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Energy

Eskom starts stage 2 load shedding

Eskom will move from stage 1 to stage 2 load shedding on Thursday evening.

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Broadcasting

Set-top box winning bidders announced

The names of 26 bidding organisations that have each won a piece of South Africa’s R4.3bn set-top box tender have finally been revealed.

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General

Wits pioneers world-first light acceleration

Wits University researchers have developed a way to accelerate light that could eventually lead to much faster internet speeds and benefits for medical technology.

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Energy

SA to become global leader in renewable energy

Independent Power Producers praised the energy department’s announcement on Thursday that it would be opening the door to a host of new possibilities for the private sector.

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Broadcasting

Suspended SABC boss wants his job back

The suspended boss for television channels at the South African Broadcasting Corporation has launched a bid to get his job back.

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How would you rate South Africa’s Mathematics and Science education quality?

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Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, is now available from Vodacom.

The difference an ergonomic laptop stand can make

Ergoprop Laptop Stand

If you spend a lot of time hunched over a tiny laptop screen, you should invest in an ergonomic laptop stand.

Lexmark rebrands to consolidate products

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Lexmark has launched a new corporate brand and logo that identifies it as a single global technology brand

Telkom ramps up SME focus

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The delivery of accessible ICT functionality tailored to grow small and medium South African businesses is a key priority for Telkom in 2015

The ins and outs of mobile marketing

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Customers need to believe that posts on their social feeds are relevant to them as individuals, and their privacy is not compromised

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