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Beware the smartphone apps you download

Users of smartphones beware; the applications you download could compromise the security on your phone

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White lies make social networks stronger, but selfish lies tear them apart

“Lying is a bad thing – this is what mentors, parents and teachers tell us. But there is no society without lies.”

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Top tech specials this weekend

If you are looking for a tablet, TV, or laptop, you can save thousands of rands this weekend

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The five colors of the new iPhone 5C are seen after Apple Inc's media event in Cupertino, California September 10, 2013.

Another SA iStore robbed

Another iStore was robbed in Gauteng on Friday — this time at Centurion Mall in Pretoria, police said

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Namec set-top box battle

The small electronics industry body is accusing two of its heads of being ‘empowerment raiders’

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South African ISPs

20Mbps, 40Mbps VDSL price cuts coming

Consumers can expect price cuts to 20Mbps and 40Mbps VDSL retail products following Telkom’s wholesale price reductions

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Hlaudi Motsoeneng

COO qualifications: SABC vs ACSA vs Sentech vs Denel

Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s qualifications, or lack thereof, continue to make headlines – here is how his qualifications compare to other COOs and SABC executives

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Telkom broadband

Telkom free ADSL data promotion: good news

Telkom Internet announced that its subscribers will benefit from changes to its ADSL product offerings

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Breaking News

Amazon to take on Google in Internet advertising

US online giant Amazon is preparing to take on Google in one of its core businesses, Internet advertising

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s fake Facebook profiles

There are several fake Facebook accounts purporting to be those of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, his ministry said on Friday

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SABC won’t be held to ransom by actors: Motsoeneng

The SABC will not allow itself to be held to ransom by actors, the public broadcaster’s COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng said on Friday

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Apple iPhone 6 screen redesign could delay launch

Suppliers to Apple Inc are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month’s expected launch

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Hitchhiking robot reaches destination

A chatty robot with an LED-lit smiley face sent hitchhiking across Canada as part of a social experiment has reached its final destination

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EBay considers PayPal spinoff

EBay Inc is considering a spinoff of PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, as soon as next year, tech news website The Information reported, citing sources

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Cannibalism website killer in court

The trial of a German police officer accused of murdering a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists starts on Friday in the eastern city of Dresden

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New Afrikaans news website launched

Media24 has launched a national Afrikaans news website, an amalgamation of news from four of its titles

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Facebook lawsuit gathers 60,000 users

An Austrian law student said his class action challenging Facebook for alleged privacy violations had gathered support from 60,000 users and passed its first legal review

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Siemens wins $862 million wind turbine contract

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German engineering giant Siemens said Thursday it had won a contract worth 650 million euros ($862 million) to supply wind turbines to Norwegian power groups Statoil and Statkraft

HP revenue up, profits down

File photo of a Hewlett-Packard (HP) logo at the company's Executive Briefing Center in Palo Alto

Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported that its quarterly revenue was nudged up by improved computer sales

Twitter to remove photos, videos of dead people


Twitter Inc said it will remove images or videos of deceased individuals at the request of family members


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HTC One M8 review

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LG G3 review


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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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