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Online gambling

Online gambling legalisation bill for South Africa

A draft bill to legalise online gambling in South Africa will soon be introduced in parliament

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Mobile data price comparison: in-bundle vs OOB

With Cell C’s recent increase of its out-of-bundle data rates, how does it now stack up to the competition?

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Computing power: Apple II vs iPhone 5s, IBM PC vs Galaxy S5

We often hear that we now carry around more computing power than NASA used to land on the moon, but what does that look like on a spec sheet?

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Big players on Cape Town fibre network

A number of large players in South Africa’s telecommunications sector have signed agreements to access the City of Cape Town’s network infrastructure

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TV White Spaces

Cheap wireless broadband project up and running: Microsoft

A joint broadband project in Limpopo using TV white spaces technology is up and running, according to Microsoft SA boss

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More Internet piracy criminal charges in SA

Safact is casting its net wider, after a case it recently brought against a Cape Flats man resulted in him pleading guilty to criminal Internet piracy charges

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First online pirate in SA pleads guilty, sentenced

Majedien Norton, the Cape Flats man who was accused of uploading SA film Four Corners via Pirate Bay, has pleaded guilty to the charge

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DStv-Xbox One integration in the works – Microsoft

Microsoft has answered questions on whether the Xbox One will work with local TV service providers

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SA banks, networks, online shops SSL security rankings

There’s more to online security than buying an SSL certificate and uploading it to your server, a SSL rating service from Qualys shows

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MTN cheaper call rate paradox

Not two weeks after a decrease in call termination rates in South Africa, MTN cut its prepaid call rates. Coincidence?

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Jan Vermeulen

Jan Vermeulen is a technology journalist and web developer at MyBroadband. After receiving a Computer Engineering degree at the University of Pretoria he worked at SAAB’s Civil Security division as an engineer and developer. He then moved to MyBroadband to pursue a career that combined his interest in technology and his love of writing.