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Music pirate piracy

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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Digital security lock encryption cryptographic keys

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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Crazy complicated 79c per minute MTN promo

Confused by the terms and conditions on MTN’s latest promo? That’s because MTN’s prepaid product range is crazy complex

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M-net sparkly logo

M-net fires salvo in digital TV battle

M-net has joined MultiChoice in taking out full page ads in the Sunday Papers about SA’s fight over encryption in digital TV

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Standard Bank app

Standard Bank smartphone app security concerns raised

A Standard Bank customer has said that fraudsters used the bank’s smartphone app to steal thousands of Rands from him

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Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5 hands-on

Because a spec sheet can only tell you so much

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Samsung Galaxy S5 group

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs S4 launch price comparison

There appears to be some merit to the complaints that contracts for the Samsung Galaxy S5 on SA operators are more expensive than those of its predecessor at launch

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FPB Film and Publication Board

New ratings fee opens door to Netflix, Hulu in SA

A new tariff introduced by the Film and Publications Board has removed one of the logistical hurdles for online content services, but its vagueness is troubling, a lawyer said

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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.