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Watch: SABC song of appreciation for 90% South African music

The SABC song of appreciation includes local artists giving thanks to the 90% local music quota on the broadcaster’s radio stations.

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Massive Vodacom fibre-to-the-home data price cuts

Vodacom has overhauled its fibre-to-the-home packages, offering customers cheaper data prices across its range of line speeds.

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You are sharing too much information on Facebook, and fraudsters love it

Sabric has said that fraudsters are resorting to more subtle ways of stealing the personal information of South Africans, which can lead to their bank accounts being compromised.

Internet Piracy

Software worth over R4 billion pirated in South Africa

A new BSA The Software Alliance study pegs South Africa’s software piracy rate at 33%.

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Microsoft “tricks” users into upgrading to Windows 10

Microsoft has been accused of changing the pop-up box asking Windows users to upgrade to Windows 10 to schedule the upgrade if the red “close” cross is clicked.

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How Netflix helped ShowMax in South Africa

Netflix launching in South Africa has been positive for ShowMax, with a big spike in activity on its website following the launch.

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Vox Telecom launches Business Class Fibre

Vox Telecom has launched its Business Class Fibre products, which it says offer a “world-class” fibre-to-the-business service.

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Poynting’s MagiCube successfully keeps criminals out

Poynting launched the MagiCube to fight the scourge of battery theft and base station vandalism, and it has been a hit so far.

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The photo that Facebook banned

Facebook has apologised for banning a photo of a plus-sized model, following its statement that the image depicted “body parts in an undesirable manner”.

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Toyota and Uber join forces

Toyota and Uber are joining forces as part of a partnership to “explore collaboration in the world of ride-sharing”.

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Staff Writer

MyBroadband’s Staff Writer is directly plugged into the South African Internet backbone, and spits out press releases and other news as he receives it. He is believed to be close friends with The Stig and The Architect of The Matrix.

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