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A staff of Nihonbinary shows an Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene pylon which is printed by the 3D printer MakerBot Replicator 2X during the International Robot Exhibition 2013 in Tokyo November 8, 2013. Japanese entrepreneurs are building businesses based on 3D printing, showing the sort of pioneering spirit Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes can revitalise a calcified economy. Whether these entrepreneurs can lay the foundations for a new era in Japanese products though may depend on whether Abe can tear down barriers in a wider business culture that shuns risk and supports the status quo. Picture taken November 8, 2013. To match story JAPAN-ECONOMY/3DPRINTER   REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS)

The most hyped technologies in the world

Gartner’s 2015 hype cycle for emerging technologies identifies the computing innovations that organisations should watch.

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ShowMax – subscriber and profit goals for SA

Naspers has high hopes for ShowMax, stating that the video streaming service is a priority for the group.

Vumatel Fibre

New fibre-to-the-home suburbs announced

Vumatel has said it will provide fibre-to-the-home services to over 30,000 homes by February 2016.

Telkom logo on phone

Telkom integrated data wallet launched – use your ADSL data on mobile

Telkom has launched its “integrated data wallet”, allowing ADSL users to use their capped data on the company’s mobile broadband services.

Wena Wrist Sony smartwatch

Wena Wrist: Sony is crowdfunding a new smart watch

Sony is crowdfunding a new smart watch it calls the Wena Wrist.

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New DStv Star Wars channel launched

A pop-up channel dedicated to Star Wars is now available on DStv.

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Netflix drops big Hollywood movies to focus on exclusives

Films from MGM, Lions Gate, and Viacom will not be available on Netflix in the near future.

Afrihost office

Behind the scenes at Afrihost

Afrihost has grown from a small operation to one of South Africa’s largest ISPs – here is a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like working at Afrihost.

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Chrome will stop Flash auto-playing certain content

Google has announced that its Chrome browser will stop Flash auto-playing certain content, like advertisements.

Linux

Linux 4.2 released

Linus Torvalds has announced that Linux 4.2 is now available – providing improvements to the operating system’s functionality.

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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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