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    Jeff Bezos goes to space on a Blue Origin rocket

    Jeff Bezos goes to space on a Blue Origin rocket Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and three others landed safely after Blue Origin’s first flight to space with passengers aboard, a key milestone in the company’s effort to make space tourism viable. The company’s capsule touched down in West...
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    CNN planning to launch streaming service in 2022

    CNN planning to launch streaming service in 2022 CNN plans to launch a streaming service next year, betting that loyal viewers and cord-cutters will pay for extra programming from the cable news channel. CNN+, as the service will called, will debut in the first quarter of 2022 and have 8 to 12...
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    Bitcoin drops below $30,000 for first time in a month

    Bitcoin drops below $30,000 for first time in a month A selloff in Bitcoin accelerated Tuesday, pushing it below $30,000 for the first time in about a month. The world’s largest digital coin fell as much as 4.1% and was trading at about $29,600 as of 12:55 p.m. in Tokyo. Other virtual...
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    Nintendo denies it is making a bigger profit on new Switch console

    Nintendo denies it is making a bigger profit on new Switch console Nintendo Co. denied that profit margins on its new Switch model will increase when compared with the current version, which costs $50 less. The Kyoto-based video gaming giant said claims that its profit margin from the new...
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    Facebook rejects Biden's "killing people" claim

    Facebook rejects Biden's "killing people" claim Facebook Inc. expanded on its pushback to President Joe Biden’s comment that social media networks enabled the spread of misinformation about vaccines, saying that it won’t take the blame for the administration missing its target to get 70% of...
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    Big revelations in Bitcoin Brothers saga

    Big revelations in Bitcoin Brothers saga Raees and Ameer Cajee, the brothers who founded of cryptocurrency investment scheme Africrypt, bought citizenship from the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, an investigation by The Guardian has revealed. According to the report, the Cajee brothers are...
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    Doctor speaks out on looting of medical practice

    Doctor speaks out on looting of medical practice On Monday, when Dr Mabola* a GP who operates a private surgery in Durban Central made his way to work, he found his office looted and vandalised. “They even took the cushions in my waiting room,” he said. Mabola is a foreign national and asked...
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    This is how you can get your tax clearance certificate online

    This is how you can get your tax clearance certificate online If you are emigrating, investing large sums offshore, bidding on a tender, or simply need to prove your good standing with the taxman, you will need to use the Tax Compliance Status service on the eFiling portal of the South African...
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    South Africa's cheapest WhatsApp data bundles

    South Africa's cheapest WhatsApp data bundles South Africa's mobile network operators offer a range of WhatsApp-only data bundles for users who spend lots of time on the platform. WhatsApp is not just the world's most popular messaging app but also a big favourite among South Africans. The...
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    The 69TB man — The biggest fibre hogs in SA

    The 69TB man — The biggest fibre hogs in SA South Africa's fibre-to-the-home network traffic has continued to climb over the first half of 2021. This is according to four prominent fibre ISPs who recently provided feedback to MyBroadband on data usage by their home fibre customers. Cool...
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    How Covid-19 lockdowns saved South Africa from more load-shedding

    How Covid-19 lockdowns saved South Africa from more load-shedding Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, South Africans consumed 20 million fewer megawatts than Eskom forecasted it would. Had the country consumed electricity in line with Eskom's predictions, load-shedding would have been rampant...
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    Big flaws in Telegram's encryption system

    Big flaws in Telegram's encryption system Researchers from the University of London and ETH Zurich have documented significant problems with the security of Telegram's encryption system. While Telegram fixed the four specific security flaws identified by the researchers, they also highlighted...
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    Xiaomi sold more smartphones than Apple in the last quarter

    Xiaomi sold more smartphones than Apple in the last quarter Xiaomi became the world's second-largest smartphone manufacturer during the second quarter of 2021. This is according to preliminary estimates from technology market research firm Canalys, who said the Chinese company's shipments...
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    Facebook's vaccine misinformation is killing people - US President

    Facebook's vaccine misinformation is killing people - US President US President Joe Biden said Friday that social media networks are “killing people” by allowing the spread of misinformation about coronavirus vaccines. “Look, the only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated,” Biden said...
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    Intel considering takeover of major chipmaker for R434 billion

    Intel considering takeover of major chipmaker for R434 billion For Intel Corp., a takeover of GlobalFoundries Inc., would jump-start efforts to revitalize faltering manufacturing capabilities - though it would also invite a clash with an Abu Dhabi owner reluctant to fully part with one of its...
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