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    SABC wants South Africans to pay TV Licence fees for your smartphone

    So then the networks should be charged an additional TV broadcasting fee?
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    South African pricing for Nvidia's new RTX 30 Series graphics cards is now available

    Thanks I'll take 4x RTX 3090 to run FS. or maybe not! Ripoff prices, going to pay someone up to R80k just for 4
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    Damning evidence surfaces regarding mass airtime theft from Vodacom customers

    They not only stole my airtime, but shortly thereafter my cellphone number.
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    The reason why traffic lights are always out in Joburg - Theft and vandalism

    Shot, I had forgotten about that, actually drove through it some years ago and was a bit surprised at first! Yes, that is pretty obvious and should be self explanatory.
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    The reason why traffic lights are always out in Joburg - Theft and vandalism

    What about trying a Diverging Diamond Interchange? From what I understand, it could significantly reduce traffic, and also reduces the amount of possible collisions spots from 32 down until 14!!!
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    South Africans warned to change banking passwords following Experian data breach

    Hmm why are they prompting us to change passwords though? Surely if the password is stored according to standard security practices, this shouldn't be the case? Or are they in fact implying that our passwords are stored in plain text? :eek:
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    Vodacom launches 5G mobile network

    Where is the 5G coverage map? I'd like to do an overlay with the COVID-19 map.
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    How long 1GB of mobile data actually lasts

    1GB data lasts me about a month. Streaming and other bandwidth intensive stuff I do on WiFi, so don't really have a need for more data.
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    How you can use your gaming PC to find a cure for coronavirus

    Easy to say, where is the proof? Just because it's been around forever doesn't prove anything. Computer viruses can have a long dormant period.
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    How you can use your gaming PC to find a cure for coronavirus

    Where is the Folding coin then? Get coins based on solving real world problems. Boom
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    How you can use your gaming PC to find a cure for coronavirus

    If you want me to donate my computing power, plus pay for electricity to run it, then the least you can do is open source your software. For all we know, the software could literally be a "virus", that is designing a super virus to destroy humanity.
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    SA data centres are moving to SSDs

    Lol about time, they must have been waiting for 2020
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    Mxit - The Rise and Fall

    Good point. I think another reason, is that Whatsapp never had the concept of having to be "online" to receive messages. With MXit, you had to login each time you opened the app. That also meant you couldn't send messages to someone who was offline. This introduced a bigger problem, where...
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