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    New CFO for Liquid South Africa

    New CFO for Liquid South Africa Liquid Intelligent Technologies has appointed Sandile Ntsele as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for its South Africa operations, effective from 15 April 2021. Ntsele has extensive experience working in senior finance roles, most recently as the CFO for MTN South...
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    iPhone 12 expected to break sales record

    iPhone 12 expected to break sales record The iPhone 12 is on its way to becoming Apple’s best-selling iPhone. According to Cult of Mac, Wedbush analysts Strecker Backe and Daniel Ives predict Apple will sell between 240 million and 250 million iPhones this year.
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    Shoprite launches new mobile network

    Shoprite launches new mobile network Shoprite has launched its own mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) called K'nect Mobile which offers flat call and data rates. The network also provides new customers with 100MB free data for three months and rewards Shoprite, Checkers, and Usave...
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    Telegram gets new voice chat and cancel forwarding features

    Telegram gets new voice chat and cancel forwarding features Messaging app Telegram has announced the launch of several new voice communication features, expanding its existing Voice Chat functionality into the realm of podcasting, live audio streaming, and online meetings. Telegram announced...
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    Microsoft Windows 10X launch delayed - Report

    Microsoft Windows 10X launch delayed - Report Microsoft's long-awaited Windows 10X operating system could now be delayed until the second half of 2021. This new operating system was supposed to launch in 2020 with the Surface Neo, a dual-screen device designed for unconventional interfaces...
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    What to watch this weekend

    What to watch this weekend Here are the latest shows you can watch on Netflix, Showmax, and Video Play this weekend.
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    Sony unveils VR controllers for PS5

    Sony unveils VR controllers for PS5 Sony has unveiled the controller for its next-generation virtual reality (VR) system coming to the PlayStation 5. In a recent blog post, PlayStation Senior Vice President for Platform Planning and Management Hideaki Nishino said the new controller was made...
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    Launch deals on super-large TVs and smartphones

    Launch deals on super-large TVs and smartphones South Africa is experiencing an online shopping boom with traditional retailers expanding their online operations. Everyshop soft-launched earlier this month, offering a wide range of products from over 500 leading brands.
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    WhatsApp drops support for old iPhones

    WhatsApp drops support for old iPhones WhatsApp has dropped support for Apple's iOS 9 mobile operating system, cutting off users of older iPhones which are not capable of running more recent software. This is according to a recent update on the app's official FAQ page, which now states only...
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    Samsung Galaxy A Series prices revealed

    Samsung Galaxy A Series prices revealed The South African retail prices of Samsung's newest Galaxy A series have been revealed. Online retailer Cellucity has listed the pricing for the new smartphones, adding that they have stock of the new devices and are currently selling the smartphones.
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    Google Chrome rolls out Live Captions for all users

    Google Chrome rolls out Live Captions for all users Google Chrome has expanded the availability of its Live Captions feature to anybody using a Chrome browser, according to a report by XDA Developers. Previously, this functionality was only available on Google Pixel devices, but it is now...
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    Rain is now valued at R17.1 billion

    Rain is now valued at R17.1 billion African Rainbow Capital (ARC) released its interim financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2020, which revealed that it values Rain at R17.1 billion. Rain’s valuation showed exceptional growth over the last three years, rising from R9.46...
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    Eskom produces less electricity now than in 2010, but it costs 3-times more to make

    Eskom produces less electricity now than in 2010, but it costs 3-times more to make New research from the CSIR revealed that Eskom produced less electricity in 2020 than it did in 2010, but the cost to produce this electricity has tripled. The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research...
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    Samsung unveils new Galaxy A Series smartphones

    Samsung unveils new Galaxy A Series smartphones Samsung has launched its new Galaxy A Series smartphones - the Galaxy A52 and A72 - at its Awesome Unpacked event on 17 March 2021. The Galaxy A52 is also available in a 5G model and both upper-mid-range devices sport a number of improvements...
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    Ackermans launches new online store

    Ackermans launches new online store South African retailer Ackermans has launched a new online store which offers a range of cellular and tech products. The online shop will allow customers to purchase the same cellular products available at its clothing stores, with the addition of a number...
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    Instagram bans adults from messaging children that don’t follow them

    Instagram bans adults from messaging children that don’t follow them In a recent blog post, Instagram announced that it would implement new security features designed to protect its younger community of users. With the intent of shielding teenagers from inappropriate adult interactions...
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    High-speed DSL now cheaper than Vumatel 10Mbps fibre

    High-speed DSL now cheaper than Vumatel 10Mbps fibre Vumatel fibre customers are up in arms about the prices of the network operators' fibre offerings, which are now significantly more expensive than its main rival Openserve. This comes after the latter announced big price cuts and speed...
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    Spectrum auction delay is bad news for South Africa - Liquid

    Spectrum auction delay is bad news for South Africa - Liquid Liquid Intelligent Technologies (LIT) has said that delaying the release of high-demand spectrum in South Africa further is "not great" for the country. This comes after Telkom and Etv won an interdict against the Independent...
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    Tinder will allow users to do background checks on matches

    Tinder will allow users to do background checks on matches Tinder users will soon be able to do background checks on matches before deciding to meet up for dates. This comes as the app's owner Match Group announced a deal with non-profit background check platform Garbo to use its historical...
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    Best paid tech CEOs in South Africa

    Best paid tech CEOs in South Africa MTN recently revealed that its former CEO, Rob Shuter received a pay package of R74 million for eight months’ work. Other MTN executives also did well. New CEO Ralph Mupita was paid R31 million while MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa received R17 million.
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