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'Vodacom stop stealing from us!' - Twitter users react to lost data

2017-08-22 11:49

If you're totally confused about the Vodacom data saga, we've put together a short synopsis, and some online reaction.

Vodacom CEO calls R34.6bn Safaricom deal transformative

2017-07-18 10:31

Vodacom shareholders have voted in favour of the acquisition of an indirect stake in Kenya’s Safaricom.

Mobile devices becoming a favourite target for ransomware

2017-05-24 10:49

Ransomware on mobile devices has trebled in the first quarter of 2017, according to cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab.

Italian court rules mobile phone caused tumour

2017-04-20 21:11

In a potentially landmark case, an Italian court has ruled that excessive, work-related use of a mobile phone caused an executive to develop a benign brain tumour.

Feature phones make huge African comeback

2017-03-28 15:25

Smartphone sales in Africa are slowing down as feature phones drive growth on the continent.

Uber launches new safety feature for SA

2017-03-22 11:09

Cab-hailing service Uber has introduced Real-Time ID check to South Africa, a feature prompts Uber driver-partners to share a selfie from time to time before going online.

Cell C boss: We’re not in a capex race

2017-03-15 06:04

South Africa’s third largest mobile network, Cell C, is not in a race to beef up its capital expenditure, says the company’s CEO Jose Dos Santos.

#Datamustfall: Can cheaper wireless networks bridge SA’s digital divide?

2017-03-08 16:39

The last mile may be as long as a piece of string, but being able to bridge it with an internet signal is key to South Africa’s competitiveness as an aspiring knowledge economy, writes an expert.

Last-minute deal reached between Blue Label, Cell C

2017-02-27 14:20

Local telecommunications player Blue Label Telecoms has reached a last-minute agreement that is expected to see it acquire 45% of Cell C.

 

Vodacom's claim to be SA's best network is justified - ad authority

2017-07-21 15:09

The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a competitor complaint lodged by MTN against advertising in which Vodacom claims to be "SA's Best Network".

Nokia 3310 to land in SA soon

2017-05-29 18:11

In a surprise move, HMD - the new home of Nokia mobile phones - has announced the highly anticipated 3310's imminent availability in South Africa.

Samsung investigating Galaxy S8 'iris hack'

2017-05-24 13:21

Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device.

How Samsung's Galaxy S8 goes beyond the Edge

2017-04-03 15:20

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices are some of the most anticipated releases of 2017, after the company’s debacle with the fire-prone Note 7 launch last year.

Tencent profits jump 43% on mobile gaming success

2017-03-22 18:32

Chinese technology giant Tencent reported a profit boost, helped by the growing popularity of its mobile games.

Uber president Jones quits amid turmoil and search for COO

2017-03-20 10:44

Uber Technologies Inc. President Jeff Jones is quitting after less than a year, amid multiple controversies engulfing the ride-hailing company.

South Africans still 'in the dark' about personal info safeguards - researchers

2017-03-08 21:26

While South Africa has introduced stricter measures to protect its citizens and their privacy, a lack of enforcement and research opens them up to risk, a discussion on the subject has heard.

First impressions: Five minutes with Nokia's rebirthed 3310

2017-02-28 07:04

What's Nokia's new 3310 like? Looking past the nostalgia, buying one would mean using it alongside a more capable device or as a collector's item, says Kyle Venktess.

MTN share price hurt by full-year loss warning

2017-02-08 10:50

Shares of South Africa’s second biggest mobile network by subscribers, MTN, has fallen over 3% as the company warns of financial losses for the full year period.

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