MTN SA CEO awarded R5.2m in shares

2016-07-01 11:42

Mobile network MTN has dished out R5.2m worth of shares to the chief executive officer of its South African unit, Mteto Nyati.

Sony Xperia X goes on sale in SA

2016-06-28 12:27

Sony’s latest smartphone gadget has gone on sale in SA at a price point below that of its flagship Xperia Z5.

Cellphones make 'ideal' worker training tools

2016-06-23 13:57

The market penetration of cellphones in South Africa provides an ideal way for companies to train workers, an industry organisation has said.

Google pays out thousands for Android security

2016-06-17 11:59

Google has paid out more than $500 000 to improve security in the Android mobile operating system.

MTN shares soar after it agrees to Nigeria fine payment

2016-06-10 13:30

MTN shares have risen as much as 21% on the JSE after the company said it will pay 330 billion naira (R24.94bn) over three years to the Nigerian government to settle a fine.

Local petitions website targets political accountability

2016-06-08 13:59

A new local online petitions systems is targeting driving public participation in political engagement.

Cell C wins Wi-Fi calling battle with Vodacom

2016-06-08 08:54

Cell C has won its battle with Vodacom at the Advertising Standards Authority over a Wi-Fi calling dispute.

Weak rand hurts local PC market

2016-06-06 12:30

The declining rand has hit the growth of PCs in SA hard, says an international research organisation.

Short-term spike in SA feature phone sales

2016-06-05 17:43

Price is the reason for an even split between first quarter smartphone and feature phone sales in SA, a research organisation has said.

Dispute threatens to delay Please Call Me talks

2016-06-03 10:08

Vodacom has said negotiations to compensate a former employee who is credited with the idea for a popular calling service could be delayed because of a dispute.


'Life-saving' emergency app launches in SA

2016-06-29 11:37

A new application designed to record vital information if you’re caught in an emergency has launched in South Africa.

Here's how free public Wi-Fi is growing in SA

2016-06-24 12:03

Public Wi-Fi is growing in South Africa, despite radically different implementation strategies.

Cape Town, Tshwane drive radically different Wi-Fi plans

2016-06-23 13:01

Radical differences in strategy drive two large roll-outs of public Wi-Fi internet access in South Africa.

7 ways to identify fake Samsung smartphones

2016-06-14 13:06

Mobile phone manufacturer Samsung has warned South Africans to be aware of fake smartphones being sold locally.

M4JAM micro-jobbing platform to make a comeback

2016-06-10 10:20

Micro-jobbing platform M4JAM may be making a comeback after an acquisition by Informal Solution Providers.

Google launches 'Play Music Concierge' in SA

2016-06-08 12:51

The search giant says it has launched its 'Concierge' music option in South Africa.

Vodacom launches free jobs browsing platform

2016-06-07 16:28

South African job seekers now have the option of reducing their data consumption with a new zero rating platform from Vodacom.

Telkom records lower profits amid job cuts

2016-06-06 09:06

Telkom has reported an after tax profit fall of 25.4% following its application of severance packages for employees in its annual results.

Tech boost for SA medical wearable market

2016-06-03 12:27

A new partnership between the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and mLab Southern Africa aims to boost health technologies through wearable devices.

Huawei sues Samsung over wireless patents

2016-05-25 09:31

Huawei says it has filed suit in the US against Samsung, claiming its rival has infringed on patents on wireless connectivity for mobile devices.

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