When herd behaviour is used for selfishness, all you’re left with is a smug sense of entitlement, writes Charlene Naidoo.
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The novel coronavirus has infected more than 461,000 people and killed at least 20,000 worldwide, but 113,000 people have recovered from the disease.
The company reported 9.7% growth in its revenue for the past year.
These proposals are currently under negotiation between the Competition Commission and large mobile operators like Vodacom and MTN.
Facebook says it is investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was exposed online.
South Africans fork out a staggering R1,273.84 per month on average to get access to 100 Mbps speeds of uncapped residential line internet packages.
Microsoft has launched FarmBeats, an agriculture research platform that aims to help farmers use artificial intelligence to aid production.
Two former employees of Twitter and a third man from Saudi Arabia face US charges of spying for the kingdom by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment.
The whistleblower joined Web Summit via live link from Russia.
Regulator Icasa forced network providers to allow consumers to roll over data in March, but the same is not true of voice minutes.
Eskom implemented stage 2 load shedding on Wednesday.
Vodacom on Tuesday cut data prices by 34%, and said it will give consumers free access to job portals, and Facebook flex.
Vodacom will now also offer free access to governmental websites, Facebook Flex, and Wikipedia.
FNB is giving some customers free extra data and students who open the bank's new Easy account will get a KFC voucher.
The data pricing debate is only beginning, says Ferial Haffajee.
The major cellphone networks are selling data – on contract – for prices starting from R6.67 per gig, if your usage fits the right pattern.
The deal will be implemented from 2020 over 36 months.
Sim cards for the mobile service will only be available in KwaZulu-Natal at launch, but connectivity nationwide through the Cell C network.
The data is only good for a day, but the cake comes with prizes.
Eskom implemented stage 2 loadshedding on Wednesday - the first time since March.
Netflix trails Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video in India, mobile usage data by SimilarWeb suggests. But early signs show a mobile-only plan could help.
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