Dramatic rise in spam, scam calls in SA - report

2018-12-18 19:29

South Africans are among the most affected by spam calls in the world, according to the 2018 Truecaller Insights report by mobile app company Truecaller.

Taylor Swift used facial recognition software to identify her stalkers at concerts

2018-12-13 15:13

During her 2018 "Reputation" stadium tour, Taylor Swift used facial recognition software to track her stalkers at concerts — and many didn't realise.

This SA start-up that automatically matches learners with universities just landed R3.5 million from Google

2018-12-07 10:58

Gradesmatch seeks to solve the problem of poor career guidance across Africa.

Cybersecurity key challenge for actuaries - industry body

2018-12-03 06:00

Actuarial skills are now also sought after in industries like banking, healthcare and mining, which rely heavily on data and systems integrity.

Download speeds on cellphones are now much faster than wifi in South Africa

2018-11-27 15:56

South Africa is in a growing minority of countries where a cellphone is a faster gateway to the internet than a wifi hotspot.

WhatsApp’s new update might make sexting a little bit awkward for users

2018-11-22 13:57

It looks like WhatsApp users might have to be a bit warier about their privacy.

This new app will direct tourists to safe roads around the Kruger

2018-11-14 18:07

The Greater Kruger Card app connects users with restaurants and activities – and routes them around protests.

Liquid Telecom extends availability of Microsoft Azure 'from Cape to Cairo'

2018-11-13 14:30

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom announces it has extended the availability of the cloud-based Microsoft Azure architecture "from the Cape to Cairo".

Africa's largest data-centre operator said to seek buyers for SA firm

2018-11-10 09:28

Permira is working with an adviser to find a buyer for its data centre company Teraco Data Environments, people with knowledge of the matter say.

This new South African app can transform any boring logo into a virtual reality adventure

2018-11-09 17:02

The new technology moves away from QR codes.

 

New Facebook bug may have exposed unposted photos

2018-12-14 19:53

Facebook apologised Friday for a "bug" that may have exposed unposted photos from as many as 6.8 million users over a 12-day period through third-party applications.

Tech leads US stocks to higher close after volatile session

2018-12-11 10:40

Wall Street stocks have finished higher after a topsy-turvy session that saw shares fall on worries about Brexit and trade wars before a resurgence in technology lifted markets.

3 surprising reasons you should add bugs to your diet

2018-12-03 18:41

Insects are surprisingly nutritious and they're much more environmentally friendly to farm than pigs or cattle.

Naspers eyes more opportunities in food delivery

2018-11-30 19:57

Naspers is focusing on expanding in the food delivery space, and the internet and media group is also still bullish about its growth prospects through its stake in Chinese tech giant Tencent, says CFO Basil Sgourdos.

These were the top Black Friday Google searches in South Africa

2018-11-23 19:09

Deals from Telkom, Makro, Pick n Pay and Builders Warehouse were in big demand.

The top 10 Black Friday deals we already have our hearts set on

2018-11-16 13:40

With just seven days to go before Black Friday, this is what we might be adding to our shopping carts. Let's check our budgets first, right?

Cyber criminals come to Africa for 'backdoor' into European systems, conference hears

2018-11-14 12:25

There appears to be a growing trend where cyber criminals come to Africa to hack into systems elsewhere in the world, a Cape Town conference has heard.

Amazon to start selling latest Apple products

2018-11-10 16:15

Apple and Amazon.com, two of the world’s most valuable technology companies, struck a deal to get the newest iPhones into the hands of Amazon customers.

This is officially what the new Macbooks and iPads will cost in SA

2018-11-09 18:29

Both devices come with a host of new features such as Face ID and a more compact design.

Relief for Multichoice as Econet abandons pay-TV service

2018-11-02 20:30

Multichoice's rival, Econet Media says its current subscription services and channel offering, Kwese TV, would cease operations at the beginning of November.

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