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Intel Core X vs AMD Ryzen – South African pricing

20 Jul, 2017
Intel and AMD have launched their high-end desktop processors in South Africa, which feature higher core counts and multi-threaded performance improvements.

Medical software crippled by recent cyber attack

20 Jul, 2017
Many doctors still can’t use a transcription service made by Nuance Communications three weeks after the company was hit by a powerful, debilitating computer attack.

Firefox Focus browser for Android hits a million downloads

20 Jul, 2017
The Firefox Focus browser for Android has been downloaded more than a million times in the month since its launch.

Atari launches hat with built-in speakers

20 Jul, 2017
Atari has unveiled its latest project, a baseball-style cap with built-in speakers.

Visit the International Space Station in Google Street View

20 Jul, 2017
Google Street View has added the International Space Station to the list of locations you can explore in Google Maps.

South Africa wants to tax citizens who work overseas

20 Jul, 2017
National Treasury has proposed amendments to South Africa's tax laws that will allow it to tax South Africans who work overseas and enjoy better tax rates.

Why South Africa needs its own sovereign blockchain

20 Jul, 2017
Just as the Internet opened up new worlds for the transfer of information, blockchain technology will open up new worlds for the transfer of value.

Facebook working on new tool to boost subscribers for publishers

20 Jul, 2017
Facebook plans to test a tool to drive more subscriptions from directly within its app, a potential boost to publishers like the New York Times and Washington Post.

Vodacom making less per customer, but still coining it

20 Jul, 2017
Vodacom has released its trading update for the quarter ended 30 June 2017, showing that its revenue in South Africa increased 7.8% to R16.7 billion over the past year.

Telkom matches LTE post-paid and prepaid prices

20 Jul, 2017
Telkom is adding more value to prepaid customers by matching its prepaid and postpaid prices for its LTE SmartBroadband Wireless products.

ICASA publishes number portability findings for South Africa

20 Jul, 2017
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has published its Number Portability Findings Report.

500GB LTE data for R50 from Telkom

20 Jul, 2017
Telkom is offering its SmartBroadband Wireless LTE contract and prepaid subscribers 500GB of after-hours data for R50.

SuperSport lands multi-year deal with WWE

20 Jul, 2017
WWE and SuperSport announced a multi-year agreement to broadcast WWE programming live for the first time in more than 50 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

South African government safe from ransomware like WannaCry: SITA

20 Jul, 2017
The State Information Technology Agency said it has robust procedures in place to shield government workstations and servers from malware attacks.

Update your iPhones – Wi-Fi bug lets hackers control your device

20 Jul, 2017
Apple has released iOS 10.3.3, a security update that patches several security vulnerabilities in the mobile operating system.

How much Vodacom subscribers spend on out-of-bundle rates

20 Jul, 2017
Vodacom has published a trading update for the quarter ended 30 June 2017, showing a significant increase in data revenue.

Game of Thrones pirates: HBO is watching you

20 Jul, 2017
HBO is monitoring popular torrent swarms of the recently-aired first episode of Game of Thrones season seven.

Artic Cooling unveils liquid coolers for AMD Threadripper CPUs

20 Jul, 2017
Arctic Cooling has unveiled its new lineup of AIO liquid CPU coolers compatible with AMD's upcoming Ryzen Threadripper processors.

SpaceX aims to re-use its rockets within 24 hours by 2018

20 Jul, 2017
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk plans to decrease the turnaround time for its re-usable Falcon 9 rockets.

Vodacom reveals 18.9% reduction in its effective mobile data prices

20 Jul, 2017
Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has revealed that the effective price for mobile data on Vodacom’s network declined by 18.9% in the last quarter.

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