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R60 million boost for software engineers in South Africa

R60 million boost for software engineers in South Africa

Telkom subsidiary BCX says it will make a significant contribution as the new primary growth partner of WeThinkCode, a tuition-free programme designed to educate the next generation of software engineers in South Africa.

Software, Technology - By Staff Writer | 10 May, 2017
SA’s spying laws are being reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council

SA’s spying laws are being reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council will on Wednesday review South Africa’s current surveillance policies, after a number of cases where activists, investigative journalists and ordinary citizens reportedly faced rights abuses due to intrusive spying measures by government.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 10 May, 2017
SA companies will soon be forced to tell customers of a data breach by law

SA companies will soon be forced to tell customers of a data breach by law

There is set to be a massive shake up in the relationships between companies and their customers, as South African businesses will soon be legally obligated to notify of a data breach.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 23 April, 2017
Mastercard to bring biometric bank cards to SA by the end of 2017

Mastercard to bring biometric bank cards to SA by the end of 2017

Mastercard has unveiled its new biometric card, which combines chip technology with fingerprints to verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.

Banking, Technology - By MyBroadband | 20 April, 2017
Philips Africa appoints new CEO

Philips Africa appoints new CEO

Dutch technology and consumer electronics group, Philips, has announced the appointment of Jasper Westerink as CEO for Philips Africa based out of Johannesburg.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 3 April, 2017
The most in-demand skills in South Africa’s job market right now

The most in-demand skills in South Africa’s job market right now

CareerJunction has released an updated list of the most in-demand skills according to employer requirements in March 2017.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 30 March, 2017
EOH interim results impress

EOH interim results impress

Technology services provider, EOH on Wednesday reported a 22% rise in headline earnings for the six months to January 2016, citing growth in all units.

IT Services, Technology - By Staff Writer | 15 March, 2017
Most South Africans don’t even realise how much personal information they are giving away

Most South Africans don’t even realise how much personal information they are giving away

CCTV cameras in the City of Cape Town play a negligible role in reducing crime, said Professor Jane Duncan of the Media Policy and Democracy Project at a panel discussion held in Salt River on privacy in South Africa.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 9 March, 2017
Top 5 challenges for small businesses in South Africa

Top 5 challenges for small businesses in South Africa

Half of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa are positive about the current state of their own business, according to a new survey.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 19 January, 2017
FNB Connect is experiencing downtime

FNB Connect is experiencing downtime

FNB has acknowledged intermittent issues which are impacting its Connect service.

Technology - By MyBroadband | 11 January, 2017
Contact lens material could produce electric cars that recharge in minutes

Contact lens material could produce electric cars that recharge in minutes

Running out of battery has become an all-too regular occurrence for most people with a smartphone. So imagine if you could recharge it in seconds.

Technology - By The Conversation | 19 December, 2016
These 4 cities are cracking down on diesel vehicles to improve air quality – here’s how

These 4 cities are cracking down on diesel vehicles to improve air quality – here’s how

Four of the world’s biggest cities are to ban diesel cars from their city centres by 2025, in order to improve air quality. This bold move could lead other cities to take action, and help to accelerate a shift away from diesel.

Technology - By The Conversation | 17 December, 2016
Watch: Amazon makes its first drone delivery

Watch: Amazon makes its first drone delivery

Amazon Prime Air has begun private trials in England, where its first customer delivery by drone took place.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 16 December, 2016
Beware Black Friday scams in South Africa

Beware Black Friday scams in South Africa

As Black Friday hits South African online and physical retailers, consumers have been urged to be extra careful and wary of scammers, who are looking to grab your money or personal details while you shop for the best deals.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 24 November, 2016
SA tech startup closes R6.5 million funding round

SA tech startup closes R6.5 million funding round

Less than a year after launching, South African creative technology startup delvv.io has successfully concluded a first-round funding, securing R6.5 million.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 24 November, 2016
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