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TalkCentral: Ep 168 – ‘MWC preview’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the big announcements expected at Mobile World Congress, including new…

Interview: SqwidNet CEO Reshaad Sha [podcast]

Interview: SqwidNet CEO Reshaad Sha [podcast]

Dark Fibre Africa subsidiary SqwidNet is building a national Internet of things network in partnership with France's Sigfox. The CEO of SqwidNet, Reshaad…

Interview: ZAR X CTO Jim Brent [podcast]

Interview: ZAR X CTO Jim Brent [podcast]

In this episode, Duncan McLeod chats to Jim Brent, the chief technology officer of South Africa’s new stock exchange, ZAR X. Brent tells…

Interview: Brian Andrew on the new Raspberry Pi [podcast]

Interview: Brian Andrew on the new Raspberry Pi [podcast]

In this episode of the TalkCentral Podcast, Duncan McLeod chats to RS Components GM Brian Andrew on the Raspberry Pi in South Africa,…

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The high court in Pretoria on Friday confirmed that traffic authorities have to abide by the letter of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act and ordered…

MTN, which previously cautioned it would report a loss for the full-year ended 31 December 2016, has now provided more guidance on the likely range of the losses.…

Telkom has launched a new cellular product family, called FreeMe Family, extending its market-shaking, data-led FreeMe plans launched in mid-2016. The new plans are meant to help families…

Cell C’s black economic empowerment shareholder, CellSAf, which currently holds 25% of South Africa’s third largest mobile operator, has warned it will head to court this week if…

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Moonlight wins best-picture Oscar

In an upset made all the more shocking by its announcement, Moonlight won the Oscar for best picture, a crowning achievement for African American filmmakers after two years…

<i>La La Land</i> leads Oscars race

La La Land leads Oscars race

La La Land, Lions Gate Entertainment’s film about star-crossed lovers trying to make it in the entertainment industry, was nominated for 14 Academy Awards, including best picture, tying…

The best games of 2016

The best games of 2016

The gaming year in 2016 was dominated by massive shooters and the eventual release of titles that have spent ages in development, including Final Fantasy XV, The Witness,…

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PriceCheck parent buys Nigeria’s TopCheck

PriceCheck parent buys Nigeria’s TopCheck

Cape Town-based Silvertree Internet Holdings, the parent of price comparison website PriceCheck, has acquired a similar business in Nigeria, TopCheck, for an undisclosed sum. The…

SA start-up launches ‘Tinder for cars’

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Sony Xperia XZ review: more of the same

Sony Xperia XZ review: more of the same

The new 5,2-inch Sony Xperia XZ (R12 999) is the high-end successor to last year’s 5,2-inch Z5,…

Moto Z review: brilliant execution, Lenovo

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Gordhan holds line as Zuma conflict simmers

Gordhan holds line as Zuma conflict simmers

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan held his ground in a feud with President Jacob Zuma over control…

Nitty-gritty of SA’s annual budget

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Ex-Accenture SA boss behind new tech fund

Ex-Accenture SA boss behind new tech fund

Clive Butkow, a former management consultant who spent 28 years at Accenture (formerly Arthur Andersen), is…

Digging up data: the leap from fossils to finance

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Backspace: ‘Gone shopping’

Backspace: ‘Gone shopping’

View the latest cartoon from TechCentral cartoonist Jerm.…

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