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Interview: Mars One candidate Adriana Marais

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod chats to Adriana Marais, one of the 100 people worldwide shortlisted by the Mars…

Interview: Vumatel CEO Niel Schoeman

Interview: Vumatel CEO Niel Schoeman

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod talks to Vumatel CEO Niel Schoeman about the fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) market in…

Interview: Vox CEO Jacques du Toit

Interview: Vox CEO Jacques du Toit

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod chats to Vox CEO Jacques to Toit about the company's R550m investment…

TalkCentral: Ep 174 – ‘Full chipmunk’

TalkCentral: Ep 174 – ‘Full chipmunk’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about Internet Solutions' reported discussions to acquire Dark Fibre Africa. Also…

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Lyft drivers have accused Uber Technologies of illegally tracking their whereabouts using spyware code-named Hell to gain a competitive edge in the ride-hailing market. Uber engaged in “illegal,…

The Democratic Alliance has accused the ministry of communications of planning to spend millions of rand on new luxury vehicles, despite having two relatively new high-end vehicles already…

Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown has declined Eskom’s proposal to pay its former group CEO Brian Molefe a R30m pension payout. In a statement, the minister said the…

Ticketing specialist Computicket said on Sunday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Entry Ninja, an online start-up that facilitates entries into South African sporting events. The…

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Cyril takes the gloves off

Cyril takes the gloves off

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the gloves off in the contest to become South Africa's next leader, delivering a scathing speech criticising “the rot”…

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Nintendo Switch review: Wii again?

With the recent launch of Nintendo’s latest, next-generation gaming console the Japanese company has made some pretty bold moves. When directly compared to the most recent PlayStation and…

Minecraft to get its own currency

Minecraft to get its own currency

Microsoft is adding a new marketplace - and a brand new currency - within the videogame Minecraft, opening up the opportunity for businesses to sell their original content…

The tiny chip that changed music forever

The tiny chip that changed music forever

It can be hard to write about the music of videogames while we are bathed in the projected glory of today’s high-definition, 4K, 60-frames-per-second photorealistic graphics. And given…

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Routed sees big opportunity in SA cloud

Routed sees big opportunity in SA cloud

A Cambridge University-educated mathematician is hoping to shake up South Africa’s cloud computing sector with a new, vendor-neutral cloud platform hosted in Teraco’s fast-expanding data…

App takes aim at Cape Town traffic

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Nintendo Switch review: Wii again?

Nintendo Switch review: Wii again?

With the recent launch of Nintendo’s latest, next-generation gaming console the Japanese company has made some…

Huawei Mate 9 review: XL powerhouse

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‘Rot has set in’: Ramaphosa

‘Rot has set in’: Ramaphosa

A crisis has emerged in South Africa and “the rot has set in” within the ruling…

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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: ‘Faking it’

Backspace: ‘Faking it’

View the latest cartoon from TechCentral cartoonist Jerm.…

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