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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,…

TalkCentral: Ep 167 – ‘Liquid assets’

TalkCentral: Ep 167 – ‘Liquid assets’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg gather around the microphones to discuss Liquid Telecom consummating its deal to…

Interview: Blue Cellular CEO Barry Taitz [podcast]

Interview: Blue Cellular CEO Barry Taitz [podcast]

In this episode of the TalkCentral Podcast, Duncan McLeod chats to Blue Cellular founder and CEO Barry Taitz for insight into just how…

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International money transfer service TransferWise has announced an integration with Facebook’s Messenger that will let people set up foreign exchange transactions over the chat service. London-based TransferWise launched…

South Africa’s first alternative exchange, ZAR X, made its debut on Monday with the listing of agribusiness Senwes and its holding company Senwes Beleggings (Senwesbel), which marked the…

South Africa’s new stock exchange, ZAR X, listed its first companies on Monday, with Senwes and parent Senwesbel the first to join the bourse. It’s the first rival…

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse, long a thorn in the side of roads agency Sanral over the tolling of Gauteng roads, has now set its sights on Eskom,…

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Zuma, Gordhan battle takes centre stage

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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,…

The best films of 2016

The best films of 2016

Billion-dollar juggernauts like Captain America: Civil War and Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice ruled the box-office this year. But amid the noise and spectacle, there were also…

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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

Current affairs View all

Mthembu backs Ramaphosa for ANC president

Mthembu backs Ramaphosa for ANC president

The chief parliamentary whip of the ANC threw his support behind deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as…

Two-horse race to succeed Zuma

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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.…

Backspace: ‘Your move, Twitter’