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TalkCentral: Ep 175 – ‘How big is your rocket?’

In the latest episode of TalkCentral, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg ask whether ADSL is dying. Also this week, MTN achieves…

Interview: Ronnie Apteker, magic maker

Interview: Ronnie Apteker, magic maker

In this TechCentral podcast interview, Duncan McLeod chats to South African Internet pioneer, movie maker, investor and entrepreneur Ronnie Apteker about the (excellent)…

Interview: Mars One candidate Adriana Marais

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…

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In a surprise development, Isaac Mophatlane, CEO of Telkom subisidiary BCX (formerly Business Connexion), has resigned. Mophatlane, the twin brother of late former BCX CEO Benjamin Mophatlane, has…

President Jacob Zuma signed into law the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act, aimed at fighting tax evasion and money laundering. Lawmakers in February approved changes to the legislation…

Motorists will have to dig deeper into their pockets next month as the price of petrol is set to increase by 49c/l. In a statement on Thursday, the…

A surge in after-hours trading for Amazon.com added US$3,3bn to the fortune of Jeff Bezos, putting him less than $5bn away from becoming the world’s richest person. Bezos…

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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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Buying app launched for spaza shops

Buying app launched for spaza shops

Owners of South African informal convenience stores, better known as spaza shops, now have an Android-based smartphone app that allows them to replenish their shelves…

Routed sees big opportunity in SA cloud

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LG G6 review: an air of sophistication

LG G6 review: an air of sophistication

LG Electronics made a mistake with the 2016 iteration of its flagship Android smartphone. The modular…

Nintendo Switch review: Wii again?

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Phosa throws his hat in the ring

Phosa throws his hat in the ring

South African businessman Mathews Phosa said he accepted a nomination to stand as president of the…

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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: ‘Flying taxis’

Backspace: ‘Flying taxis’

View the latest cartoon from TechCentral cartoonist Jerm.…

Backspace: ‘Faking it’