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There’s life for BlackBerry after smartphones

It’s official. BlackBerry, the Canadian company that invented the smartphone and addicted legions of road warriors to the "CrackBerry", has stopped making its…

Musk lays out his plan to get to Mars

Musk lays out his plan to get to Mars

Entrepreneur Elon Musk laid out a vision of travel to Mars that was heavy on both technology - the how of getting there…

Growing worries over SA’s nuclear plans

Growing worries over SA’s nuclear plans

Nuclear energy in South Africa is a highly contentious issue. The decision on whether to proceed with the construction of a fleet of…

New WBS investors not in for an easy ride

New WBS investors not in for an easy ride

Former top bankers Michael Jordaan and Paul Harris could steal a march on South Africa’s established mobile telecommunications operators when they launch their…

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Cabinet has approved the long-delayed national integrated ICT policy white paper, minister in the presidency Jeff Radebe said on Thursday. TechCentral reported on Tuesday that cabinet was set…

The SABC's 2016 accounts are splashed in red ink. The public broadcaster revealed on Thursday that it reported a R411m net loss for the financial year. The loss…

The supreme court of appeal has ruled that the signal jamming during last year’s state of the nation address was unconstitutional and unlawful. A signal jammer was activated…

Cabinet on Thursday announced the appointment of the current CEO of the company operating Gauteng’s controversial e-toll system to succeed Sanral CEO Nazir Alli, who retires at the…

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SA start-up Saleboat set to make waves

Lawrence Baker, co-founder and director of Saleboat, a new South African IT start-up that develops cloud-based subscription sales management software, said the company’s founders bear an uncanny…

SA-built ‘matching’ app Kalido raises millions

SA-built ‘matching’ app Kalido raises millions

Kalido, a South African-developed smartphone app that helps people meet talented individuals around them and which its backers believe has the potential to be the next big global…

Free airtime start-up Sliide expands to SA

Free airtime start-up Sliide expands to SA

Sliide, a start-up that serves targeted sponsored content and advertising to users’ smartphone lock screens, is expanding from its initial market of Nigeria to South Africa, promising users…

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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 building a new, R100m fund for high-potential South African…

Digging up data: the leap from fossils to finance

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Vodacom Smart Kicka 2 review: sweet deal

Vodacom Smart Kicka 2 review: sweet deal

Modern-day flagship smartphones from brands such as Apple, Sony and Samsung are simply too expensive for…

Sony Xperia XA review: mixed bag

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TalkCentral: Ep 153 – ‘The King Slayer’

TalkCentral: Ep 153 – ‘The King Slayer’

It's podcast time! Your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg gather around the mic…

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Stunning ‘first-light’ images from MeerKAT

Stunning ‘first-light’ images from MeerKAT

Something hugely important is happening in a vast, quiet stretch of the Northern Cape. A new…

Wits scientists to probe for new particle

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Backspace: ‘Twisted’

Backspace: ‘Twisted’

View the latest cartoon from TechCentral cartoonist Jerm.…

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