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Podcast | SensePost CTO Dominic White

Do you practise safe computing? Are you safe online? Chances are you don't and you aren't. Dominic White is chief technology officer at…

SA firms turn to ‘hunting’ to fight cybercrime

SA firms turn to ‘hunting’ to fight cybercrime

In the first of several TechCentral podcast interviews diving into cybersecurity issues, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod sat down with Jacques Louw, director and…

TalkCentral: Ep 171 – ‘Bad movie’

TalkCentral: Ep 171 – ‘Bad movie’

On TalkCentral this week, Ster-Kinekor's old website allegedly leaked almost 7m users’ account details - we speak to the Durban-based software developer, Matt…

Interview: MTN’s Phuthuma Nhleko [podcast]

Interview: MTN’s Phuthuma Nhleko [podcast]

TechCentral's editor, Duncan McLeod, sat down with outgoing MTN group interim executive chairman Phuthuma Nhleko on Friday to talk about the past, present…

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Samsung Electronics took the wraps off the Galaxy S8 and S8+ at an event in New York on Wednesday. The phones, the Korean company's new flagships, feature a…

Samsung Electronics knows it needs to get its new flagship smartphone right. Apart from making sure the gadget won't cause bodily harm, the company packed it with a…

Three of the top six officials of South Africa’s ruling party told President Jacob Zuma that they opposed his plan to fire finance minister Pravin Gordhan, a person…

Mercedes-Benz is accelerating its roll-out of battery-powered cars in a race to meet tighter emissions rules as European buyers turn away from fuel-efficient diesel cars. In a €10bn…

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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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T2 Trainspotting: a hit of nostalgia, a shot of regret

“You're a tourist in your own youth,” says Simon (Jonny Lee Miller) to Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) in a T2 Trainspotting scene that revisits one of the original’s…

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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…

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App takes aim at Cape Town traffic

Recent research by TomTom shows that Cape Town has the most congested roads in South Africa. The city’s CBD is particularly hard hit by traffic…

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Huawei Mate 9 review: XL powerhouse

Huawei Mate 9 review: XL powerhouse

The Huawei Mate 9 isn’t what you’d call an eye-catcher. The device looks quite inconspicuous, features…

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SA’s political bustup revives ‘junk’ spectre

South Africa’s latest bout of political turbulence has reignited fears among international investors that the country…

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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…

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Backspace: ‘Tweet tweet!’

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