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Kalon invests R10m in SA payments firm i-Pay

Electronic payments specialist i-Pay has secured R10m in venture capital funding from Kalon Venture Partners, which it intends using to expand to other countries outside South Africa. The company, which facilitates bank-to-bank

Big tech becomes Theresa May’s terrorism scapegoat

British Prime Minister Theresa May emerged from 10 Downing Street and stepped somberly to a podium. The previous night, 3 June, three terrorists had driven a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and attacked people in

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The sober person’s guide to Black Friday

South Africans are embracing the opportunities that come with Black Friday specials. In the past three years, online shopping and e-commerce have been picking up, especially with retailers promoting specials days before the big

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SA’s big operators feel the pinch

South Africa’s big telecommunications operators are feeling the pinch of the tough economy, but financial results published in the past 10 days show Vodacom is weathering the storm better than its rival Telkom


Ramaphosa leading race to replace Zuma

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading in the race to become the next leader of the ANC with less than four weeks before the party’s elective conference, according to more than a dozen people familiar with the internal voting process

Telkom’s TVB-100 set-top box: first look

Telkom has launched its Android set-top box, the LIT TVB-100, offering customers who sign up for certain mobile, fixed-wireless and fixed-line broadband connections free streaming music and video streaming from partner providers. And the TVB-100 – which is strangely devoid of any Telkom branding on either the box or in the software