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The car of the future will sell your data

Picture this: you’re driving home from work, contemplating what to make for dinner, and as you idle at a red light near your neighbourhood pizzeria, an ad offering $5 off a pepperoni pizza pops up on your

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Ramaphosa ‘must scrap monopoly Woan’ idea

If President Cyril Ramaphosa is serious about preparing South Africa for the so-called “fourth industrial revolution”, he would be well advised to scrap the plan to create a “monopoly” wholesale open-access network

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Meet the new ‘renewables superpowers’

Imagine a world where every country has not only complied with the Paris climate agreement but has moved away from fossil fuels entirely. How would such a change affect global politics? The 20th century was dominated by

Interview: Vox CEO Jacques du Toit

Thank you for listening to the TechCentral podcast. In this episode, Vox CEO Jacques du Toit returns to the show to talk about the company’s plans for 2018. Du Toit unpacks Vox’s fibre roll-out projects, explaining


Taxes hiked as Gigaba targets debt

The ANC took a political gamble by increasing sales tax ahead of elections next year as new President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to stabilise debt and prevent a third junk credit rating. The value-added tax rate will be raised

The best movies of 2017

From science-fiction sagas to neo-Westerns to superhero epics to back-to-basics action, 2017 had plenty to offer at the movies. This list of the pick of the year is based only on South African cinematic releases for 2017 and excludes