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BT lands R390m De Beers deal

BT, the British telecommunications group, has won a six-year, US$37m (about R390m) deal with the De Beers Group of Companies in terms of which it will provide a wide range of IT services to 70 De Beers sites, including exploration and mining locations worldwide. De Beers is the world’s largest

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DStv launches new VOD services

MultiChoice has added new features to its DStv application for iPhones and iPads, allowing DStv Premium subscribers to download selected videos from its Catch Up service. Live streaming of major sporting events has also been incorporated into

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ZA Tech Show: Episode 73

The panel this week is made up of Simon Dingle, Gartner analyst Will Hahn, Duncan McLeod, Ivo Vegter, Brett Haggard and Toby Shapshak. We discuss mobility, Seacom, Telkom, and much more

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Google’s Newton double-clicks on Africa

Stephen Newton has long known he wanted to live and work in Africa. The US expatriate, who recently took the reins as country manager at Google SA from Stafford Masie, says he has always had an affinity for the continent