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Moneyweb makes case in copyright battle

The copyright battle between Moneyweb and Media24 started in the high court in Johannesburg on Thursday, with Moneyweb’s counsel explaining why it was important to protect the work of its

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End of the line for Red Bull Mobile

Mobile network Cell C plans to stop selling Red Bull Mobile products on 31 May 2015. Red Bull Mobile was launched in South Africa in 2011 in partnership with Cell C. The partnership, which leveraged

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Attackers target MTN data centre

Services at telecommunications operator MTN’s Gallo Manor data centre in Johannesburg were negatively affected on Tuesday following a cyber attack. MTN says the data centre was hit by a series of distributed denial of service

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Jo’burg to stay on during load shedding

Johannesburg City Power has implemented a long-term strategy to keep the lights on when Eskom implements load shedding. Media officer for City Power Hloni Motloung said the power supplier has come up with a mitigation strategy to minimise the

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What ails SA’s Post Office

Positioning Post Office outlets in expensive shopping malls has been a big mistake, says the administrator tasked with turning around the struggling state-owned entity. Post Office administrator Simo Lushaba told MPs on parliament’s

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SA buyers cough up thousands for Apple Watch

At least one South African is so enamoured of Apple’s latest gadget that he (or she) bought two smartwatches that went on sale online. On Monday, two Apple Watches were bought after coming up

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Gauteng head fired over dodgy IT contract

The Gauteng government’s finance department head Stuart Lumka has been fired for wasting R50m on an IT contract, it was announced on Tuesday. “The province has also requested the state attorney to advise regarding whether to institute

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Tesla Powerwall: Musk’s big energy bet

South African-born technology entrepreneur Elon Musk announced on Thursday night the development of a new battery system, the Tesla Powerwall, to store solar energy for later use, addressing a key

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End of the line for Kalahari brand

E-commerce website Kalahari was taken offline on Thursday night as Takealot said the merger between the two companies’ websites is now officially complete. The site’s expected closure

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More details emerge on Telkom restructuring

A total of 1 169 employees at Telkom have been affected by the telecommunications operator’s outsourcing measures, according to figures supplied by the company. In February, Telkom announced restructuring that involve it outsourcing

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