Author Andrew Fraser

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We go inside the Guptabot fake news network

On Monday last week, Richard Poplak, in his Trainspotter column on the Daily Maverick website, wrote a funny but scathing rant about the two Zuma sons, Edward and Duduzane (or is that Duduzani?). By Tuesday

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SA start-up Thinkst to widen cybersecurity net

ASouth African information security start-up, known for its slightly unconventional approach to network defence technology, is preparing to launch two new commercial products. Thinkst’s new Virtual Canary and Cloud Canary are currently in beta

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Muthambi judgment: what it really means

The constitutional court on Thursday upheld an appeal by MultiChoice subsidiary M-Net, the SABC and the minister of communications against a ruling by the supreme court of appeal that the minister (at the time Faith Muthambi)

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Local solar PV industry looks to self-regulate

Drastic reductions in the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in recent years, along with uncertainty regarding Eskom pricing and continuity of supply, have fuelled huge growth in the installation of rooftop solar in South Africa

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Nokia’s 3310 is great … if you live in 2002

News today is that after selling out on launch in the UK, HMD Global has announced that the Nokia brand-licensed model 3310 will be launched in South Africa soon. MTN South Africa has indicated that the device will be available for R699 in mid-June

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FreeMe: Telkom plays the disruption game

Disruption. Not the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name Telkom, a company with a reputation for acting like an anticompetitive, obstructive monopoly. But disrupt is exactly what Telkom is now doing in a market where

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Reasons to fear the coming ‘adblockalypse’

Later this year, Apple will release the latest version of its mobile operating system – iOS 9 – and, among the promised upgrades and benefits, is one that terrifies Internet content publishers that rely on advertising revenue to stay afloat: content blocking extension support in the Safari

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