Author Sasha Planting


Hackers up the ante on SA companies

While financial services company Liberty may have suffered the biggest data breach ever in South Africa, losing between 20TB and 40TB of data contained in e-mails and attachments, it is not the only listed


New programme to fix dearth of SA data scientists

South Africa is facing a shortage of data scientists – a new breed of analytical data experts with the technical skills to solve complex problems. They’re part mathematician, part computer scientist and part trend


And so Iqbal Survé’s unicorn died

After initially approving the controversial listing of Sagarmatha Technologies, a collection of small e-commerce companies huddled together with 55% of Independent Media, the JSE has rescinded its approval. According to the JSE


Brian Molefe must pay back the money

In a damning judgment, a full bench of the high court, headed by judge Elias Matojane, has ruled against Brian Molefe, Eskom and the minister of public enterprises in a case brought by the Economic Freedom Fighters, the


Vodacom competition probe ‘unusual’

The Competition Commission believes a contract between Vodacom and the government is potentially anticompetitive and has launched an investigation into the telecommunications giant to establish this. Specifically, the

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