Author: Sunil Gopal

An unidentified hacker group has made most of the South African Press Association’s archives publicly available and searchable for free, violating the copyright of new owner Sekunjalo Investment Holdings. The group says

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MTN Business is launching a pan-African “Internet of things” (IoT) platform to provide advanced management features for connected devices and Sim cards and allow for networked devices to exchange information and perform actions. The platform

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The rapid growth of the digital economy has meant that tax laws in South Africa, and worldwide, have not been able to keep pace. Nevermind online purchases – the problem is figuring out how to tax services companies such as Facebook and Google

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Mobile phone towers have become big business across Africa as rising costs mean it is less appealing for network operators to manage and maintain the infrastructure. A trend to outsourcing them, which started a few years ago, is gaining rapid momentum

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The department of telecommunications & postal services will on Friday launch the National ICT Forum. The forum, which will take place at Emperors Palace, will for the first time bring together leaders from government, industry, trade unions and civil

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Cell C has begun a restructuring drive that could lead to the retrenchment of 47 employees, the mobile operator confirmed on Thursday. This followed a statement issued by trade union Solidarity

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Johannesburg plans to use turbines to harness electricity from the city’s water reticulation infrastructure, executive mayor Parks Tau announced on Wednesday. The mayor made the announcement in his state of the city address, which included plans to deploy more Wi-Fi across the city and use technology in other ways to speed service delivery. One of the key projects is “harnessing energy from the water flowing through our pipe system citywide using in-pipe turbines”, Tau announced. There are significant volumes of water flowing through the city’s pipes and harnessing these to produce hydroelectric power is one way the city hopes to…

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