Author: Sunil Gopal

Toeter, launched a year ago as an Afrikaans-only social media platform, has debuted applications in both the Apple App Store and in Google Play in the past few weeks and is now planning an English

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South Africa still hasn’t switched on commercial digital terrestrial television broadcasts, but that isn’t holding back the broadcasting industry from running trials to test digital radio broadcasts based on Digital Audio Broadcasting and Digital Radio Mondiale

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South Africa “won’t be held to ransom” by e.tv. That was the warning on Friday by communications minister Faith Muthambi, who was speaking to TechCentral on the sidelines of a Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association event in Johannesburg where she

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GreenpowerZA, a nonprofit organisation, is hoping to change the way South African children approach the difficult subjects of science and mathematics by teaching them how to design, build and race electric cars. It hopes to foster an interest among youngsters

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Finland’s Nokia has agreed to purchase France’s Alcatel-Lucent for US$16,6bn. The deal will allow them to compete more effectively with market leader Ericsson and fast-growing Chinese rivals Huawei and ZTE. The boards of both companies have approved

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Nokia – or what’s left of it after Microsoft bought its handset business – has revealed that it is in “advanced discussions” with Alcatel-Lucent with a view to buying the France-headquartered telecommunications equipment maker. The potential deal with

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