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Uber hires security chief after attacks

Uber has appointed a head of security for Africa after three people were attacked in two separate incidents in July and August in Johannesburg, allegedly while taking rides using the popular app. Deon Du Toit, who joins

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The richest tech billionaires in the world

According to the latest ranking of the world’s richest people, published on Wednesday, Bill Gates still tops the list with a fortune of $75bn, while the net worth of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has leapt higher in the past year

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CrunchYard: SA firm offers supercomputing as a service

Imagine accessing supercomputing infrastructure over the Internet? A small South African company, based at Wits University in Johannesburg, is doing just that, providing some of the country’s biggest companies – and universities around the world – with access to infrastructure

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BT lands R390m De Beers deal

BT, the British telecommunications group, has won a six-year, US$37m (about R390m) deal with the De Beers Group of Companies in terms of which it will provide a wide range of IT services to 70 De Beers sites, including exploration and mining locations worldwide. De Beers is the world’s largest