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Cybercrime a top worry of SA companies, PwC says

South African organisations expect cybercrime to become the most disruptive form of economic crime in the next two years, according to new research by PwC. The sixth South African edition of the Global Economic Crime and

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Public protector must act on set-top boxes

The public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, can no longer ignore the Democratic Alliance’s request for a probe into the procurement process of the government-sponsored set-top-boxes – a key component of the broadcast digital

Internet access in SA worth R68,5bn by 2020

Providing Internet access in South Africa will generate R68,5bn in revenue for service providers by 2020, up from R39,4bn in 2015, according to a new research report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. PwC’s Entertainment and

US dominates with world’s largest firms

Although the rise of China as an economic power has been substantial, it is sometimes worthwhile to be reminded of just how the US still dominates the world economy. While China may be catching up in GDP terms, it is still a long way behind

Off-grid options could power Africa: PwC

It’s time to ditch old-fashioned concepts of energy access and embrace new technologies that can help propel South Africa into an era of universal access to electricity, according to PwC. In its report Electricity beyond the grid: accelerating access to

Economic crime in SA at ‘pandemic level’

More than two thirds of South African organisations say that they have been victims of economic crime in the past 24 months. This is according to PwC’s Global Economic Crime survey. Economic crimes include misappropriation of assets, procurement fraud

Inside SA’s burgeoning videogame industry

The gaming industry appears to be immune to the global economic downturn. According to US-based technology advisory firm Digi-Capital, global games software revenue is forecast to grow from US$90bn in 2016 to $115bn by 2020

Size of cabinet must be slashed: expert

In order to cut government expenditure and save billions of rands, the size of the cabinet had to be reduced drastically, a tax expert from PricewaterhouseCoopers said on Tuesday. “To really

Most SA employees happy to be monitored

More than 70% of South African employees would use a wearable device in the workplace, allowing their employers to collect data on them. That surprising finding is contained in new research by PwC, which shows that fully 87% of employees would consider wearing a device such

Internet to fuel SA media boom

Revenues from Internet access and the wider entertainment and media sector in South Africa will reach R176bn by 2019, from R112,7bn in 2014, according to a new report by PwC. That’s a growth of

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