Browsing: Regardt van der Berg

Opinion
Why SA should care about open data

Cape Town is mulling over public comments to its draft proposal to provide open access to the city’s data. The city is developing plans to establish and populate a single online and open portal for data

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 104 – ‘The outlook is Hlaudi’

Welcome to another episode of South Africa’s leading weekly technology podcast, TalkCentral. In the show this week, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg talk about the unfolding crisis at the SABC and what it means. Also this week, they take a look at the new entrant in South Africa’s smartphone

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 103 – ‘G3, Z3, P7’

It’s the weekend, and that means it’s time for another dose of TalkCentral, South Africa’s leading weekly technology podcast. Your regular hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg pull up a couple of chairs for a discussion on Telkom and the future of its fixed-line business. They also chat about

Editor's pick
TalkCentral: Ep 102 – ‘Lollipop’

In this packed episode of TalkCentral, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg talk in detail about Google’s I/O conference, looking at the upcoming Android L and Google’s push into smart watches and in-car technology. We also asked why some key things were

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TalkCentral: Ep 101 – ‘Wi-Fi to go’

In episode 101 of TalkCentral, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg talk about the untimely passing of Business Connexion CEO Benjamin Mophatlane. Duncan and Regardt also chat about Telkom’s fibre-to-the-home plans and Wi-Fi in South Africa’s

Opinion
Public Wi-Fi is key to getting SA online

Regard-van-der-Berg-180Wi-Fi hotspots are popping up everywhere, and access is no longer uncommon in public spaces. Even minibus taxis will soon become Wi-Fi hotspots, with nearly 90% of taxi body Santaco’s fleet earmarked for Wi-Fi deployment over the next three years

Editor's pick
TalkCentral: Ep 99 – ‘Attenuation’

Come join the TalkCentral team of Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg as they tackle another week’s technology news. In the podcast this week, they chat about Jacob Zuma’s new cabinet and what the shake-up means for the technology sector. Also in the podcast this week is the news that

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TalkCentral: Ep 98 – ‘Terminal SGS5’

Come join us as your hosts, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg, tackle another week’s technology news in the TalkCentral podcast. In the show this week, they chat about Cell C’s move to cut headline prepaid rates to 66c/minute and what that means for the company and for the industry. Also in the podcast this week are

Opinion
Evolutionary leftovers

As a journalist, I am au fait with computer keyboards. My fingers glide across the keys as I write, but there are a few buttons that I never touch. These evolutionary leftovers from a previous era of computing seem to offer no purpose today. Granted, these keys don’t appear on all modern keyboards, and regions also differ, but if

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 97 – ‘E-lection’

Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg are your hosts for this week’s episode of TalkCentral. In the show, they chat about South Africa’s first “social” election. Also in the podcast this week, your hosts discuss the resignation of Alan Knott-Craig as CEO of Cell C and chat about the prospects for the company. And Apple’s apparently

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