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Netflix announced in January that it would begin cracking down on virtual private networking services and other tools that people around the world have used to access the US version of the video-on-demand streaming service. Now Steven

Bored with South African television? Future TV, a start-up founded by Johannesburg IT businessman Steven Cohen, wants to give local couch potatoes access to the world’s streaming services without the hassle of having to jump through technical hoops to do it

A security report released by IT consultant Johan Pienaar claims accounting software firm Sage Pastel left customer data exposed on an FTP server used by its technical support department to assist clients when they encounter problems with its software. Founded in 1989, Sage Pastel is a large South African developer of payroll

Accounting software company Softline Pastel has launched a mobile application for its cloud-based accounting service for small businesses, Pastel My Business Online. Also, its personal financial management (PFM) service can now pull in banking data automatically and it has launched

With an untucked shirt and a casual gait, Steven Cohen doesn’t look like the MD of one of SA’s most successful software companies. Softline Pastel was co-founded by Ivan Epstein and Alan Osrin in 1988 – with Cohen, then a young entrepreneur, joining the pair 22 years ago. As I’m sitting with

There’s a new personal financial management website in town and it’s upping the stakes in an increasingly competitive market by offering its service completely free of charge. Pastel My Money is free to all users, even if they’re not current Pastel customers. PFM tools have enjoyed prominence in SA in the

We’re a quarter of the way into 2011 and I am still a bit confounded about the direction I should be steering my development team here at Softline Pastel. It’s imperative that our business software remains at the cutting edge