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Your boss could have the rights to your social media accounts

Social media is part of the modern fabric of interaction, with some reports suggesting that 66% of users spend time checking social media accounts while at work. Industry tracker Mediakix suggests that popular platforms YouTube and Facebook consume one hour 15 minutes...

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Cyberattackers hit Olympic opening ceremony

A cyberattack caused the Internet disruptions during the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony on Friday night, Olympic officials and security experts said. Jihye Lee, a spokesman for the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee, confirmed Sunday that “the technology issues...

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Mustek helps COJ in R6m ‘ghost’ computer probe

PC distributor Mustek is assisting the City of Johannesburg (COJ) in a case where the city paid R6-million for 500 desktop computers to a service provider but the PCs were never delivered to the municipality. In a statement, COJ mayor Herman Mashaba says he was...

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The latest trend in Silicon Valley: shunning technology

At Google, some employees use a tool that restricts time spent on e-mail. A senior Apple executive said his wife used a device that sets iPhone and iPad limits for their children. Members of a venture capital firm meditate before phone-free quarterly meetings. Slava...

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Top 10 richest people in cryptocurrency

Forbes has released its list of the richest people in the cryptocurrency community. The net worth of those on the rich list is denoted in range estimates based on estimated cryptocurrency holdings, post-tax profits from cryptocurrency trades, and stakes in...

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Digitising the supply chain in an exponential world

COOs and supply chain management are feeling the brunt of an accelerating business environment further complicated by increasing customer demands for efficiency, personalisation, and convenience. Slow manual processes based on inconsistent information across...

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British man in Bitcoin heist

Armed robbers broke into the family home of a city financier turned Bitcoin trader and forced him to transfer the digital currency at gunpoint, in what is believed to be the first heist of its kind in the UK. Four robbers in balaclavas forced their way into the home...

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MultiChoice pulls the plug on ANN7

MultiChoice admitted on Wednesday that “mistakes” were made in contractual negotiations with the formerly Gupta-owned 24-news channel ANN7 and that the agreement will be terminated when the deal expires in August 2018. The channel will no longer be carried on DStv...

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South African salaries: what top executives earn

PwC has released its annual non-executive directors report, detailing the average salaries and increases given to South African executives across every major sector. The data is based on PwC’s internal resource base and the 343 active companies listed on the Main...

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