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Spy pixels in e-mails have become endemic

Spy pixels in e-mails have become endemic

By Leo Kelion for BBC The use of “invisible” tracking tech in e-mails is now “endemic”, according to a messaging service that analysed its traffic at the BBC’s request. Hey’s review indicated that two-thirds of emails sent to its...

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How the tech sector can uplift South Africa

How the tech sector can uplift South Africa

By Riaz Moola, founder and CEO of HyperionDev South Africa finds itself at a difficult moment. Unemployment has hit a record high of more than 30% according to the most recent government Quarterly Labour Force Survey. During 2020 alone, some 20million jobs were shed –...

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First Tesla Model X arrives in South Africa next week

First Tesla Model X arrives in South Africa next week

Sustainable technology group Rubicon is bringing a Tesla Model X Performance Edition all-electric SUV into South Africa next week, according to an article by MyBroadband. The aim is to raise the profile of renewable energy in South Africa The vehicle will be used for...

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Eskom granted 15% tariff hike

Eskom granted 15% tariff hike

Source: MyBroadband Eskom will increase electricity tariffs by 15.63% on 1 April 2021, following an agreement reached with the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) for the 2021/2022 financial year. The settlement was confirmed in a court order handed down...

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SA’s Wonderbra, Playtex maker goes bust

SA’s Wonderbra, Playtex maker goes bust

Source: Business Insider SA The South African manufacturer and licence holder of the Wonderbra and Playtex brands has filed for provisional liquidation. More than 700 jobs are under threat. Netwerk24 reports that Hanes has applied for voluntary liquidation. The...

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Eskom is getting ready to take over defaulting municipalities

Eskom is getting ready to take over defaulting municipalities

By Siphelele Dludla for IOL Eskom has proposed taking over debt laden municipalities as it tries a different approach in recouping around R36-billion in debt arrears that continue to weigh down on its balance sheet. Chief executive Andre de Ruyter yesterday said the...

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Considering mandatory workplace vaccinations

Considering mandatory workplace vaccinations

Source: Supermarket & Retailer Mandatory vaccinations may potentially speed up the process whereby heard immunity is achieved. But can an employer (as opposed to the State through national legislation, or a court order) force employees to get vaccinated? This is...

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The evolution of retail in a post-pandemic world

The evolution of retail in a post-pandemic world

The rhetoric of ‘retail is dead’ is incorrect. In fact, retail is advancing at a rapid rate to meet the consumer demands for in-store innovation and service solutions for their shopping requirements in this post-Covid era. This was the view of industry thought leaders...

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Former Cell C executives arrested for R130m tender scam

Former Cell C executives arrested for R130m tender scam

Source: Jacaranda FM The Hawks in Gauteng have arrested a second person in connection with a Cell C tender scam worth an estimated R130-million. Gauteng Hawks spokesperson Ndivhuwo Mulamu says 39-year-old Adriraan Pillay was arrested in Germiston on Friday. “It...

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Computer glitch deregisters ‘underperforming’ students

Computer glitch deregisters ‘underperforming’ students

By Malibongwe Dayimani for News24 More than 120 students at Walter Sisulu University in the Eastern Cape could not finish their studies in 2020 after the institution wrongfully deregistered them due to a computer glitch. The mess happened when the multi-campus...

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