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Microsoft services down worldwide

Microsoft services down worldwide

Source: News Hub Microsoft Office 365 users have taken to Twitter to complain that the company’s services are down. Users in the US, Australia and New Zealand have been badly hit, according to outage tracker website Downdetector. Microsoft 365 said in a Twitter...

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Tech billionaires are just getting richer

Tech billionaires are just getting richer

By Yusuf Khan for Business Insider US Tech billionaires are leading the ultra-wealthy in growing their fortunes, according to a UBS report titled “The Billionaire Effect” released on Friday. The Swiss bank found tech tycoons’ wealth grew 3.4% or $1.3...

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SA cloud market to grow to R23.6bn by 2023

SA cloud market to grow to R23.6bn by 2023

Source: MyBroadband BMIT has published its SA Cloud Computing Overview and Market Sizing 2019 report, which shows that the growing adoption of cloud computing in South Africa has democratised IT resources and made technology available that traditionally would have...

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Telkom bleeds fixed-line users, but eyes acquisition

Telkom bleeds fixed-line users, but eyes acquisition

Telkom’s recently released results show that fixed-line broadband subscribers – which include ADSL, VDSL, and fibre-to-the-home customers – declined from 974 181 in September 2018 to 781 255 in September 2019. This means Telkom lost 192 926 fixed broadband subscribers...

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Soweto residents should pay a R150 flat rate for electricity

Soweto residents should pay a R150 flat rate for electricity

By Lameez Omarjee for Fin24 A flat rate for electricity could help foster a culture of payment among Soweto residents, a local councillor told Fin24. Soweto ANC councillor Mpho Sesedinyane believes a proposal for a R150 monthly flat rate for electricity could be a...

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Bank Zero goes live with debit card

Bank Zero goes live with debit card

Bank Zero has now fully completed its core value proposition by going live with its debit card. Following this card go-live, rigorous health-checks such as simulated card attacks, card fraud detection and retailer readiness are currently underway. Thereafter the final...

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City of Joburg website still down after cyberattack

City of Joburg website still down after cyberattack

On 25 October, the City of Johannesburg tweeted that it had been the victim of a network breach, where it was forced to shut down various systems including its website, e-services, and billing systems. Business Day reported that a ransom note, sent by Shadow Kill...

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Xerox makes $30bn bid to buy HP

Xerox makes $30bn bid to buy HP

By David Goldman, CNN Business  Xerox is reportedly considering buying Hewlett-Packard Inc. in what would be a merger of two former American technology giants that have both seen better days. The offer is thought to be worth $30-billion. The Xerox (XRX) board...

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Facebook changes product branding to FACEBOOK

Facebook changes product branding to FACEBOOK

Source: BBC  Facebook is introducing new branding for its products and services in an attempt to distinguish the company from its familiar app and website. Instagram and WhatsApp are among the services that will carry the new FACEBOOK brand in the next few weeks. The...

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Uber Eats unveils food delivery drone

Uber Eats unveils food delivery drone

By Milly Vincent for Mail Online Uber Eats has unveiled its newest drones which will be used to deliver food in San Diego, California, next year. The new drones feature ‘innovative rotating wings with six rotors’ – a design that has previously only...

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