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South Africa’s economy ‘doesn’t have a long time’

According to a Business Tech article published recently, chief economist at Efficient Group, Dawie Roodt believes that state spending has increased relentlessly since 2009, at a time when tax collections collapsed – and that the South African economy...

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Shoprite launches standalone tech stores

Retailer Shoprite has launched new standalone tech stores, called K’nect, in an effort to make it easier for its customers to access services including global money transfers, mobile phone purchases, bill payments, tickets and insurance. The first store was...

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JPMorgan, Barclays rigged foreign exchange market

By Kaye Wiggins for Bloomberg / Fin24  Barclays, Citigroup, HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said....

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Inkjet innovation to push printer market to $19.92-billion

By Smithers Pira for The Gapp News The latest research from Smithers Pira investigates what the future holds for digital and analogue print equipment market over the next five years. In 2018, the global market for new print equipment sales had a value of $19.77...

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City Power hit by virus

Johannesburg residents using pre-paid electricity have been left in the dark after a computer virus hit City Power, rendering users unable to purchase electricity. The utility’s spokesperson, Isaac Mangena, was cited on News24 as saying “the virus had attacked...

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Is Telkom dying?

According to a recent MyBroadband article, Telkom is rapidly losing ADSL and fixed-line subscribers across South Africa. The company once had aspirations to be the leading fixed-broadband provider in the country, but current figures show this is not the case:...

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The costs of data breaches are on the rise

By Warwick Ashford for Computer Weekly The cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past five years to £3.2m on average globally, with a 10.56% increase in the UK in the past year alone to £2.99m on average, a study reveals. In the UK, the average size of a data...

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Company culture trumps technology

There is no arguing the fact that technology has made our lives easier. It has also resulted in organisations being able to deliver more innovative solutions in the workplace to provide for a more compelling environment. Nicol Myburgh, Head of the HR Business Unit at...

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Mediatech Africa 2019 a success

Mediatech Africa 2019 – the biennial media and entertainment technology trade show – ran from 17 to 19 July this year. Described as a high-energy, engaging show, there was something for everyone at the 10th edition of the expo. Six show show verticals...

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19-station expansion planned for Gautrain

The Gautrain Management Agency has provided an an update on Gautrain 2, the next phase of the Gautrain project. Gautrain CEO Jack van der Merwe says the planned network for Gautrain 2 is from Mamelodi in the east of Pretoria to Jabulani in the west of Soweto, from...

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