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Govt launches online vaccine registration platform

Govt launches online vaccine registration platform

By Jamie McKane for MyBroadband The government has launched its online vaccine registration platform for citizens, called the Electronic Vaccine Data System (EVDS). Using this system, South Africans who qualify for phase 1 of the national vaccine rollout plan can...

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Tarsus CEO, CFO resign amid Alviva buyout

Tarsus CEO, CFO resign amid Alviva buyout

By Samuel Mungadze for ITWeb Miles Crisp, CEO of technology group Tarsus, resigned yesterday, with the company saying group finance director Joanne Tanner has also decided to leave to pursue other opportunities. The double resignations were unexpected, as the group is...

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Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

Source: EWN Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced that he will stand aside later this year as chief executive of the company he built from a startup into one of the world’s most valuable firms. The world’s richest person based on his Amazon stake, Bezos...

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Lockdown has expanded the data universe for marketers

Lockdown has expanded the data universe for marketers

By Grant Lapping, MD at DataCore Media Even with the good news of successful vaccine trials around the world, we’re most likely still months away from the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumer behaviour is far from returning to normal and it seems unlikely that...

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4m African web addresses have been stolen

4m African web addresses have been stolen

Source: Business Insider SA More than four million IP addresses have been misappropriated in what has been called Africa’s greatest internet heist. The extent of the theft, which first drew red flags back in 2016, has now been fully uncovered, revealing a trail of...

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Cyber experts question SARS’s new browser security

Cyber experts question SARS’s new browser security

By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba for ITWeb Some cyber security experts say the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS’s) decision to introduce a Web browser that supports defunct Adobe Flash Player has “severe” cyber security implications. Citizens have also taken to social...

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Google versus Australia: five questions and answers

Google versus Australia: five questions and answers

Source: DW Australia wants Google to pay for displaying local media content. In return, the tech giant has threatened to disable its search engine in the country. Could this confrontation set a precedent? What’s happening in Australia? Australia has proposed a...

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Outdated data protection strategies put businesses at risk

Outdated data protection strategies put businesses at risk

By Chris de Bruyn, operations director at Gabsten Technologies With remote working having become the norm for most companies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to constantly back up critical data is not only more crucial than ever, but also requires that...

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Cell C’s head office for rent

Cell C’s head office for rent

Source: MyBroadband Parts of Cell C’s head office in Midrand, which boasts a customer walk-in centre, an IT centre, warehouse facilities and office space, is for rent. The Cell C campus was developed by Atterbury, with construction starting in July 2012 after an...

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Netflix tops 200m subscribers

Netflix tops 200m subscribers

Source: EWN Netflix on Tuesday topped subscriber growth expectations in the past quarter, keeping ahead of new streaming rivals competing for viewers stuck in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic. The streaming television leader added some 8.5 million paid...

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2021’s top tech predictions 

2021’s top tech predictions 

By Andrew Scott for Telestra The start of the decade has been challenging for many reasons, and we saw how technology played a vital part in helping us get through it. We’re already looking ahead to what advances in technology may bring in 2021. With fast connectivity...

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