TECH NEWS

FNB suffers major outage on Freedom Day

FNB suffers major outage on Freedom Day

Source: MyBroadband First National Bank (FNB) suffered an outage on Wednesday, with customers complaining that they could not pay with their cards or withdraw money from ATMs. Others reported online banking issues and problems with the FNB app. Posts have flooded in...

read more
Elon Musk buys Twitter for R690bn

Elon Musk buys Twitter for R690bn

By Kyle Venktess for IOL In one of the most controversial social network acquisitions, billionaire-businessman Elon Musk took sole ownership of Twitter on Monday night – meaning the platform could soon see changes. This brings control of one of the most...

read more
Critical security flaw affected 100 Lenovo laptop models

Critical security flaw affected 100 Lenovo laptop models

By  Ravie Lakshmanan for The Hacker News Three high-impact Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) security vulnerabilities have been discovered impacting various Lenovo consumer laptop models, enabling malicious actors to deploy and execute firmware implants on...

read more
South Africans hate their cellular network providers

South Africans hate their cellular network providers

Source: MyBroadband Research from DataEQ, in partnership with Deloitte Africa, shows that telecoms remains South Africa’s least-liked industry. The latest South African Telecommunications Sentiment Index revealed that the sector ranked last for the second consecutive...

read more
Shopping centres fill up again despite online boom

Shopping centres fill up again despite online boom

By Londiwe Buthelezi for News24 The number of “ghost town” malls,  ubiquitous throughout South Africa in the past two years, is declining as the demand for retail space strengthens. According to the FNB Property Broker Survey for the first quarter of 2022,...

read more
Pandemic boom for Zoom, Netflix falters

Pandemic boom for Zoom, Netflix falters

By Noel Randewich and Sinéad Carew for Reuters The collapse of Netflix’s stock on Wednesday after the company reported its first loss of customers in a decade is the latest drastic sign that Wall Street is abandoning streaming services and other pandemic winners...

read more
MTN, Vodacom networks hit by floods

MTN, Vodacom networks hit by floods

By Sibongile Khumalo for News24 The torrential rains that have battered parts of KwaZulu-Natal since Saturday have shut down 500 MTN network sites in the region, the cellphone company said on Tuesday. “The flooding in the KZN region has caused power outages at...

read more
Vodacom wins leave to appeal in Please Call Me case

Vodacom wins leave to appeal in Please Call Me case

By Jan Vermeulen for MyBroadband Vodacom has won leave to appeal a High Court judgement in the Please Call Me case on the grounds that the judge may have applied a legal principle called the Bekker test incorrectly. Judge Wendy Hughes granted Vodacom leave to appeal...

read more
Global technology supply chains still in serious trouble

Global technology supply chains still in serious trouble

Source: Bloomberg More than 30 Taiwanese companies including Pegatron Corp and Macbook maker Quanta Computer Inc. have now halted production in the electronics hubs of eastern China to comply with local Covid-related restrictions, spelling more trouble for an already...

read more
Do more with your WhatsApp channel

Do more with your WhatsApp channel

By Ryan Falkenberg, co-CEO of CLEVVA Digital customer service channels have evolved rapidly over the past two years, prompted by work from home and lockdown requirements. Part of this evolution has been the much stronger emergence of WhatsApp as a customer service...

read more
DStv must pay to show SABC channels

DStv must pay to show SABC channels

By Myles Illidge for MyBroadband The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has given the SABC the green light to charge pay-TV services for its free-to-air broadcasts. Subscription broadcasting services (SBSs) must carry specific channels from...

read more
Data bundles could last up to 6 months

Data bundles could last up to 6 months

By News24 Mobile data users may soon no longer have to worry about their data bundles expiring, following regulation amendments by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa). In its Draft End-user and Subscriber Service Charter Amendment...

read more

Follow us on social media: 

               

View our magazine archives: 

                       


My Office News Ⓒ 2017 - Designed by A Collective


SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER
Top