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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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South Africa is under cyberattack

South Africa is under cyberattack

South Africa is facing one of the largest cyber attacks it has ever seen, with banks, ISPs, and the government being targeted. In the last two months: The City of Johannesburg fell victim to a cyberattack which led to its information systems becoming compromised, and...

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South Africa’s economy is in bad shape

South Africa’s economy is in bad shape

Source: FNB The Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) is an update by the National Treasury of the South African government’s financial health relative to what was proposed in the main Budget Review tabled in February. In his opening remarks Finance Minister...

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Google looks to buy FitBit

Google looks to buy FitBit

By Ron Amadeo for ARS Technica  Reuters has a shocker of a report claiming that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is trying to buy Fitbit. The report says, “There is no certainty that the negotiations between Google and Fitbit will lead to any...

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Public forces SABC, Dstv to reach rugby deal

Public forces SABC, Dstv to reach rugby deal

Source: IOL A sponsorship deal with Heineken will allow the SABC to broadcast the Rugby World Cup final match between SA and England live across 11 SABC radio stations as well as on television. Earlier this week, the broadcaster announced that, following an agreement...

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