Telkom split from Openserve plays into MTN merger plans
Telkom's imminent separation from its wholesale division Openserve can work to its advantage in any future takeover by MTN, writes Legalbrief. Experts think that this will make the decision about what shape a possible merger will take an easier ...
Enforcement Committee boosts regulator’s powers
A year after the Information Regulator’s enforcement powers came into effect on 1 July 2021, it has finally established an Enforcement Committee to take on matters related to the Protection of Personal Information Act (Popia) and the Promotion of Access ...
SABC and e.tv accuse Sentech of price-fixing
The SABC and its commercial free-to-air rival e.tv have attacked Sentech, accusing the broadcasting signal distributor of excessive pricing and anti-competitive behaviour. A Tech Central report notes that their broadsides against the state-owned enterprise are included in formal submissions ...
eMedia wins fight to flight channels on DStv
The Competition Appeal Court has delivered a victory to e.tv parent eMedia Holdings in its fight with MultiChoice Group over the termination of four of eMedia’s channels on DStv. According to a Tech Central report, in a judgment handed ...
Treasury provides Operation Vulindlela update
SA adds tech jobs to Critical Skills List
Call for comment on online market inquiry findings
Social media fans xenophobia in SA
Online car licence renewal system 'working' – Sapo
Equiano subsea cable lands in SA
Capitec suffers systems outage
TymeBank bolsters business with e-initiatives
Vodacom urges free flow of data through SADC
Africa's crypto space 'burgeoning' – study
Multichoice fined by Nigerian regulator
Nigeria asks Google to block 'terrorists' on YouTube
Facebook most often restricted app – study
Six arrested over Nigeria dating site scam
Amazon sues fake product reviewers
Twitter subpoenas equity investors' records
India withdraws Personal Data Protection Bill
Expert praises UK courts for crypto asset rulings
Call for UK's cybersecurity regime to be clarified
Tesla's self-driving car a threat to child pedestrians – group
Google undergoes temporary outage
Hackers target Solana ecosystem
Crime fighting technology requires capacity-building
If SA is to harness the power of emerging technologies to make the country safer, it must also build capacity in those that use these systems to manage them effectively. So writes Dr Kelly E Stone, senior consultant, justice and ...
Youth invited to register on unemployment web site
* The Department of Basic Education has called on youth between the ages of 18 and 34 to register on sayouth.mobi web site. The online recruitment system is being used by the government to promote youth employment and to bring ...
New app for reporting potholes
* Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula is encouraging the public to report potholes on a newly launched app so they can notify government where road repair needs to be done. Addressing the launch of Operation Vala Zonke, a comprehensive programme to address ...
Datatec acquires Q Associates
* ICT group Datatec has acquired UK consultancy and advisory firm Q Associates, a move which will boost its services footprint in the areas of higher education and government secured services. Datatec didn’t provide a figure for the acquisition, implying it ...
NHS hit by hackers
HerMeNow accelerator programme kicks off
Amazon to buy iRobot
MTN rated SA's Most Valuable Brand
MTN rated SA's Most Valuable BrandMTN has been rated as the Most Valuable Brand in SA for 2022 in the Kantar BrandZ ranking, after increasing its brand value by 85% to $3.7bn year-on-year. The statement last week came ...
Rhodes to host Institute for Nanotechnology
Cutting-edge nanotechnology centre for RhodesRhodes University vice-chancellor Professor Sizwe Mabizela last week officiated the sod-turning ceremony to mark the commencement of a R90m state-of-the-art building that will house a global Institute for Nanotechnology Innovation (INI). The new building will be ...
Digital collectibles for Instagram
Digital collectibles for InstagramMeta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Meta is beginning its international expansion of digital collectibles on Instagram, following the initial test launch of the product in May. As part of the expansion, more people, creators and ...