Tech

The Discovery Channel (Dstv 121) has an open window and it will run from the 11th of October until the 17th of November 2019. According to a statement released to the customers on other packages they will enjoy content such as Gold Rush and Street Outlaws and special premiere of…
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame inaugurated what is being described as Africa's "first high tech smartphone factory" in the country's capital Kigali. President Kagame hailed the launch as another breakthrough for development in Rwanda, which has enjoyed rapid economic growth in recent years and gained a reputation as a hub of…
Multichoice has announced that it would scrap the History, Crime + Investigation and Lifetime channels from the end of the current contract term. According to MultiChoice, the Crime+Investigation Network (DStv 170), History channel (DStv 186) and the Lifetime channel (DStv 131) will be removed from the channel list at the…
Cell C is in advanced talks with MTN to gain more access to its network as SA’s third-biggest mobile-phone company. The company has shut down its fixed-LTE offering through Internet Solutions, expanded its roaming agreement with MTN, and scaled back investment in its Black streaming service to aid its financial…
Blue Label Telecoms has announced that it will sell its shareholding in Blue Label Mobile to DNI 4PL Contracts Proprietary Limited (DNI). In terms of this transaction, Blue Label will sell 85% of Blue Label Mobile issued shares and all claims on loan to DNI 809. The price consideration payable…
A new report from The Information reveals that a group of Huawei managers had concerns that the company was over-reliant on Google before the US-China trade war kicked off, but nothing was done about it. The Information, citing sources, reported that Huawei's consumer head, Richard Yu, met with a group…
Image:Bloomberg. Facebook is set to allow users to see the information about themselves that has been shared with the social network by other apps and websites they have used and delete it if they wish. Much of the advertising found on the internet is shown to users based on what…
Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has revealed its rival to Google's Android operating system after a ban from the US government threatened its use of the software on its phones. The Chinese firm unveiled Harmony, a dedicated operating system for the company's phones that the company said should offer improved security…
Facebook confirmed that it's changing the name of its two most popular apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, to better disclose its ownership of the apps. Soon, Instagram will be known as “Instagram from Facebook” while WhatsApp will become “WhatsApp from Facebook.” According to the sources, the app's name will stay the…
Telkom said it has upgraded over 96% of its prepaid fixed-line customers to wireless prepaid services, which the company said will improve their customer experience. Telkom explained that its wireless service is more reliable than its copper-based technology and is less susceptible to interruptions as a result of adverse weather…
Huawei has launched its new Y9 Prime 2019 mid-range smartphone in South Africa, which the company said will compete with Samsung’s recently-launched Galaxy A Series devices. Upon launching its Galaxy A series smartphone in South Africa, Samsung said that it hoped the devices would claim back some of the market…
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has noted the dissatisfaction expressed by some taxpayers over technical glitches encountered while trying to submit returns. SARS acknowledged that while many taxpayers have experienced a smooth service, some may have experienced difficulties with logging in, not receiving one-time pins, the inability to upload…
My Broadband - MTN has warned its customers about two fake MTN social media accounts that claim to be official. MTN AWOOF Giveaway and MTN Free Dashout are not official accounts, said MTN, nor have they been endorsed by the company or its service providers. Instead, MTN said that these…
The Zero-Math Maintenance Calculator A Free Tool to Grow the Economy and create a better life for Children and Single-Parents What if we could solve South Africa's child maintenance problem and create new opportunities through the use of technology? Mediation Academy has built a tool, doing just that - and…