5G adoption set to soar in 2020

December 21, 2018 4:58 am11 comments
5G in Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE adoption of fifth generation (5G) of cellular mobile  communications is intensifying, with 66 percent of organisations having plans to deploy the technology by 2020. Organisations expect 5G networks to be mainly used for Internet of Things (IoT) communications and video, with operational efficiency the key driver. Gartner, the research […]

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Cyber crooks eye jackpot in festive shopping

December 20, 2018 5:05 am7 comments
Cybercrime

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG  – WHILE a majority of people in South Africa are aware of financial cyberthreats, more than half have had their financial credentials fall into the wrong hands. Amid the ongoing season of unrestrained shopping cybercriminals targeting consumers’ banking credentials or online shopping accounts could hit the jackpot. This is a cording […]

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BREAKING: Technology key to credible polls in DRC

December 17, 2018 2:35 pm0 comments
DRC electronic voting technology. Photo supplied

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA – THE use of voting machines is anticipated to curtail anomalies in the crucial elections set for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) this weekend. Some 40 million voters, about half of the country’s resource-rich population, go for polls on Sunday, two years after the exercise was initially postponed. […]

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