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SA tech firms settle Nigeria differences

January 11, 2015 1:36 pm107 comments
Blue Label, Telkom

JOHANNESBURG – TELKOM and Blue Label Telecoms have made a breakthrough in resolving their long-running dispute in Nigeria. The two companies were claiming billions of rand from each other following the failure of Multi-Links in the West African country. Today, the parties to both the arbitration proceedings and the action […]

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R61,000 for Cell C “most useless service provider” banner

November 27, 2014 1:19 pm96 comments
Cell-C billboard original banner

The banner calling Cell C the most useless service provider in South Africa is defamatory to the point of unlawfulness, the High Court in Johannesburg heard on Wednesday. In an urgent application before Judge Sharise Weiner, Christopher Whittcutt, for Cell C, argued the banner was a defamatory statement, and unashamedly […]

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Microsoft patches 19-year-old Windows bug

November 15, 2014 4:18 am2 comments
Bugs Life

Microsoft has patched a bug that went undetected for 19 years. The security hole was discovered in May by IBM researchers, who then teamed up with Microsoft to fix it before publicly releasing its existence, BBC News reported Wednesday. The Windows bug, dubbed WinShock, could be used to remotely run […]

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