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Vodacom to connect Gautrain stations underground

Vodacom has been working with the Gautrain Management Agency and various other departments to implement a broadband service throughout each of the underground stations, allowing commuters to continue work without any interruptions.

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App turns old smartphone into no-cost security cam

A new free app allows users to turn just about any smartphone or tablet into a security camera. In fact, users can set up multiple monitoring devices around their homes for a DIY CCTV installation.

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The day Batman died

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced Batman: Arkham Knight, the conclusion to Rocksteady Studios’ Batman: Arkham trilogy.

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Vodacom to connect Gautrain stations underground

Vodacom has been working with the Gautrain Management Agency and various other departments to implement a broadband service throughout each of the underground stations, allowing commuters to continue work without any interruptions.

Gautrain...,_O_R_Tambo_Intl_Airport_South_Africa

Billion records breached: don’t add to the losses

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) aims to protect companies and consumers from the dangers associated with personal information falling into the wrong hands. Camargue has released a free e-book to help companies understand the act.

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AppDate: App reveals free WiFi in Tshwane

In this edition of his regular AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights Tshwane Free WiFi, NLife Africa, WordFlex, miCoach, Hub++, Flapp, Opera with sidebar extensions and Safety Score from Momentum.

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What SA can learn from Cannes ad festival

At this year’s Cannes Lions advertising festival, South Africa scored many accolades – but not a single prize for digital work. This was hardly surprising, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

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Billion records breached: don’t add to the losses

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The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) aims to protect companies and consumers from the dangers associated with personal information falling into the wrong hands. Camargue has released a free e-book to help companies understand the act.

-July 1st, 2015

All-you-can-eat online video for R5 a day

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South Africans can now access Vidi’s local video streaming service for just R5 per day. The daily charge will be deducted directly from their cellular airtime balance, allowing them to better control how much they spend on their entertainment.

-July 1st, 2015

App turns old smartphone into no-cost security cam

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A new free app allows users to turn just about any smartphone or tablet into a security camera. In fact, users can set up multiple monitoring devices around their homes for a DIY CCTV installation.

-June 30th, 2015

What SA can learn from Cannes ad festival

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At this year’s Cannes Lions advertising festival, South Africa scored many accolades – but not a single prize for digital work. This was hardly surprising, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

-June 29th, 2015

Facebook open first Africa office

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Facebook has opened its first office in Africa "to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally".

-June 28th, 2015

New Fords ‘see’ round corners

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Ford has released the Ford Split View Camera which allows drivers to see around corners and through intersections without them having to inch to their cars forward into oncoming traffic.

-June 28th, 2015

Consumers get socially conscious

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As people around the world become more aware of their environmental impact, products and companies must evolve, writes THOMAS VAN DER LINDE, LG’s General Business Manager.

-June 28th, 2015

ZipZap brings mobile commerce to Microsoft

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ZipZap has partnered with Microsoft Mobile to offer businesses and retailers a mobile solution that enables them to accept payments from customers wherever they are, transacting anywhere, anytime.

-June 26th, 2015

SA startups ‘not so cool’

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A local startup company may sound like the way to go. But, according to a recent survey, there are numerous factors that could make it more difficult to get off the ground than it sounds.

-June 25th, 2015

Still huge market for Personal Entertainment Devices

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Many think a personal entertainment device (PED) comprise a set of headphones and an MP3 player, but that’s the beginning. Users need to look at other devices like SD cards and flat-screen TVs before they have a true PED, writes BRIAN PEREIRA.

-June 25th, 2015

SA banking customers feel safer over the counter

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A recent survey has revealed that almost half of South Africans believe that traditional over-the-counter banking is safer than doing so online.

-June 25th, 2015

Lexus builds Hoverboard

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The much-vaunted idea of the Hoverboard, popularised in the Back to the Future movies which showed it available in 2015, has arrived just in time, from Lexus.

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Movie of the Week

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Mad Max: Fury Road

In this, the fourth film in the series, Mad Max (Tom Hardy) wanders the Wasteland alone where he encounters a group of rebels fleeing from the warlord Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. The film also stars South Africa's own Charlize Theron as well as Nicolas Hoult and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Video of the Day

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Continuing the series legacy of delivering the essential survival horror experience, Resident Evil Revelations 2 promises all new horrors, terrifying locations and dramatic twists and turns.

Product of the Day

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Graham Brown-Martin, educator and technologist will introduce South Africans to NAO, the most widely used robot for academic purposes worldwide. The robot will be on show at SABC Education African EduWeek at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, this week.