Year: 2020

  1. Government
South Africa has tabled a proposal meant to fight Piracy also known as copyright infringement online by placing the responsibility on Internet Service Providers (ISPs). According to a draft white paper published on the 9th of October 2020 by Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on 9 October in the Government Gazette, the […]
  1. Data
  2. Telecoms
Rain has launched a new unlimited 4G data package for mobile devices called, “unlimited 4G for phones” for R379 priced on a month-to-month contract. I don’t like contracts!! The new 4G data package for mobile phones is more like a complement to the existing R250 19 hours unlimited off-peak package which has a slight mishap […]
  1. Government
The Finance Minister Tito Mboweni forwarded a letter to National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise requesting a week’s delay of the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS). Although an answer was still being waited for until today Thursday 15th of October 2020. The Parliament has approved Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s request to postpone the Mid-Term budget review […]
  1. Bolt
Ride-hailing has become one of the best inventions to come out of the 21st Century era being pioneered by companies like Uber and ultimately creating a whole open market with companies like Bolt in South Africa and Lyft which is more common in the Americas. However, although these companies were initially solving an existing problem, […]
  1. Companies
  2. News
  3. Telecoms
Vodacom has lost its operating Licence in Lesotho after the Communications Authority wrote to the Telecoms company that it had revoked its, “unified license”. According to the Lesotho Communications Authority, the decision to invoke Vodacom’s license was taken because Vodacom failed to pay a fine equivalent to R134 million for allegedly breaching legislation governing companies […]
  1. AI
In most cases, if not all, Artificial Intelligence systems learn through training so that they remember their core functions when used in the real world. In the case of facial recognition technology, an algorithm trained with, let us say 10,000 random faces of one color results in bias. I recently came across a tweet that […]
  1. Banking
Thousands of Capitec account holders woke up to different deductions from their accounts with most of them being labeled as purchases made a few hours after midnight at mostly Shoprite stores. Nedbank has confirmed that the transactions affecting numerous Capitec account holders were a result of a technical error involving its processing of card transactions which […]

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Vodacom has lost its operating Licence in Lesotho after the Communications Authority wrote to the Telecoms company that it had revoked its, “unified license”. According to the Lesotho Communications Authority, the decision to invoke Vodacom’s license was taken because Vodacom failed to pay a fine equivalent to R134 million for allegedly breaching legislation governing companies […]

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Vodacom has lost its operating Licence in Lesotho after the Communications Authority wrote to the Telecoms company that it had revoked its, “unified license”. According to the Lesotho Communications Authority, the decision to invoke Vodacom’s license was taken because Vodacom failed to pay a fine equivalent to R134 million for allegedly breaching legislation governing companies […]
In most cases, if not all, Artificial Intelligence systems learn through training so that they remember their core functions when used in the real world. In the case of facial recognition technology, an algorithm trained with, let us say 10,000 random faces of one color results in bias. I recently came across a tweet that […]

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Vodacom has lost its operating Licence in Lesotho after the Communications Authority wrote to the Telecoms company that it had revoked its, “unified license”. According to the Lesotho Communications Authority, the decision to invoke Vodacom’s license was taken because Vodacom failed to pay a fine equivalent to R134 million for allegedly breaching legislation governing companies […]
When Money Destroys Nations is a book authored by a guy named Philip Haslam who believes Zimbabwe urgently needs a decentralized currency system to solve the severe problems in its money and banking system. ZIMBOCASH is free to join Zimbabwean cryptocurrency and only available to Zimbabwean residents and Zimbabweans in the diaspora who have a […]

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