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DStv rakes in subscribers, but they’re spending less on average

MultiChoice Group’s average revenue per user has fallen by 5% in South Africa as consumers continue to flock to lower-priced bouquets.

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DStv rakes in subscribers, but they’re spending less on average

Backspace: ‘Not racist’

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Backspace: ‘Not racist’

Post Office to retrench workers as jobs axe swings at SOEs

The Post Office is cutting several hundred jobs, the second state-owned company in as many days to detail plans to lay off workers as the government looks to slash its wage bill.

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Investors are getting constant reminders that it’s not cheap for technology giants to stay on top. Click here to discuss this article.

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Google is a money-making mystery

Facebook harmful content figures ‘underplay’ scale of problem

Facebook has been accused of using “selective big numbers” to promote its latest transparency report after it published figures on the amount of harmful content it had taken down in recent months.

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Facebook harmful content figures ‘underplay’ scale of problem

Google parent Alphabet is in talks for a potential acquisition of smartwatch maker Fitbit, a move that could bolster its hardware business while also increasing antitrust scrutiny. Click here to discuss this article.

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Google is in talks to buy Fitbit, Reuters says

Telkom CEO blasts Icasa’s 5G licensing proposal

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko said communications regulator Icasa is making a grave mistake in the way it proposes to license access to the 5G-suitable 3.5GHz radio frequency spectrum band.

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Telkom CEO blasts Icasa’s 5G licensing proposal

Adobe exposed the data of 7.5 million of its creative software customers, a person familiar with the matter said, in the latest example of a company leaving consumer information visible on the Internet. Click here to discuss this article.

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Adobe exposed data of 7.5 million software subscribers

Bondholders not convinced De Ruyter is best pick for Eskom CEO

Bond investors aren’t showing much faith in Eskom’s new boss, with yields on the company’s 2021 dollar bonds jumping the most in more than three months after the appointment of André de Ruyter.

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Bondholders not convinced De Ruyter is best pick for Eskom CEO

Backspace: ‘Eskom rescue plan’

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Bitcoin’s government enemies are plotting revenge

States dabbling in blockchain technology, or planning to issue their own digital currencies, isn’t flattery – it’s competition.

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Bitcoin’s government enemies are plotting revenge

Gold-backed cryptocurrency launched

Bitcoin may be a distant alternative to safe havens, but CoinShares Group is betting that trading a digital gold asset linked to the token may provide investors with a sense of security.

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Gold-backed cryptocurrency launched