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eNCA | Mishaps and frustration as Google launches its Pixel 2 smartphone

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are the lynchpin of Google's efforts to take on Apple's iPhone directly...

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eNCA | Your Facebook News Feed could soon look very different

The News Feed is the centrepiece of the world's largest social network service, streaming photos from friends, updates from family members, ads and the latest new...

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eNCA | Maternal response to crying baby exists across cultures: study

Researchers carried out a series of studies into maternal behaviour using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the brain...

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Bitcoin pioneer’s new coin to work on multiple blockchains

Jeff Garzik, one of a handful of key developers who helped build the underlying software for bitcoin that is known as blockchain, has seen its shortcomings firsthand. So he de...

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Currencies hit MTN, but group making progress

Fluctuating exchange rates have hit MTN’s numbers for the third quarter hard, with reported group total revenue and group service revenue reducing by 13.4% and 14% respectiv...

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Spectrum auction could be Gigaba’s silver bullet

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba could find a silver bullet for his budget woes if he is brave enough to announce the auction of high-demand spectrum in Wednesday’s medium-ter...

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eNCA | Hundreds of cities bid to become home to second Amazon HQ

'We expect HQ2 to be a full equal to our Seattle headquarters,' promised Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, America's second richest billionaire...

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eNCA | Apple, Samsung face new iPhone damages trial

The legal dispute concerns whether Samsung owes damages for copying whole smartphones or only parts that infringed Apple patents...

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eNCA | Blood molecule separates the men from the wolves

When it comes to the metallic smell of the molecule E2D humans react more like mice...

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Apple’s lost its supply chain mojo, and that’s a big problem

Apple has lost its supply chain mojo. While consumers remember the iPhone for its cool design, closed-wall operating system and hefty price tag, industry insiders in Asia turn...

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Backspace: ‘Everyone wants to buy bitcoin’

View the latest contribution from TechCentral cartoonist Jerm. The post Backspace: ‘Everyone wants to buy bitcoin’ appeared first on TechCe...

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Interview: The legal implications of SA’s big data leak

After the news last week of the biggest data leak in South Africa's history, Duncan McLeod chats to IT legal expert Corien Vermaak, director of the Three6Five Aca...

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Telkom’s TVB-100 set-top box: first look

Telkom has launched its Android set-top box, the LIT TVB-100, offering customers who sign up for certain mobile, fixed-wireless and fixed-line broadband connections free strea...

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Cisco said to be near deal for BroadSoft

Cisco is close to a deal to acquire software maker BroadSoft, according to people with knowledge of the situation. A deal could be announced as soon as Monday, the people said...

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Cisco to buy BroadSoft for $1.9bn

Cisco has agreed to buy BroadSoft for about US$1.9bn to expand further into software and cloud services. The $55/share cash offer announced Monday is a 28% premium over BroadS...

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Gigaba staring into R40bn tax hole

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba faces a gaping budget hole -- and will have to consider cutting spending, raising taxes and selling state assets if he wants to avoid further ra...

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eNCA | Tesla to build wholly owned Shanghai plant: report

The Silicon Valley electric carmaker's manufacturing facility would be built in Shanghai's free-trade zone...

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eNCA | Tesla to build wholly-owned Shanghai plant: report

The Silicon Valley electric carmaker's wholly-owned manufacturing facility would be built in Shanghai's free-trade zone...

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eNCA | London introduces charge on most polluting vehicles

The measures comes after Britain's High Court ruled that UK government measures to combat air pollution were failing to comply with European Union rules...

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eNCA | Petrobras applies to swap environmental fines for services

Petrobras did not say how much it owes in environmental fines, which generally are for oil spills off the Brazilian coast...

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eNCA | Stiff competition sees Snap lay off 18 staff

The unusual move from the young and ambitious company is likely a reflection of stiff competition from rival Facebook...

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eNCA | France-China satellite to study oceans

The satellite, named CFOSAT is due to be launched next year by China and will primarily be used to study wind and ocean wave patterns...

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