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eNCA | Facebook wants you to rank which news sources are credible

In seeking to address allegations that it failed to prevent the spread of 'fake news', Facebook will allow users to rank news sources...

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eNCA | Russia-linked accounts widespread: Twitter

Twitter said it found and shuttered 3,814 accounts considered a troll farm aimed at the 2016 US government election...

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TalkCentral: Ep 204 – ‘Who killed the radio star?’

In this episode, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the week's biggest technology stories, including Michael Jordaan and Yatin Narsai&am...

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93 days until Cape Town runs out of water

Authorities in drought-stricken Cape Town have told residents that it is “now likely” that water supplies will be cut because of dwindling levels in dams serving the count...

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Mohlaloga, convicted of fraud, ‘cannot serve’ as Icasa chair

Rubben Mohlaloga cannot serve as the new chairman of the councillor of communications regulator Icasa because he has been convicted of fraud, Democratic Alliance MP Phumzile V...

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eNCA | Network outage resolved: Vodacom

A network outage on Friday morning left Vodacom subscribers frustrated...

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eNCA | Craving carbs may not be your fault: study

A Japanese study has found that craving carbs may not be your fault after all...

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eNCA | Facebook not doing enough to curb wildlife trafficking: watchdog

Monitoring network TRAFFIC said Facebook was the platform of choice for illegal wildlife traders in the Philippines because of its popularity...

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eNCA | Blood test to screen for cancer shows promising results

The test, offers hope of early detection, especially for eight different kinds of tumors for which the screening has been most successful...

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eNCA | Blood test set to make early cancer detection possible

The test offers hope of early detection, especially for eight different kinds of tumors for which the screening has been most successful...

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eNCA | Booby-trapped apps used for spying: researchers

A report released on Thursday revealed that hundreds of gigabytes of data have been taken from thousands of victims in more than 21 countries...

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Amazon’s next big growth business: advertising

For more than two decades, Jeff Bezos has famously sacrificed profit for growth, persuading Wall Street that Amazon.com was best served pouring money into the logistical nuts...

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Google, Tencent agree to share patents

Google and Tencent have agreed to share patents covering a range of products and technologies, an alliance between two of the world’s largest corporations. The cross-licensi...

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eNCA | Last three years hottest on record: UN

The 21st century has so far been a period of the hottest weather, accounting for 17 of the 18 warmest years on record...

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eNCA | Microwave ovens are cooking the environment: stud

Consumers should also resist the temptation to discard ever-cheaper ovens for models that sport more features or fit in with a new kitchen's colour scheme...

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eNCA | Australia life-saving drone makes first rescue

The drones, being tested on beaches around the country, are also able to spot sharks and jellyfish...

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BlackBerry maker TCL ramps up SA focus

TCL, the Chinese company that manufactures BlackBerry and Alcatel handsets, is ramping up its focus on the South African market, on Wednesday taking the wraps off a new smartw...

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Apple faces mammoth $38bn tax bill

Apple has said it will bring hundreds of billions of overseas dollars back to the US, pay about $38bn in taxes on the money and spend tens of billions on domestic jobs, manufa...

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SA moves to tackle corruption as Zuma loses influence

South African prosecutors have moved to freeze the assets of suspected allies of the politically connected Gupta family more than a year after the nation’s top graft ombuds...

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Cell C pursuing acquisitions, CEO says

Cell C is seeking acquisitions that will help transform South Africa’s third biggest mobile phone company into a full-service telecommunications provider offering Internet a...

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