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  • Google unveils SOS alerts

    27 July 2017 11:34 AM 14

    It announced this week it will roll out several features in its mobile search product and Google Maps, meant to help people caught in the centre of a crisis understand what is going on around them. Google VP for engineering Yossi Matias explains: "In times of crisis, access to timely, actionable information is crucial. Working alongside trained responders

  • Cell C said to sell R6bn of bonds

    26 July 2017 11:41 AM 18

    Johannesburg - Cell C plans to raise as much as R6bn from the sale of two bonds as part of its recapitalisation that will enable Blue Label Telecoms to buy a stake, according to two people familiar with the matter. The country’s third-largest wireless carrier will sell R2.2bn of three-year senior secured bonds and R3.6bn of five-year securities, according

  • Xiaomi Mi 5X brings the flagship Mi 6's dual rear cameras to the masses

    26 July 2017 7:50 AM 22

    One of the headlining features of Xiaomi's 2017 flagship phone, the Mi 6, is its dual rear camera system. On Wednesday, Xiaomi launched a more affordable or mini version of the Mi 6 - in China - aka the Mi 5X that brings the former's dual rear cameras to the masses. The Mi 5X, just like the Mi 6, (also) comes with a dual camera setup on the rear -- 12-megapixel

  • Gas explosion damages Joburg fibre cables, reports

    25 July 2017 1:25 PM 21

    Johannesburg - A gas explosion knocked out fibre-optic cables affecting internet connections in parts of Johannesburg on Tuesday. Fibre installation and internet and voice service provider, BitCo tweeted that the explosion had burnt through its fibre cables. “Gas explosion on Jan Smuts Avenue has burnt Fibre cables. Repairs are underway. Randburg, Rosebank

  • Portal maps home fibre coverage in SA

    25 July 2017 6:06 AM 20

    Independent telco and fibre provider, OTEL Telecoms, has launched visual guide mapping the location of 250,000 square kilometres of fibre optic cable within South Africa. The site enables prospective high-speed broadband Internet customers to determine if their homes lie within one of the country’s growing tally of fibrehoods. Over 100,000 homes are estimated

  • Xbox One X pre-orders launching soon

    24 July 2017 4:04 PM 22

    Microsoft will launch pre-orders for the Xbox One X soon, according to Xbox head Phil Spencer. The console has received approvals from the US Federal Communication Commission and all that remains is preparing the announcement. “Our plan is set for this. All approvals are done so now just landing the announce with all the info, won’t be too much longer

  • After 32 years, Microsoft is killing off Paint

    24 July 2017 10:01 AM 20

    Meow! Amazon thinks it will sell pet translators in the future Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci has just been hired to lead the White House's communications, and the upheaval turned the news cycle to mayhem. Namely, Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced he will leave his post in August, and he will be replaced by former deputy press secretary

  • Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Microsoft chops these old features, gets ready to dump Paint

    24 July 2017 10:01 AM 20

    Microsoft has put its Paint app on the chopping block, and goodbye Outlook Express and EMT in the Fall Creators Update. The most notable change is the deprecation of Paint, the graphics app bundled with Windows since Windows 1.0. The classic Paint app remained available with the recent Windows 10 Creators Update alongside Microsoft's new 3D Paint, a Universal

  • The Rock and Siri team up to “dominate the day”

    24 July 2017 9:04 AM 28

    Apple has chosen an unlikely duo to show off what its virtual assistant Siri is capable of – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Siri itself. The duo star in The Rock x Siri Dominate the Day which is being billed as a movie. Truth be told at 3:45, the “movie” seems like more of a long advert. The point of the film is to show users what Siri is capable of. Indeed

  • LG rolls out guide and cleaning robots to airport

    24 July 2017 8:31 AM 27

    LG announced that its new airport guide and cleaning robots have been installed in South Korea’s Incheon International Airport. The assistants aim to provide travellers with information and directions, and keep the airport floors clean. LG said it has improved the performance of its robots over the last five months using data collected during a beta test. The Airport