Showing posts with category "internet"

New rules being developed for online schools in South Africa

Basic Education minister Angie Motshekga says her department is developing a new framework to help regulate the rise of online schools in South Africa.

January 14, 2022
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internet

Matric results will not be published publicly in South Africa – what you should know

The Department of Basic Education has announced that matric exam results will no longer be published on media platforms, in line with the recently introduced Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA).

January 11, 2022
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internet

Most popular new and used car brands in South Africa right now

Data from consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion SA provides a temperature gage of the types of cars being bought, both new and second-hand in South Africa right now.

December 19, 2021
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internet

Warning: Sending these WhatsApp messages in South Africa could now land you in jail

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Cybercrimes Bill into law, with parts of the bill now set to take effect from 1 December 2021.

November 30, 2021
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internet

Takealot Group nears breakeven as revenue surges

Global internet group Naspers said it delivered a strong financial performance for the six months ending September 2021, growing ecommerce revenues by 52%, while continuing to make investments to further accelerate growth across its portfolio.

November 22, 2021
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internet

This country has banned work messages after hours – here’s what South Africa’s laws say

If your workday in Portugal is done, your managers aren’t allowed to email or call you. Except for emergencies.

November 19, 2021
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internet

Space junk is creating no-go zones for satellites

The Russian missile test that shattered a dead satellite this week highlights a growing threat of space debris just as companies such as SpaceX and Boeing Co make plans to launch as many as 65,000 commercial spacecraft into orbit in coming years.

November 18, 2021
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internet

These Facebook posts could impact a legal claim in South Africa, warn experts

It might not occur to everyone that using social media can hurt a personal injury claim. However, even seemingly harmless media, like birthday wishes or posts about social outings, can potentially compromise a case, say legal experts at DSC Attorneys.

November 12, 2021
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internet

3 changes coming to WhatsApp

A number of new features are currently in the works for messaging service WhatsApp, according to the official WhatsApp official blog and insider website WABetaInfo.

November 10, 2021
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internet

These WhatsApp messages can now land you in serious legal trouble in South Africa

The government signed two key pieces of legislation into law in 2021 which will have an impact on social media posts and sharing messages in South Africa, says social media lawyer Emma Sadleir.

November 3, 2021
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internet

Facebook changes name to Meta

Facebook Inc is re-christening itself Meta Platforms Inc, decoupling its corporate identity from the eponymous social network mired in toxic content, and highlighting a shift to an emerging computing platform focused on virtual reality.

October 29, 2021
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internet

UCT’s new online high school is hiring 300 new staff, and offering scholarships for 100 learners

The Sanlam Group has partnered with the UCT Online High School to provide scholarships to talented young South Africans from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.

October 26, 2021
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internet