Ignorance stymies Mandela’s dream of poverty alleviation

Ignorance stymies Mandela’s dream of poverty alleviation

The vast majority of the world’s population are ignorant about the true state of poverty. This is according to a global survey released by Glocalities on the eve of the centennial anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth and Barack Obama’s speech...
Cosmic Neutrino traced to monster black hole

Cosmic Neutrino traced to monster black hole

For the first time ever, scientists using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found the source of a high-energy neutrino from outside our galaxy. This neutrino travelled 3,7-billion years at almost the speed of light before being detected on Earth. This...
Counting the hidden cost of a data breach

Counting the hidden cost of a data breach

The average cost of a data breach in South Africa is R36,5-million, up from R32-million in the 2017 report, while the average number of breached records increased by 6,31% to 21 090. Meanwhile, the hidden cost of data breaches includes lost business, negative impact...
Scrap the telecoms bill, FMF urges

Scrap the telecoms bill, FMF urges

The adage “don’t fix what ain’t broken” is apt advice for drafters of the Electronic Communications Amendment (ECA) Bill This is according to the Free Market Foundation (FMF), which has penned the following article: Industry consensus is that...
Bridging SMME funding gap to fire up innovation

Bridging SMME funding gap to fire up innovation

Kathy Gibson reports from Sandton – While SMMEs lament the lack of funds available to them, investors battle to find investable SMMEs, creating a vicious cycle that results in a dire shortage of new small businesses and the resultant innovation they bring. The...
iPhones get more robocalls than Android

iPhones get more robocalls than Android

iPhone users received 29% more robocalls than Android users. This is among the findings from YouMail’s first analysis to understand whether the amount and types of robocalls received differ depending on mobile operating systems. iPhone users got 22% more scam...