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No cause for concern, just tap-and-go!

No cause for concern, just tap-and-go!

There are several videos and articles doing the rounds on social media, trying to frighten consumers about the risks of using their cards to make contactless (“tap”) payments, writes Daneel Jordaan, head of consumer products for sub-Saharan Africa. In one example from last year, a viral video showed the assumed vulnerabilities of contactless payment technology. In the video, we see someone approaching a man with a point-of-sale (POS) device and with a simple tap, manages to withdraw funds from the victim’s contactless card.

In response, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) had reassured...

WhatsAppenin’?

WhatsAppenin’?

WhatsApp is urging its 1.5 billion global users to update its app immediately to avoid the possibility of becoming the latest target in a...

Meet the DJI Osmo Action camera

Meet the DJI Osmo Action camera

DJI has taken a bold new direction and has added the new Osmo Action camera to the mix. The DJI Osmo Action promises to...

PrintLife Photo exhibition coming to SA

PrintLife Photo exhibition coming to SA

FUJIFILM asks all South Africans to submit their best photo and have it printed for free. 

It is one of the world’s largest photo exhibitions...

SqwidNET IoT competition open

SqwidNET IoT competition open

Technology company SqwidNET has launched the second round of its IoT SA University Challenge, a competition aimed at getting university students to solve real-world...

Dropping a DYME

Dropping a DYME

Much like the technical favourites, Taxify to order a cab and UberEats to get dinner delivered, there’s now a local app available that let’s...

Happy Birthday Spotify! while YouTube Music launches locally

Happy Birthday Spotify! while YouTube Music launches locally

I can’t believe it’s been a year since Spotify launched locally.

For local music fans, Spotify has made browsing and sharing music easier than ever before.

Spotify...

Local smartphone sales up 7.2% in 2018

Local smartphone sales up 7.2% in 2018

The South African smartphone market enjoyed solid growth in 2018, with unit sales rising 7.2% year-on-year to around 13.5 million and value growing 13.2%...

Kaspersky Lab shows us some V-day love

Kaspersky Lab shows us some V-day love

Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

Romance is on the Internet,

But cybercriminals are too!

 

There is...

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