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Be smart – don’t let cybercrime catch you out

Cybercrime, by definition, is any form of criminal activity that takes place within the realms of cyberspace. This type of crime is rife and is ever on the increase, with cybercriminals constantly coming up with new ways to take...

World Cup 2010 to spur major growth of mobile content & apps market

The soccer world cup in South Africa in 2010 will see a massive explosion in the availability and adoption of mobile content and applications throughout Africa as consumers use every channel at their disposal to stay in touch with...

100 websites shut down as FIFA tackles fake tickets

FIFA has vowed to crack down on websites selling fake World Cup tickets, 100 websites globally have been shut down so far ahead of the world cup in South Africa next year. The world soccer body said it is working...

FIFA offers website syndication

FIFA.com is offering other websites the chance to replicate its unique coverage of world football and FIFA competitions for free through its content syndication programme, the world football governing body said. FIFA’s website provides live coverage of FIFA tournaments and...

1 Billion Euro for Siemens to upgrade infrastructure ahead of 2010

SIEMENS says it has landed orders totaling about EURO 1 billion for infrastructure projects in advance of the 2010 World Cup to be held in South Africa. Officials said the orders were in connection with the expansion of South Africa’s...

Furore over Durban website cost

SOUTH Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling for an investigation into the tendering process for the Durban City Council’s World Cup website, which was recently awarded to a BEE company at the cost of R5.5 million. Marti...

Telkom renews Charity Cup sponsorship

Telkom has issued a statement revealing plans to extend its sponsorship contract for the South African charity football tournament, the Telkom Charity Cup. This was revealed by Telkom South Africa executive Pinky Moholi over the weekend. Telkom has sponsored...

Nearly 400,000 Confed Cup tickets sold online

To date, more than 380,000 tickets have been sold online for the FIFA Confederations Cup soccer tournament, kicking off in South Africa next month. Says organiser spokesperson, Delia Fischer: “This corresponds to 63 percent of the total number of...

SA sports body becomes hoax e-mail target

South African government body, Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA), has become the target of a new hoax e-mail, telling victims of the scam that the organization is giving away over USD2 million in an online lottery connected to...

Online requests for FIFA 2010 tickets on the increase

Organisers of the 2010 soccer world Cup, FIFA, said they had received more than 290 000 online requests for tickets. During the first week of the Second Phase of the Ticketing Sales for the event, a total number of 297...
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