Liron Segev

Five tips for online donors to avoid scammers

When disasters strike, we often feel compelled to support fundraising campaigns online. But there are many pitfalls, warns Liron Segev.

Blame Moore’s Law for your obsolete new phone

Thanks to the inexorable progress of chip design, any smartphone built today is "obsolete" tomorrow, as Moore's Law marks its 50th anniversary.

Facebook finally pulls in WhatsApp

Facebook, the parent company of WhatsApp has announced a Send button that allows users to send their Facebook statuses and news to WhatsApp users.

Why ‘Big Data’ is wearing thin

SurveyMonkey's CEO unravels realities behind Big Data, and explains the two distinct kinds of data that need to be collected, writes Liron Segev.

The flaw in factory resets

A new service allows users to sell old phones and tablets, but deleting information before selling a device does not wipe your slate clean.

Microsoft will crowdsource Windows 10

It used to be 'build it and they will come'. With Microsoft's new Windows 10, it's now 'let them build it and they will buy it', writes Liron Segev.

Active-Active: It’s no longer down to downtime

The Huawei Cloud Congress presents the Active-Active data centre as a solution to the increasingly memory captive website, writes Liron Segev.

How to spot a fake Samsung Galaxy S4

Fraudsters on the internet are trying to sell fake smartphones to unsuspecting buyers. Liron Segev tells us how to spot a fake Samsung Galaxy S4.

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear Fit is a go

Samsung has launched its Galaxy Fit. Liron Segev, who's not too fond of wearable devices, has been impressed with its performance.

Kickstarter is not all good endings, sometimes it’s scams

After backing a successful Kickstarter project, but not seeing the product in development, Liron Segev believes he may have been the victim of a scam.

Could this be the iWatch from Apple?

There are more than a dozen smartwatches out there, but the prospect of an Apple version still excites the market, writes Liron Segev.

How your charger could be killing your phone

The connector for phone chargers (besides the iPhone) may have been standardised, but the insides have not writes Liron Segev.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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