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Not bigger router but fleet of smaller ones now the way to go

Next-generation Wi-Fi isn’t about bigger routers — it’s about deploying a fleet of smaller ones in various parts of the house to form a ‘mesh’ that spreads internet around

App helps 3,000 clinics ensure stock-outs of vital drugs happen less and less

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Critical medicines frequently run out in clinics in SA because of an inability to visibly monitor myriad stock levels across the country

What can you do when Pokemon Go-ers say your house is a virtual location?

MOBILE GAME:  A Pokemon appears on the screen next to a woman as a man plays Nintendo’s Pokemon Go in New York on Monday. Picture: REUTERS

As location-based data applications proliferate, there needs to be better protection of digital rights in those spaces

Driven to find Pokémon? Go hire a private chauffeur service

Dozens of people gather to play Pokemon Go in front of the Sydney Opera House, Australia, on Friday. Picture: AFP PHOTO/WILLIAM WEST

Private chauffeur services are asking R10 a kilometre to drive players around Cape Town and Johannesburg in search of the virtual creatures

Pokemon Go not legal in SA yet but that is unlikely to stop local players

A picture shows a man using the 'Pokemon Go' augmented reality mobile phone app in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on Wednesday.  Picture: EPA/ALEXANDER HEINL

The new smash hit mobile game from Nintendo is free but has in-app purchases, and will be available in SA sometime this year


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