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Vodacom 'Please Call Me' compensation offer 'reasonable'

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 06 May 2021
Tags: #Litigation #Science & Technology Law
Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub took an ‘insightful and reasonable’ approach in offering R47m compensation to ‘Please Call Me’ inventor Nkosana Makate, the company's legal team argued on the second day of the hearing at the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) yesterday.

Court asked to decide Please Call Me compensation

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 05 May 2021
Tags: #Litigation #Science & Technology Law
The nearly 21-year dispute between 'Please Call Me' inventor Nkosana Makate and Vodacom returned to the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) yesterday for a three-day review application in which the former employee is seeking R10bn in compensation.

Altron acquires Lawtrust for R245m

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Tags: #Business & Industry Law #Science & Technology Law
JSE-listed Altron has acquired digital signatures services company Lawtrust from Etion for R245m subject to Competition Commission approval.

GovChat ownership dispute heads to High Court

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 08 April 2021
Tags: #Litigation #Science & Technology Law
A dispute over ownership of government-led communications platform GovChat has landed in the Western Cape High Court, with claims made by a Milnerton businessman that the program is all his, says a Cape Times report.

Court date set for 'Please Call Me' offer review

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Tags: #Litigation #Science & Technology Law
'Please Call Me’ inventor Nkosana Makate says a court date has been set for a review hearing of the R47m in compensation he has been offered by SA's largest cellular company Vodacom.

Is it a machine? No, it's a cellphone!

By Daily News Published on Monday, 29 March 2021
Tags: #Litigation #Science & Technology Law #Tax Law
Samsung has come out on the wrong end of a dispute with SARS over import duties on cellphones at the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria).

GovChat gets interim relief in Facebook case

By Daily News Published on Friday, 26 March 2021
Tags: #Competition Law #Science & Technology Law
The Competition Tribunal has restrained WhatsApp and Facebook from removing the government’s digital communication platform from the WhatsApp platform, notes BusinessLIVE.

'Disappointment' as Mantashe lists winning IPPs

By Daily News Published on Friday, 19 March 2021
Tags: #Business & Industry Law #Environmental Law #Science & Technology Law
Minister of Mineral Resources & Energy Gwede Mantashe has announced the winning bidders (listed in the report online) for emergency power procurement that may generate about R45bn in private sector investment and ease the chronic power shortages.

Identity theft rocketed in 2020 – fraud group

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 09 March 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Science & Technology Law
The rate of identity theft and fraud increased 370% during the past year of Covid-19 lockdown, warns the leading fraud prevention non-profit organisation in the country.

Icasa ordered to stop spectrum auction

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 09 March 2021
Tags: #Litigation #Science & Technology Law
The Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) has ordered Icasa to halt an auction of radio frequency spectrum licences pending a hearing of contentions raised by operator Telkom and broadcaster e.tv.

SABC wants payment from all collected by DSTV

By Daily News Published on Monday, 08 March 2021
Tags: #Science & Technology Law
The SABC wants money from people whether they own a TV set or not – and even if you don’t watch TV or listen to its radio programmes.

Digital letter allowed as demand for payment

By Daily News Published on Friday, 05 March 2021
Tags: #General Legal Practice #Litigation #Science & Technology Law
Times have changed, and those who owe money can no longer hide behind the fact that they did not receive registered letters of demand in the mail.

2020’s biggest crypto scam unpacked

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Tags: #Science & Technology Law
Mirror Trading International (MTI) was the world’s biggest crypto scam of 2020, roping in $588m worth of bitcoin across 470 000 transactions, according to the 2021 Crypto Crime Report by Chainalysis.

'Please Call Me' battle enters 'final stretch'

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2021
Tags: #Litigation #Science & Technology Law
After more than a decade of fighting Vodacom, the inventor of ‘Please Call Me’ is hopeful that his protracted legal battle is entering its last stretch, says a Fin24 report.

Icasa to resist MTN's 5G court move

By Daily News Published on Monday, 01 February 2021
Tags: #Litigation #Science & Technology Law
Icasa said on Friday it will challenge a court application by MTN seeking to review or scrap the regulator's auction process for awarding spectrum vital for rolling out 5G technology.

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