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YouTube taking steps against not-safe-for-kids content

By Staff Writer 24 November 2017

YouTube is now taking steps against not-suitable-for-kids videos, such as “PAW PATROL Babies Pretend To Die Suicide By Annabelle Hypnotized Ghost Pranks.” FULL STORY >

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Ford has made a smart Trucker Hat to keep drivers focused

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 November 2017

Ford's SafeCap uses motion sensors to track when a driver loses focus on the road and alerts them. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Lab holds cybersecurity activations in South African schools

By Press Release 2 August 2017

Kaspersky Lab, in partnership with Active Education, have embarked on a series of interactive cybersecurity roadshows at selected schools in Johannesburg and Cape Town – aimed at driving top of mind awareness around online... FULL STORY >

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Airwheel C5 multimedia helmet

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 June 2017

A step up from your standard bike helmet, the Airwheel C5 is fill to the brim with technology, and has a price tag to match. FULL STORY >

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Is cybersecurity now as important as health and safety?

By Press Release 2 May 2017

The World Day for Safety and Health at Work, an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work, held on April 28th has been observed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) since 2003. FULL STORY >

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Empowering people to help one another within Safety Check

By Press Release 9 February 2017

Starting today, Facebook is rolling out a new feature from within Safety Check - Community Help - which lets people find and give help such as food, shelter and transportation after a crisis. FULL STORY >

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9 simple security steps to stay safe online during the holidays

By Press Release 24 November 2016

James Lyne, global head of security research, Sophos, reminds consumers to pay extra attention with nine simple security steps to stay safe online during the holidays. FULL STORY >

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Pokemon Go – Stay safe, and have fun

By Press Release 27 September 2016

Cell C’s head of Forensic Services, Jacqueline Fick provides tips on staying safe when out and about playing Pokemon Go. FULL STORY >

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Uber introduces Trip Tracker to keep real time tabs on family

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 May 2016

In an effort to add an increased layer of safety, Uber has unveiled a new feature that allows family members to track one another's journeys on Uber. FULL STORY >

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Facebook provides Safety Tips for parents and teens

By Staff Writer 8 February 2016

With Safer Internet Day coming up on the 9th of February, Facebook's Head of Global Safety, Antigone Davis has some tips to help parents and teenagers take more control over their security and privacy, and keep children safer online. FULL STORY >

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Facebook activates Safety Check for man-made disasters following Paris attacks

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 November 2015

Designed to keep friends and loved ones informed following a devastating man-made attack, like the most recent ones in Paris, Facebook activates its Safety Check feature. FULL STORY >

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Road safety awareness campaigns to ramp up for Easter

By Staff Writer 9 March 2015

With the mass city holiday exodus set to take place at Easter, the Road Traffic Management Corporation's Makhosini Mbisi is set to revise awareness campaigns. FULL STORY >

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Keeping you, and your car, safe

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 September 2013

Carjacking remains a far too common crime on local roads. We look at some of the technology available to car owners to help with vehicle recovery and theft deterrent. FULL STORY >

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11 simple safety tips to keep shopping safe online

By Staff Writer 11 December 2012

The 2012 holiday season is upon us and digital devices are sure to play a bigger role in the holiday shopping process than ever before. Here are 11 tips for staying safe online, courtesy of ESET. FULL STORY >

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Volvo to give car safety a boost via communicating cars

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 October 2012

Volvo joins the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium to bring some innovative new safety tech to cars within the next five years. FULL STORY >

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