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Episode 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa.

Date: 22 May 2015
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Why does the 'oversharing generation' have an intimacy problem?

I come from a generation that would delete the phone dialing app if they could. My generation doesn't make phone calls. When I call my friends, they ask me who died...

By Michelle Atagana 26 May 2015 12:00

Set-top boxes: e.tv squares up to government over its policy

A battel over government policy on television set-top boxes will take place in court this week, in a case that could have far-reaching consequences for free-to-air television...

By Franny Rabkin 26 May 2015 07:46

Can you feel it?

I woke up this morning humming a familiar tune. The Jackson 5's "Can you feel it". As I tapped my feet and hummed my way through my morning routine I wondered where I had found this tune - then I remembered...

By Danette Breitenbach 26 May 2015 07:50

Get your Loeries 2015 entries in by Sunday or miss out!

The Loeries 2015 extended entry deadline is just around the corner - here's some help in choosing the right category if you've not yet submitted your entry...

26 May 2015 09:40

Five African Bitcoin startups to watch

Bitcoin is gaining traction worldwide, with the first quarter of 2015 seeing record levels of investment pumped into Bitcoin startups globally. Africa is no exception to the trend...

By Gabriella Mulligan 26 May 2015 13:26

Business of Design Autumn 2015: What you missed

A speaker who took the time to Google each conference attendee's website, an Instagram-friendly plate and the importance of learning to unlearn are some of my Business of Design highlights...

By Leigh Andrews 25 May 2015 14:00

How to cover your content marketing bases (Part 1)

No one has the time or resources for the 'spray and pray' approach. Content that is aimlessly shipped into the world is almost guaranteed to be lost in the clutter and noise of online information...

By Roxana Bouwer 25 May 2015 14:54

SA's most popular smartphones revealed

BlackBerry may be on the back foot in many parts of the world, but in SA the brand continues to hold its own, despite intense marketing from rivals...

By Duncan Alfreds 26 May 2015 09:28

Sugar The Agency cracks it as a finalist at the Prague International Advertising Festival Awards Ceremony

Sugar The Agency, a Durban-based agency with a satellite office in Johannesburg, was contacted by the committee of the Prague International Advertising Festival (PIAF) to submit their XPANDA '8 o clock movie" TV commercial into the category of 'Storytelling through TV' for the awards at the PIAF...

Issued by Sugar The Agency 26 May 2015 13:33

Oakfield Farm - Bridal Expo 2015

Every bride deserves to fulfil her dream. Oakfield Farm Wedding Venue is renowned for slick co-ordination. Our two Bridal Expos held in January and June each year continue to celebrate their uniqueness - upholding both an easy-going vibe enhanced by the exceptional quality of exhibitors...

Issued by Oakfield Farm 26 May 2015 10:37

Creative and strategic expert headlining at EXSA Conference

EXSA is delighted to announce that Andrew Ross will be speaking at their annual conference which takes place on 8 and 9 June at the prestigious CSIR ICC, Pretoria...

Issued by EXSA 26 May 2015 13:18

It's time for recruiters to have their say

Recruiters are invited to complete a survey to gain valuable insights into the job-posting needs of the recruitment industry and possibly win a free three-month subscription to Careers24...

Issued by Careers24 26 May 2015 12:54

Destiny elevates career women on the move this June

In the spirit of Youth Month this June, Destiny celebrates what a 21-year-old nation can offer women actively involved in the pursuit of realising their destiny through executive educational courses and programmes...

By Onke Dumeko, Issued by Ndalo Media 26 May 2015 11:48

It is all in the tactics, effective mobile marketing in Africa

The success of mobile marketing in emerging markets is reliant on a deep understanding of the African consumer; successful engagement is reliant on relevant tactics...

By Candice Goodman, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 26 May 2015 11:13

A journey through tea

Sunu takes South Africans into the life cycle of tea in the latest offering for Fresh Pak Rooibos...

Issued by Egg Films 26 May 2015 13:49

The Tech Issue launched

Student Brands and Hypertext Media are pleased to announce that the second issue of Student Brands Magazine for 2015 has been published, and is being delivered directly into the hands of learners on campuses around the country...

Issued by Student Brands 26 May 2015 12:34

Youth invade Algoa FM airwaves on 16 June

Algoa FM has given the youth in their broadcast area the opportunity to serve as presenters, producers and newsreaders on 16 June...

Issued by Algoa FM 26 May 2015 09:51

Marketing executives think SEO is something you do in the toilet!

Marketing executives comments on search engine optimisation: "SEO is like something you do in the toilet, we know it's important but spare us the details"...

By Gordon Barker 26 May 2015 09:43

Jumpin Jax ensures engagement for Lakeside Mall

Primedia Lifestyle Marketing Services selected a PocketMedia Solutions' Jumpin Jax marketing product for its client, Lakeside Mall, Benoni, to use as part of the mall's Dress Up Box Campaign...

Issued by PocketMedia 26 May 2015 12:59

SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration

With the imminent ITU deadline, South Africa and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in mitigating cross-border radio frequency spectrum interference...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015 15:05

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Five African Bitcoin startups to watch

Bitcoin is gaining traction worldwide, with the first quarter of 2015 seeing record levels of investment pumped into Bitcoin startups globally. Africa is no exception to the trend...

By Gabriella Mulligan 26 May 2015 13:26

Africa works

"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players" - but what happens when the stage lights go out? The audience goes home quietly? Well, no...

By Nicholas Kuhne 26 May 2015 12:45

It is all in the tactics, effective mobile marketing in Africa

The success of mobile marketing in emerging markets is reliant on a deep understanding of the African consumer; successful engagement is reliant on relevant tactics...

By Candice Goodman, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 26 May 2015 11:13

SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration

With the imminent ITU deadline, South Africa and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in mitigating cross-border radio frequency spectrum interference...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015 15:05

Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns

Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation...

25 May 2015 14:40

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As antitrust case looms, 'Peak Google' debated

WASHINGTON, US: As Google faces an antitrust probe from European regulators, some analysts are questioning whether the California tech giant's dominance has already peaked...

26 May 2015 08:36

Struggling BlackBerry announces new round of layoffs

MONTREAL, CANADA: BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable...

26 May 2015 08:30

Latin America sends large contingent to World News Media Congress

PARIS & FRANKFURT: Latin American media will show their strength at the upcoming World News Media Congress in Washington, DC, reflecting the region's growing influence among the world's newspapers and news publishers...

25 May 2015 14:31

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