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#BrandManagerMonth: Francesca Berta on CarZar disrupting the auto-trade industry

We recently chatted to Francesca Berta, CMO of tech startup, CarZar, which aims to streamline the often onerous task of buying or selling a second-hand car...

By Ilse van den Berg 2 hours ago

Advanced technology the difference between profit and loss in the dairy industry

To succeed, dairy businesses need the ability and the agility to respond quickly and effectively to changing market dynamics...

By Jane Thomson 2 hours ago

HP launches Z2 Mini Workstation

HP South Africa has introduced the Z2 Mini Workstation, created for the design community, to the South African market...

20 hours ago

Kenya leads smart city charge in Africa

While many see Africa as lagging in harnessing the benefits of smart city development, Kenya is leading the charge to embrace this new technology-rich ecosystem...

23 hours ago

Truecaller, Google improve video calling

Truecaller is stepping into a strategic agreement to integrate Google Duo, a high-quality video calling service, within its app.

20 hours ago

Orange, Riverbed to simplify hybrid network management

In an aim to enable customers to simplify the management of their hybrid networks, Orange Business Services in partnership with Riverbed Technology is launching an SD-WAN technology solution...

1 day ago

Capitec to acquire 40% stake in Creamfinance for €21m

Banking group Capitec has acquired a 40% interest in international online lending group Creamfinance for €21m...

1 day ago

Africa's demand for fibre surges in 2017

The priority for the telecoms industry in Africa should be to accelerate deployment of true broadband services so that African users can benefit from the full power of the internet...

1 day ago

Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The current Google ad boycott could rattle the practice of software "programmed" ad placement...

2 days ago

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions' ‘Baby Browser' stimulates babies' brains

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions has launched the ‘Baby Browser', in partnership with Poland's leading parenting website Rodzice.pl. This free Chrome extension widget allows parents to read content online, while simultaneously stimulating their child's brain...

2 days ago

Hackers threaten to reset iCloud accounts, wipe devices

NEWSWATCH: It seems Apple is under a hacking attack... Not only by the CIA but, most recently, by a hacker group called Turkish Crime Family which is threatening to reset iCloud accounts and remotely wipe iPhones...

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

Serious About Games competition draws to an end

In November 2016 Serious About Games launched its first competition, inviting developers and digital content creators from the Western Cape to partner with community organisations to design an interactive digital game...

1 day ago

North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors

The North-West University (NWU) and Standard Bank SA with its virtual commercialisation platform, the Innovation Highway, will be hosting an intellectual property project showcase...

24 Mar 2017

WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years

NEWSWATCH: 23 March 2017 saw the release of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 "Dark Matter", a cache of documents which explains the techniques used by the CIA to gain 'persistence' on Apple Mac devices...

By Ilse van den Berg 24 Mar 2017

TweetDeck might not be free for much longer

Struggling to nail down a reliable revenue stream while controlling its often-irate user base, Twitter may soon charge you to use some elements of its currently free service TweetDeck...

By Andy Walker 24 Mar 2017

Digital technology changing the face of tourism

Travellers no longer need to go further than their smartphone to plan and book an entire holiday, proving how much technology has revolutionised the tourism industry...

24 Mar 2017

Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers

South Africans travelling to the UK and USA will no longer be allowed to use their laptops, iPads, tablets, kindles or e-readers inflight...

23 Mar 2017

UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban

MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes...

23 Mar 2017

Free vs paid voice-to-text applications

The growing number of applications that allow people to convert speech to text can make it hard to choose the right one for you or your business...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Mar 2017

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