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SOUTH AFRICA

Mozilla Equal Rating Innovation Challenge winners

With its Equal Rating Innovation Challenge, Mozilla called for creative and scalable ideas to provide affordable access to the open internet. The winning teams were from India, South Africa, and Brazil...

5 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED STATES

Redefining direct sales to reach Generation C

RIXEYVILLE, US: The direct sales industry has changed very little over the last few decades, incorporating new technologies as they have developed, rather than evolving their business practices to capitalise further on existing markets.

By Henry Buell 20 Jun 2014

UNITED STATES

Second annual global customer service survey: The findings

INDIANAPOLIS, US: Research by global software provider Interactive Intelligence Inc reveal what customers look for in a great service experience.

10 Jun 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.

20 Dec 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog

NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.

19 Dec 2013

GLOBAL

The Emoji Movie fans set Guinness World Records title celebrating World Emoji Day

Emoji fans from all over the world set a Guinness World Records title, while celebrating the fourth annual World Emoji Day...

17 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Survey reveals executive thoughts on digital transformation

IFS's Digital Transformation Survey has unveiled how senior decision makers in 20+ countries view the need for digital transformation...

13 Jul 2016

BRAZIL

WhatsApp blockage ends in Brazil: Facebook

SAO PAULO: A Brazilian court on Tuesday agreed to end its blockage of the smartphone messaging service WhatsApp after suspending it for failing to surrender user data, the company said...

5 May 2016

BRAZIL

WPP expands its Brazilian operation

Cohn & Wolfe, a wholly owned operating company within WPP, has acquired a majority stake in Grupo Máquina, one of Brazil's largest and most widely respected public relations and public affairs groups...

19 Jan 2016

BRAZIL

Brazil court orders 48-hour WhatsApp block

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: A court in Brazil on Wednesday ordered cellular service providers nationwide to block the popular WhatsApp smartphone application for two days...

17 Dec 2015

BRAZIL

Smartphones change Brazilian election campaign

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Have you ever wanted to pelt a politician with a tomato or wished for a perfect candidate to come and sweep you off your feet?

29 Sep 2014

BRAZIL

Brazil cyber theft could be biggest ever

BRASILIA, BRAZIL: A scheme that has been skimming funds from Brazilian bank payments over the past two years may be the largest cybercrime heist in history, at some $3.75bn, security researchers say.

14 Jul 2014

BRAZIL

World Cup debut for 'unhackable' goal technology

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Goalline technology will be used at a World Cup for the first time in Brazil with its backers insisting it is 100% accurate and cannot be hacked.

13 Jun 2014

BRAZIL

CNN to deliver live, interactive multimedia coverage for Brazil 2014 World Cup

BRASILIA, BRAZIL: CNN International will be bringing its audiences a range of in-depth news, analysis and features - across TV, online and mobile - during the build-up to the 2014 World Cup, and throughout the tournament.

3 Jun 2014

BRAZIL

Cellphone question mark at World Cup stadiums

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: At least two of Brazil's 12 World Cup host stadiums will not be able to provide fans the cellphone and Internet coverage that organisers had promised, telecommunications companies revealed.

22 May 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD previews White Pencil award for newest film in 'I Wish I'd Done That' series

LONDON, UK: Fernanda Romano the latest luminary to step into the D&AD hot seat. (Video)

28 Jan 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Pearson buys language firm in Brazil

LONDON, UK / BRASILIA, BRAZIL: British publisher Pearson, owner of the Financial Times newspaper, said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Grupo Multi, a leading adult English language training firm in Brazil.

4 Dec 2013

BRAZIL

Motorola unveils 'affordable' Moto G smartphone

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: Google-owned Motorola Mobility on Wednesday unveiled the Moto G, aimed at the half-billion consumers around the world, many in emerging markets, who want a smartphone without a high price tag.

15 Nov 2013

BRAZIL

Reporter to publish Snowden leaks on France, Spain

BRAZIL: Brazil-based US reporter Glenn Greenwald said on Wednesday, 9 October 2013, he would publish documents from intelligence leaker Edward Snowden focused on France and Spain.

10 Oct 2013

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