There are a number of specialists who all contribute to analysing and interpreting big data. We'd like to add a less obvious specialisation into the mix, namely animation and gaming.
By Glenn Gillis 7 Mar 2014 06:54
As you can imagine, SXSW Interactive attracts "digital natives" from all over the world that essentially wouldn't be able to survive without their mobile apps. Here is my list of top apps for SXSW Interactive 2014...
By Mark Schefermann 7 Mar 2014 07:52
There is always one speaker at Design Indaba that you fall in love with. Not just because of their inspiring or beautiful work, but because of them. Their authenticity. Their essential humanity that comes across.
By Louise Marsland 7 Mar 2014 09:50
Kenyan mobile operator, Safaricom, has warned its shareholders to be cautious of reports over its planned buyout of rival yuMobile as they could have an effect on the company's price.
By Susan Mwenesi 7 Mar 2014 06:10
As the rand weakens and the pula strengthens, so consumers in Botswana find the gap in the cost of goods between South Africa and Botswana in Woolworths grows and not in their favour.
By Gwen Watkins 5 Mar 2014 16:02
Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 6 March from 9am-10am as we chat to Michael Carney of Harley Davidson Africa, Natasha Pendleton from The Entertainer and Rich Simmonds about his new book. [twitterfall]
5 Mar 2014 10:10
According to the 2013 IHS Digital Content Report, worldwide consumer spend on digital movies, games, and apps (applications) grew 30% from 2012 to 2013. In total, global digital spend in 2013 surpassed USD 57 billion.
By Esther Karuku 4 Mar 2014 13:12
Global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, Huawei, has opened its first store in Africa, based at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg.
6 Mar 2014 13:16
Mobile telecommunications company, MTN on Friday launched a customer service center at the South Sudan-Uganda border post in order to enhance business and improve communication activities in the region.
6 Mar 2014 09:04
On 4 April 2014 Mobile World Magazine will be hosting the third West Africa Telecom Summit in Ghana at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.
6 Mar 2014 11:21
This week Airtel Tanzania announced that it will once again be sponsoring the Mwanamakuka Awards, an initiative that aims to support women to achieve sustainable economic development from chronic poverty.
6 Mar 2014 09:32
South by Southwest Interactive is one of the largest digital festivals in the world. Anyone who is in the advertising or digital industry should definitely have this event on their bucket list. This is the 21st festival and it takes place from 7-11 March in Austin, Texas. (video)
By Mark Schefermann 5 Mar 2014 10:36
deCarta has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with TomTom Africa that through its location based solutions (LBS) technology will add mapping, routing and local search functionality to company's services.
5 Mar 2014 11:16
Last year, Amorphous Group launched Elastic Media Africa (EMA), an online media buying tool that offers a host of products for brands and advertisers. This year, EMA has expanded into Africa allowing businesses to market themselves online with efficiency and ease.
Issued by Amorphous 5 Mar 2014 10:24
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has introduced X-Alert, an enhanced notification system via mobile and email. A flat fee of N4 per transaction will be charged, scrapping the current charge of 0.06% of every trade.
5 Mar 2014 08:15
Kenya's leading mobile network operator Safaricom owes its clients KSh3.2 billion (US$37 million) in unclaimed Bonga points, after only 80% of its reward scheme points were redeemed in the form of airtime, data bundles, merchandise and SMSs.
By Susan Mwenesi 5 Mar 2014 08:56
Chief creative officer of Y&R South Africa, Graham Lang, has been appointed as CCO of Y&R Africa in addition to his current role.
4 Mar 2014 11:52
Africa's mobile revolution has been the subject of much discussion for businesses looking to target the continent's growing consumer population using mobile phones.
By Deseré Orrill 4 Mar 2014 08:59
2014 started off with a bang for Alliance Media as the Namibia office attended the PMR (Professional Management Review) Award function held on 3 February in Windhoek.
Issued by Alliance Media 4 Mar 2014 11:56
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