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Latest Forrester research on VR, cloud adoption and more

According to recent research by Forrester, VR will not be ready for marketers until 2020 and public cloud adoption has increased dramatically in Europe, among other findings...

3 days ago

Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge...

15 Feb 2017

Google Maps adds bucket list feature

You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app...

15 Feb 2017

Putting customers first

Business has always been built around the customer, and recent developments are forcing companies to examine their business processes...

By Wynand Smit 14 Feb 2017

How the Top 20 SaaS companies deal with angry Twitter users

Twitter is public, unfiltered, uncensored, and often an aggressive place. It can be harsh for software companies to combat the constant influx of negativity...

By Benjamin Brandall 9 Feb 2017

The top five key trends in business intelligence in 2017

As we launch into 2017, it is clear that data will be one of the prevalent assets which a business or a corporation can possess...

9 Feb 2017

NY Times teams with Spotify for music-news offering

NEW YORK - The New York Times said on Wednesday it had teamed up with the online service Spotify in bid to lure subscribers with a "news and music experience"...

9 Feb 2017

MTN Group trades 51% shares in INT Towers

MTN Group has announced that it will exchange its 51% interest in Nigeria Tower InterCo B.V., the parent company of INT Towers Limited...

6 Feb 2017

Switch your radar on

Many in the business world are glad to see the back of 2016, but one month into 2017 and not much has changed. This is because what we are experiencing is not just a bump in the road; we are living in an inflection point in history where all the rules are being rewritten...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 Feb 2017

GSMA launches Digital Migration Process in Kenya report

The GSMA's new Digital Migration Process in Kenya report highlights lessons that can be derived from the country's experience with its digital switchover...

3 Feb 2017

The role of apps in the digital transformation journey

Whether businesses use the cloud, on-premise systems, or an amalgamation of both, digital transformation is happening – and applications are playing a rather big role…

By Gavin Holme 1 Feb 2017

TPConnects to launch IATA NDC based travel search website for Middle East and Africa

TPConnects will be launching ihlah.com, a travel search website accompanied by top-ranked mobile apps for travellers living in the Middle East and Africa region, by the second quarter of 2017...

1 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Reimagine work, redefine productivity

We are in the midst of a technological revolution, and it's not only blurring the lines between the physical and digital spheres but between how we live and work...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: People-powering the digitalisation process

The number of mobile phone users is expected to hit 4.8 billion in 2017 and 2,55 billion people are predicted to engage on social networks...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Jan 2017

Why brands can dive deeper into augmented reality in 2017

In 2016, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) stepped directly into mainstream consciousness, with both businesses and consumers alike...

By Etienne de Villiers 27 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top five mobile trends to help you plan for 2017

This is not another "year of the mobile" trends piece - that ship sailed five years ago. If you do not have a mobile presence then you really should not be playing in the digital space...

By Lynette Hundermark 26 Jan 2017

ShowMax partners with Seacom in East Africa

Kenyans can now enjoy faster connections with less buffering as ShowMax partnered with SEACOM, a data service provider and the first company to launch broadband...

25 Jan 2017

Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO space

Frost & Sullivan recently highlighted the top technology trend predictions for 2017, among them the need for the adoption of content intensive strategies...

By Mauritz Venter 23 Jan 2017

Will AI ever understand human emotions?

How would you feel about getting therapy from a robot? Emotionally intelligent machines may not be as far away as it seems...

By Leandro Minku 20 Jan 2017

How Microsoft's HoloLens is bringing AR to the forefront of industry

Earlier this year, tech juggernaut Microsoft began shipping the developer's version of its HoloLens AR headset...

By Etienne de Villiers 18 Jan 2017

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