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Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results
Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results

WASHINGTON, US: Google has announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out "fake news" and offensive content...

1 day ago

Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report
Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report

Veeam commissioned ESG to survey more than 1,000 business professionals and senior decision makers for the sixth annual Veeam Availability Report... [infographic]

3 days ago

The world has no limits.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ashish Williams

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Ashish Williams, former COO now relatively new CEO of MediaCom South Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Apr 2017

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Metamorphosis of marketing

Some big trends contributing to digital's impact on marketing and the broader business to increase revenue, decrease costs and providing the customer with an enhanced experience...

By Audrey Naidoo 26 Apr 2017

Sprout earns its Premier Google Partner badge
Sprout earns its Premier Google Partner badge

South African digital media buying agency Sprout Performance Partners is now a Premier Google Partner; a specialist agency that has been trained and certified by Google to best manage online advertising...

Issued by Sprout 25 Apr 2017

IAB SA/PwC online adspend study - Have you been left out?
IAB SA/PwC online adspend study - Have you been left out?

PwC and the IAB have performed a domestic digital advertising expenditure analysis for the past three years, with various market participants both from the online and mobile publishing and agency sector contributing...

Issued by IAB South Africa 25 Apr 2017

AutoTrader, first issue and last issue
AutoTrader moves to fully digital magazine, drops print

After 25 years AutoTrader is closing the print version of the magazine and will only be producing a digital version...

25 Apr 2017

You can now enter sporting events through Computicket
You can now enter sporting events through Computicket

Computicket has acquired the startup business, Entry Ninja - an online entry portal used to facilitate entries for South African sporting events...

25 Apr 2017

ADSA responds to Noakes verdict
ADSA responds to Noakes verdict

The ADSA says its complaint against Tim Noakes was nothing personal, and was out of concern about giving unconventional infant nutrition advice through social media...

24 Apr 2017

Mpange Chapeshamano
#Newsmaker: Mpange Chapeshamano makes an Avatar comeback

Politics aside, integrated marketing agency Avatar has done a management reshuffle with co-founder Zibusiso Mkhwanazi stepping down as CEO to take on a bigger role as group CEO of Avatar Investment Holdings and the Avatar360 Group, which owns the agency's Johannesburg and Cape Town offices...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Apr 2017

Unleashing Africa 4.0 through innovation
Unleashing Africa 4.0 through innovation

How to unleash the potential of Africa 4.0 and the potential of emerging technologies to benefit the continent, through innovation and co-creation...

By Saidah Nash Carter 24 Apr 2017

African developers celebrated at F8 developer conference
African developers celebrated at F8 developer conference

At the annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world...

22 Apr 2017

Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas
Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas...

By Jay Smith 21 Apr 2017

The opportunity that is the small screen
The opportunity that is the small screen

What's becoming clear from watching young coffee shop patrons, in particular, is that mobile technology is stepping in to fill certain voids and it's doing so at an extremely reasonable cost. ...

By Mike Laws 21 Apr 2017

Director of connectivity programs, Yael Maguire at F8 event
F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of Facebook's annual event...

21 Apr 2017

ICASA, Mozambique collaborate on broadcast services
ICASA, Mozambique collaborate on broadcast services

ICASA signs a technical agreement with the communications regulator of Mozambique to collaborate on telecommunications and broadcasting services...

21 Apr 2017

Google Earth re-invented for new era
Google Earth re-invented for new era

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google on Tuesday launched a re-imagined version of its free Earth mapping service, weaving in storytelling and artificial intelligence and freeing it from apps...

21 Apr 2017

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Digital video archiving - keeping up with today's broadcast demands

Broadcasters and video producers across the world are moving to computer-based platforms...

By Paul Divall 20 Apr 2017

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The rise of the screens - on-demand causes multi-industry disruption

Overview of how digital entertainment on-demand disrupts media industry...

20 Apr 2017

The Newsroom rolls out self-service ad platform for South Africa
The Newsroom rolls out self-service ad platform for South Africa

The Newsroom, one of South Africa's leading native ad platforms, has opened the self-service option for any small or medium business looking to advertise, on a pay-per-click basis...

Issued by The Newsroom 20 Apr 2017

Grapevine chosen to represent Beautiful News, a showcase of South Africa's positive stories
Grapevine chosen to represent Beautiful News, a showcase of South Africa's positive stories

The creators of 21 Icons South Africa, Ginkgo Agency, has appointed Grapevine Communications to launch its digital platform, Beautiful News, that delivers an inspiring story each day that reflects the goodness of South Africa's people...

Issued by Grapevine Communications 20 Apr 2017

Nominations open for SA's most inspiring women in tech
Nominations open for SA's most inspiring women in tech

The Kingdom of the Netherlands launched Inspiring Fifty South Africa with an open call for nominations for “Inspiring South African Women” in technology and innovation...

20 Apr 2017

Banks need to be inquisitive to successfully ride the digital wave
Banks need to be inquisitive to successfully ride the digital wave

New technology, the demographic shift, unstructured data, digital labour, cyber security and digital identity are the disruptors that customers and banks face today...

20 Apr 2017

#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel
#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel

"Africa's online landscape is mobile but mostly feature phone based. Travel still needs to better embrace mobile by delivering mobile and thumb ready experiences to the African youth."

By Cari Coetzee 19 Apr 2017

Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists
Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists

Google Search Console is not only for SEO use. Let's explore some of the ways in which Google Search Console can be used to extract useful information for PPC, content, development, brand exposure and SEO...

By Aidan Blundell, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 19 Apr 2017

Bamboo Network’s chief executive Neo Matsau.
Managing business problems from a marketing lens with Bamboo Network

Bamboo Network's chief executive Neo Matsau explains why adding a bit of management consulting to marketing communications and vice versa means you're better suited to find holistic creative solutions to a business problem, with the entire business in sight...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Apr 2017

Marije Gould, Verint VP of marketing EMEA.
Customers still like personal interaction in a digital world

A new study from Verint and Opinium Research reveals that customer experience (CX) is considerably more nuanced than many businesses realise and they should focus on both traditional and digital interactions...

17 Apr 2017

Rogerwilco shortlisted for prestigious Digiday Content Marketing Awards
Rogerwilco shortlisted for prestigious Digiday Content Marketing Awards

Cape Town-based performance marketing agency Rogerwilco has garnered a major accolade, having been shortlisted for the prestigious international Digiday Content Marketing Awards...

Issued by Rogerwilco 12 Apr 2017

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