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Orange retail store opens in Cape Town
Orange retail store opens in Cape Town

Because of the excellent reception of the Orange Online Store, which was launched in South Africa last year, Orange is to open its first physical retail store in the country, situated in Claremont, Cape Town on Friday, 26 June 2015...

29 Jun 2015 11:50

E-Tech Africa: A journey into the future of education
E-Tech Africa: A journey into the future of education

E-Tech Africa - a technology focused conference - and the first event of its kind in South Africa, takes place on 1 and 2 July at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

25 Jun 2015 14:27

Augmented reality: the key to a new digital future
Augmented reality: the key to a new digital future

The concept of Augmented Reality (AR) has existed for many years now and commentators have remained rigidly skeptical about whether it will truly materialise in our everyday lives....

By Saurabh Kumar 25 Jun 2015 07:48

Game changer: how will wearable tech affect visitor experience at sports events?
Game changer: how will wearable tech affect visitor experience at sports events?

Here's a slightly surprising walkthrough of how wearable technology can change your experience at that next football game or that next cricket match...

25 Jun 2015 07:45

Digital transformation: the new battleground for attracting and retaining customers
Digital transformation: the new battleground for attracting and retaining customers

You only get one chance to make a first impression... or, so the saying goes. In the modern business world, the saying couldn't be more apt...

By Shaun Dicker 24 Jun 2015 07:50

eBay sells back stake in Craigslist, ending dispute
eBay sells back stake in Craigslist, ending dispute

NEW YORK: US e-commerce giant eBay said Friday it has sold its stake in Craigslist back to the online classified listings group, ending a legal dispute between them...

22 Jun 2015 08:10

Twitter moves to put 'products and places' in feeds
Twitter moves to put 'products and places' in feeds

WASHINGTON, USA: Twitter said Friday it was testing a new way to use the messaging platform for shopping by promoting "products and places" in its feeds, as it looks to boost revenues.

22 Jun 2015 08:06

Research finds that smartphone users want apps, not help desks
Research finds that smartphone users want apps, not help desks

A comprehensive study of smartphone users has found that consumers prefer to avoid dealing with service provider help desks, and that there is growing evidence of a preference for...

19 Jun 2015 10:30

[WWDC 2015] SA gets Apple Music service early
[WWDC 2015] SA gets Apple Music service early

Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference in San Francisco this week was notable for a dizzying range of tweaks and fixes for existing products. As a result, many commentators dismissed the event as "Apple playing catch-up"...

By Arthur Goldstuck 15 Jun 2015 07:00

Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things
Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things

The spread of technology is an interesting phenomenon. In some instances, it is only available to the wealthiest people or the largest businesses...

By Yannick Decaux 15 Jun 2015 06:05

Retail giant makes IT a Remedy Force of habit
Retail giant makes IT a Remedy Force of habit

After identifying the need for a new IT Service Management tool to assist in better managing IT processes and services, local retail giant...

11 Jun 2015 06:05

Beacon technology provider Beamo launches in SA - Digicape
Beacon technology provider Beamo launches in SA

Location-based beacon technology provider Beamo has launched in South Africa. Beacons provide contextually relevant information that's personal and high-touch at just the right time to a mobile device...

Issued by Digicape 5 Jun 2015 08:43

Hisense strengthens South African investment with new offices
Hisense strengthens South African investment with new offices

Hisense announced that the company has invested in property in the Western Cape for their local headquarters...

5 Jun 2015 07:15

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 134: Oculus VR with Hero Film and Wonderland Creative
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 134: Oculus VR with Hero Film and Wonderland Creative

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 4 June 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Graeme Lipschitz and Brendan Stein...

3 Jun 2015 11:23

Business impact of the Internet of Things
Business impact of the Internet of Things

Machine-to-Machine is about the ability to remotely collect data from devices and use this data in real-time to make more informed business decisions...

By Manfred Kube 1 Jun 2015 11:13

A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation
A 'mobile-first' ethos: the catalyst for business transformation

Organisations in every sector and every country are currently grappling with the concepts of 'digitalisation' and 'digital transformation'...

By Lionel Moyal 27 May 2015 08:35

Weaker Rand pushes laptop prices up
Weaker Rand pushes laptop prices up

South Africans could see an increase in the price of laptops as the Rand continues its downward slide against major international currencies...

By Duncan Alfreds 26 May 2015 10:55

Take charge and stay connected
Take charge and stay connected

Take Charge is a luxury, genuine leather handbag and iPad collection designed and created in Cape Town, South Africa, with a purpose of extending your connection-to-the-world time...

22 May 2015 11:52

[TrendTalk] The retail experience trend
[TrendTalk] The retail experience trend

Shopping trends herald the return of the 'mall rat' and more interactive retail shopping experiences to revitalise the tired mall shopping environment...

By Louise Marsland 15 May 2015 09:43

Always believe in your selfie
Always believe in your selfie

The selfie phenomenon is about to kick up a notch with the introduction of Xperia C4, Sony's next generation PROselfie smartphone, featuring a best in class 5MP front camera, a Full HD display and superior performance...

12 May 2015 16:55

Status quo of QR Code
Status quo of QR Code

The rebirth of the Quick Response (QR) Code is beginning in South Africa, where most people know it as a square, barcode-like pattern seen at points of sale or in apps like BlackBerry Messenger...

8 May 2015 14:52

Electronics & Gaming Expo (EGE) launches in Cape Town this May
Electronics & Gaming Expo (EGE) launches in Cape Town this May

The Mother City is finally getting its very own gaming expo which is set to launch on the last weekend in May. The Electronics & Gaming Expo or EGE, as it is commonly known, will be held at the CTICC on 29 - 31 May...

Issued by Frontosa 7 May 2015 14:07

Aquatunes provides shower singers with backing tracks
Aquatunes provides shower singers with backing tracks

Whether it's singing along to your favourite song in the shower or catching up with the news on the radio, the Aquatunes waterproof Bluetooth speaker from Grohe and Philips Sound will enhance your experience...

4 May 2015 10:10

Nokia scratches smartphone itch
Nokia scratches smartphone itch

Nokia will release a new smartphone by the end of 2016, a pair of unnamed sources told Re/code...

By Quinten Plummer 24 Apr 2015 16:14

Competition to put business online
Competition to put business online

Efinity, an e-commerce fulfilment service, is offering SMEs a free e-commerce solution that is worth R75,000 and will get the winning business online in 24 hours. Companies have until 24 May 2015 to enter...

22 Apr 2015 15:41

SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria
SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...

26 Mar 2015 09:00

Jamming was to stop drones, says Mahlobo
Jamming was to stop drones, says Mahlobo

State Security Minister David Mahlobo this week insisted that the jamming device used in Parliament during the state of the nation address was designed to stop the operation of drones in parliamentary air space, and prevent cellphones being used as triggers for explosive devices.

18 Mar 2015 07:14

Cash may be king, but smartphones seek to rule at the register
Cash may be king, but smartphones seek to rule at the register

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Using your smartphone to make payments in shops or public transport should become more widespread this year, but its supremacy will depend on how successful retailers are...

9 Mar 2015 15:35

Sony 'Xperience' goes beyond expectation
Sony 'Xperience' goes beyond expectation

Sony Mobile announced the world's lightest and slimmest 10" tablet - Xperia Z4 Tablet and its new Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone...

6 Mar 2015 14:39

West Pack Lifestyle the first retailer in SA to use graphic electronic shelf labels throughout stores - XON Retail Solutions
West Pack Lifestyle the first retailer in SA to use graphic electronic shelf labels throughout stores

West Pack Lifestyle in Vanderbijlpark is the first South African retailer to employ Pricer graphic electronic shelf labels (ESL) throughout its store...

Issued by XON Retail Solutions 4 Mar 2015 14:04

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