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Samsung keeps top spot as smartphone market grows
Samsung keeps top spot as smartphone market grows

WASHINGTON, USA: Samsung remained the top global smartphone vendor in the second quarter despite slowing sales, while Apple and Chinese manufacturers boosted market share, a survey showed on Thursday.

24 Jul 2015 15:11

Vicinity Media launches mobile banners containing Dynamic Distance Window - Vicinity Media
Vicinity Media launches mobile banners containing Dynamic Distance Window

Location-based mobile ad network, Vicinity Media, has released a revolutionary new feature - the in-banner distance window. This mobile pop-up banner reveals the actual distance from the user's location to the advertised offer...

Issued by Vicinity Media 24 Jul 2015 10:42



New shopping cash back app for South Africa - Bluegrass Digital
New shopping cash back app for South Africa

Bluegrass Digital was selected to develop the HTML5 Android and iOS mobile app for SNAPnSAVE. This innovative shopping app allows South Africans to earn cash back when shopping, easily and for free...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 21 Jul 2015 11:54

AfricaCom Awards 2015 - call for entries
AfricaCom Awards 2015 - call for entries

The 7th Annual AfricaCom Awards highlight industry leaders and innovation in African communications. This year the awards are taking place on 18 November, at The Lookout, on Cape Town's Waterfront...

17 Jul 2015 11:05

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Kira Koopman and Alistair King...

17 Jul 2015 10:34

MMA Unilever mobile marketing event - Loeries - Mobile Marketing Association
MMA Unilever mobile marketing event - Loeries

The Mobile Marketing Association of South Africa has confirmed Marcos Nakagawa, VP Brand Building Foods, Unilever, as the keynote speaker at the MMA Africa Forum...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 16 Jul 2015 08:50

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 16 July 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Kira Koopman and Alistair King...

15 Jul 2015 12:18

Following the consumer's pathways through a multimedia world
Following the consumer's pathways through a multimedia world

Today's consumers rely on a range of devices for inspiration, information, communication and entertainment - laptops, mobile phones, tablets, television, radio, gaming consoles and more...

By Ian Drummond 14 Jul 2015 14:43

Mobile app, Meetoo, set to revolutionise meetings
Mobile app, Meetoo, set to revolutionise meetings

Lumi has launched Meetoo, a real-time polling and messaging app that enables collaboration from any location on any device. The new app is set to revolutionise meetings by providing a cloud-based platform...

14 Jul 2015 14:13

Speakers announced for Mobile 360 Series - Africa
Speakers announced for Mobile 360 Series - Africa

The GSMA announced the first speakers for the 2015 Mobile 360 Series - Africa conference, including executives from organisations such as Huawei, the Internet Society, MTN and Telenor...

14 Jul 2015 11:58

BBC launch news app for iOS and Android
BBC launch news app for iOS and Android

The news app launched by the BBC on Friday has a personalised approach, where users can customise their news experience through the My News section...

14 Jul 2015 10:20

Cheaper smartphones dominate local growth
Cheaper smartphones dominate local growth

Lower-priced smartphones are driving growth in the Middle East and Africa, latest research suggests...

By Duncan Alfreds 13 Jul 2015 15:06

Download these budget-saving apps - 360eight
Download these budget-saving apps

Using these apps you can turn your mobile device into a personal finance advisor that'll help you identify where and when you overspend and how you can start saving the smart way...

Issued by 360eight 13 Jul 2015 09:51

How social media can help you win at omnichannel
How social media can help you win at omnichannel

Omnichannel from a consumer viewpoint is the ability to have a seamless and consistent experience across multiple touchpoints...

By Lynette Hundermark 11 Jul 2015 06:15

Mobile, mobile, mobile
Mobile, mobile, mobile

This was the key message from Nicola Mendelsohn at the recent Facebook Creative Summit held at Turbine Hall in Johannesburg...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Jul 2015 13:20

Samsung ups security with BlackBerry partnership
Samsung ups security with BlackBerry partnership

Samsung and BlackBerry have announced the first results of a partnership designed to provide secure Android smartphones for enterprise users.

By Duncan Alfreds 9 Jul 2015 08:27

Broaden your focus from big data to the data implications of POPI
Broaden your focus from big data to the data implications of POPI

So much has already been said about POPI, the Protection of Personal Information Act, but so much of that has led to confusion. Danny Aaron, director of 3Way Marketing, explains...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jul 2015 06:00

Cell C hands over blankets to SOS Children's Village PE
Cell C hands over blankets to SOS Children's Village PE

The people of the SOS Children's Village in the Eastern Cape will be cosy and warm this winter - thanks to Cell C's initiative of keeping those that need it most warm as the chill bites...

7 Jul 2015 14:15

SA companies rely on mobile to do business
SA companies rely on mobile to do business

A recent survey carried out by Dell South Africa investigated how South African businesses use mobile devices. The survey aimed to identify the types of devices that companies are providing to employees...

7 Jul 2015 11:25

MTN SA CEO resigns
MTN SA CEO resigns

The resignation of MTN South Africa CEO, Ahmad Farroukh, is effective from 31 July 2015.

6 Jul 2015 15:10

Mobile is the key to SA's digital scene
Mobile is the key to SA's digital scene

The mass market is now staying connected and this is becoming more and more prevalent, this market owns more sim cards than toothbrushes and 93% own mobile phones...

6 Jul 2015 12:53

MMA Standard Bank SMARTIES Awards panel of judges announced - Mobile Marketing Association
MMA Standard Bank SMARTIES Awards panel of judges announced

The Mobile Marketing Association of South Africa has announced the 2015 SMARTIES judges panel. Google's Bryan Nelson is the appointed Judge Chair and joined by an independent panel of senior brand marketers and industry experts...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 6 Jul 2015 10:39

Start-up Grind hosts Andre De Wet
Start-up Grind hosts Andre De Wet

Andre De Wet, CEO of PriceCheck.co.za, sold his first business at the tender age of 27 years old and lost everything by 28. In 2013, his mobile app was voted as top international mobile app of the year...

3 Jul 2015 12:36

App store is the new Google, says Naspers CEO
App store is the new Google, says Naspers CEO

In a world where the smartphone is becoming ever more dominant, the app store is becoming key to success for an e-commerce business, according to Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk...

By Matthew le Cordeur 1 Jul 2015 14:52

MMA Africa forum part of Loeries Creative Week - proudly sponsored by Unilever - Mobile Marketing Association
MMA Africa forum part of Loeries Creative Week - proudly sponsored by Unilever

The Mobile Marketing Association of SA will run a free half-day workshop offering attendees the opportunity to learn from keynote speakers about how to successfully integrate mobile into the marketing mix...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 1 Jul 2015 09:15

Risky business: is your IT securing #GenMobile?
Risky business: is your IT securing #GenMobile?

A guy named Ben once said, "When you're finished changing, you're finished." It's a great maxim for living life, but it's just as relevant to how you approach corporate data security...

By Matthew Barker 1 Jul 2015 07:53

Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app
Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app

Good news! South Africans will be able to get cash back for doing their everyday shopping and simply snapping their till slip...

Issued by SNAPnSAVE 29 Jun 2015 09:47

MMA South Africa Board appointments 2015-2017 - Mobile Marketing Association
MMA South Africa Board appointments 2015-2017

{{image}}The Mobile Marketing Association of South Africa has appointed Yaron Assabi (Founder of Digital Solutions Group) as Chair of the Board and Sarah Utermark (CEO of OperaMediaworks' AdVine) as Vice-Chair...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 26 Jun 2015 10:42

Why you should consider replacing airtime giveaways with sponsored call marketing - JustPalm
Why you should consider replacing airtime giveaways with sponsored call marketing

Many brands are finding that instant airtime giveaways are a fantastic marketing product to drive engagement with consumers. It's an instant reward that the majority of consumers consider rather valuable - much more valuable than coupons that they may or may not redeem before they expire...

By Patrick Palmi, Issued by JustPalm 26 Jun 2015 10:42

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