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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Date: 5 Sep 2014
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Relaunch of Hello Johannesburg, plus new app
Relaunch of Hello Johannesburg, plus new app

The Hello Johannesburg magazine has been relaunched, together with new website and mobile app, GoHello...

22 Sep 2014 09:12

Mitchell Barker
Voice Recording via VoIP

"Please note that this call may be recorded..." That message is all too familiar to anyone who has ever called a business before.

By Mitchell Barker 19 Sep 2014 15:14

BlackBerry Z3 tours campuses, issues challenges
BlackBerry Z3 tours campuses, issues challenges

BlackBerry will take its new Z3 smartphone on a tour of South African university campuses. In an ultimate test of its smartphone battery, the company will host res vs res power-up campus challenges to prove that it cannot be beaten.

19 Sep 2014 07:56

Quirk wins Gold Smarties accolade in mobile innovation - Quirk
Quirk wins Gold Smarties accolade in mobile innovation

At this year's Standard Bank MMA Smarties Awards show selected countries hosted localised award shows. This meant that 2014 would be the first year that South African mobile innovators would go head-to-head with their submissions...

By Keenan Mulvaney, Issued by Quirk 18 Sep 2014 12:37

info4africa and Always Active release health information app - AAT - Always Active Technologies
info4africa and Always Active release health information app

National health and well-being referral network, info4africa, has released a mobile database app, in collaboration with Always Active Technologies (AAT) and Geekulcha...

Issued by AAT - Always Active Technologies 18 Sep 2014 11:03

New MSN designed for a mobile, cloud-first world
New MSN designed for a mobile, cloud-first world

The new MSN in South Africa is designed from the ground up, combining premium content from the world's leading media outlets with personal productivity tools that help users do more...

18 Sep 2014 08:35

MTN bumps up its loan facilities
MTN bumps up its loan facilities

Major telecommunications company MTN has dramatically increased its borrowing ability‚ fuelling analysts' speculation that an acquisition may be on the cards.

By Samuel Mungadze 17 Sep 2014 10:37

Visual platforms, owned by competing giants of social media, grow fastest in SA
Visual platforms, owned by competing giants of social media, grow fastest in SA

South Africa's fastest rising social networks are visual platforms owned by competing giants of social media. Fuseware and World Wide Worx released these and other findings of the SA Social Media Landscape 2015 study...

17 Sep 2014 08:57

Awards for turning the mobile phone into a 'sell' phone - Mobitainment
Awards for turning the mobile phone into a 'sell' phone

The simple mobile phone was an indispensable tool for Mobitainment's award-winning Boxer Super Shopper Show - as it recently walked away with three awards at the Standard Bank Mobile Marketing Association's Smarties SA Awards...

Issued by Mobitainment 16 Sep 2014 12:25

What caller ID are you allowed to display?
What caller ID are you allowed to display?

It is not uncommon for customers in this day and age to connect to several telephone networks simultaneously, for example Telkom and a VoIP provider...

12 Sep 2014 14:11

Pond's takes bronze at inaugural SA Smarties - Gorilla
Pond's takes bronze at inaugural SA Smarties

Pond's flawless radiance 7 Day Challenge campaign earned a bronze at the inaugural South African Smarties awards on Wednesday, held at Randlords during the Mobile Web Africa conference...

Issued by Gorilla 12 Sep 2014 10:55

New retail app developed by local startup Beaconeye
New retail app developed by local startup Beaconeye

A new retail app, Piing, developed by local start up Beaconeye uses iBeacon technology to engage customers directly through their mobile devices, while in-store or nearby, using Bluetooth Smart tech...

12 Sep 2014 10:14

The Standard Bank MMA Smarties Awards announces winners - Mobile Marketing Association
The Standard Bank MMA Smarties Awards announces winners

The winners of the inaugural Smarties Awards, showcasing South African mobile and integrated success stories, were announced at an event held in Johannesburg...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 11 Sep 2014 11:38

Private Property launches an Android app - Private Property
Private Property launches an Android app

Private Property aims to further its market reach following the launch of its Android app - a move prompted by the successful iPhone app that the property portal recently brought to consumers...

Issued by Private Property 11 Sep 2014 09:16

World Publishing Expo holds 7th Tablet & App Summit
World Publishing Expo holds 7th Tablet & App Summit

The World Publishing Expo will hold the 7th Tablet & App Summit as one of its three premium conferences to be held in Amsterdam next month...

10 Sep 2014 13:53

Safeguarding against an Apple iCloud hack
Safeguarding against an Apple iCloud hack

In August, anonymous users of infamous forum 4chan leaked nude photos of several female celebrities. They claimed they had had access to those pictures, and some videos, via hacking iCloud accounts. One 4chan user requested bitcoin or monetary donations to a PayPal account before releasing more images and videos of over 100 celebrities.

By Guillaume Lovet 10 Sep 2014 12:50

Apple's first phablet to play catch-up in a challenging market - TNS South Africa
Apple's first phablet to play catch-up in a challenging market

Apple's iPhone 6 faces challenging launch conditions as it responds to the global growth of phablets. The brand, which has historically enjoyed a first-mover advantage, is playing catch-up in an established - and increasingly populated - phablet market...

Issued by TNS South Africa 10 Sep 2014 11:15

Dawie Botes
Mobile banking ... what's next?

During this last decade or so with mobile banking, we've seen a major shift in focus with regards to how banking customers interact with their banks...

By Dawie Botes 10 Sep 2014 05:52

Oju Afro Emoticons launch on MXit
Oju Afro Emoticons launch on MXit

Oju, Africa's first black character lifestyle brand with a global appeal has launched on Mxit. This enables almost 5 million Mxit users currently active in South Africa to...

9 Sep 2014 09:19

Facebook reaches a landmark 100-million users in Africa through mobile
Facebook reaches a landmark 100-million users in Africa through mobile

Thanks to mobile connectivity, half of Africa's 200-million internet users were accessing Facebook on a monthly basis in June 2014...

By Staff Reporter 9 Sep 2014 07:52

Pond's shortlisted for Smarties Award - Gorilla
Pond's shortlisted for Smarties Award

Gorilla's long-time client and marketing partner, Pond's, is one of 17 nominees shortlisted for a Smarties South Africa award, and the only submission to be shortlisted in the Messaging category...

Issued by Gorilla 8 Sep 2014 12:50

Mxit Brand Index: 31 August 2014
Mxit Brand Index: 31 August 2014

The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the Top 40 South African brands on Mxit on 31 August 2014.

8 Sep 2014 04:37

Craig Rossouw
How mobile can reward loyalty - through thick and thin

Mobile has become a great tool for brands to reward loyal customers. A faithful customer will stay loyal to a brand, and also steer future business in the right direction...

By Craig Rossouw 5 Sep 2014 05:59

[Biz Takeouts TV] The Cape Town MMA #MobileRocks event
[Biz Takeouts TV] The Cape Town MMA #MobileRocks event

Biz Takeouts show host, Warren Harding, donned a tie and gathered the Biz Takeouts camera crew to see what was going on at #MobileRocks Cape Town...

4 Sep 2014 13:06

Neotel wants to extend fibre, wireless throughout SA
Neotel wants to extend fibre, wireless throughout SA

Fixed line operator Neotel, which is involved in the provision of broadband services to the Western Cape, aims to spend up to R500m in the coming year to boost fibre and wireless infrastructure across SA.

4 Sep 2014 11:45

Danette Breitenbach
Advertising industry well represented at inaugural Social Media Week

It's ground breaking and it's here. Johannesburg has joined cities such as Barcelona, Sao Paulo, London and New York as a host city of Social Media Week...

By Danette Breitenbach 4 Sep 2014 10:28

Literacy app launching on 8 September
Literacy app launching on 8 September

On Monday, 8 September, the Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign, in partnership with Mxit Reach, will launch a literacy app...

4 Sep 2014 08:45

Draft IMT roadmap for broadband open for comment
Draft IMT roadmap for broadband open for comment

The Draft International Mobile Telephony (IMT) Roadmap that seeks to ensure universal availability of broadband services, a vibrant and competitive telecommunications industry and promote investments, is open for comments until close of business on 7 October 2014.

3 Sep 2014 13:59

Johan Walters
Augment your marketing mix

We all know that traditional marketing has evolved significantly. Having worked in the digital marketing industry for over a decade, I've seen new media continue to develop considerably and introduce AR marketing...

By Johan Walters, Issued by Digital Narrative 3 Sep 2014 10:11

Western Cape government adds Mxit to its mix
Western Cape government adds Mxit to its mix

The Western Cape government has collaborated with Mxit to deliver multiple mobile social network ad campaigns...

28 Aug 2014 12:09

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