Serious About Games competition draws to an end
Serious About Games competition draws to an end

In November 2016 Serious About Games launched its first competition, inviting developers and digital content creators from the Western Cape to partner with community organisations to design a fun, interactive digital game.

10 hours ago

Source: Capitec
Capitec to acquire 40% stake in Creamfinance for €21m

Banking group Capitec announced on Friday that it is to acquire a 40% interest in international online lending group Creamfinance for €21m.

10 hours ago

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions' ‘Baby Browser' stimulates babies' brains
Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions' ‘Baby Browser' stimulates babies' brains

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions has launched the ‘Baby Browser', in partnership with Poland's leading parenting website Rodzice.pl. This free Chrome extension widget allows parents to read content online, while simultaneously stimulating their child's brain.

11 hours ago

Hackers threaten to reset iCloud accounts, wipe devices
Hackers threaten to reset iCloud accounts, wipe devices

NEWSWATCH: It seems Apple is under a hacking attack... Not only by the CIA but, most recently, by a hacker group called Turkish Crime Family. Motherboard's Joseph Cox recently reported that come 7 April 2017, the hacker group will reset a number of iCloud accounts and remotely wipe iPhones unless Apple pays a ransom.

By Ilse van den Berg 11 hours ago

Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software
Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google's money-making foundation is strong enough to endure a current boycott by advertisers, but the movement could rattle the practice of software "programmed" ad placement, analysts said on Thursday.

12 hours ago

Digital technology changing the face of tourism
Digital technology changing the face of tourism

Travellers no longer need to go further than their smartphone to plan and book an entire holiday, proving how much technology has revolutionised the tourism industry. "Technology has made the hospitality, transport and tour operator sectors more efficient and competitive. These sectors have gained an international reach, with a consumer that now has a multitude of options globally for a holiday destination, literally at their fingertips," says Wiza Nyondo, Head of Tourism at FNB Business.

3 days ago

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A little less conversation, a little more action

Why an integrated data platform is the key to aligning marketing, sales and service.

By Michael Bornheim 3 days ago

Image: Tetue via Flickr (CC 2.0, edited)
TweetDeck might not be free for much longer

Struggling to nail down a reliable revenue stream while controlling its often-irate user base, Twitter may soon charge you to use some elements of its currently free service TweetDeck.

By Andy Walker 3 days ago

North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors
North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors

The North-West University (NWU) and Standard Bank SA with its virtual commercialisation platform, the Innovation Highway, will be hosting an intellectual property project showcase in Johannesburg later this month.

3 days ago

WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years
WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years

NEWSWATCH: Yesterday, 23 March 2017, saw the release of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 "Dark Matter", a cache of documents which explains the techniques used by the CIA to gain 'persistence' on Apple Mac devices, including Macs and iPhones. The documents also demonstrate the use of EFI/UEFI and firmware malware.

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

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Free vs paid voice-to-text applications

The growing number of applications that allow people to convert speech to text can make it hard to choose the right one for you or your business. Majority of the apps can be downloaded to your phone or computer and used to complete a number of tasks. For many professionals, a voice-to-text application that can be accessed on mobile devices is the most popular as many of them want to continue working on the go. Fortunately, there are a number that work both ways, both computer and Smartphone, making work much easier for users.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Mar 2017

Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers
Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers

Following a US and UK government ban on electronic devices on flights, South Africans travelling to the UK and USA via Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Doha and several other cities will no longer be allowed to use their laptops, iPads, tablets, kindles or e-readers inflight. The ban comes into effect on 25 March 2017 for people travelling to the US and immediately for people travelling to the UK.

23 Mar 2017

Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns
Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns

Facebook says it has met with some of SA's banking and insurance groups in the past week to explore how the social network can help them market and distribute their products to the right customers.

22 Mar 2017