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Mythbusting contact centre cloud security fears

Although an increasing number of southern African contact centres are moving into the cloud, many more are still grappling with the decision 'to cloud or not to cloud?'

9 Feb 2016 09:34

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wiGroup develops rewards app for Mercantile Bank

Mercantile Bank has partnered with mobile transaction solutions provider, wiGroup, to develop an app that will enable entrepreneurs to earn and redeem points at till points of most major retailers using QR code technology.

8 Feb 2016 15:53

New ttrumpet feature keeps communities safer
New ttrumpet feature keeps communities safer

ttrumpet - the white label over-the-top (OTT) service provider - now brings 'Community Channels' - a new dimension to the platform by using mobility and OTT to make communities and business owners feel safer.

8 Feb 2016 15:15

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French say 'Oui' to Cape Town tech

Cape Town can now truly boast that it has a French Connection. It has been selected by France as the latest "French tech hub", which means that it has been designated a nursery for startup businesses and emerging technologies in partnership with French companies. It also means that local talent can be recruited for innovations and startups.

8 Feb 2016 13:24

BusinessTech hits one million unique monthly visitors - MyBroadband
BusinessTech hits one million unique monthly visitors

BusinessTech has shown exceptional growth over the last year, and is now one of only two business websites with over one million visitors

Issued by MyBroadband 8 Feb 2016 11:59

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The Maker Movement and patenting concerns

It's the golden age of invention, thanks to the new Maker Movement, 3D printing and the ease of prototyping. That's good news for inventors.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 Feb 2016 11:46

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Dangers of rental and long-term contracts

Whilst companies have no option but to embrace technology, to take advantage of the efficiencies and cost savings it has to offer, they need to avoid long-term contracts at all costs.

By George Golding 8 Feb 2016 10:13

#DesignMonth: A virtual solution for financial inclusion
#DesignMonth: A virtual solution for financial inclusion

The mobile payment space is an exciting one right now; and with on-demand services like UBER and Netflix gaining constant popularity the demand for online payment services is set to soar. The overriding concern however is security.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Feb 2016 08:20

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Key trends shaping telecoms of the future

The telecoms industry is currently one of the leading growth sectors in the global economy for a number of different reasons, including the emergence of telecommunications as one of the most important components of business, social, cultural and political activity.

By Eckart Zollner 8 Feb 2016 07:57

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MEC Alan Winde on invested broadband plan

The average Western Cape resident spends more than 20% of their monthly income on connectivity. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, released comprehensive new research on the internet habits of the province's residents.

5 Feb 2016 12:34

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Mozilla to kill Firefox smartphone operating system

The Firefox smartphone operating system is being shut down, three years after a launch aimed at challenging the dominant platforms powered by Apple and Google, developers said Thursday.

5 Feb 2016 12:02

The future of the cellular industry - Mortimer Harvey
The future of the cellular industry

When cellular services first hit the South African market 21 years ago, it was all about chasing new connections. The race was on to sign up as many subscribers as possible. Today, that race is run and the telecommunications industry, if it wants a future, has to look at innovating its brands as never before. What could that look like on the mobile landscape?

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 5 Feb 2016 10:58

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What SMEs must look for when outsourcing IT

As a small business owner, there are many things to juggle in order to keep your business running and often a vast majority of these are not core functions.

By Barry Kemp 5 Feb 2016 10:46