Magnetic Software launches feature for freelance economy
Magnetic Software launches feature for freelance economy

South African software as a service (SaaS) startup Magnetic Software has launched its External Collaboration feature to support the freelance economy, in line with its tactic of targeting the agency space.

By Tom Jackson 1 hour ago

High-speed bandwidth for Afrika Tikkun's Phutaditjaba centre
High-speed bandwidth for Afrika Tikkun's Phutaditjaba centre

Afrika Tikkun's Phutaditjaba centre in Alexandra is set to benefit this year from high-speed quality bandwidth provided through a partnership between Workonline Communications and Business Services IT (BSIT).

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Catch an autonomous flying drone to work
Catch an autonomous flying drone to work

International aerodynamics corporation Airbus is at the forefront of the air and space travel industry. While currently focused on setting up a drone delivery system in Singapore, the company is also looking into the development of a self-flying taxi service in a new venture called project Vahana.

By Kate Walker 1 hour ago

Lessons from Rio 2016 - technology versus human spirit
Lessons from Rio 2016 - technology versus human spirit

It's over. After two weeks of intense Olympic madness, the Rio games are over and I'm left catching my breath and dissecting what happened. One of my (and most other South Africans') favourite moments was watching local boy Wayde Van Niekerk break the 400m world record.

By Lee Naik 2 hours ago

More focus needed on boosting women in IT: MTN CEO
More focus needed on boosting women in IT: MTN CEO

South Africa's ICT sector has made great strides in changing its gender demographics over the past decade, but more work needs to be done to support women's progress in this sector, says MTN South Africa chief executive officer Mteto Nyati.

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Demo Africa 2016 Finalists with mentor Stephen Ozoigbo.
Startup finalists ready themselves for DEMO Africa

Africa's top tech entrepreneurs are putting the finishing touches on their presentations to investors from around the world at this week's DEMO Africa showcase.

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Guidelines for crafting a website privacy policy
Guidelines for crafting a website privacy policy

Nowadays, people have become very cautious when it comes to sharing personal information online. This is why a privacy policy is very important for any website or blog.

By Charles Mburugu 1 day ago

The dark side of digital
The dark side of digital

It's their 'world in their hands', an existence driven by instant access to information, laced with a plethora of social connections.

By Antoinette Pombo 1 day ago

FNB Connects with clients looking for unlimited voice calling
FNB Connects with clients looking for unlimited voice calling

FNB Connect has announced that it will be introducing a new cellphone package to FNB customers, titled Unlimited Voice, which offers unlimited calling to any network for R399 per month.

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New technology to overcome cosmetic counterfeiting
New technology to overcome cosmetic counterfeiting

Cosmetic counterfeits not only deprive companies of revenue but also can damage consumers' skin and bodies, which is often overlooked by consumers purchasing 'discount' brands. The counterfeit market increases in scope annually and policing it is costly and difficult in Africa, a new and growing target for these crime syndicates.

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Fintech company meets demand for simplified travel insurance
Fintech company meets demand for simplified travel insurance

Hepstar, a Cape Town based Fintech company, announced the launch of a simplified online service for buying travel insurance. Our vision is making travel insurance easy for the customer," said Hepstar chief operating officer, Claudia Snyman. "Insurance should always be at the top of a pre-flight checklist, but it shouldn't be a source of stress for travellers."

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Five business benefits of an efficient CRM system
Five business benefits of an efficient CRM system

CRM has evolved to encompass more than the traditional customer. In fact, this discipline should be seen as 'contact relationship management' rather than 'customer relationship management', and critical in any industry where relationships with customers, employees, suppliers and industry partners must be managed effectively.

By Viesturs Zalaiskalns 1 day ago

Tech firms excel
Tech firms excel

A snapshot of the largest companies at a given time tells us what the market values most. In 2016, the world's biggest companies by market cap are global technology firms Apple, Alphabet (Google), Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook, according to Visual Capitalist.

By Razina Munshi 19 Aug 2016