Through technology, public transport systems has the potential to become more than just a way for people to get from the proverbial 'A to B'. With innovations like high-speed connectivity, sensors, big data, geolocation and mobile services, transit routes can become the connective tissue that creates stronger communities and flourishing local economic development.
Harry van Huyssteen 2 hours ago
The who's who in IT leadership filled the Cape Town International Convention Centre this week for this year's much anticipated Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. Among them is Michael White, an evangelist at Veeam, here to speak about what he says is his favourite topic: disaster recovery.
Lauren Hartzenberg 2 hours ago
When farmer Isaac Tondo fell on lean times in Liberia's long rainy season, his brother in the capital sent 8,000 Liberian dollars (US$87) to his Lonestar mobile money account, ensuring his children's school fees would still be paid.
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The life of the entrepreneur can seem highly attractive to those looking from the outside. Who would not be attracted by the lure of greater freedom, independence and individual sovereignty that are part and parcel of the life of an entrepreneur?
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VoiceMap, an immersive audio tour app breathes character into cities through guided GPS location-aware audio tours by "journalists, novelists, tour guides and passionate locals". We chat to founder Ian Manley about city storytelling for #InnovationMonth.
Ruth Cooper 22 hours ago
The cyber attack on Yahoo.com's email servers in 2014 put at least 500m of their users' personal information at risk, and highlights the liability companies face in keeping this kind of information safe.
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The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft Corp. have signed a global, multiyear agreement to partner on next-generation technologies to advance connected driving experiences worldwide.
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More than 100 merchants are among the first wave of South African online retailers to use Visa Checkout, including Aramex Global Shopper, Discovery, Emirates Airline, TicketPro, WebTickets and Yuppiechef.
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Six months into deploying Interactive Intelligence's customer engagement software suite, Customer Interaction Centre (CIC) at its 621- and 30-seat contact centres in Durban, Mr Price Group has seen improved operations and realised its ROI.
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Digital transformation... not just a business buzzword, but a modern business reality. The new digital economy has resulted in a blurring of lines between industries and a fresh crop of digital competitors vying for the attention of the customers you believed to be yours. Anybody and everybody is at threat of being disrupted.
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