There is always one speaker at Design Indaba that you fall in love with. Not just because of their inspiring or beautiful work, but because of them. Their authenticity. Their essential humanity that comes across.
By Louise Marsland 7 Mar 2014 09:50
BizTakeoutsTV has been developed to supplement our in-depth event coverage and industry daily news opinion, to provide an entertaining bite size snapshot of the event.
7 Mar 2014 08:20
As you can imagine, SXSW Interactive attracts "digital natives" from all over the world that essentially wouldn't be able to survive without their mobile apps. Here is my list of top apps for SXSW Interactive 2014:
By Mark Schefermann 7 Mar 2014 07:52
Big data is the name that has been given to the data management phenomenon that is changing the way we live and work. As a species, we produce a staggering amount of information. For example, a modern airliner carries more lines of code than it has parts, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) produces forty TB of data per second, and even loyalty schemes run by large retailers can generate astounding quantities of data.
By Glenn Gillis 7 Mar 2014 06:54
Kenyan mobile operator, Safaricom, has warned its shareholders to be cautious of reports over its planned buyout of rival yuMobile as they could have an effect on the company's price.
By Susan Mwenesi 7 Mar 2014 06:10
Global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, Huawei, has opened its first store in Africa, based at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg.
6 Mar 2014 13:16
On 4 April 2014 Mobile World Magazine will be hosting the third West Africa Telecom Summit in Ghana at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.
6 Mar 2014 11:21
This week Airtel Tanzania announced that it will once again be sponsoring the Mwanamakuka Awards, an initiative that aims to support women to achieve sustainable economic development from chronic poverty.
6 Mar 2014 09:32
Mobile telecommunications company, MTN on Friday launched a customer service center at the South Sudan-Uganda border post in order to enhance business and improve communication activities in the region.
6 Mar 2014 09:04
As the rand weakens and the pula strengthens, so consumers in Botswana find the gap in the cost of goods between South Africa and Botswana in Woolworths grows and not in their favour.
By Gwen Watkins 5 Mar 2014 16:02
deCarta has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with TomTom Africa that through its location based solutions (LBS) technology will add mapping, routing and local search functionality to company's services.
5 Mar 2014 11:16
South by Southwest Interactive is one of the largest digital festivals in the world. Anyone who is in the advertising or digital industry should definitely have this event on their bucket list. This is the 21st festival and it takes place from 7-11 March in Austin, Texas. (video)
By Mark Schefermann 5 Mar 2014 10:36
Over the past few years, tech has not only become part of our daily lives, but it defines almost all aspects of it. Our lives revolve around screens. You wake up to check the news making headlines on your phone. Get to your office and stare at your laptop the whole day and go back home in the evening to find a bigger screen waiting for you. And now you can change the TV channel using your phone.
By Esther Karuku 4 Mar 2014 13:12
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