WASHINGTON, US: Google has announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out "fake news" and offensive content.
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An unfortunate reality is that too many business-accelerating and digital transformation initiatives are being hindered by inadequacies in current IT systems' availability.
2 days ago
I woke up one morning and realised that my whole world had changed. The dawn of the new digital era was upon us as we shifted overnight into a new trajectory. It meant that old rules didn't apply anymore and a new course of action had to be considered and applied. The future used to be more of the same, but now we can expect something different every day. And then it hit me: we are not equipped for this change. While online advertising has become smarter, intuitive and more personal, many brands are lagging behind, quite oblivious to this visible modification.
Audrey Naidoo 2 days ago
PwC and the IAB have performed a domestic digital advertising expenditure analysis for the past three years, with various market participants both from the online and mobile publishing and agency sector contributing. This analysis has been able to effectively quantify the size of the internet (online and mobile) media revenues in South Africa for the respective years.
IAB South Africa 25 Apr 2017
AutoTrader has announced that it is closing its print version of the magazine, after 25 years in production, and only producing a digital version.
25 Apr 2017
Computicket has acquired the startup business, Entry Ninja - an online entry portal used to facilitate entries for South African sporting events, to give the company access to a previously unserved market segment.
25 Apr 2017
The Association for Dietetics in South Africa's (ADSA) says the complaint it laid Professor Tim Noakes was nothing personal, and was made out of concern about giving unconventional infant nutrition advice, especially through social media.
24 Apr 2017
Politics aside, integrated marketing agency Avatar has done a management reshuffle with co-founder Zibusiso Mkhwanazi stepping down as CEO to take on a bigger role as group CEO of Avatar Investment Holdings and the Avatar360 Group, which owns the agency's Johannesburg and Cape Town offices.
Jessica Tennant 24 Apr 2017
There is an African proverb that says: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together” - and this certainly rings true now more than ever before. There is so much growth and opportunity in the emerging markets and particularly Africa, but if we are honest, we will acknowledge that in many cases the opportunities are too complex to be fully unlocked by one single entity.
Saidah Nash Carter 24 Apr 2017
At the annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world, showcasing products and services they have created for their local communities and the global market.
22 Apr 2017