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Getting heavy-handed on fintech community disruption with Heavy Chef Tours

Heavy Chef founder and CEO Fred Roed shares why he resigned from agency WWC at the end of last year to take the Heavy Chef ‘side project' community to the doers, globally…

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

City of Cape Town's fibre-optic network now exceeds 800km
City of Cape Town's fibre-optic network now exceeds 800km

The City of Cape Town's fibre-optic cables now have a combined length of 848km. This includes fibre-optic cabling used to connect the City's buildings, as well as bus stations, cameras, and other infrastructure that is vital for service delivery.

2 days ago

The 10dot cyber security 2017 forecast
The 10dot cyber security 2017 forecast

Ever wish you could see into the future? Sure you have. We can. You will be hacked this year. Your servers will be compromised, and your personal and proprietary information posted for all to see. Fact. And we don't even need a crystal ball to tell you so.

By Jared van Ast 17 Feb 2017

How to embrace virtual collaboration for increased productivity
How to embrace virtual collaboration for increased productivity

Every year thousands of people are being employed in South Africa with job titles that did not exist in the previous year.

By Damian Michael 17 Feb 2017

How to get your business online in seven easy steps
How to get your business online in seven easy steps

Regardless of the kind of business you're into, you will need to create an online presence for your business, because businesses nowadays are becoming more and more competitive and demanding, and the best way to catch up with the ever increasing demand is to use the internet to your advantage.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 16 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Chatting molluscs and mobile gaming with Thoopid
#DesignMonth: Chatting molluscs and mobile gaming with Thoopid

In 2013 a cheeky garden mollusc on a quest for the perfect shell captured the hearts of mobile gamers young and old. His name was Snailboy, a slimy protagonist in a platform-puzzler designed and developed by Cape Town-based indie game startup Thoopid.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Feb 2017

Dangerous new app masquerading as Flash Player update
Dangerous new app masquerading as Flash Player update

ESET researchers discovered a dangerous new app targeting Android devices is capable of downloading and executing additional malware.

15 Feb 2017

Google Maps adds bucket list feature
Google Maps adds bucket list feature

Do you have a bucket list? Have you ever wanted to share your bucket list or favourite spots with out of town guests, but never got around to it? You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app.

15 Feb 2017

What is keeping service organisations' clients awake at night?
What is keeping service organisations' clients awake at night?

With the constant change being experienced in the regulatory environment, especially within the financial sector, there is an increased focus on controls over additional regulatory reporting requirements to be included in International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) No. 3402 (ISAE3402) reports, for service organisations.

By Gustaaf Kruger, Dean Isaaks 15 Feb 2017

Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge
Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge.

15 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?
#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?

With the global smart cities market projected to reach $1.56tn by 2020, South Africa still has much to do in terms of meeting the necessary infrastructure and connectivity requirements to smarten up our cities. We interviewed Riaan Graham, sales director at Ruckus Wireless sub-Sahara Africa, on smart city design and development in South Africa, the possible benefits for businesses, and lessons we can learn from countries like Kenya.

By Sindy Peters 15 Feb 2017

‘Play Every Day' creates three millionaires, reaches 16m
‘Play Every Day' creates three millionaires, reaches 16m

Vodacom's 2016 summer promotion ‘Play Every Day' has created three new millionaires, been played 150 million times by 16m people and had 80 million voice and data bundles allocated up to 31 January 2017.

15 Feb 2017

Four ways to profit from IoT
Four ways to profit from IoT

More and more South African organisations are looking to profit from IoT. According to Vodafone's 2015 M2M Barometer Report, 35% of organisations in Africa now have M2M deployments in place, and IDC predicts significant potential for M2M growth across the African continent in energy, utility, and security services.

By Kerry Hope 15 Feb 2017