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Securing smartphones, users fail to take precautions
Securing smartphones, users fail to take precautions

A recent ESET survey of around 500 smartphone users on social media to gather data on mobile security revealed that 9.7% have had their smartphones lost or stolen, 29.3% do not lock it and 19.7% do not back up at all.

4 Mar 2015 12:01

Maverick Ventures enters India, agrees to invest in IDG-backed Vserv - Vserv
Maverick Ventures enters India, agrees to invest in IDG-backed Vserv

Vserv has the largest and richest data on mobile internet users in India

Issued by Vserv 4 Mar 2015 11:36

Mobile development opportunities are at an all-time high with over 6.8 billion smartphones out there - Realmdigital
Mobile development opportunities are at an all-time high with over 6.8 billion smartphones out there

From company to client, the growing rate of accessibility and quality on mobile devices has become the go-to platform to easily and reliably stay connected with customers, while also reaching an unparalleled increase in boosting fresh business. Whether your focus is on heightened productivity, a quicker turn-around time or simply customer satisfaction, the advantages that await by implementing a mobile-based point of attack can become truly unlimited. Smartphone? Try genius-phone.

Issued by Realmdigital 3 Mar 2015 11:49

Mxit: The rise and collapse of 'Africa's largest social network'
Mxit: The rise and collapse of 'Africa's largest social network'

Flashback to 2010. Naspers is still a majority shareholder in Mxit, at this stage Africa's largest social network and instant messaging client with 27-million registered users.

By Stuart Thomas 2 Mar 2015 15:07

German video-on-demand launches in South Africa
German video-on-demand launches in South Africa

ProSiebenSat.1 Welt has announced the launch of a video-on-demand mobile app and website that allows German expats based in South Africa and 15 other countries to view German produced shows around the clock.

2 Mar 2015 11:56

KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa - DigitLab
KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa

The KPMG Global Africa Practice has launched their new Africa Business App - a first for the industry. The dynamic new platform will provide businesses and investors with seamless access to the very latest Africa information about doing business across the continent.

Issued by DigitLab 2 Mar 2015 09:32

Anton Harber
One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015 06:14

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research

On Thursday, 26 February 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) has packed the hour long show with four guests. We were joined via Skype by Koo Govender, VWV Group Chief Executive Officer, following the launch and graduation of 25 students from the Phakama Women's Academy.

27 Feb 2015 12:57

Martin Walshaw
Time to dump passwords for good?

It's conceivable that one day biometrics may replace passwords completely, across many different services...

By Martin Walshaw 27 Feb 2015 06:20