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#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 15 hours ago

UNITED STATES

How to take advantage of the global gig economy

For small businesses and freelancers, there's no reason to stick to serving clients in your own local market. The rise of the "gig economy" means that even large corporations are hiring freelancers and agencies...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Brave previews new advertising model, rewarding users for watching online ads

#NEWSWATCH: Blockchain-based ad blocking web browser Brave is previewing a new advertising model (called Brave Ads) that rewards its users for watching "privacy-respecting" ads...

16 Jan 2019

UNITED STATES

Everything your business needs to know about VPS

Customers may complain that it takes a long time for objects on your site to load. This may be a sign that your website is starting to outgrow its hosting. So what does that mean?...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Google brings Home Alone back to life with new ad

Google has released an ad for its Google Assistant titled Home Alone Again, featuring the original star of the classic Christmas movie Home Alone...

By Shereesa Moodley 24 Dec 2018

UNITED STATES

Local SEO for local businesses: Best practices

Considering more than 70% of internet traffic comes from search engines, not integrating SEO into your internet marketing campaign would be a big mistake...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 26 Sep 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel

WASHINGTON, US: Twitter is launching a 24-hour streaming news channel in partnership with the Bloomberg Media, in a major expansion of the social media firm's video operations, the two firms announced Monday...

2 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The current Google ad boycott could rattle the practice of software "programmed" ad placement...

27 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Yahoo selling internet assets for $4.8bn to Verizon

Yahoo agreed to sell its core assets to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a 20-year run by the internet pioneer as an independent company...

25 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

Transport of the future takes many shapes at tech show

In the future world of mobility, you might be traveling in a car, on a bike or a personal air transporter - with a range of new possibilities raised by connected technology...

12 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Gartner: Worldwide sales of non-smartphone connected devices will exceed 112 million units in 2015

More than 112 million non-smartphone connected devices (mobile PCs, tablets and mobile hot-spot devices) will be sold worldwide in 2015...

3 Jun 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

AOL signs off after 30-year connection

WASHINGTON, US: Over its 30-year history, the company got America on the internet, became a corporate power, lost its lustre and reinvented itself several times in an effort to stay relevant...

13 May 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Verizon buys faded internet pioneer AOL for US$4.4bn

WASHINGTON, US: Verizon said on Tuesday it is buying internet pioneer AOL for approximately $4.4 billion, enabling the US telecom giant to boost its presence in online media and advertising...

13 May 2015

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US$100 million for startup to 'reimagine education'

WASHINGTON: Tech industry leaders including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg have raised $100 million for an education initiative aimed at "reimagining" schools from the elementary school level...

6 May 2015

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