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Brian Gamanya Porte Brand Manufacturing Company has opened a press office on Bizcommunity.com!
Brian Gamanya Porte Brand Manufacturing Company

Brian Gamanya PTY (LTD) is leading manufacturer, importer and brander of Corporate Clothing, Corporate Gifts, Protective Clothes, Promotional Gifts, Promotional Clothing and Headwear.

WhatsApp's working on a fingerprint security feature for iOS, Android
WhatsApp's working on a fingerprint security feature for iOS, Android

A future version of WhatsApp may be secured, locked and unlocked by your fingerprint, according to data mined by WABetaInfo...

By Andy Walker 18 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top mobile trends for the 2019 consumer
#BizTrends2019: Top mobile trends for the 2019 consumer

"This is not the year of the mobile phone". The African consumer is tired of hearing this...

By Lynette Hundermark 17 Jan 2019

Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social media at Joe Public Connect.
#BizTrends2019: From disappearing acts to dark social and digital wellness

Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social media at Joe Public Connect, predicts we'll see more of the following six trends over the coming months...

By Kalliebree Keynerd 16 Jan 2019

New mobile app helps users optimise lifestyle through genetic data
New mobile app helps users optimise lifestyle through genetic data

Global wellness genetics company DNAFit has partnered with a creative technology company, Bluegrass Digital, to develop a new mobile app to help clients optimise their health...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 9 Jan 2019

Workforce of the future: What is driving it and where is it going?
Workforce of the future: What is driving it and where is it going?

An increasingly rapid pace of innovation is driving forward technological advances in the enterprise at an unprecedented rate, meaning that workforce dynamics are set to change drastically...

By Ronald Ravel 9 Jan 2019

Lisa MacLeod, head of digital, Tiso Blackstar Group.
#BizTrends2019: Alexa, what are your predictions for 2019?

Part of our job [as publishers] is to connect readers and advertisers successfully, in a brand safe environment and to the benefit of both - and while we've been a bit slow thus far, the door is now open. Watch this space...

By Lisa Macleod 18 Dec 2018

Looking up towards 2019
Looking up towards 2019

Gareth Grant, business unit manager at The MediaShop says that we're looking at our smartphones every 12 minutes, but is it making us smarter?...

By Gareth Grant 13 Dec 2018

#StartupStory: Meet Bunkr, your fuel wallet
#StartupStory: Meet Bunkr, your fuel wallet

The world, in general, is going through a fuel revolution...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Dec 2018

Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Dec 2018

Advice for a 24-hour pocket mobile plan
Advice for a 24-hour pocket mobile plan

Imagine you had only 24 hours to put together a passable mobile marketing plan. What mobile tactics would you prioritise over a day because they are such non-negotiables?...

By Mike Laws 5 Dec 2018

Leroy Merlin South Africa partners with augmented and virtual reality specialist bizAR Reality
Leroy Merlin South Africa partners with augmented and virtual reality specialist bizAR Reality

At AfricArena 2018, Leroy Merlin challenged three South African start-ups to create an innovative solution that allows potential customers to explore their showrooms through an immersive experience, without the support of a physical store...

Issued by bizAR Reality 4 Dec 2018

#MarketingFridays: A video interview w/ Vodacom's Zinhle Modiselle
#MarketingFridays: A video interview w/ Vodacom's Zinhle Modiselle

In this video, Nyiko Chauke of Marketing Fridays interviews Zinhle Modiselle, executive head of brand marketing and communications at Vodacom about this year's summer campaign...

30 Nov 2018

All the mobile 'need to knows' this holiday season
All the mobile 'need to knows' this holiday season

From mobile data-saving tips to numbers to call in a roadside emergency this festive season...

30 Nov 2018

Orange, MTN launch pan-African mobile money
Orange, MTN launch pan-African mobile money

Orange Group and MTN Group have announced a joint venture, Mowali, to facilitate mobile payments across Africa...

27 Nov 2018

5G will become the mainstream ecosystem by 2022
5G will become the mainstream ecosystem by 2022

A new report from Ericsson reveals that 5G will be deployed by global operators in Africa by next year...

27 Nov 2018

AutoScan helps dealers engage with buyers
AutoScan helps dealers engage with buyers

Argility has launched AutoScan, a tool that enables car dealers to engage buyers with relevant content...

22 Nov 2018

Africa's first AR experience on Facebook Messenger
Africa's first AR experience on Facebook Messenger

Pan-African payments company, Celulant, has built the first augmented reality powered try-on experiences in Facebook Messenger...

20 Nov 2018

Digital Media Africa finalists announced
Digital Media Africa finalists announced

The 2018 African Digital Media Awards finalists have been announced by WAN-IFRA ahead of the award ceremony on 23 November...

20 Nov 2018

Mobile app launched to connect to African fashion designers
Mobile app launched to connect to African fashion designers

Lesela, meaning cloth or fabric in Sesotho and Swahili, is a new mobile app that provides access to African fashion designers...

19 Nov 2018

Think the world's connected? Think again. A slide from BRCK's AfricaCom 2020 session.
#FairnessFirst: How Africa's digital divide is being diminished, one innovation at a time

The final two sessions of the 2020 track of AfricaCom - focused on how the 'smart feature phone' will revolutionise the digital landscape in Africa and what will happen when 1bn Africans are connected to the internet...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Nov 2018

Homemakers Mobi Magazine launch makes home improvement simpler
Homemakers Mobi Magazine launch makes home improvement simpler

Homemakers Media Holdings has launched its latest innovation, Homemakers Mobi magazine...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 16 Nov 2018

All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners
All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners

The 2018 AfricaCom Awards were announced at a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event in Cape Town...

15 Nov 2018

ICASA calls for comments on Draft IMT Roadmap
ICASA calls for comments on Draft IMT Roadmap

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) calls for comments on the Draft International Mobile Telephony (IMT) Roadmap...

15 Nov 2018

#Africacom2018: What's really chewing up your data
#Africacom2018: What's really chewing up your data

"I never subscribed for that, now all my data is gone!" It's a common call centre complaint, and also the basis of a highlight of the AfricaCom 20/20 track: The keynote address by Dimitris Maniatis, head of Secure-D at Upstream, who revealed the scary reality of smartphone data fraud...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2018

AdColony proves the power of mobile at Smarties
AdColony proves the power of mobile at Smarties

AdColony South Africa has been named Publisher of Year at the 2018 MMA South Africa Smarties Awards which honours innovation and creativity, and measures the impact and success that mobile has on business...

Issued by AdColony 12 Nov 2018

#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters
#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Nov 2018

Johnnie Walker unlocks the power of WhatsApp with Techsys Digital
Johnnie Walker unlocks the power of WhatsApp with Techsys Digital

Johnnie Walker approached Techsys Digital to help launch their limited-edition White Walker bottle - a blend inspired by the icy villains that Jon Snow and his comrades must battle in the wildly popular TV show...

Issued by Techsys Digital 9 Nov 2018

How to get Showmax for free with Vodacom
How to get Showmax for free with Vodacom

Showmax has launched a new deal with Vodacom that gives you three months of Showmax for free, plus free data to binge-watch your favourite series in their new #zerobucksgiven campaign...

Issued by Showmax 8 Nov 2018

2018 MMA SA Smarties Marketer of the Year award went to Unilever. Image supplied.
2018 MMA SA Smarties winners announced

The MMA SA's Smarties Awards were held on Thursday, 1 November where the winners were announced including, Digitas Liquorice that scooped 9 awards, 5 Golds, 2 Silvers and 2 Bronzes. Of this 2 are Golds in categories that were open to entries from within the EMEA region...

5 Nov 2018

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