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Cloud-based Asset Control Solution drives efficiencies and reduces costs
Cloud-based Asset Control Solution drives efficiencies and reduces costs

Bidvest Mobility has introduced the enhanced cloud-based version of its mobile Asset Control Solution to accurately manage and track mobile assets that frequently move inside and outside of a company's premises...

Issued by Bidvest Mobility 1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: New app set to change unemployment, poverty in SA
#EntrepreneurMonth: New app set to change unemployment, poverty in SA

South Africa's unemployment rate is at its highest in over a decade, with more than 6 million people now being unemployed...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

Simon Dingle, in action at Catalyst Africa.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Simon Dingle on how media is being reimagined in the 21st century

With his characteristic dry, wry wit in full force, I sat down with entrepreneur-at-heart Simon Dingle for an exclusive interview after his Catalyst Africa presentation, on why an open internet that connects people is a winner for every industry...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: Searching for the next 'M-Pesa unicorn', skilling Generation Disrupted
#AfricaCom: Searching for the next 'M-Pesa unicorn', skilling Generation Disrupted

An all-female AfricaCom panel discussed the fact that the backbone of a truly digital economy is hyper-connectivity. While M-Pesa is still celebrated a decade after it disrupted the way money works on the continent forever, digital inclusion remains a problem. How do we scale innovation, yet leave no-one behind?

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2019

Cell C CEO Douglas Cragie Stevenson. Image source: Cell C.
Cell C's 4G coverage will be even greater thanks to latest MTN deal

Cell C and MTN on Monday announced a new roaming agreement, building on and extending the firms' previous agreement made in 2018, and pushing Cell C's LTE coverage further across South Africa...

By Andy Walker 19 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: Tech skills needed to create future jobs on the 'side-hustle' continent
#AfricaCom: Tech skills needed to create future jobs on the 'side-hustle' continent

Up to 18 million jobs need to be created annually just to absorb the new entrants each year. This is unprecedented globally and doesn't even include the unemployed and underemployed...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: Smartphone costs the biggest barrier to a digitally inclusive Africa
#AfricaCom: Smartphone costs the biggest barrier to a digitally inclusive Africa

The next technological evolution is advancing at an exponential rate and by leaving out some on this journey, we allow the current societal divides and inequalities to deepen...

By Sindy Peters 15 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"
#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"

Dion Jerling, co-founder of Connect Earth was chair of the third and final day of AfricaCom 2019's keynote sessions. He said there had been closer to 17,000 attendees than predicted 15,000 and convened a panel discussion on getting user experience (UX) right...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2019

Dingle presenting at Catalyst Africa.
#CatalystAfrica: Simon Dingle debunks fintech and cryptocurrency myths

Simon Dingle started his Catalyst Africa presentation by confirming that when he's not making apps or writing books, he loves thinking out loud in public about a variety of divergent topics...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Nov 2019

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Uber launches Uber Movement in Cape Town

When it comes to better understanding the transportation needs of cities in South Africa, a lot of importance needs to be placed on developing solutions that will make cities more efficient...

11 Nov 2019

Unleashing the power of social media to drive positive change
Unleashing the power of social media to drive positive change

How many times a day do you check your phone? If you're anything like the rest of the world, it's at least 58 times a day - equating to over three hours spent staring at our screens every single day...

By Michelle Wynne 7 Nov 2019

SA mobile industry is winning war against fraudsters
SA mobile industry is winning war against fraudsters

South Africa's mobile content and applications industry is steadily winning the war against fraudsters attempting to target local cellular users with unauthorised micro-billing...

4 Nov 2019

State of the Software Developer Nation survey reveals findings
State of the Software Developer Nation survey reveals findings

OfferZen's first State of the Software Developer Nation survey reveals skills, experience and salary trends in SA tech community...

1 Nov 2019

Image credit: Eirik Solheim on Unsplash.
How our phones have changed our lives

Remember playing Snake on your bulky-brick of a Nokia 3310, Mxit-ing on your Motorola Razr, BBM-ing on your Blackberry and flipping your Samsung D500 like it 'ain't no thang'?

By Hazel Chimhandamba 31 Oct 2019

How 4IR is solving unemployment
How 4IR is solving unemployment

There's been much in the media about the fourth industrial revolution and how it has the potential to change South Africa's economy for the better...

31 Oct 2019

#ExperienceAdvantage: Closing the experience gap in the feedback economy - Kantar
#ExperienceAdvantage: Closing the experience gap in the feedback economy - Kantar

Marc Emert, customer experience consultant at SAP, unpacked what he called "the perfect intersection of experience data (the whys) and operational data (the whats) and how to understand and prioritise the improvements that matter most," at Kantar's recent #ExperienceAdvantage event...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Oct 2019

2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winners
2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winners

The eighth edition of the MTN Business App of the Year Awards concluded with the much-anticipated announcement of the overall and category winners...

30 Oct 2019

Opera for Android integrates Bitcoin and Tron blockchain support
Opera for Android integrates Bitcoin and Tron blockchain support

The latest version of Opera for Android integrates Bitcoin and Tron blockchain support...

24 Oct 2019

Dangers of company data residing on private devices
Dangers of company data residing on private devices

Business owners have lost track of all the devices that are accessing their networks and more importantly, which staff are accessing confidential information...

By Wale Arewa 22 Oct 2019

TikTok 101: How to get started
TikTok 101: How to get started

TikTok is a short-form video platform with millions of users logging on each day to either create their own short videos...

22 Oct 2019

How technology shapes the modern guest culture and experience
How technology shapes the modern guest culture and experience

In the wake of Industry 4.0 there is no doubt that technology - both its advancements and shortcomings - is dictating the speed of change across the globe...

By Rentia Austin 21 Oct 2019

Ramaphosa opens South Africa's first smartphone factory
Ramaphosa opens South Africa's first smartphone factory

President Cyril Ramaphosa has opened South Africa's first smartphone factory at the Dube TradePort in Durban...

21 Oct 2019

7 tips to dealing with tech addiction in the workplace
7 tips to dealing with tech addiction in the workplace

While mobile technology may have allowed us to move beyond the four walls of the traditional office, allowing us to work on the go, this digital revolution does not come without its downsides...

18 Oct 2019

CiTi celebrates 20 years of excellence
CiTi celebrates 20 years of excellence

The ICT sector is not only one of the fastest-growing industries but it also creates millions of jobs...

18 Oct 2019

Mobile apps help improve customer experience
Mobile apps help improve customer experience

Creating a mobile app is a phenomenal tool to help businesses improve their corporate image and overall reputation, especially if they want to improve their customer service experience and boost their brand...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 16 Oct 2019

Bringing diversity to messaging app
Bringing diversity to messaging app

OjuChat is a fully functional, hyper-localised and culturally diverse messaging application now bringing a dash of colour with region-specific and culturally appropriate communication tools...

15 Oct 2019

4ORT launches 'fraud free' dynamic QR code
4ORT launches 'fraud free' dynamic QR code

Cape Town-based 4ORT has launched a 'fraud free' dynamic QR (Quick Response) code...

15 Oct 2019

How to start your own streaming channel
How to start your own streaming channel

Gaming is fast becoming commercially recognised and shaking off the archaic stereotype of being a grunge and anti-social past time for the young adult...

9 Oct 2019

One app to rule them all: Rise of the super app
One app to rule them all: Rise of the super app

Now is the perfect time to get in on the super app game, establishing your company as a preferred partner or supplier early on...

By Lee Naik 8 Oct 2019

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