Bio-punks and the democratic DIY design of the human body
Bio-punks and the democratic DIY design of the human body

In August 2018 Kim Kardashian and Chrissy Teigen caused a social media frenzy when the posted pictures of themselves sporting what appeared to be body-modification "jewellery" implanted in their necks and torsos on their respective social media feeds.

By Bronwyn Williams 1 day ago

5 productivity hacks for entrepreneurs in 2019
5 productivity hacks for entrepreneurs in 2019

It's that time of year where, in between the mad dash to wrap up work before the holidays, many business leaders and decision-makers look back at their organisation's performance over the past 12 months and formulate plans for the year ahead. They may focus on sales performance and service delivery, but internal evaluations also often touch on productivity - ensuring that constant workplace busyness translates into actual accomplishment of goals to support and grow the business.

By Sacha Matulovich 2 days ago

Packed venue as Heavy Chef announced their top 5 most exciting startups in South Africa.
Heavy Chef names top 5 most exciting startups for 2018

Heavy Chef announced its top 5 most exciting startups for 2018 on Tuesday, 4 November at Workshop 17 at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

The future of the South African entrepreneur
The future of the South African entrepreneur

The success of the South African economy lies in the hands of the entrepreneurs, the small businesses and the enterprises that support them.

By Chetan Goshalia 3 days ago

#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO
#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO

Founded in 2015, high-volume recruitment tech startup Giraffe has since attracted over 500,000 South African jobseekers to its platform. Giraffe helps medium-skilled jobseekers find work and employers recruit staff.

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

Support SA's youth to launch their tech careers
Support SA's youth to launch their tech careers

Make 2019 count. Hire interns for your team and give SA's youth a boost into the tech sector.

Issued by The Loud Hailer 3 days ago

ICASA investigates mobile data competition
ICASA investigates mobile data competition

South Africa's Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) has welcomed the publishing last month by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) of a formal notice of its intention to conduct an inquiry into competition in the provision of mobile broadband services.

11 Dec 2018

4 Strategies to get your website security ready
4 Strategies to get your website security ready

Is it too obvious to say that website security is vitally important to small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

By Gary Stevens 11 Dec 2018

Better connected staff could improve in-store customer experience
Better connected staff could improve in-store customer experience

Two-thirds (66%) of retail store associates surveyed by Zebra Technologies Corporation believe that if they are equipped with tablets, they could provide better customer service and improve the shopping experience. And 55% of associates agree that their company is understaffed, with nearly one-half (49%) feel overworked.

11 Dec 2018

Orelie Kabeya and Exauce Kabeya with Wikifundi 2.0. Photographer: Isla Haddow-Flood.
Expanding knowledge on Africa through the Wikimedia movement

Wikimedia has pledged to close the gap in African content as part of their global movement strategy towards a more racially, culturally and geographically inclusive Wikimedia (of which international online encyclopaedia Wikipedia is a key project).

11 Dec 2018

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

PAPPI & OUTA in South Africa and the Yellow Vest Movement in France are just a few examples of people being fed up with the high cost of fuel prices. South Africa is a special case, because not only do we pay the highest portion of our salaries towards fuel, we do not have reliable and alternative modes of public transport we can use.

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Dec 2018

Tech steps into the markets of agriculture
Tech steps into the markets of agriculture

The rapid development of technology is stepping into various fields of knowledge, including the agricultural environment.

10 Dec 2018

Africa's Tech Revolution
Africa's Tech Revolution

According to Euromonitor's Africa Rising report, by 2030 Africa will have 16% of the world's internet users, which is a growth of 260% from 2017.

By raymond chimhandamba 10 Dec 2018