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#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 1: Apple upsets the advertising cart with iOS 14 changes
#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 1: Apple upsets the advertising cart with iOS 14 changesArticle

Steve Jobs once described his views on privacy saying: "Privacy means people know what they're signing up for, in plain English and repeatedly."...

Jade Arenstein and Johan Walters 12 Apr 2021

The dawn of an opt in culture demands changing marketing models
The dawn of an opt in culture demands changing marketing modelsArticle

Is the rise of the opting in culture eating into the reach of the 'niche'? Will a more mature view of personal information protection eclipse the right target, at the wrong time and place?...

Issued by Kriel & Co 12 Apr 2021

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PoPI changes in the insurance industryArticle

Driven by increasing regulation, competitive pressures and new technologies the insurance industry has been under pressure to evolve at a rapid pace...

24 Mar 2021

Digital trends to look out for in 2021
Digital trends to look out for in 2021Article

2020 showed us the importance of marketing as a whole. Most importantly, however, it also showed us the undeniable gravity of having an online presence for businesses...

Paul Masuta 29 Jan 2021

How blockchain could help the world meet the UN's global goals in higher education
How blockchain could help the world meet the UN's global goals in higher educationArticle

Improving quality of life for people globally means investing in education...

Rory McGreal 20 Jan 2021

Accuracy and scale in location-based advertising
Accuracy and scale in location-based advertisingArticle

It's ironic that a global pandemic with physical distancing as key to beating the coronavirus can bring humanity closer together....

Shaun Rosen 4 Dec 2020

Hisense H40 Lite with Android 11 launches in South Africa
Hisense H40 Lite with Android 11 launches in South AfricaArticle

Hisense announced the launch of the Infinity H40 Lite, which will be running Android 11, in the South African market...

Issued by Laydo Media 29 Sep 2020

What will happen to digital privacy in the upcoming decade?
What will happen to digital privacy in the upcoming decade?Article

Your data is now everywhere. Your phone. Your smartwatches. Your smart home. And if something goes just a little bit wrong...

Marco Preuss 27 Mar 2020

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Africa's genetic material is still being misusedArticle

Biodiversity - the variation in all living organisms - is one of Africa's richest assets. As a result, its genetic material is coveted by scientists, biotechnology companies and research institutes globally...

Keymanthri Moodley 9 Jan 2020

6 Key strategies to reduce cart abandonment
6 Key strategies to reduce cart abandonmentArticle

When it comes to e-commerce, reducing cart abandonment is critical to increasing sales and revenue...

24 Oct 2019

#FutureFit Yourself: How to choose your DMP w/ Wayne Hull
#FutureFit Yourself: How to choose your DMP w/ Wayne HullArticle

As the technology stack grows year on year, it's becoming increasingly challenging for businesses to invest in the right DMP (data management platform). According to the 2018 MarTech Landscape from 2011 to 2018, finding the signal from the noise is not just a challenge for consumers, but it seems for marketers, publishers and businesses too...

Carmen Murray 21 Nov 2018

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Take back control of your data from GoogleArticle

Google is one of Silicon Valley's biggest names, providing a range of services that each and every one of use on a daily basis. But when Google is providing you with its suite of services, it doesn't just...

Deep Ballu 5 Sep 2018

New data protection guidelines for Africa launched
New data protection guidelines for Africa launchedArticle

The Internet Society and the African Union Commission launched new personal data protection guidelines for Africa at the Africa Internet Summit held in Dakar, Senegal this week...

10 May 2018

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With smart cities, your every step will be recordedArticle

Modern cities are brimming with objects that receive, collect and transmit data...

Sara Degli-Esposti and Siraj Ahmed Shaikh 18 Apr 2018

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Scopen 2017 planning, ready to meet top marketing execsArticle

With the first edition of Agency Scope South Africa completed in 2016, Spanish-based independent research company Scopen and the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) are well on the way to getting the research required to produce the 2017 edition...

Johanna McDowell 12 May 2017

Japan court rejects 'right to be forgotten' on Google
Japan court rejects 'right to be forgotten' on GoogleArticle

Japan's Supreme Court has rejected a man's demand that news search results of his arrest on sex charges be deleted from Google, ruling that to do so would violate freedom of expression...

2 Feb 2017

Kaspersky Internet Security goes wearable
Kaspersky Internet Security goes wearableArticle

Kaspersky Lab has unveiled a new version of Kaspersky Internet Security for Android that includes an option for managing protection via Android Wear devices, in addition to offering improved performance...

10 Mar 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Heading for a 'privacy apocalypse'
[BizTrends 2016] Heading for a 'privacy apocalypse'Article

Big data is all the rage, but what does that mean in real terms in 2016 and is it just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the implications for privacy protection and the unchecked harvesting of consumer experiences..?

Anice Hassim 1 Feb 2016

POPI Act crucial component in addressing cybercrime
POPI Act crucial component in addressing cybercrimeArticle

If one considers that between 70% and 80% of South African adults have been victims of cybercrime in their lifetime, the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act is an essential leap forward in South African legislative terms...

Leishen Pillay 1 Feb 2016

Users don't understand the risks of mobile cyber threats
Users don't understand the risks of mobile cyber threatsArticle

Mobile devices are more popular than ever but their owners still underestimate the danger they might encounter...

25 Mar 2015

Yahoo sees 'end-to-end' email encryption by year-end
Yahoo sees 'end-to-end' email encryption by year-endArticle

WASHINGTON DC, US: Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce "end-to-end encryption" for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers...

16 Mar 2015

MEF Global Consumer Trust Report 2015 findings announced
MEF Global Consumer Trust Report 2015 findings announcedArticle

MEF has announced the results of its third annual Global Consumer Trust Report, which analyses data from 15,000 mobile media users in 15 countries across five continents...

10 Feb 2015

Mobile users prefer privacy to apps
Mobile users prefer privacy to appsArticle

Lack of trust is growing in the mobile world, as the latest information from MEF's Global Consumer Trust Report 2015 indicates and it is the largest single obstacle to growth in the mobile economy...

5 Feb 2015

Johannesburg, Cape Town workshop covers online content regulation
Johannesburg, Cape Town workshop covers online content regulationArticle

The IAB SA and EndCode will host a discussion in both Johannesburg and Cape Town focusing on online content regulation and how it affects the industry...

14 Nov 2014

German papers ridicule Oettinger for comments
German papers ridicule Oettinger for commentsArticle

BERLIN, GERMANY: German newspapers have ridiculed incoming EU Digital Commissioner Guenther Oettinger after he blamed "stupid" celebrities for having their private nude pictures hacked and spread online.

1 Oct 2014

Apple's encryption tool locks out governments
Apple's encryption tool locks out governmentsArticle

WASHINGTON, USA: Apple is rolling-out new privacy protection for iPhones and iPads, with a system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device even with a warrant.

19 Sep 2014

Yelp agrees to pay fine for child privacy violations
Yelp agrees to pay fine for child privacy violationsArticle

WASHINGTON, USA: Online ratings operator Yelp agreed to pay $450,000 to settle US charges that it illegally collected data on children, in violation of privacy laws, officials have said.

18 Sep 2014

Security a risk for 'Internet of Things'
Security a risk for 'Internet of Things'Article

Not long ago cloud computing and "bring your own device" to work began to change the way businesses and individuals used technology. This is now expanding to include the concept of the "Internet of Things" (IoT).

Thabiso Mochiko 28 Jul 2014

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Open justice changes witnesses' lives foreverArticle

Just because they lived close to Oscar Pistorius and had the misfortune of hearing the events that led to his murder trial, the lives of witnesses were torn apart.

Anton Harber 10 Mar 2014

Kids get their own tablets, with parents in control
Kids get their own tablets, with parents in controlArticle

LAS VEGAS, US: Kid-safe tablets and smartphones are hitting the market, giving parents more control over how the mobile devices are used.

9 Jan 2014

Twitter toughens encryption to stop online snooping
Twitter toughens encryption to stop online snoopingArticle

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: - Twitter has announced it has toughened the encryption of traffic to thwart online snooping at the globally popular one-to-many messaging service.

25 Nov 2013

POPI from an employment perspectiveArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Bill, B9D - 2009, ('POPI') will place significant obligations on most individuals and juristic entities, including employers.

Jacques van Wyk 2 Oct 2013

Fifth of websites lack privacy protection infoArticle

PARIS, FRANCE: A fifth of the world's websites and mobile telephone applications provide no information on how, or if, they protect users' personal data, a French watchdog said on Tuesday (13 August 2013).

14 Aug 2013

Microsoft filters Bing for students
Microsoft filters Bing for studentsArticle

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said on Monday (24 June) it would offer an advertising-free version of its Bing search engine for schools, which also includes extra privacy and filtering of adult content.

26 Jun 2013

Microsoft, Oracle do battle with Google
Microsoft, Oracle do battle with GoogleArticle

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Google was in the firing line again on Tuesday (8 April) after a group of major companies, including Microsoft and Oracle, complained to the European Commission over Google's offerings for Android-powered mobile phones.

10 Apr 2013

Steve Ferguson
Protect privacy - add to bottom lineArticle

With the imminent arrival of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI), privacy is sure to become a much talked-about issue in SA. For marketers, privacy is often seen as an obstacle to more important organisational goals.

Steve Ferguson 25 Feb 2013

WhatsApp breached privacy laws
WhatsApp breached privacy lawsArticle

OTTAWA, CANADA: WhatsApp's mobile messaging service used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide breached privacy laws in at least two countries, a joint Canadian-Dutch probe concluded on Monday (28 January).

29 Jan 2013

Lex Faure
Mobile Ubuntu - a Unix powered smartphoneArticle

Mark Shuttleworth, South African IT millionaire and Open Source Champion recently announced and demonstrated the planned release of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system (OS) for smartphones. The Canonical boss revealed that future devices will not only run the new mobile OS, but will also boot the desktop variant of Ubuntu when docked to a keyboard, mouse and monitor. This would mean that you will literally be able to use your phone to power your PC.

Lex Faure 21 Jan 2013

Steve Ferguson
Why you should get proactive about privacy protectionArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI), due to become law early this year, introduces legal protection in SA for the first time against the serious risks and harm arising from the unauthorised collection and abuse of personal information.

Steve Ferguson 14 Jan 2013

Your phone as friend: monitoring mental health from your pocket
Your phone as friend: monitoring mental health from your pocketArticle

ITHACA, NY, USA: Your smartphone knows where you go and how fast, while its microphone hears your voice. Soon, your phone may measure your stress... and help you to deal with it.

1 Nov 2011

Variations in mobile internet behaviour between operating systems revealed
Variations in mobile internet behaviour between operating systems revealedArticle

LONDON, UK: The GfK Network Intelligence Solution (GfK NIS) service has highlighted the significant variations in between different operating systems in terms of mobile web activity. The pioneering research method analyses mobile behaviour via operators' IP traffic.

17 Feb 2011

Facebook delays plan to share contact information
Facebook delays plan to share contact informationArticle

WASHINGTON: Facebook, in its latest privacy flap, on Tuesday, 18 January 2011, delayed a plan to share home addresses and mobile phone numbers of its members with outside developers of applications.

19 Jan 2011

Facebook apps providing information to advertisers
Facebook apps providing information to advertisersArticle

WASHINGTON: Many popular applications on Facebook are violating the social network's rules and transmitting identifying information about users to advertising and Internet tracking companies, The Wall Street Journal reported.

19 Oct 2010

Today's improved web deserves better ads
Today's improved web deserves better adsArticle

We need to apply the lessons we've learnt from search advertising to help advertisers better reach their target consumer through new and creative ways. That is why Google decided to launch "interest-based advertising", which enables marketers to better connect with people based on their interests and their previous activity online.

Mohammad Gawdat 13 Mar 2009

HIPAA Revisited, Part 2: Seeking balanceArticle

If some people think health privacy protections don't go far enough while others think they're too restrictive, does that mean the government got it right? Probably not, but the experts agree they're a step in the right direction. Now it's time for some fine tuning.

3 Jun 2008

Pitfalls in marketing to teens onlineArticle

While teens may mess with advertisers as a way to fight back against the onslaught of marketing they are exposed to, they are not averse to all marketing. This is especially true if they love a product, the marketing offers some extra value, or it's simply funny and creative. As they're used to controlling their online experience, they strongly dislike pop-up ads or spam in the form of instant messages and text messages.

Anastasia Goodstein 26 Nov 2007

Unsolicited advertising material bothers 74% of South African consumersArticle

The majority of South African consumers (77%) feel that companies send them too many unsolicited advertising material, and 74% report that this bothers them. Three-quarters of consumers (75%) also feel that government has an obligation to limit unsolicited advertising material.

Issued by Tin Can Communications 14 May 2003

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