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7 things we can expect from smartphones in 2030
7 things we can expect from smartphones in 2030Article

Ernst Wittmann, global account director of Alcatel, lists seven exciting developments we can expect from smartphones in the year 2030...

Ernst Wittmann 3 hours ago

Teen author and musician Jess Robus publishes book of poetry A Few Slivers of Light
Teen author and musician Jess Robus publishes book of poetry A Few Slivers of LightArticle

With a maturity that belies her 14 years, vibrant Jess Robus is already a singer, songwriter, debater and musical theatre aficionado...

Martin Myers 9 hours ago

Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021
Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021Article

The world's most valuable brands have experienced record growth according to the Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking, with the total worth reaching $7,1trn...

Issued by Kantar 2 days ago

Travelport, Amazon Web Services team up to optimise the digital transformation of travel retailing
Travelport, Amazon Web Services team up to optimise the digital transformation of travel retailingArticle

The collaboration will focus on enhancing Travelport's recently launched next generation platform, Travelport+, and accelerating innovation in travel retailing and merchandising...

17 Jun 2021

Be an agent for change this national Environment MonthArticle

As World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June 2021 this year (Reimagine. Recreate. Restore. Join #GenerationRestoration), South Africa has chosen to make the month of June, National Environment Month. There will be a special focus on stimulating awareness on environmental issues, and all South Africans will be challenged to become agents for change this June.

Issued by Our Salad Mix 15 Jun 2021

New Triller Live Concert Series with superstars Meek Mill, Myke Towers and Lunay at boxing's biggest event of the year
New Triller Live Concert Series with superstars Meek Mill, Myke Towers and Lunay at boxing's biggest event of the yearArticle

Triller Fight Club announces that tickets are on sale for the Triller Fight Club Saturday, 19 June 2021 event, dubbed "Fight Club-Greatest Showman," which will mark the first time a world-class music festival line-up will perform a full concert prior to full boxing event...

Issued by OnPoint PR 14 Jun 2021

Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agenda
Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agendaArticle

Ster-Kinekor has announced the content agenda for Cannes Lions Live...

11 Jun 2021

New York Festivals announces 2021 TV & Film Awards Finalists
New York Festivals announces 2021 TV & Film Awards FinalistsArticle

New York Festivals TV & Film Awards has announced the finalists for the 2021 competition, including South Africa's award-winning My Octopus Teacher...

10 Jun 2021

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is flying to space next month
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is flying to space next monthArticle

Jeff Bezos has announced that he will be flying to space on 20 July with his brother, just 15 days after he is set to step down as CEO of Amazon...

7 Jun 2021

Embracing legal technology to stay ahead
Embracing legal technology to stay aheadArticle

While the Covid-19 pandemic has enforced new ways of working, the challenge for law firms now is to embrace technology to stay ahead and meet the growing needs of a rapidly changing world and its associated legal challenges...

Videsha Proothveerajh, Issued by LexisNexis 3 Jun 2021

Heritage dispute engulfs site chosen for Amazon's new African HQ
Heritage dispute engulfs site chosen for Amazon's new African HQArticle

For the Khoi and San, a verdant patch of land in Cape Town embodies victory and tragedy. The two communities drove back...

Wendell Roelf 3 Jun 2021

Gear up for winter the easy way
Gear up for winter the easy wayArticle

The mornings are getting colder and the evenings darker. Winter isn't coming - it's right on our doorstep. But with the LG Artcool air conditioner, you don't have to let it come inside...

Issued by LG 28 May 2021

5 trends changing the bar service and events industry
5 trends changing the bar service and events industryArticle

Thirst co-founders Clyde Ackerman and Rael Lasarow identify five emerging trends propelling the industry...

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 28 May 2021

#D&AD21: D&AD awards 3 Black Pencils, 231 Culture, Design and Impact winners
#D&AD21: D&AD awards 3 Black Pencils, 231 Culture, Design and Impact winnersArticle

In the second virtual ceremony, on 27 May at 7pm, D&AD announced 3 Black Pencil winners, alongside the President's Award and the remaining Pencil winners across the Culture, Design and Impact categories...

27 May 2021

Jigyasa Singh, managing director, financial services, Accenture Africa
Open banking as an opportunity: 3 approaches and what lies aheadArticle

Banks are increasingly competing in a world where non-banks are able to create a direct traditional banking relationship with customers...

Jigyasa Singh 27 May 2021

Twitch adds 'transgender' tag as big tech vies to be inclusive
Twitch adds 'transgender' tag as big tech vies to be inclusiveArticle

The world's largest game streaming service Twitch said on Wednesday that players will be able to add a transgender label to their videos...

27 May 2021

#D&AD21: D&AD awards 430 Pencils across Craft, Next, Advertising, Side Hustle and Collaborative
#D&AD21: D&AD awards 430 Pencils across Craft, Next, Advertising, Side Hustle and CollaborativeArticle

D&AD announced the Pencil winners across the Craft, Next, Advertising, Side Hustle and Collaborative categories...

26 May 2021

Anet Ahern, CEO, PSG Asset Management
Narratives are simple, the truth is more complexArticle

We often talk about the importance of looking beyond prevailing narratives to find value. Narratives are easy to buy into, partly because as humans we enjoy a good story, and partly because they are simple and easy to understand...

Anet Ahern 26 May 2021

Avashnee Moodley, head of PR and Brand Communications at OPPO
#BehindtheBrandManager: Avashnee Moodley of OPPO on the importance of brand reputationArticle

For OPPO's Avashnee Moodley, it is essential to be conscious of the impact social matters have on managing a brand reputation...

Emily Stander 25 May 2021

All the 2021 Safta winners
All the 2021 Safta winnersArticle

The 15th annual South African Film and Television Awards concluded a two-night ceremony with a live, virtual event featuring actors and actresses accepting their accolades with video messages...

24 May 2021

Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa
Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in AfricaArticle

During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, investor and serial entrepreneur Marek Zmyslowski urged African businesses to employ a more level-headed approach to mapping online growth...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital and going global in the edtech space
#StartupFunding101: Raising capital and going global in the edtech spaceArticle

Melvyn Lubega, co-founder of Go1 and Endeavor Entrepreneur, shares his experience of raising capital for an edtech company and how they went global...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 May 2021

African rainforests slow climate change despite record heat, drought
African rainforests slow climate change despite record heat, droughtArticle

Africa's tropical forests appear more resilient as carbon sinks than Amazonian rainforests - mopping up planet-warming carbon dioxide even when sizzling El Nino heat halted absorption in other parts of the world, researchers said on Monday...

Nita Bhalla 18 May 2021

People with HIV are still dying from a treatable, but neglected, disease: all it needs is a plan
People with HIV are still dying from a treatable, but neglected, disease: all it needs is a planArticle

Thembi Ngubane was a young woman who became famous through the American National Public Radio show Thembi's Aids Diary: A Year in the Life of a South African Teenager....

Gilles van Cutsem 17 May 2021

Covid-19 is giving us a new appreciation for physical shops
Covid-19 is giving us a new appreciation for physical shopsArticle

The outlook for high street stores seems gloomy. Social distancing measures and lockdowns have driven people to shop online, leading to shop closures and a boom for online retailers...

Cathrine Jansson-Boyd 14 May 2021

8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategies
8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategiesArticle

What can grocery retailers do to ensure that they retain their current customers and attract more customers to their stores once the Covid-19 pandemic has ended, asks UJ's Semona Pillay...

Semona Pillay 13 May 2021

GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computing
GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computingArticle

The GirlCode's Software Development Learnership will help 30 unemployed women prepare for careers in tech and IT...

10 May 2021

Youth activists urge bigger say in decision making for climate-hit Africans
Youth activists urge bigger say in decision making for climate-hit AfricansArticle

Young African environmental activists said Saturday, 8 May, it is crucial those most impacted by climate change have a bigger say in decision-making to find solutions...

Amber Milne 10 May 2021

How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpower
How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpowerArticle

Digital marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, click and collect models, and food delivery ecosystems have rapidly changed consumer behaviour, and increased the demand for convenience...

Haydn Townsend 3 May 2021

#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian office
#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian officeArticle

Performance marketing and SEO agency Mickey Llew recently appointed Cassandra Wingrove to lead growth and development at its Australian office...

Jessica Tennant 30 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Safta nominees
All the 2021 Safta nomineesArticle

The nominees for the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have just been announced.

29 Apr 2021

Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhere
Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhereArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced companies to temporarily go virtual and employees to work remotely. However, several tech giants have announced permanent remote work options for all their employees...

Johannes Masiteng 26 Apr 2021

Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store opening
Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store openingArticle

Faithful to Nature opened the doors to its first flagship store at the V&A Waterfront this month...

21 Apr 2021

New Amazon Africa headquarters to be built in Cape Town
New Amazon Africa headquarters to be built in Cape TownArticle

US retail giant Amazon will be the anchor tenant of a R4bn River Club development that has gotten the go-ahead from the City of Cape Town...

20 Apr 2021

A sticky situation: Part 3: Automation, Covid-19 and the Utopia of unemployment
A sticky situation: Part 3: Automation, Covid-19 and the Utopia of unemploymentArticle

Edward Herridge gives us a glimpse into the atavistic fear of technology and how our brains will mean that we simply would not be able to think fast enough...

Edward Herridge 20 Apr 2021

The 10 most imitated brands for phishing attempts in 2021 so far
The 10 most imitated brands for phishing attempts in 2021 so farArticle

Check Point Research has released its Q1 Brand Phishing Report, revealing the top 10 brands that hackers imitated in attempts to lure people into giving up data...

19 Apr 2021

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Will gold stand up as a safe investment bet in the future?Article

Gold hit a low of $1,469 in mid-March last year before appreciating to a value of around $2,000 an ounce in August. This was the result of two catalysts...

Fred Razak 19 Apr 2021

How automated product photography can accelerate your brand
How automated product photography can accelerate your brandArticle

What's central to the burgeoning e-commerce industry is experience, and this rests heavily on visual content, which undeniably includes product photography. New research shows that if your digital experience doesn't hit the market with customers, 54% could head to your competitors...

Craig Bellingham, Issued by Studio[K]irmack 19 Apr 2021

Tech trends that cannot be ignored in 2021 and beyond
Tech trends that cannot be ignored in 2021 and beyondArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated reduced physical human interaction with more people engaging online now than ever before...

Emanuel Osanga 16 Apr 2021

Incubeta rebrands as a new generation digital partner
Incubeta rebrands as a new generation digital partnerArticle

Leading digital marketing group unites specialist teams, knocking down the silos of marketing to build world-class solutions...

Issued by Incubeta 14 Apr 2021

Upsurge in consumer spend on digital services - FNB data
Upsurge in consumer spend on digital services - FNB dataArticle

FNB data reveals an upsurge in customers who are spending on home delivery, video and music streaming apps for convenient access to services...

14 Apr 2021

Channelling big tech to inspire growth in 2021
Channelling big tech to inspire growth in 2021Article

Like many, 2020 left a big gap in our revenues and those of our clients. The race is now on to recover not only last year's lost revenue but also to grab every growth opportunity in 2021...

John Paul Waites, Issued by Worx Group 14 Apr 2021

Greg Gatherer, account manager, Liferay Africa
5 reasons financial services must go digital firstArticle

Although the topic of digital transformation has been discussed extensively over the past year, the fact is that it is a critical one that has a significant impact on almost all industries...

Greg Gatherer 14 Apr 2021

Cookieless world
Cookieless worldArticle

Consumers' personal data is shared between tech companies in the third-party cookie ecosystem over 500 billion times a day. That is changing...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 13 Apr 2021

How to get your Facebook advertising account ready for sweeping changes in iOS14.5
How to get your Facebook advertising account ready for sweeping changes in iOS14.5Article

For most brands and marketers, keeping ahead of an ever-evolving digital privacy landscape is a major challenge. Not only are governments and regulators constantly amending data protection laws, but digital platform companies also often change their rules...

Mario de Lima 13 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

A healthcare worker administers an Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to her colleague at Mutuini Hospital in Nairobi. Kenya on March 3, 2021. Photo by Dennis Sigwe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Kenya's Covid-19 vaccine rollout has got off to a slow start: the gaps, and how to fix themArticle

Kenya has started the first phase of its Covid-19 vaccination strategy. This was made possible by the delivery of just over one million AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived in two batches...

Catherine Kyobutungi 9 Apr 2021

Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skills
Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skillsArticle

Absa has launched a cloud incubator initiative in collaboration with Amazon Web Services to enhance its cloud computing skills across its operations in Africa...

8 Apr 2021

Fred Razak, chief trading strategist, CMTrading
The cryptocurrency revolution. What's the outlook for 2021?Article

The Bitcoin price has surged up to $60,000. There are a few influencing factors that have contributed to this phenomenal rise in the cryptocurrency's fortunes...

Fred Razak 8 Apr 2021

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