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Telecoms

MoCo hits Joburg next week

International mobile technology conference, MoCo Moments, will take place in Johannesburg next week.
24 Mar 2017


Telecoms

Huawei opens experience stores in SA

The Chinese device manufacturer selects Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town to be home to its experience stores.
24 Mar 2017


Reuters

Twitter explores subscription-based option

The social media network considers building a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals.
24 Mar 2017


Internet

Live-broadcasting options expand across social media

Facebook and Periscope introduce new features that let users broadcast from desktops and other devices.
23 Mar 2017


Telecoms

Messenger Lite is available in SA

The faster, more data-conservative version of Facebook's messaging app, Messenger Lite, is now available locally.
23 Mar 2017


TechForum

Don't DIY: the case for specialist marketing automation tech

Brands and consumer businesses must invest in marketing automation technology or they'll be unable to compete for market share in a competitive digitised consumer market, says Nick Orton, CEO of Grapevine.
23 Mar 2017


TechForum

Digital transformation in agri-business required to safeguard African food supply

Technology tools are available to help solve Africa's food security problems, caused by severe drought and the fall armyworm, says Lawrence Kandaswami, MD of SAP SA.
23 Mar 2017


Reuters

Google mapping app allows users to share locations

Alphabet's Google says its maps app will soon allow users to share their locations in real-time, on devices running on Android and iOS.
23 Mar 2017


Security

Uber ups security with driver selfies

The e-hailing taxi service will now require all drivers to verify themselves with a selfie before they are allowed onto the system.
22 Mar 2017


Reuters

Apple drives further into Facebook, Snap territory

With the release of its new Clips video app, Apple inches one step closer to fully engaging in the messaging world.
22 Mar 2017


Business

Netmarble Games eyes $2.35bn IPO

The mobile games company plans to have the second-largest IPO in South Korea.
20 Mar 2017


Reuters

Experian partners with Finicity to improve lending

Experian will use its new partner's bank data aggregation tool to collect user information prior to lending.
20 Mar 2017


Software

nCoded Solutions at the Metal Casting Conference

The foundry industry in SA requires massive support and education on concepts such asĀ lean manufacturing andĀ automation, says nCoded Solutions.
17 Mar 2017


TechForum

IT help wanted. CIOs need not apply!

It's less about developing and implementing a digital strategy, and more about formulating a business strategy for a digital economy, says Simon Carpenter, chief technology advisor at SAP Africa.
17 Mar 2017


Software

Cape Town coffee chain opts for loyalty app

Bootlegger Coffee Company, a coffee bar and restaurant chain in Cape Town, replaces its paper-based loyalty cards with an app.
17 Mar 2017


Reuters

Swatch to introduce smartwatch OS by 2018

The world's biggest watchmaker develops a Swiss-made OS as it seeks to offer a smaller, more flexible alternative to the dominant systems.
17 Mar 2017


Hardware

HP's smallest all-in-one allows social media printing

The new DeskJet printers use app integration to print directly from social media.
16 Mar 2017


Computing

SA's desire for car tech higher than UK, Germany

Local consumers are more likely to desire advanced automation technology when choosing cars, says Deloitte.
16 Mar 2017


Business

Ride-sharing app wants to solve Cape Town traffic

uGoMyWay and Accelerate Cape Town begin a carpooling pilot to help ease traffic congestion in the CBD.
16 Mar 2017


Computing

Cape Town ranked among world's top tech cities

A new report recognises the city as a major tech hub and ranks it among 22 cities at the forefront of technology.
16 Mar 2017


Software

Finish fashion app launches globally

IVALO, a Tinder-like fashion app for emerging designers, will spread globally this month.
16 Mar 2017


Internet

Google trains 1m young Africans in digital skills

The last 11 months saw the tech giant train over a million young people in digital skills across Africa.
15 Mar 2017


Reuters

TAG Heuer targets techies and traditionalists

The Swiss watchmaker debuts a connected watch that lets wearers switch between a smartwatch head and a traditional mechanical movement.
15 Mar 2017


Industry Insight

Unconstrained by legacy

An incredible digital opportunity exists in Africa that will allow it to leapfrog the rest of the world.
15 Mar 2017


Telecoms

Africa's pay-TV market to hit $6bn

The market is set to grow in 2021 when the region completes the digital migration process, says Dataxis.
14 Mar 2017

 



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