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Riverbed rebrands to focus on digital performance

It will work with companies to achieve their digital transformation and help them rethink how their businesses should work.

Celebrity influencers not always the best fit

New research turns the tables on traditional social media influencer theory, showing smaller, concentrated audiences could be more useful for brands.

Liberty readies for insurance chatbot


The investment group's short-term insurance unit is developing a chatbot to facilitate communication with customers and transform insurance quotes.

Adapt or Die': latest challenge for project managers

PMs who wish to survive must involve themselves in constant learning and have a bigger toolbox, say experts.

Bitcoin hit by Google ad policy

Google's ban on crypto-currency ads sends Bitcoin down more than 10% to its lowest in a month.

Google's new ads policy bans Bitcoin promotions


The search engine giant updates its policy to exclude adverts that promote unregulated or speculative financial products like crypto-currency.

Digital currency sales face more regulatory focus

A global regulatory crackdown on crypto-currencies created by start-ups could slow the pace of virtual currency sales.

Prioritising productivity and profitability in the modern workplace

Organisations need to empower their people with innovative technology to embrace a new culture of work, and this drove the development of Microsoft 365 Business, says Lionel Moyal, Office Business Group Lead at Microsoft South Africa.

Spotify makes South African debut


The world's largest music-streaming service will officially be available to South African users from 13 March.

Read data like a book

Organisations that tap into data and use it to inform decision-making and follow customer demand are more likely to succeed, says Kethan Pharboo, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer at Microsoft South Africa.

Amazon's Alexa laughs out loud

8 Mar

Users have reported spontaneous human laughter from the smart home speaker, as Amazon says it is working on a fix.

Bitcoin falls after SEC warning

8 Mar

The digital currency fell to a one-and-a-half-week low after the US Securities and Exchange Commission warned of "potentially unlawful" systems.

SA receives lower cloud computing ranking

It dropped from 14th in 2016 to 15th out of 24 leading IT economies in the cloud computing scorecard.