Digital Economy

PayGate, Retail Capital target start-ups ahead of Black Friday

The local payment service provider teams up with Retail Capital to launch a short-term capital solution for online merchants.


SA crypto exchange targets novice traders

Local crypto exchange iCE3X is gamifying many of the features on its platform, targeting novice traders.


SITA counts down to GovTech 2019

The agency readies for the 13th instalment of the government technology conference, taking place in Durban at the end of this month.


More partners ditch Facebook’s Libra crypto project

In a blow to Facebook’s ambitions, major payment companies including MasterCard and Visa have quit the group behind the project.


Streaming giant Netflix’s market share slumps

A new report on global subscription video-on-demand platforms says Netflix’s market dominance is declining but it remains a leader in original content.


Ingredients for a successful digital transformation

Transformation cannot be driven with just a vision and a technology implementation – you must remember to take your people with you on the journey.


How to design and deliver world-class CX

Deepak Prabhu of Nihilent promises to deconstruct customer experience at ITWeb's CX Summit next week.


Naspers SA boss heaps praise on SweepSouth

SweepSouth is part of an elite group of women-led tech start-ups that have raised $5 million funding globally, says Naspers SA CEO Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa.


Plumbing the depths of IOT

Plumbers have become key in driving water sustainability goals, leveraging new business models and helping deploy smart water solutions powered by the IOT, says Ushal Moonsamy, chief solutions officer at SqwidNet.


Digital transformation more than a tech decision

The first step must be to identify the big opportunity, big idea or big problem within the company – before the big data, says Bill Hoggarth, national sales manager, Digital Business Solutions at Datacentrix.


South Africans split on online, offline stores on Black Friday

The majority of South Africans know what Black Friday is, and are willing to participate in this year’s shopping spree, spending an average of R1 654.