Authorities will eventually formalise crypto-currencies
As financial authorities and governments around the world start to see the inevitability of crypto-currency, could SA still become a hub of crypto-currency innovation?
Want to extend your lifespan? Pin your hopes on tech
Artificial intelligence, 3D printing, robots, big data and quantum computing are playing a tremendous role in humankind’s ongoing search for longevity.
Over-regulation is killing mobile money in SA
While SA has largely embraced technology innovations, the country has yet to conquer the mobile money conundrum, as it’s caught in the grip of excessive legislation.
Are the luddites back? Both humans and tech will prevail
We won’t be able to stop advanced technologies being pervasive and automating jobs, so workers must remain ahead of the workplace game so that machines do not lead them.
Cyber regulation: a better approach
It makes more sense to ensure existing legislation is enforced rather than to introduce another law to address cyber crime.
Anti-competitive behaviour leaves scars
The 1996 Telecommunications Act gave Telkom an exclusive fixed-line licence, and consumers continue to pay for this poor policy.
A shopper's paradise
SA can drive the adoption of e-commerce by embarking on deregulation regarding the use of mobile money.
Mobile money stalls in SA
What are the factors that will influence the uptake of mobile in South African banking?
Prevention better than cure
Banks spend billions of rands on customer education, training users to prevent them from becoming victims.
Local banks fight back
South African banks have teams of information security specialists who work to eradicate cyber crime.
Digital banking bandits abound
Skimming and SIM card swapping are only two in a list of crimes perpetrated by banking fraudsters.