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Dec 8, 2014

Is YouTube overlooked?

YouTube is far more than a place to derive some comic relief from neon cats dancing on pianos. It has become a key marketing tool for businesses that can get it right.

Sep 5, 2014

Preventing crime, one microdot at a time

Microdotting is catching on fast as a crime-fighting and theft prevention tool, with South Africa leading the way in terms of innovation and adoption.


LBS market set to boom

Labelled by many technology futurists as the 'next digital frontier', location-based services are starting to have an impact on various industries with wide-ranging applications.

Jul 25, 2013

To the moon and beyond

Despite some formidable challenges, local developers are tapping into our growing addiction to socially fuelled mobile games.

May 28, 2013

Can incubators and hubs ignite local IT?

With many new players on the local development scene, the question is whether SA's numerous technology hubs, incubators and accelerators are having the desired impact.

Jan 28, 2013

Playing for profit

'Gamification' is starting to enter the corporate lingo, as companies look for novel ways to engage both employees and consumers.

Oct 4, 2012

Social platforms enter the enterprise

With the massive popularity and uptake of social media, the term 'social' has been tagged onto just about everything in the online space to replicate its success.

Aug 28, 2012


Since Mark Shuttleworth became the first African in space in 2002, commercial space travel, or 'space tourism', has become a lucrative and highly competitive industry.

Feb 15, 2012

Aiming for the stars

SA is bidding against Australia for front seats to the Big Bang with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a giant radio telescope. But with its massive bandwidth and power requirements, do we have what it takes to host this astronomical beast?

Jan 24, 2012

Pressing ahead

As the world of print publishing faces its most disruptive period yet, one South African startup hopes to redefine digital workflows and save some papers along the way.

Jan 23, 2012

Hack your world

With a mass of new information now only a click or two away, people are learning to make online data do the things they want it to.