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No ‘new normal’ for SA’s digitally-transforming businesses

Most local companies say they have gone backwards in digital transformation, an indication the pandemic slowed efforts to digitalise organisations.

Jun 30, 2021

SA’s top social media, messenger services revealed

The SA Social Media Landscape Report 2021 shows that close to 100% of people access social media via their mobile devices.

Jun 10, 2021

Three countries drive Sub-Saharan Africa’s e-commerce boom

Research by financial services firm Visa reveals SA, Nigeria and Kenya as the top drivers of e-commerce volumes in the region.

May 12, 2021

E-commerce reaches tipping point, but physical remains strong

SA’s e-commerce sales more than doubled between 2018 and 2020, marking the true beginning of the e-tail revolution in SA, says World Wide Worx.

Jan 18, 2021

WhatsApp extends privacy policy deadline amid user backlash

The Facebook-owned messaging app delays the implementation of its new privacy policy, as users increasingly flock to competitors Telegram and Signal.

Jan 12, 2021

Less than 1m South Africans forecast to boycott WhatsApp

Less than 5% of local users are predicted to boycott the Facebook-owned messaging app after it introduced a controversial privacy policy.

Nov 16, 2020

Business reimagined for Africa

In the 2020 World Wide Worx and CG Consulting survey, the focus shifted from cloud adoption to strategic usage.

Oct 23, 2020

USB4 to raise bar for flash drive storage standards

The fourth-generation USB standard is poised to set the next frontier of data sharing standards for the IT industry and consumers, say analysts.

Oct 8, 2020

Remote working poses compliance challenges

It has become far more difficult for CFOs to ensure compliance across a decentralised network and a scattered workforce.

Oct 2, 2020

Bank Zero on track for 2020 launch, says CEO

South Africa’s latest digital-only bank confirms it will be open to the public before the end of the year, with financial backing from seven investors.

Oct 1, 2020

How the cloud is helping to combat COVID-19

Had the COVID-19 pandemic occurred prior to the large uptake of cloud technology, the economic fallout would have been far worse.

Sep 28, 2020

New report says measured spectrum allocation key to digital economy

The allocation of spectrum is an opportunity to utilise communications tech for economic development for the country as a whole, says a World Wide Worx study.

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