The rise of the bot

2016-05-26 08:13

Bots are an automation technology which simplifies tasks we would normally do on our own. They’re also possibly a new frontier for businesses, retailers and savvy marketers.

A simple, fast and cheap recruitment app

2016-05-23 13:03

Thanks to a new job recruitment app, you can now look for employment using your smartphone.

A digital platform to compare financial products

2016-05-16 12:13

Using a single platform, South Africans can now compare products from different financial institutions in order to decide which one will best meet their financial needs.

Find the right financial products for your needs

2016-05-10 10:21

Overwhelmed by the diverse number of financial products on the market? A new digital platform can help you find the right products that suit your needs.

Minnow makes giant strides in fibre roll-out

2016-04-28 09:47

The fibre land grab is well underway, and former career banker, Steve Booysen, is in the race to get fibre rolled out to urban South Africans with his company Metrofibre Networx.

Google in drive to upskill 1m Africans

2016-04-12 14:35

Internet search giant Google has teamed up with youth content agency Livity Africa to train one million people across the continent in digital skills.

How digital impacts all sectors

2016-03-30 16:41

The transition of all businesses to digital is inevitable and its efficiencies, insights and transformative capabilities can’t be ignored.

The man who is about to disrupt identity protection

2016-03-29 13:45

With the vision of making the world a better place, Vinny Lingham is looking to disrupt the personal identity protection space with Civic, a free offering backed by Bitcoin technology.

New HelpOut app is the "Uber" for handymen

2016-03-07 12:02

The days of trawling through the internet or flipping through telephone books or old community newspapers to find a handyman are over, thanks to the HelpOut app.

Advertorial: Take your online business global with PayPal

2016-02-25 14:49

Want to take your online start-up global? PayPal explains the benefits of its ability to facilitate global payments and why this is what your online business needs.


Why the telecoms industry is in a bind

2016-05-25 09:02

The telecoms sector faces a conundrum as demand for data continues to soar ahead of voice. But revenue from data is growing at a significantly slower rate than the increase in data traffic.

Playing the game and winning

2016-05-19 09:51

The rise of the gaming industry has taken many investors by surprise. Nasdaq-listed Activision Blizzard has become one of the most successful in the industry and is a great bet for investors.

Businesses need to embrace cloud solutions

2016-05-13 13:25

Staying relevant in a disruptive environment is a priority for businesses. To succeed, businesses must start evaluating innovative new cloud approaches, or risk falling behind.

A digital library for everyone

2016-05-03 12:20

South African digital media start-up Eduze is providing users across the country with free access to its rich digital library. The best part? No 3G or ADSL or electricity required.

Cashing in on .com

2016-04-26 08:55

Why it’s worth betting on Verisign, which virtually has a monopoly on the administration of domain name registries.

Cashless parking app to replace parking tickets?

2016-04-05 13:30

KaChing, a ticketless parking app, uses licence plate recognition technology to open the boom when users arrive at, and exit, a parking lot.

Demystifying the digital industry’s dizzying jargon

2016-03-30 15:09

As an industry, digital is prone to dazzling technical jargon and endless evolution.

What drives Uber’s Alon Lits?

2016-03-10 12:06

Alon Lits, general manager for Uber’s sub-Saharan African division, shares why creating economic opportunities for locals, through Uber, is so important to him.

10 trends that will drive the next revolution

2016-03-04 07:00

The way we look at the world in 2016 changes the future we choose. finweek unpacks 10 trends that will shape the years ahead.

Advertorial: Take your online business global with PayPal

2016-02-24 10:03

Want to take your online start-up global? PayPal explains the benefits of its ability to facilitate global payments and why this is what your online business needs.

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