South Africans trust alternative financial services

2016-09-29 13:56

Consumers are open to alternative banking and have equally high levels of trust for both traditional and alternative financial service providers, a survey has found.

Researchers revive first ever 1951 computer music

2016-09-26 07:25

New Zealand researchers have restored the first recording of computer-generated music, created in 1951 on a gigantic contraption built by British genius Alan Turing.

Sustainability of oil firms under siege - PwC

2016-08-23 06:07

In order to ensure sustainability in the long term, oil companies have to adapt their business models to remain competitive, research shows.

Digital agency programmers earn 26% less than ICT sector - survey

2016-07-25 16:16

Computer programmers who work for digital advertising agencies earn, on average, 26% less than their counterparts in the ICT sector, according to a survey.

Capitalising on internet romance

2016-06-27 10:45

Match Group is the owner of various online dating sites and is well positioned to profit from this rapidly growing sector.

A crash-detecting app that travels with you

2016-06-21 10:51

CrashDetech is an app that detects when you are involved in an accident…and summons help.

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.


5 ways that digital is changing the workplace

2016-09-26 14:50

Every worker, no matter their role, is now part of the digital workplace and the technology innovation in this space is expected to accelerate even further, says a research expert.

Global advertising spend - the winners and losers

2016-09-11 16:47

Digital advertising spend, which is driven by cellphones, online video, social media and programmatic, is significantly outpacing the growth of all other media.

Fingerprint authentication coming to SA bank cards

2016-07-26 14:34

The Payments Association of South Africa has introduced a new standard that would see fingerprint authentication for card payments becoming a reality in the near future.

How in-app advertising is starting to grow up

2016-06-28 15:17

Publishers face challenges in securing advertising for their fast-growing mobile news apps but technological developments could change this state of affairs.

Ronnie Apteker: Fighting the digital devil – finding solutions at 46 000ft

2016-06-23 07:13

Ronnie Apteker presents five tips for dealing with email bombardment he discovered at 46 000 feet, while on a business trip to Europe.

Stay fit and active, without a gym contract

2016-06-02 10:21

There's a new app for individuals who want to stay active and love variety, but don't want to commit to a gym contract.

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.

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