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#Datamustfall: Poor locked out of the digital economy

2017-08-13 15:59

In South Africa, income, education and location determine if you’re going to become a part of the digital economy, writes Alan Cameron.

Why SA corporates are training employees to wake up to the present

2017-06-22 09:10

In the digital era, stress and burnout are becoming facts of life for many workers. Fortunately there is a way to address these issues, which affect staff morale and companies’ bottom lines.

SA companies falling behind in digital era

2017-05-24 19:02

South African companies are falling behind when it comes to investing in digital transformation, a report shows.

#Datamustfall: Backhaul bottle-necks expose SA’s digital economy

2017-04-18 10:21

A significant proportion of residents outside of South Africa’s big cities are in urgent need of becoming familiar with the Internet so that the opportunity it offers benefits them and the nation’s GDP.

Be alert for these 9 online scams

2017-02-20 10:33

Given the prevalence of banking scams, consumers need to be aware of online banking fraud to to protect themselves. Here are nine scams to be on the lookout for.

Big data helped Trump even after he scorned it

2016-12-04 12:37

Donald Trump derided the use of data and technology tools for his presidential campaign, but those techniques might well have propelled him to victory.

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 digital is empowering an education system in crisis

2017-07-16 09:40

With consistently poor matric results and ongoing conflict at universities around the country, South African education is clearly in crisis.

SA scores high ranking in digital competitiveness

2017-06-01 09:14

South Africa has been ranked 47th out of 63 countries in the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking for 2017.

World close to 'serious digital sabotage', warns Dutch spy chief

2017-05-16 22:39

The world may be close to a "serious act of digital sabotage" which could trigger unrest, chaos and disorder, Dutch spy chief Rob Bertholee has warned.

AutoTrader turns the last page on print magazine, goes fully digital

2017-04-21 12:17

'The internet was developing so fast, and the possibilities of what could be done online were so vast,' says Autotrader CEO George Mienie about the start of its digital era.

FNB's digitisation strategy pays off - CEO

2017-03-09 18:35

The growth in FNB’s earnings can be attributed to the bank’s digitisation strategy which was embarked on 10 years ago, said CEO Jacques Celliers.

Hard work, digital cash

2017-01-22 09:49

RLabs rewards unemployed youngsters’ community work with electronic currency.

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.

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