SA company wins the internet

2015-11-26 14:58

Cape Town-based internet company WooThemes was purchased by American dot-com giant, Automattic. Co-founder Mark Forrester shares on what this means for the SA startup.

SA women making it big in tech

2015-11-03 11:52

There are many women doing great things in tech in South Africa. finweek caught up with a few of these dynamic techies and digital pioneers.

Lessons for businesses to embrace digital change

2015-10-22 15:39

At the recently held Africa Digital Excellence Summit, hosted by McKinsey and Co and Facebook, business leaders were encouraged to create valuable brands for consumers in the changing world of technology.

Google book project 'does not violate copyright law'

2015-10-19 09:14

Google's colossal project transform the world's books into digital format does not violate copyright law, a US appeals court has ruled.

Cisco’s John Chambers: The Digital World provides Africa’s leapfrog

2015-06-03 15:14

Bridging the digital divide is one of the keys to ubiquitous information, which would uplift the African continent, it would open up many doors in Africa.

Digital tech can give London a $20bn boost

2014-06-16 13:00

London's digital technology sector could create an additional £12bn of economic activity and 46 000 new jobs by 2024, according to a forecast.

Digital vs print

2013-11-28 06:00

Don't throw out the baby with the bathwater, writes Leopold Scholtz.

Kagiso revenue tops R1bn

2013-09-18 08:32

Kagiso Media has topped R1bn in revenue for the first time to post a 30.8% increase in core headline earnings to R252.9m for the 12 months to June.

Holiday shoppers boost eBay sales

2013-01-17 14:21

EBay has marked its best year yet as bargain-hunting shoppers lifted the company's fourth-quarter performance.

Bye bye, print

2012-10-23 07:32

Newsweek's print demise holds a lesson for SA media, says Arthur Goldstuck.


The future of advertising: Reaching consumers where they are

2015-11-04 15:58

Traditional advertising methods have had to adapt to reach consumers where they are and create engagement. We look at how out-of-home and digital media is shifting advertising.

Is your job safe from smart computers?

2015-10-26 16:10

Today’s digital revolution is reshaping the way we live and work, much like the industrial revolution in the 1800s. Many people fear the changes these machines could bring to their lives.

Digital - the new business tsunami

2015-10-22 10:27

Harnessing the potential of digital development to improve business models was the theme of the first-ever Africa Digital Excellence Summit held late last week at The Forum in Bryanston. The event was hosted by McKinsey and Facebook.

Universal Music eyes Africa, China expansion

2015-07-31 14:09

Vivendi SA announced a five-year plan to expand the reach of Universal Music Group by investing in digital channels, new countries and adding partnerships.

Digital natives key to SA's retail future

2015-03-10 16:01

People between the ages of 18 and 24 who grew up with the internet, interact more with retailers via social media than anyone else, according to a survey.

Apps try to help you keep New Year's resolutions

2014-01-08 13:24

Keeping your New Year's resolutions can be difficult, but new apps aim to help people get organised, track their progress and stay focused to reach their goals.

Ster Kinekor goes fully digital

2013-11-20 15:22

Cinema chain Ster Kinekor has announced that all their cinemas in South Africa have been fully digitised, having retired more than 400 of their 35mm projectors.

Time for digital media to be rewarded

2013-08-12 14:39

The Bookmarks Awards will reward digital excellence, with a focus of on measurable performance, creativity and execution.

Digital sales break £1bn barrier

2013-01-02 15:27

The year 2012 saw the highest annual total spent on downloaded films, music and games with sales exceeding £1bn, a report states.

Advertisers benefit from print, digital

2012-09-13 13:13

Advertisers are benefiting from both print and digital marketing, which allows them to target audiences more effectively, says an industry expert.

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