Struggling Twitter launches new ad platform

2015-08-21 15:19

Twitter wants to boost the reach of businesses that advertise on the micro-blogging social network.

George Soros sells off most of his Alibaba stocks

2015-08-16 12:29

American billionaire George Soros's fund has sold most of its stake in the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, according to regulatory filings.

Legislation should 'control' SA spam levels

2015-08-11 10:16

As call centres opt for more automation, local laws should be preventing South Africans from experiencing a deluge of spam text messages, says an insider.

SA media buyers 'fear' online marketing

2015-07-30 15:38

Online advertising in South Africa remains stuck in second gear because media buyers fear facing up to the 'fallibility' of traditional ads, says a local expert.

Sars serves notice to crooks with new cargo scanner

2015-07-23 08:44

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has served notice to organisations that flout the law with a message that the "game is over".

NY mayor wants to put the brakes on Uber

2015-07-21 13:30

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has said he wants to put brakes on Uber's growth "as quickly as possible".

SA online marketers 'stuck in the past'

2015-07-21 07:35

Many marketing executives are ignorant or intimidated about how online advertising provides detailed data of an audience - so, they stick with outmoded methods, says an industry insider.

Walmart, Amazon ready face-off over sales

2015-07-14 09:43

Walmart Stores has announced plans for a massive sale timed to compete with a big Amazon promotion.

Amazon launches 1 hour delivery service in London

2015-07-02 12:33 launched its one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, for select areas of London on Tuesday and said it would expand the programme.

Top SA e-commerce fails - and fixes

2015-06-30 11:57

E-commerce presents a lucrative opportunity for SA companies, but few are able to ensure a smooth customer experience.


10 things your e-commerce website must have

2015-08-19 13:45

Key features are needed to operate an e-commerce website effectively, according to an expert.

How call centre tech can stop annoying people

2015-08-12 14:15

There's nothing quite as annoying when you call a company and find that the automated answering system is of no help.

M4JAM locks down deal with Pondering Panda

2015-08-11 09:28

Micro-jobbing platform Money for Jam has acquired digital market research company Pondering Panda as part of a move to expand data gathering tools for businesses.

SA escrow service to boost online trading safety

2015-07-28 09:02

Online transacting on classifieds sites for South Africans is set to be safer with the local launch of a dedicated escrow service.

BitX welcomes cryptocurrency scrutiny

2015-07-22 13:19

Cryptocurrency platform BitX says it welcomes regulatory scrutiny as the firm eyes expansion after a capital injection.

Naspers throws weight behind BitX

2015-07-21 10:02

Naspers has initiated a $4m funding support of cryptocurrency platform BitX to gain a foothold into the growing e-commerce market.

Nedbank takes the fight to cyber scammers

2015-07-17 14:38

Nedbank's new big data security tool will help the bank's clients avoid being victims of fraud.

Gumtree ups safety of online car classifieds

2015-07-13 13:13

Online classifieds are expected to be safer following the launch of a peer to peer trading platform on Gumtree.

Bob van Dijk assures Media24 safe with Naspers

2015-07-01 11:12

The Naspers CEO has dispelled any fears the business, started 100 years ago with Die Burger, would end its relationship with Media24.

Two Uber bosses arrested in France

2015-06-30 07:55

The two leaders of Uber in France were taken into custody as part of a probe into their ride-booking app.

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