Ex-FNB boss invests in wine startup

2015-10-02 11:57

Former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan has announced an investment in a wine startup.

Local buyer pays R18 000 for iPhone 6s

2015-09-30 12:42

Apple’s new iPhones may not be officially available in South Africa yet, but that didn’t stop an enthusiastic fan from buying one.

Gumtree launches laptop price checker

2015-09-21 09:55

The classifieds provider has launched a laptop price checker in South Africa so that buyers and sellers can compare prices.

Google's Android Pay rolls out in US

2015-09-11 16:13

Google's Android Pay rolled out Thursday to US customers, becoming the latest system to allow consumers to tap their phones to pay for purchases at retailers.

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".


5 top mistakes that startups make

2015-10-01 14:46

While some startups have embraced a lean strategy to effectively expand, many make rudimentary errors that could sabotage their efforts, says an industry insider.

Samsung TVs dominate OLX classifieds

2015-09-29 16:52

Samsung is the dominant TV brand that South Africans buy, according to data released from OLX.

SA app wants to bury shopping till slips

2015-09-16 11:47

A new application hopes that South Africans will bury paper till slips to make smartphones more integral to the e-shopping environment.

Four tech tools to replace your wallet

2015-09-11 11:55

The future of payments could include an array of new technologies, according to an expert.

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.

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