SA's 12 'most loved' local businesses - Santam survey

2019-07-12 14:09

Small and medium sized local commercial businesses play a vital role in the SA economy and a new report tries to establish what makes consumers big fans of the companies they love. Is your favourite among them?

Bulls join fight to save wild dog

2018-05-29 16:28

Bulls coach John Mitchell and team members, along with leading SA technology expert Arthur Goldstuck, will help track and collar African wild dogs in the Kruger National Park.

Locals band together to shut down Gupta-linked web platforms

2017-07-17 12:09

The joint effort of South Africans to shut down Gupta-linked websites and social media platforms signals a strong community focus, says internet expert Arthur Goldstuck.

Tech impact on future banking

2016-11-23 15:25

Disruption is not something new, but what is new today is that everything is connected, says tech writer Arthur Goldstuck of World Wide Worx.

SA starts joining the smart city dots

2016-08-23 18:30

The concept of a smart city is a grand vision of an urban future, seemingly unattainable in South Africa, but the dots are beginning to be joined, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Arthur Goldstuck: How BlackBerry is refusing to die

2016-07-20 14:25

When Facebook announced earlier this year that it would end support for WhatsApp on BlackBerry phones, it looked like a death warrant. But the company plans to fight for its users.

Apple goes back to its old future

2016-03-29 13:54

Last week Apple went back to its old future, with a 4” iPhone that looks like a 5s but with 6s insides. Confused? So is Apple, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Four bottlenecks throttling SA's broadband hopes

2016-02-16 15:48

Government's thinking around broadband is the ultimate factor that holds back South Africa's internet hopes, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Arthur Goldstuck’s most useful gadgets of 2015

2015-12-29 08:29

Sometimes, gadgetry doesn’t have to be cool or sexy – or expensive – to be must-haves, writes local tech expert Arthur Goldstuck.

The future is intelligent – if you have the vision

2015-11-11 06:31

The way all devices are becoming networked, referred to as the internet of things, is about to take a leap forward, writes Arthur Goldstuck.


Analysts predict tough times ahead for mobile operators as Vodacom shares slump

2019-01-25 15:47

Vodacom's share price slumped by 7% on Thursday after a trading update showed the group's SA service revenue had declined 0.9% to R13.9bn in the quarter ended December 31.

How WhatsApp age hike in Europe could impact SA

2018-04-28 07:45

Local technology analyst Arthur Goldstuck explains whether WhatsApp's move to increase the minimum age for users in Europe could impact local users as well.

Africa needs more innovation hubs to support growth

2017-06-25 08:20

By 2050 African countries will have the youngest populations in the world with the world’s second largest population, which experts believe highlight the need for innovation and business support.

Should you still buy from ailing Groupon?

2016-11-06 06:02

This week, Groupon SA announced the closure of its business after the world’s biggest group-buying and deals website announced a loss of $35.8m and that it’s exiting 12 countries.

Telecoms policy in SA is ‘dysfunctional’ - Arthur Goldstuck

2016-07-27 14:13

The battle over South Africa’s wireless broadband spectrum auction highlights significant government policy missteps.

How to win the ‘inbox zero’ battle

2016-05-19 13:58

It’s like drug abuse, with similar implications for effectiveness, but the battle to triumph over email chaos can be won, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Why data caps make little sense in SA

2016-03-08 13:26

Exploding use of video-on-demand and fibre-to-the-home in South Africa means pricing models for data will have to change, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

EXCLUSIVE: Tech experts quit govt broadband council

2016-01-14 12:59

At least three top independent technology experts have resigned from a national broadband council amid allegations of insufficient guidance from government.

Arthur Goldstuck’s top three gadgets of 2015

2015-12-28 08:08

Gadgetry is synonymous with bells and whistles, but sometimes it’s the personal approach that stands out, writes local technology expert Arthur Goldstuck.

More MTN execs could face axe

2015-11-09 11:58

Analysts say more senior executives at mobile network MTN may have to face the music after the resignation of its group chief executive officer Sifiso Dabengwa.

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