You need these 5 skills if you're thinking of distance learning

2017-11-06 12:12

Distance learning has changed tertiary education for the better but is not without its challenges. Consider these tips before signing up.

Massmart: 6 years after Walmart acquisition

2017-08-30 06:01

Fin24 takes a look at how Massmart has changed since Walmart took a controlling stake in the company six years ago.

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.

#BlackFriday: The ultimate guide to over 50 online sales

2016-11-25 08:00

Black Friday has now become a customary marker that ushers in the shopping season for South Africans and Fin24 has put together a list of over 50 e-commerce deals.

How online courses can bring the world into Africa’s classrooms

2016-08-19 14:22

Massive Open Online Courses are an opportunity for African universities to bring the continent's thinkers and theories to the world, says Professor Susan Levine.

7% of online content reached by kids is about drugs, report says

2016-06-01 10:15

A recent report has revealed that seven percent of online content accessed by children was websites containing information about drugs.

Online auction halted for killer gun

2016-05-12 22:14

An online auction appears to have been halted for the pistol that former Florida neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.

From passion project to business success

2016-03-17 14:00

How do you turn a side project into a full-time, profitable business? finweek speaks to three people who did it.

Advertorial: PayPal gives e-commerce the edge over traditional transacting

2016-03-14 10:49

PayPal's safe payment options sets the payment service provider apart from other traditional transacting methods. Find out how it came to the aid of WooThemes.

Advertorial: Take your online business global with PayPal

2016-02-25 14:49

Want to take your online start-up global? PayPal explains the benefits of its ability to facilitate global payments and why this is what your online business needs.


Uber sorry over London 'mistakes'

2017-09-25 16:52

The chief executive of Uber has apologised for "mistakes" made by the US ride-sharing app after London authorities refused to renew its licence.

Russian accused of running spam ring is indicted in US

2017-04-22 14:10

A Russian man described by US authorities as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

How to spot lies, 'fake news' and propaganda

2016-12-16 18:03

You don't have to fall for "fake news," which has been in the real news lately

Twitter rolls out tool to curb online abuse, bullying

2016-11-16 11:42

Twitter said it was rolling out a new tool to help users filter out harassment and abusive conduct on the messaging platform.

I'm appalled by secret porn operation - office block chairperson

2016-06-28 17:17

The chair of the office park where a suspected secret online porn den had been operating under the guise of being a call centre, said he was 'appalled' by what had emerged.

Better ways to measure improvement than GDP

2016-05-24 16:15

Gross domestic product is the widely-used indicator for the general prosperity of society. While useful, it has its limits, and some adjustments to the measure need to be tabled.

Find the right financial products for your needs

2016-05-10 10:21

Overwhelmed by the diverse number of financial products on the market? A new digital platform can help you find the right products that suit your needs.

The lowdown on Google Play's SA switch-on

2016-03-16 16:07

If you’re downloading apps for your Android device all the time, you would have noticed an all new-look Google Play Store, with a new entertainment section, but what’s in it is even more surprising.

Travelstart flies high

2016-03-08 16:04

Despite slowing global economic growth and travel alerts in the wake of terrorism, online travel agency has shown no signs of slowing down.

Advertorial: Take your online business global with PayPal

2016-02-24 10:03

Want to take your online start-up global? PayPal explains the benefits of its ability to facilitate global payments and why this is what your online business needs.

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