Innotribe has announced the 12 semi-finalists for the second edition of its Startup Challenge in Africa. Drawn from 89 entries, the startups represent the best…Continue
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Your children’s health is probably the most important thing in the world to you. But how do you know if your child is developing the way they should be? Even in the UK where there’s the NHS, innumerable child development internet sites, or a gazillion baby books, it can be a difficult time.…Continue
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are approximately 447.9 million mobile payment users worldwide, a remarkable evolution from coins being introduced in 700 BC, notes in the 10th century and the introduction of Western Union’s “…Continue
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Most all business owners would likely agree that business efficiency can be traced back to a firm’s ability to successfully execute a given strategy in a productive manner that produces satisfactory results for the organization. Business success is defined by an organization’s ability to be both…Continue
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For 24 hours, WhatsApp was banned in Brazil after Judge Marcel Maia Montalvão seeking user data from the service for a criminal investigation issued a court order to telecom providers to ban WhatsApp for 72 hours.
The outcry against the ban was immediate and spread from…Continue
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According to the Adcorp Employment Index job availability rose a mere 1.86% in 2015 and, coupled with the skills shortage and economic crisis, the situation can be fairly described as bleak for both business and employee. When it comes to the long-term impact and short-term need there is…Continue
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Canadian company BlackBerry might not be cooking up loving dinners for its operating system anymore, but it’s not about to let its Messenger platform (BBM) go hungry.
The company has now announced that Android and iOS users of its BBM beta app can now video call one other like…Continue
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Thanks to KwaDukuza Resource centre, Change the World and Dell Development Fund.Continue
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These days, it seems like you need your own fund to be part of the cool kids club of tech in Africa. This is why …Continue
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More and more countries are seeing innovation and entrepreneurship as the main opportunities for economic diversification and growth. Countries like Botswana, who’s economy is over 70% dependent on mining is working on a broad strategy to make …Continue
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Forbes announced the …Continue
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FYI - a webinar will be hosted on 26 May featuring Bruce Rogers, Forbes’ Chief Insights Officer and Mike Saliter, Qlik’s VP of Global Industry Solutions. Details below.
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When Change Lives Now opened its doors three hundred and sixty five days ago it joined an elite group of Crowdfunding websites in South Africa. It was definitely not the first and will not be the last. It was however, unique.
Change Lives Now based its strategy on helping communities and people in need, in South Africa. Specific focus was toward Non Profit Organisations however, not limited to them. It proved to be an excellent…Continue
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Online security breaches are becoming the order of the day, and such incidences are set to rise as the economy comes under increasing pressure. It is therefore becoming increasingly important for a business owner to take advantage of risk solutions available in order to safeguard their payment system from vulnerabilities.
Earlier this month, a breach that affected one of the five major SA banks customers made headlines, and for all the wrong reasons. Bank customers found their…Continue
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The third annual Fishackathon hosted by the U.S. Department of state in collaboration with Silicon Cape took place over the weekend, April 22-24 in celebration of World Earth Day. Volunteers, coders, designers, fishermen and tech guru’s got together to spend the weekend developing sustainable solutions to existing problem statements given by fishing experts from around the world. On the final day of the hackathon the different teams presented their solutions to the problem chose and the…Continue
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Whether you like it or not, Uber’s on-demand business model has resulted in a flood of companies using a similar strategy.
There are Uber-like services for rival taxi companies, doctors, massages and even dagga, showing that the business model is here to stay.
What about South African…Continue
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