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Could Google become the dominant force in hospitality?

Will Google come to dominate the industry, leaving online travel agencies and others in its wake?

By Stuart Pallister 21 hours ago

#GIL2017: How global volatility can benefit Africa

Not so long ago, people would have scoffed at the notion that the UK would be pulling out of the EU or that Donald Trump would be sitting in the Oval Office

By Nicci Botha 19 hours ago

Youtap solutions aim to simplify mobile payments in Africa and Asia

Youtap has launched a QR code solution and smartphone apps for mobile money services in Africa and Asia

23 hours ago

#CEMAfrica2017: Empowered customer experiences lie in multi-focused design

Sven Schoof, head of customer experience at Spree, discusses how to empower customers to interact with your brand

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 hours ago

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

HONG KONG - It's 2050 and the world revolves around you

23 hours ago

It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues

By Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017

Africa's data revolution probed in UN-backed report

Limited capacity, investment and collaboration are among the challenges facing data communities working towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Africa's Agenda 2063

3 days ago

#CEMAfrica2017: "Be an experience business or be out of business" - Adobe

CEM Africa attendees were presented with a choice of workshops to attend throughout the two-day summit. Here's why I'm glad I went with the session by James McDonald, solution consultant at Adobe, on how to be an experience-driven business

By Leigh Andrews 17 Aug 2017

Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation

Cold, hard cash has been on the decline in mature first world economies since the 1990s when electronic banking started becoming popular.

By Peter Alkema 14 Aug 2017

Transforming agricultural education through technology

When it comes to training and agri-education, technology is the perfect catalyst. Just as progress is being made in farming techniques, so is the use of similar advances to drive skills and education

By Howard Blight 14 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Become the next global female ad-tech pioneer

Ever wondered if your experiences in the mobile ad-tech space are markedly different from those of females from the other end of the globe? Wonder no more

By Leigh Andrews 14 Aug 2017

Huge growth predicted for 5G in its first six years

There will be around 1.4-billion 5G connections by 2025, an increase from just 1 million in 2019, the anticipated first year of commercial launch

14 Aug 2017

Rwandan entrepreneurs offer free app development training

Code for Good aims to bring technology to youth in order to improve academic outcomes

14 Aug 2017

Ghana gets SAP Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week (ACW), which started in 2015 to equip parents, teachers and educators with the coding skills and teaching materials they need to train children and youth in their immediate communities, arrived back in Ghana this week

11 Aug 2017

Mozilla and fact-checker engine join fight on fake news

Mozilla, the non-profit which runs the Firefox internet browser, said it was launching a drive against "fake news"

11 Aug 2017

DRC inventor has a solution to get rural Africa emailing

One inventor from the DRC believes he has developed a device that can make emailing over 100-times cheaper than it would be via cellular networks

10 Aug 2017

Digital economy gets a boost with SACS installation

Watershed moment for African internet: installation of first direct subsea link between Africa and South America begins in Angola

10 Aug 2017

PayU Nigeria's new payment solution for recurring bills

PayU Nigeria introduces PayU Subscription, a convenient payment method which allows merchants to safely and securely collect payments from consumers

10 Aug 2017

Seedstars crowns Numida best Ugandan startup

At the Seedstars Uganda finals, Numida was selected as the top startup in the region

8 Aug 2017

SA's Aerobotics raises $600k funding from 4Di, Savannah Fund

South African aerial data analytics specialist Aerobotics has secured R8-million ($602,000) in seed funding from Cape Town-based based VC firm 4Di and Kenya's Savannah Fund

By Tom Jackson 8 Aug 2017

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International

Australia to regulate virtual currency exchanges like Bitcoin

SYDNEY - Australia is set to regulate virtual currency exchanges such as Bitcoin and strengthen the powers of its financial intelligence agency Austrac as it cracks down on money laundering and terrorism financing.

3 days ago

Apple axes iPod nano and shuffle

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Touch became the last iPod standing late last week as Apple removed nano and shuffle stand-alone digital music players from its lineup.

31 Jul 2017

Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits

SEOUL, South Korea: Sprawling South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics has recovered from a humiliating recall fiasco and the arrest of its de facto leader with remarkable speed, analysts said, after the tech giant stunned investors with record-breaking profits.

31 Jul 2017

Travel agents to benefit from travel aggregator platform, booking engine

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: TP Connects, one of the first International Air Transport Association (IATA) certified travel aggregators and IT providers, working with British Airways as a new distribution capability (NDC) service provider, has integrated directly to the airline's NDC APIs with a B2B reseller platform and internet booking engine for online travel agencies.

28 Jul 2017

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