Lethabo Motsoaledi and Matthew Westaway are the dynamic engineering-educated duo and joint CEOs behind disruptive intelligence innovation studio, Motsoaledi & West. Here's why design thinking is a must for any business.
Leigh Andrews 1 day ago
South African mobile phone giant MTN is in talks with Benin's telecoms regulator after its subsidiary was slapped with a bill of more than $200m.
Inspired by the global trend towards giving back instead of getting on Black Friday, local home cleaning company SweepSouth is transferring the savings it would usually give to its customers on a day like this and handing them back to its 'SweepStars'.
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
On his visit from London to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy.
Jessica Tennant 20 Nov 2017
Google SA has announced the launch of the 2017 Connected Consumer Study, conducted by research group Kantar TNS. This year's study researched how online behaviour has changed, compared TV and online video consumption habits, how mobile usage has evolved over time, and, finally, what the future of technology holds.
Recognising and rewarding innovative ideas that have the potential to significantly impact the Gauteng economy, the 2017 GAP Innovation Competition winners in each category have been announced.
A leader in augmented reality (AR), Zappar, have ventured into mixed reality (MR) and recently paid Cape Town a visit to end off AfricaCom with the launch of the ZapBox - an MR kit presenting individuals and businesses with the opportunity to create their own MR experiences - at the Two Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront.
Cari Coetzee 20 Nov 2017
CIOs should leverage machine learning to turn the tsunami of data obtained in Internet of Things (IoT) deployments into actionable insights. This is according to a new report from Forrester.
The face of the maritime industry is being changed by technological advances and digitalisation, opening up opportunities, especially among the youth - rather than being a threat to South Africa jobs.
Designed to foster local ehealth innovation, Digital Health Cape Town (DHCT) has opened applications for its accelerator programme.
Zimbabwe's #datafree Zim News app spikes to more than 3 million daily page views as citizens seek information on crisis.
Another shared economy, technology-led disruption is on the cards for the travel industry and it's coming to South Africa. TRVL gives everyone access to a world that has been inhabited by travel agencies only - until now. According to a TechCrunch article, "If TRVL has its way, it's the travel agencies' turn to tremble."
Cari Coetzee 17 Nov 2017