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Saturday, February 25, 2017


Feature article unpacking telecommunications, Internet of Things, Connected Cars, Finance, Business, Entrepreneurship, Startups, Artificial Intelligence, etc


How Marketers Target Poor Illiterate People With Unhealthy Food Ads

by Zandile Mchiza Food advertising strongly influences the eating choices of adults, adolescents and children alike. But TV and magazine adverts often carry misleading health and nutrition...

The Real ‘Digital Opportunity’ in Banking

By Shiona Blundell, head of banking, Africa, Wipro Limited and Gavin Holme, business head, Africa, Wipro Limited   For most of us, banking is a ‘grudge...
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Should Cybersecurity be a Human Right?

by Scott Shackelford Having access to the internet is increasingly considered to be an emerging human right. International organizations and national governments have begun to formally...
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There are Six Styles of Love. Which one Best Describes You?

by Rachel Grieve Love is a complex and powerful force, one that plays out in a number of emotional, cognitive and social ways. When we love a...
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How SA’s SMEs Can Solve the Connectivity Conundrum

By Brian Timperley, the MD of Turrito Networks In 2017, South Africa is expected to spend $10.5bn on information, technology, and communications (ICT). This is...
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The Data Behind Dating: Can Data Ever Really Replace Chemistry?

by Sekete Patrick Maphopha, NetApp Africa CTO and Technology Evangelist There are an estimated 1 000 dating sites currently operating in South Africa - some...
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Are You Really Anonymous Online? Your Friends on Twitter May Give You Away

by Jessica Su As you browse the internet, online advertisers track nearly every site you visit, amassing a trove of information on your habits and preferences....
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The Connected Things: SA’s Battle to Deliver Internet of Things Solutions

by Gugu Lourie The stage to do battle for a connected user is being laid by tech firms - Comsol, Sigfox and Vula Telematix -...
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Fake News: The Internet has Turned an Age-old Problem into a New Threat

by Ylva Rodny-Gumede The year 2016 will go down in history as the year in which fake news really took centre stage. It played a decisive...
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South African Financial Services Landscape is Set to Change – here’s how

by Dominique Collett, head of AlphaCode, a Rand Merchant Investments club for fintech startup entrepreneurs From digital banks to mobile-payment solutions, technology is set to...