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Lars Lehne joins Incubeta as group CEO

Lars Lehne has been appointed group CEO of Incubeta, the South African-born, global independent digital marketing services group...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

TikTok strengthens privacy and safety settings for youth

TikTok has announced that it will be changing the default privacy setting for all registered accounts of users aged 13-15 years old to private...

3 days ago

Microsoft was the most imitated brand for phishing attempts in Q4 2020

Forty-three percent of all brand phishing attempts related to the technology giant - up from 19% in Q3, as threat actors continued to try to capitalise on people working remotely during the second wave...

3 days ago

Information Regulator engages Facebook SA over privacy policy

South Africa's Information Regulator met Facebook South Africa this week to discuss its revised WhatsApp privacy policy...

14 Jan 2021

A challenging year lies ahead as digital economy evolves

New banking regulations, digital consumers, the eradication of passwords, contactless technology - these are just some of the trends that will shape financial services and payments in 2021...

By Gerhard Oosthuizen 14 Jan 2021

Leveraging the business platform of the future

As businesses across sectors consider various new modes of work to drive business performance, there is an increasing urgency to streamline and optimise communication channels - for both internal and external functions...

By Steve Davies 14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds

When reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, a number of things immediately spring to mind... the industrial internet of things (IIoT), artificial intelligence (AI), robots and 3D printing for example. Regrettably, little attention is given to individual employees and workers in this emerging industrial world, unless one is discussing the concerns related to potential job losses...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 3 days ago

#StartupStory: JDP Corp, a tech startup tailored for the fitness world

Technology has seamlessly integrated into the world of fitness over the past few years. Adding to this harmony is a new workout bench called Digi Smart Bench that can be controlled electronically and through an app...

By Imran Salie 3 days ago

DotModus and i-10 win with FSA in the United Kingdom

DotModus is delighted to announce that as part of collaborative resource partnership effort led by i-10, a two-year contract with the Food Standards Agency in the UK has been secured.

Issued by DotModus 14 Jan 2021

Data is the key in the era of 5G

The cloud, the endpoint, the edge and now 5G are converging and changing the way we collaborate, connect and communicate. However, for telcos and operators, adapting to a 5G world can be a challenge...

By Gerhard Fourie 14 Jan 2021

5 project management trends taking control in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic forced organisations to make a rapid shift to remote work and online project management. Project managers and teams suddenly have an even greater responsibility to communicate and collaborate effectively. According to a recent survey by PwC, this trend is set to continue. But what else can project managers expect in the new year?

By Alison Fergus 13 Jan 2021

4IR: How the subscription economy is changing the world of CX

The impacts of Covid-19 won't be temporary and customer experience (CX) as we know it is coming to an end. Luckily, we can all learn from the changes to come...

By Charlotte Adelgaard 13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: AI will have a real-world impact in 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is gaining notable momentum across a number of industries. In the past year, we saw rapid digital transformation spurred by Covid-19, with new technologies being adopted almost overnight

By Dries Cronje 13 Jan 2021

7 tips from Kaspersky on using Telegram privately and securely

For those that have made the switch to Telegram following WhatsApp's privacy policy update, here are seven tips from Kaspersky to make your experience on the app as private and secure as possible...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Acceleration of digital payments

2020 blurred conventional lines of e-commerce, with sectors that historically had low digital payment penetration experiencing higher demand, as more people shopped online...

By Jonathan Smit 12 Jan 2021

MTN rewards users with 1GB of data for downloading Covid-19 Alert app

MTN recently announced that it is rewarding its users that download the Covid-19 Alert South Africa app with 1GB of data...

12 Jan 2021

FlySafair to launch Telegram support channel

FlySafair has announced that it will launch a Telegram customer support channel amid rising concerns about privacy thanks to new terms of service announced by WhatsApp...

12 Jan 2021

WhatsApp users flock to Telegram, Signal following privacy policy debacle

More and more WhatsApp users are downloading Telegram and Signal due to WhatsApp's recent privacy policy update...

11 Jan 2021

Telkom withdraws part of spectrum court application against ICASA

Telkom has withdrawn Part A of its court application against the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). This was announced recently in a statement by the regulatory body...

11 Jan 2021

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