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What my Trip to the Rainbow Nation Tells me About our Future

by Steve Tzikakis, SAP President EMEA South We all face an exciting - but uncertain - time ahead. The disruption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

New Kid in Town: Can Kwesé Play Convince S.Africans to Binge-watch TV?

Every time a new player comes to South Africa to provide video-on-demand (VoD) services there is great fanfare, but with little success so far. The...

Are we Safe to Bank on Biometrics?

By Martin Walshaw, Senior Systems Engineer at F5 Networks Biometrics are quickly gaining momentum both in the global and local financial services sector, making the...

Bringing more African Countries into the Digital Economy

By Byron Clatterbuck, CEO, SEACOM Since 2009, the African telecoms industry has come a long way in connecting people and businesses to reliable, affordable and...

What Happens to a Smart Appliance When its Manufacturer Dies?

by Ben Dickson Early this month, the widely ridiculed juice-squeezing company Juicer, which managed to raise the absurd amount of $120 million in funding from Silicon...

The Only Safe Email is Text-only Email

By Sergey Bratus, Dartmouth College and Anna Shubina, Dartmouth College It’s troubling to think that at any moment you might open an email that looks like...

The End of “one-size-fits-all” Banking?

By Marwan Elnakat, digital banking solutions director for the CISMEA region at Gemalto With Capitec’s latest trading update making a case for what consumers in...

7 South African Drone Firms to Keep an Eye on

The use of drones or remotely piloted aircraft systems is forecast to grow exponentially. Globally the drone business is proving to be one of the...