Prosus’ PayU Spend R15.8 Billion in FinTech Acquisition Trail

PayU, the payments and FinTech business of Prosus, has invested a staggering $1 billion (R15.8 billion) on FinTech and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) globally...
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The Disruption of Disruptive Tech

Capital on Tap has revealed the number of businesses and start-ups that have been created as a result of disruptive technologies. The study highlights...

Shift to Digital Services Lift Standard Bank Profits

Standard Bank Group continues to undertake a wide approach to its technology investments, such as increasing its digital capabilities, which has helped Africa's largest bank by assets...

Did you Know that Cyber crime is one of the most Reported Economic Crimes in SA?

By Staff Writer In this hyper-connected world, security attacks like WannaCry and Nyetya are a fact of life, a new report concluded. South Africa is also...

The Cybersecurity Risks of 3D Printing

By Heather Redding Today tech enthusiasts around the world appreciate the growing importance of 3D printing. This breakthrough technology has rapidly expanded beyond simple prototype creation...

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...

Tech Giant IBM to spend close to R1 billion in Africa to Build new Skills for “New Collar” Careers

by Staff Writer IBM, global tech giant, is investing about R945 million ($70 million) in building much-needed digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills to help...

Don’t Post a Peace Sign in Selfies as “Hackers May Steal Your Fingerprints”

Is flashing the “PEACE” sign in selfies or photos posted on social media an easy way to hand over your fingerprints to hackers? U.S President-elect...

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M-Pesa is first African FinTech platform to join United for Wildlife Financial Taskforce

M-Pesa has become the first mobile money provider in Africa to join the Financial Taskforce established by United for Wildlife, a coalition of charities...

Capitec Introduces All-In-One ‘Scan to Pay’ (QR code) Functionality

Capitec, South Africa’s largest digital bank, has launched its QR code payment functionality in their new app. The ‘Scan to Pay’ offering can be...

Vodacom to Halve Its Carbon Footprint by 2025

Vodacom - which generates less than 2 metric tons of carbon per terabyte of data a year - says it plans to halve its...