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HMD Global just announced the launch of three new Nokia Smartphones the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 plus and the new Nokia 6 in South Africa.

New Nokia smartphones finally launch in South Africa

April 20, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments (0)

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones finally announced the availability of the highly-anticipated Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 plus and the new Nokia 6 in South Africa. These new Android One Nokia smartphones were introduced at Mobile World Congress in February 2018 and will go on sale during April 2018 through Cell C, MTN and [&hellip...

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Payment24 fuel app set to make petrol purchases pain-free

Fuel management solution mobile app to roll out in April

April 20, 2018 • Online & SocialComments (0)

Payment24 has announced the rollout of a fuel management solution and mobile app. Payment24, an international fuel payment system developed in South Africa, will be available to oil companies’ customers on their smartphones, allowing them to pay for fuel at...

Music + streaming service Nigeria lands deal with Sony Music

MTN introduces music streaming service in Nigeria

April 20, 2018 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Music streaming service of telecommunications operator MTN, has entered into a partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to distribute on its platform in the Federal Republic the content of the label’s catalogue. The partnership which has been dubbed the...

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Chrome users warned about phony Ad blockers

April 20, 2018 • Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Irrelevant ads are always annoying for every one of us, fortunately, Ad blockers are to the rescue, however, Adguard has recently identified five different fake Ad blockers that had targeted Chrome users which Google has since taken down. According to a...

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Kenyan mobile consumer feedback company secures $3.5m investment

April 19, 2018 • East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

mSurvey, the mobile-first consumer feedback platform for businesses and consumers in Africa, announced a Series A round of USD$3.5m, led by Africa focused venture firm TLcom Capital with investment from Social Capital, Kapor Capital, Golden Palm, and Richard...

Facebook rolls out privacy choices under EU rules

Facebook reveals new privacy settings

April 19, 2018 • Internet of Things, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Wednesday, 18 April Facebook announced that it would begin rolling out changes to how it handles private data this week to comply with forthcoming EU rules, with European residents seeing the measures first. The social networking company which has been...

Why your business needs a mobile sales app

With a mobile sales app you can showcase your products with an attractive e-catalog

April 18, 2018 • Online & Social, SponsoredComments (0)

Why should your business care about a mobile sales app? As consumers, we use apps on our mobile devices every day. We expect to be able to do anything from our smartphones or tablets. The B2B world has realised their customers are consumers in their personal...

First National Bank (FNB) announced the launch of eWallet eXtra

FNB announces the launch of eWallet eXtra

April 18, 2018 • Finance, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments (0)

On Wednesday, 18 April 2018 First National Bank (FNB) announced the launch of eWallet eXtra, a mobile bank account that allows unbanked and underbanked South African consumers to use a feature phone or a smartphone to open a bank account without ever walking...

Reasons why investors need day trading courses

Do you have the right insurance for your electronic devices?

April 10, 2018 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

If you are part of the global league of professionals who work from a “virtual office”, be sure to tell your insurer how, where and when you use your electronic devices. Traditional office workers would normally depend on their office managers to take...

Ecobank Mobile App processes $1 billion transactions in Africa

Ecobank Mobile App processes $1 billion transactions in Africa

April 10, 2018 • Finance, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ecobank Mobile App, a single, unified financial services application across 33 African countries, has processed 9 million transactions worth over $1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago. With over 4 million users, the Ecobank Mobile App is available...

Beware ad slingers disguised as security apps

Beware of ad slingers disguised as security apps

April 9, 2018 • Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

ESET researchers have analysed a newly discovered set of apps on Google Play, Google’s official Android app store, that pose as security applications. Instead of security, all they provide is unwanted ads and ineffective pseudo-security. According to...

Sustaining hospitality – embracing the Industrial revolution 4.0

Sustaining hospitality – embracing the Industrial revolution 4.0

April 9, 2018 • Online & Social, OpinionComments (0)

The hospitality sector is facing challenges unlike any other industry; with markets developing, economies fluctuating and consumer preferences evolving. If hospitality businesses don’t grow apace, they’ll have obsolescence built into them. It’s...

Kenya: PayPal, Safaricom partnership enables cross-border mobile payments

Kenya: PayPal, Safaricom partnership enables cross-border mobile payments

April 9, 2018 • East Africa, Online & Social, Retail, Top StoriesComments (0)

PayPal and Safaricom have announced a collaboration that will allow Kenyans to move money between their M-PESA and PayPal accounts. The new service aims to eliminate barriers that have hindered consumers and businesses in the country from taking full...

Mobiclicks, Silverpush partner to launch automated TV sync platform in Africa

Mobiclicks, Silverpush partner to launch automated TV sync platform in Africa

April 5, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobiclicks, Silverpush partner to launch automated TV sync platform in Africa

The Magnifi TV sync platform which was launched in South Africa in 2017 in a partnership with Mobilclicks and its technology partner Silverpush has revealed the launch of an automated TV sync platform. With this launch, Mobiclicks is set on a path to change...

Apple music introduces music video streaming section

Apple music introduces music video streaming section

April 5, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple music introduces music video streaming section

Apple Music has launched a music video-watching section where subscribers can stream their favourite videos. Fans can watch new and exclusive music videos, curated music video playlists, never before seen performances and more — ad-free. In addition to...

Taxify partners with Namola to address driver safety

Taxify partners with Namola to address driver safety

April 5, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Taxify partners with Namola to address driver safety

On Wednesday, 04 April 2018, taxi-hailing app Taxify announced the launch of a driver safety feature at the Taxify Driver Summit which took place at Turbine Hall in Johannesburg, South Africa. The in-app driver safety feature which connects drivers to...