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  • vodacom

    Vodacom rolls out Fibre To The Business

    September 18, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom rolls out Fibre To The Business

    Vodacom Business today announced the launch of Fibre To The Business (FTTB) services in South Africa. The initial rollout phase of Vodacom’s new Broadband Connect Fibre service sees broadband connectivity of up to 100Mbit/s coming to selected business...

  • Telecom Tower

    Africa’s telecoms market to be worth $65bn by 2018

    August 26, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa’s telecoms market to be worth $65bn by 2018

    The African telecoms market is set to be one of the main growth success stories for the telecoms sector in the next 5 years. This is according to a new report entitled Sub-Saharan Africa telecoms market: trends and forecasts 2013–2018 from telecoms...

  • SAP

    Is VUCA the answer to a rapidly changing global market?

    July 16, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Is VUCA the answer to a rapidly changing global market?

    Military history, strategy and tactics have often been used by businesses around the world when planning on how to innovate, keep pace with or beat the competition and prosper in an increasingly challenging economic climate. According to Simon Carpenter,...

  • Money matters: why women founders struggle in Silicon Valley

    April 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Money matters: why women founders struggle in Silicon Valley

    Last spring and summer, Kathryn Minshew, co-founder of The Muse and Inc’s “15 Women to Watch in Tech”, was trying to raise money for the female-focused jobboard site that was growing thirdty percent a month and reaching 250,000 dedicated active...

  • The February Jobs Report in Two Simple Charts

    April 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on The February Jobs Report in Two Simple Charts

    The U.S. economy added 236,000 jobs in February, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7%, its lowest level since December 2008. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above...

  • Yahoo Killing Message Boards Site and Other Products

    April 4, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Yahoo Killing Message Boards Site and Other Products

    Yahoo announced in a Friday afternoon blog post that it’s killing seven products from its line of consumer offerings. The doomed products include Yahoo’s BlackBerry app and Sports IQ. The BlackBerry app will still be available to users who have...

  • ‘Star Trek’ Mobile App Kicks Off Super Bowl Campaign

    March 9, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on ‘Star Trek’ Mobile App Kicks Off Super Bowl Campaign

    The app was designed to be a one-stop shop for Star Trek fans. It includes a news feed feature that shows off Star Trek news articles from around the web. When the film gets closer to release, users will also be able to pre-order tickets for the app from...

  • Plotter Turns the Map on Your iPhone Into a Social Discovery Tool and the Digital Cure

    March 9, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Plotter Turns the Map on Your iPhone Into a Social Discovery Tool and the Digital Cure

    For all the talk about how much better Google Maps is than Apple’s default maps app on the iPhone, the experience for both essentially boils down to the same thing: search for a place on a map and look up directions. Plotter aims to take mapping on the...

  • Yelp Reports Q4 Losses As Local Gets More Crowded Than Ever

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Yelp Reports Q4 Losses As Local Gets More Crowded Than Ever

    Yelp just reported its fourth quarter earnings and things aren’t looking that sunny for the stalwart local discovery site. In Q4 Yelp raked in $41.2 million in revenue, losing $.08 cents per share for a net loss of $5.3 million, an outlook a bit grimmer...

  • Apple Remains the Top U.S. Smartphone Maker, Report Says

    February 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Apple Remains the Top U.S. Smartphone Maker, Report Says

    Apple has extended its lead as the top U.S. smartphone-maker, by grabbing another 3.5% of total market, according to ComScore‘s latest data. The Cupertino, Calif. giant captured a formidable 37.8% of the U.S. market during the three-month average period...

  • Does Apple Ever Regret Making The iPad Mini?

    December 8, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Does Apple Ever Regret Making The iPad Mini?

    There are so many reasons to love this photo of Apple marketing boss Phil Schiller holding up an iPad Mini. For one thing, it captures the kind of hushed sanctimony and reverence with which Apple introduces things that are, essentially, little plastic...

  • Telkom Business slashes price of mobile Closed User Groups

    October 30, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telkom Business slashes price of mobile Closed User Groups

    Telkom Business today slashed the price of its mobile Closed User Groups (CUGs) value added service from R149 to R99 which offers free, unlimited calls on the Telkom Mobile Network. In addition, new customers opting for our new 24 month CUG contract will...

  • Office 365 For Business Is Here. Good Luck Figuring Out What It’ll Cost You

    June 9, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Office 365 For Business Is Here. Good Luck Figuring Out What It’ll Cost You

    Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based office suite, is moving the turf war against Google Docs to the business world with today’s announcement of business-ready subscriptions. But you’ll need a spreadsheet to figure out which of six different...

  • How to use social media as a business tool

    June 8, 2012 • OnlineComments Off on How to use social media as a business tool

    There is no denying the influence that social networks and social media have on business. These resources are considered strategic business development tools that can –and should, be used to inform markets about services and company news, as well as build...

  • 10 Actionable Trends For Mobile Marketers In 2013

    April 8, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on 10 Actionable Trends For Mobile Marketers In 2013

    It is almost silly to think that in 2013, many enterprises are still struggling with mobile strategies. The fact of the matter is that enterprises can sometimes be just as big, slow and bureaucratic as the Federal government. That can also be true for the...

  • Nigerian anti-mobile theft solution unveiled

    March 27, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (7)

    Lagos-based technology firm TracknShield Limited has developed an anti-theft solution to tackle mobile phone theft in Nigeria. According to TracknShield Limited Managing Director, Abu Grema, the application is easy-to-use and it will combat mobile phone theft...