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  • Prioritising mobile security in the workplace

    Prioritising mobile security in the workplace

    May 14, 2018 • Opinion, SecurityComments (0)

    Given the number of mobile devices employees use, companies are under pressure to manage these multiple touchpoints in the organisation more effectively. But too often, security falls by the wayside in the rush to make communication easier. One of the most...

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    Social Media: The latest hunting ground for cyber criminals

    January 31, 2018 • Online & Social, Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on Social Media: The latest hunting ground for cyber criminals

    As social media continues to gain prominence amongst South African consumers, platforms like Instagram, Youtube, Facebook and Twitter have also become a platform where fraudsters attempt to catch unsuspecting consumers off guard. Kovelin Naidoo, Chief Cyber...

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    The solutions and pitfalls of influencer marketing

    December 4, 2017 • Online & Social, OpinionComments Off on The solutions and pitfalls of influencer marketing

    A growing army of YouTube stars is finding instant fame and wealth thanks to millions of subscribers to their pages. Personalities such as video-gamer PewDiePie, with 54.1 million subscribers and Germán Garmendia, Latin America’s biggest star on the...

  • LinkedIn provides professionals with a simple way to connect and create industry specific relationships.

    4 simple ways Africans can stand out on LinkedIn

    January 11, 2017 • Careers, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 simple ways Africans can stand out on LinkedIn

    LinkedIn is one of the top social networks in the world today and is very popular amongst professionals. With a membership of over 380 million, LinkedIn has a growing influence as a professional networking tool and can be extremely powerful when the user is...

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    Responding to change in the age of disruption

    November 9, 2015 • General, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Responding to change in the age of disruption

    The modern business environment is characterised by a giant hyper connected network in which every employee is connected in a myriad of ways and where information can travel instantly anywhere around the globe. Social networks are democratising access to...

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    Airtel Nigeria & 2go launch social media data bundle

    June 1, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Airtel Nigeria & 2go launch social media data bundle

    Airtel Nigeria and 2go, a mobile focused social network, have partnered to launch a new social bundle for data on Airtel’s service. According to 2go: “For only NGN 100 per week or NGN 200 monthly, Airtel subscribers can obtain unlimited access to 2go.”...

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    Bebuzee – Potentially Social Media, Takeover Contenders

    November 17, 2014 • Company News, Online & SocialComments Off on Bebuzee – Potentially Social Media, Takeover Contenders

    According to Bebuzee, it is the up and coming sensation of the social media world. They supposedly have enough firepower to sustain and maintain what could potentially be one of the greatest thing the internet has ever seen. Breaking down the above, they are...

  • Kaspersky Lab moves core processes to Switzerland in the name of transparency

    Phishing attacks on e-Stores surging

    April 30, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Phishing attacks on e-Stores surging

    Despite the increased share of phishing attacks on online stores, the most frequently attacked category is still social networking sites (23.5%). In March, users of LinkedIn risked giving away their personal data as a result of phishing scams. There were...

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    Facebook’s Big, Bright Redesign = More News Feed Junk

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook’s Big, Bright Redesign = More News Feed Junk

    Social networks like Facebook and Google+ are suddenly more image-happy than ever. And that’s awesome, in theory. But images ≠ photos. And that’s an important distinction. (See also Facebook Updates News Feed With Dedicated Feeds, Bigger Photos...

  • IT News Africa’s 10 Most popular stories of 2012

    December 7, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa’s 10 Most popular stories of 2012

    2012 has been an active year for the industry, with continuous technology releases and several game-changing announcements made by various companies.  Many stories sparked debate and deliberation, and we have compiled a list of the most popular and most...

  • Africa clicks together as Madiba dominates social networks

    July 18, 2012 • Online & SocialComments Off on Africa clicks together as Madiba dominates social networks

    Social networks and online media sites have been inundated with messages of best wishes and goodwill to former South African President, Nelson Mandela, on his 94th birthday. Messages were sent from all over the world from celebrities, institutions,...

  • How to use social media as a business tool

    June 8, 2012 • Online & SocialComments 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...

  • Be aware of scams and spam on social networks

    May 22, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on Be aware of scams and spam on social networks

    Whilst there is no denying the power of social networks as a channel of communication (Facebook has in the region of 900 million registered accounts), security experts say users need to be aware of the ever-present threat from malware authors and scammers....

  • Facebook app connects customers to telecom operators

    October 18, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Facebook app connects customers to telecom operators

    Nokia Siemens Networks has launched a Facebook app that operators can use to allow people to personally manage their fixed and mobile telecom services. The new app enables customers to check their balance, browse and buy special offers and subscribe to...

  • Get ready for Mobile VAS Africa 2012

    October 10, 2011 • EventsComments Off on Get ready for Mobile VAS Africa 2012

    Mobile VAS Africa is the one event destined to bring together every market participant of the Mobile VAS community across Africa to explore the future Mobile VAS technologies that will match the African market trends but also to identify ways in which profit...

  • Cellphone – from a chatter box to a banking service

    June 9, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on Cellphone – from a chatter box to a banking service

    “Cellphones will change our lives as much or more than television did” -Alan Knott-Craig, Vodacom Managing Director. In the early 90s it hit our shores – one minute we were talking with it, the next we were sending each other messages with it. Once you...