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AccuWeather Launches Samsung Gear Virtual Reality Application, Powered by Oculus

AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced the launch of the new virtual reality application, AccuWeather – Weather for Life for Samsung Gear VR, allowing users to experience and interact with exclusive 360-degree video content, weather information, and updates in revolutionary new ways.  The new app gives users an additional […]

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Technology behind Bitcoin poised to disrupt SA industries

Say the word “blockchain” to most people and they’ll think of the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. But this powerful digital ledger technology is poised to make its mark on a much broader scale, with applications for a range of industries, starting with financial services. The opportunities and risks for South African businesses posed by this disruptive technology […]

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How to use tax free benefits to ease possible rise in tax

Consumers are encouraged to use tax free savings vehicles to ease the possibility of increased tax burden after 2017 National Budget Speech. Consumers have until 28 February 2017 to make use of their R30 000 maximum tax free allocation for the current tax year. Aneesa Razack, CEO of FNB Share Investing says it’s vital to […]

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Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East and Africa to create the smartest Bots for Messenger

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the Middle East and Africa by providing developers and start-ups with the tools they need to build, grow, monetize, and measure products and services. Facebook grew […]

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Wits University launches first annual CEFF Digital Innovation Challenge

The Wits Campus Personal Navigator Challenge aims to develop innovative systems to assist students with visual and physical disabilities to independently navigate Wits’ vast campus An exciting new initiative is calling on developers and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas on how to solve the Wits Campus Personal Navigator Challenge to submit their entries at    www.tshimologong.joburg/challenge before […]

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Facebook rallies partners to unite for a safer, better Internet

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) and Facebook has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a safer and better place for people across Africa, especially children and the youth. Facebook is partnering with public sector agencies and non-governmental organisations from across Africa under the rallying call “Be the change: unite for […]

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IAB SA joins forces with leading digital agency network Accenture Interactive

IAB SA is excited to announce that it is partnering with Accenture Interactive, the biggest and fastest growing digital agency network in the world, for the third annual IAB Digital Summit, taking place on 16 March, at the Galleria in Sandton. Accenture Interactive is a prominent new player and innovator in the digital space, and […]

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Defy SA renews its sponsorship of Sarah Graham’s Food Safari

Defy South Africa has been a proud sponsor of renowned cooking show ‘Sarah Graham’s Food Safari’ since its inception in 2015. The show takes viewers on a trip through Africa, with its many indigenous flavour experiences, and Defy SA was thrilled when it was signed on for a second season, which began airing earlier this […]

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DevConf 2.0 doubles in size

The standing-room only success of SA’s inaugural DevConf developer conference has prompted the expansion of DevConf in Johannesburg in 2017. As the only major independent developer conference in SA, DevConf 2016 seats sold out fast, with over 470 professional software developers and programmers in attendance to get hands-on access to the latest development tools and […]

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