Mobile app revenue to soar as smartphone adoption escalates
Global mobile app-generated revenue is expected to increase by 55%, reaching $613 billion by 2025, according to fintech firm Mejores Apuestas.
Password stealers target more South Africans in 2021
One way users can protect themselves is by using multi-factor authentication, says Kaspersky.
Datadobi's new tech handles petabyte-scale data lakes
Datadobi Query Language helps IT administrators handle multi-petabyte data lakes.
IEC, social media partners fight fake news as elections near
The Independent Electoral Commission and Media Monitoring Africa partner with social media to fight disinformation in the run-up to municipal elections.
Bolt launches app-based food delivery service in Joburg
The ride-hailing firm expands its food delivery arm to Johannesburg, listing more than 300 restaurants and fast-food outlets in the city on the app.
Standard Bank employees participate in client-focused hackathon
The big-four bank hosts its second-annual Kuunda Disrupt Hackathon, as it looks to employees to find innovative solutions to consumer pain points.
Bit-and-piece DDOS attacks skyrocket in 2021
These small and nimble attacks increased 233% in 2021, According to Nexusguard.
Ithuba bursary programme targets IT, commerce students
The national lotteries operator plans to award 20 bursaries to students studying towards a qualification in IT, commerce and marketing.
Vodacom sees spike in STEM initiative
The mobile operator says its ‘Code Like A Girl’ programme was oversubscribed by 40%, with more than 1 000 young girls registering to participate.
Liquid launches Asia-US global internet transit route via Africa
The company establishes a global internet transit route between Asia and the US through Africa, avoiding high-risk bottlenecks in the Middle East and Europe.
Mastercard provides educational resource centre for SMEs
The global payments engine rolls out an online educational platform to help small, medium and micro enterprises improve their business.