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UNITED STATES

Boris Dzhingarov
How this developer turned $600 into a multimillion-dollar empire

In 2013, Sean Geng was a student at Savannah College of Art and Design. Six years later, he's COO of a publicly traded company worth nearly $6 million...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Sherry Zameer
Prepare for the 5G revolution

5G offers greatly increased bandwidth, dramatically faster download speeds and instant response. But 5G is much more because...

By Sherry Zameer 7 Sep 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

IBM launches blockchain starter pack for startups
IBM launches blockchain starter pack for startups

IBM has launched a blockchain starter pack designed to make it easier and more affordable for startups and developers to quickly begin building blockchain applications...

By Tom Jackson 5 Jul 2018

UNITED STATES

How to outsource software development the right way
How to outsource software development the right way

Outsourcing software development doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality for speed. Nor do you have to choose between getting exactly what you want and tapping into a team with expertise you don't have in-house...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Jun 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Jarryd Chatz
Design thinking - The key to digital business success

Design thinking is a customer-centric, solution-focused, and action-orientated philosophy that uses empathetic, creative, innovative, and analytical skills to change the way we tackle problems...

By Jarryd Chatz, Issued by BitCo 12 Jun 2018

KENYA

Kenya's iHub launches Health Meets Tech Application Challenge
Kenya's iHub launches Health Meets Tech Application Challenge

Kenyan incubator iHub will hold the Health Meets Tech Application Challenge in June, aimed at creating a platform for health workers to interact with developers from the tech ecosystem to develop innovative e-health solutions...

By Tom Jackson 15 May 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Instagram breaks third-party apps, services by throttling its API call limit
Instagram breaks third-party apps, services by throttling its API call limit

In what seems to be a knee-jerk reaction to its parent company's recent leaky-data woes, Instagram has restricted third-party developers from accessing its data pool...

By Andy Walker 5 Apr 2018

NIGERIA

Innovation policy hackathons to take place in Abuja, Lagos
Innovation policy hackathons to take place in Abuja, Lagos

Entrepreneurs, investors, students and public sector officials are meeting in Lagos and Abuja next week for Nigeria's first public policy hackathon to brainstorm ways in which the regulatory environment for innovation and entrepreneurship can be improved across Nigeria.

By Tom Jackson 19 Mar 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

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Apple cracks down on lootboxes, devs now have to disclose details

Lootboxes have become one of the most contentious issues in the gaming industry in recent times, as everything from PC and console titles to smartphone games offer the feature...

By Hadlee Simons 27 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

WeThinkCode_ opens Cape Town campus
WeThinkCode_ opens Cape Town campus

South African tech-based learning institution WeThinkCode_, which offers free education to the software industry, will open its new Cape Town campus in January 2018...

By Tom Jackson 21 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

What you need to start doing about user experience
What you need to start doing about user experience

At the recent Gartner Symposium, I attended a session by Gartner Research Director, Magnus Revang on why user experience (UX) is hard for IT to deliver and what to do about it...

By Ilse van den Berg 6 Oct 2017

AFRICA

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African game developers can enter $200k Microsoft challenge

African game developers have been invited to enter Microsoft's Dream.Build.Play challenge, which is giving away $200,000 in prize money across four categories...

By Tom Jackson 7 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Melissa Burns
Upgrading business with mobile app development

Today there are over 4.6 billion mobile phone users worldwide, and over 2.6 billion of them have smartphones...

By Melissa Burns 2 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Are you making these WordPress blunders?
Are you making these WordPress blunders?

It is a fact that WordPress is the world's most popular content management system. More than 70 million websites run on this platform, with the number increasing on a daily basis...

By Charles Mburugu 17 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Tips for maintaining your WordPress business site
Tips for maintaining your WordPress business site

Here are some of the ways you can maintain your WordPress business site to ensure optimal performance...

By Charles Mburugu 25 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Important skills every website owner should have
Important skills every website owner should have

It can be expensive and sometimes frustrating having to hire someone else to do certain website-related tasks for you and many website owners become too dependent on other people...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Free vs paid voice-to-text applications

The growing number of applications that allow people to convert speech to text can make it hard to choose the right one for you or your business...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#DesignMonth: Chatting molluscs and mobile gaming with Thoopid
#DesignMonth: Chatting molluscs and mobile gaming with Thoopid

In 2013 a cheeky garden mollusc on a quest for the perfect shell captured the hearts of mobile gamers young and old. His name was Snailboy...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

CiTi to host R1m serious games challenge in CPT
CiTi to host R1m serious games challenge in CPT

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) is to host a serious games competition that will reward the best game for reimagining communities...

By Tom Jackson 14 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Harnessing behavioural psychology to enhance user experience
Harnessing behavioural psychology to enhance user experience

Over the past several years, behavioural psychology has attracted a great deal of interest outside of academic circles...

By Jason Ried 4 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Evaluating the app-opportunity
Evaluating the app-opportunity

"There's an app for that" is one of the most common phrases exchanged amongst smartphone owners. From hailing a taxi...

By Lynette Hundermark 20 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#InnovationMonth: SA's matchmaking app for the freelance economy
#InnovationMonth: SA's matchmaking app for the freelance economy

For many, the office-based, 9am to 5pm corporate workplace has lost its lustre, resulting in a move towards freelance or project work...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#WomensMonth: Girls in IT - breaking the geek stereotype
#WomensMonth: Girls in IT - breaking the geek stereotype

Dark rooms filled with Star Wars fanboys and Trekkies suffering from LCD tans, bickering in binary over the latest in gaming, software and whose hard drive is bigger... This is the ultimate IT geek stereotype...

By Shan Radcliffe 18 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#CoCreate2Accelerate: Accelerating Polymorph in the IoT market
#CoCreate2Accelerate: Accelerating Polymorph in the IoT market

Innovative South African based mobile development company, Polymorph is one of the companies chosen for acceleration at #CoCreate2Accelerate...

By Cari Coetzee 10 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

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Five mobile development pitfalls - and how to avoid them

The mobile web is going through an exciting growth phase as consumers and businesses shift their interests toward the 'second screen'...

By Sven Hammar 6 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Selecting a domain name: blunders to avoid
Selecting a domain name: blunders to avoid

When it comes to business, the domain name of your site is a critical element of your identity and branding. It is therefore important to take time choosing a domain name...

By Charles Mburugu 3 Jun 2016

AFRICA

#AfricaMonth: Tech as a tool for cultural evangelism
#AfricaMonth: Tech as a tool for cultural evangelism

Observing that children in his community displayed a disinterest in their African culture, Adebayo Adegbembo - along with his team at Genii Games - created the Asa brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 May 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Is app-athy towards slow IT detrimental to business productivity?
Is app-athy towards slow IT detrimental to business productivity?

Improving productivity continues to be a priority for many organisations and as such, IT transformation is top of the agenda when it comes to boosting business performance...

By Wimpie van Rensburg 24 May 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Why is WordPress preferred for business websites?

All business owners out there understand how important it is to have an online presence through a website that is professionally built. This opens the door to various opportunities to increase sales...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 Apr 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Small business web hosting opportunities explained

Web hosting is definitely not as easy to understand as we may initially think. That is especially the case for the person that is not tech savvy...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 Apr 2016

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