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Cloud spending soars in SA, Nigeria and Kenya

The adoption of cloud computing has soared in the three main markets in sub-Saharan Africa in the past five years, but South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria are using the technology very differently, according to new

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SA to get Android smartphone plant

A Johannesburg start-up is set to become the first company to manufacture smartphones in Africa, taking advantage of low costs and growing local demand to build handsets, tablets and other devices based on

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These are SA’s fastest growing social networks

Instagram and Snapchat are South Africa’s fastest growing social networks, with Facebook still holding the top spot. This is according to the 2017 Social Media Landscape Survey, which has been released by local technology

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YouTube SA’s gateway to streaming services

The television landscape in South Africa has seen a shift in recent months with the launch of streaming content and video-on-demand services, says a local expert. While the launch of streaming content has not had a major impact on traditional forms

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SA telecoms policy ‘dysfunctional’

The battle over South Africa’s wireless broadband spectrum auction highlights significant government policy missteps, said local technology analyst Arthur Goldstuck. Debate over a planned wireless broadband spectrum by communications

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Why e-commerce in SA is falling behind

By global standards, most South African consumers are making their purchases at brick-and-mortar stores, even as the online shopping sphere is poised for stunning growth. But it hasn’t been smooth sailing for the country’s still

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Uber reverses SA price cuts

Internet ride-sharing app Uber is raising its South African fares back to their old rates just two months after the company initiated its winter price cuts. On 7 April this year, the smartphone app cut fares on its cheaper UberX option in

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