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Opinion
Bringing women back to programming

In the 1960s, computer programming was still viewed as a lucrative career choice for many young women. Cosmopolitan magazine at the time even ran an article entitled “The Computer Girls”, which depicted the field as a better opportunity for women than many other industries. The job was seen as

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Waytags offer location on the run

Imagine being able to direct people to your home, your office, your current location or anywhere else on the planet with a single word rather than a lengthy address or set of GPS coordinates. A three-year-old South African company called Waytag is doing just that. Perhaps the easiest

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MIP targets unbanked with Itemate deal

MIP Holdings, an independent software development house based in Johannesburg, has acquired Stellenbosch-based Itemate Solutions for an undisclosed sum. It hopes the deal will give it access to Africa’s vast unbanked market by allowing it to merge

Start-ups
SA start-up wants to tag your way

Finding locations on GPS devices can sometimes be a pain. Entering address information can take a long time. And enter one thing wrong, and you have to start again. Now, though, SA start-up Waytag has developed a solution it says will make it easier for people to find what they’re looking for in navigation software