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Well-known ICT and advertising industry executive Justin Spratt will join Internet ride-hailing service Uber’s business development team on 1 September, TechCentral has learnt. Spratt joins Uber from the integrated

International advertising holding company WPP has acquired a controlling interest in fast-growing marketing agency Quirk, the two companies announced on Tuesday. The deal, which is still subject to regulatory approvals, comes just months after WPP acquired a majority stake in Cerebra, which specialises in communications

A thick Australian accent belies the fact that digital agency Quirk’s CEO, 37-year-old Justin Spratt, is a South African and African at heart. “I f***ing love this place,” he says colourfully when I meet with him at the company’s Sandton offices. “I’m exceptionally passionate about Africa in general,” he quickly adds

Anyone who spends any degree of time on the Internet will tell you that the first sign of a scam is a company with no website and no contact numbers. Try looking up information on Cherry Online Design, Ikamva ICT and Jugganaut – the members of the joint venture that won the multimillion-rand

Wora is an acronym coined by Sun Microsystems more than a decade ago to describe the benefits of a new programming language it created called Java. At the time, every compiled programming language needed to be recompiled on every platform

Worldwide, the broadcasting industry is being turned on its head by the Internet. It’s no different locally, where technological advances — online and otherwise — are taking place at an unprecedented pace and leaving

Well-known industry figure Justin Spratt is taking the reins at the fast-growing Quirk digital agency founded by Rob Stokes. The former Internet Solutions executive is taking on the role six months after being appointed as managing partner

Episode 6 of SA’s business technology podcast, TalkCentral, is now available for download. This week, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Candice Jones reflect on Gareth Knight’s superb Tech4Africa conference. We also talk about Andile Ngcaba’s fibre network roll-out plan, Steve Song and the Mesh Potato project, Justin Spratt’s appointment as managing partner at Quirk eMarketing, the corruption allegations involving department of home affairs officials and Lefatshe Technology, Neotel’s launch of prepaid services

Well-known and colourful Internet industry personality Justin Spratt has resigned from Dimension Data division Internet Solutions and will join Quirk eMarketing on 1 September. Spratt has been appointed as managing partner of the 80-person digital marketing agency, which was founded by Rob Stokes in 1999.

Imagine being paid US$15 000, or more than R100 000, for two hours of work. That’s what Cape Town-based start-up Idea Bounty shelled out recently for an idea that barely filled an A4 piece of paper