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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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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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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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Econet, Seacom said to be courting Neotel

Econet and subsea cable operator Seacom are courting Neotel with the view to a potential acquisition, it was reported on Tuesday. The news comes after Vodacom was forced to walk away from its R7bn plan to buy Neotel

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New cable promises bandwidth for Africa

Imagine downloading 5 000 movies per second over your Internet connection. Those are the ultimate speeds being promised by a new, multibillion-rand submarine cable system that is to be built to connect South Africa and East Africa to Asia and

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Online sales to surpass 1% of SA retail trade

South African e-commerce is set to reach an important landmark in 2016. Online retail will reach 1% of overall retail this year, according to new research by World Wide Worx. The report shows that online retail continues to grow at a high rate in South Africa, having maintained

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