Smartphones stall, panel TVs soar over Black Friday

Panel television sales soared in South Africa during Black Friday week, climbing by 66% to just over 93,000 units when compared to the same week in 2017, according to point of sale tracking data from GfK South Africa’s Weekly Monitor. This builds on the 47%...

Smartphones to decline more before 2019 surge

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to decline by 3% in 2018 before returning to low single-digit growth in 2019 and through 2022, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. While the on-going US-China trade...

ThisIsMe wins innovation award, partners with RCS

Cape Town based startup ThisIsMe won the Innovation Award and investor challenge set by RCS at the second edition of the international tech conference, Africa Arena. RCS is wholly owned by the BNP Paribas Group, one of the largest banks in Europe (BNP Paribas Personal...

Worldwide server market sees 37% revenue increase

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 37,7%, year over year to $23,4-billion during the third quarter of 2018 (3Q18). Worldwide server shipments increased 18,3%...

SA-developed research automation software launched

With research automation on the rise, global consumer insight agency InSites Consulting has announced the release of its own research automation software, Fluent, an end-to-end research automation tool for all consumer validation needs. The launch of Fluent fits...