Open banking’s relevance to SA

Imagine if you owned your bank data and could decide who you want to share this data with, thereby gaining access to a broad range of products to suit your needs. Matthew Barnard, an executive at software development company BBD, explains this could become a reality...

Winter games on your smartphone

Samsung Electronics, Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications and Computing Equipment category, is bringing technological innovations to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 through interactive experiences at the new Samsung Olympic Showcases....

Cell C backs MomConnect

Maternal health messaging service MomConnect has provided health-related information for 1,8-million South African mothers since its launch in 2014 and has grown into one of the largest programmes of its kind in the world. It is currently being implemented by the...

Virgin Money makes EFT a thing of the past

Virgin Money has launched a new peer-to-peer payment application, Virgin Money Spot. Virgin Money Spot makes sending and requesting money from friends as easy as sending a text message. Users simply download the app, link their Internet-enabled card from any South...

Data still the biggest obstacle in insurance

Insurers have many bespoke solutions to meet the diverse requirements of their customer base. To develop these, they utilise systems such as enterprise resource planning and broker and claims management to pull data together from many disparate sources. But herein...

Tips for preparing online content

According to Forbes, South Africa had 21-million internet users in 2017.  According to the research, 40% of our population went online last year and, although much usage was social media, networking and entertainment, online learning and digital education are on the...