Bigger Black Friday expected this year

This year’s Black Friday event, which has emerged to become a major highlight on the South African calendar, is expected to bring in higher sales volumes than last year as many retailers that were hard hit by decreased consumer spend in 2020 have started...

2021 a record year for Windows attacks

According to data analysed and presented by Atlas VPN, 2021 marks a record year for the development of new Windows malware. Even though 2021 has another month to go, cybercriminals have already developed a whopping 107,28-million unique threats targeted at Windows...

Pick n Pay adds chat commerce with WhatsApp

Pick n Pay has selected Clickatell to manage its WhatsApp customer communication channel. Customers can access Pick n Pay services by sending “Hi” to +27 60 070 3037. The easy to navigate menu then allows shoppers to choose which action they want to...

Business confidence flat as shocks take their toll

After falling from 50 to 43 in the third quarter, the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index (BCI) remained unchanged in the fourth quarter of 2021. The outcome could easily have been better were it not for a variety of special factors that kept sentiment subdued. The...
Speed and convenience the main drivers for transit choices

Speed and convenience the main drivers for transit choices

Mobility and transportation consume 20% of the world’s energy – most of which is powered by fossil fuels. With the growing trend of mass urbanisation comes increased congestion especially as more cities emerge out of lockdown, which can rapidly accelerate...

Malware exploits streaming platforms

From the beginning of January 2020 through to the end of June 2021, Kaspersky products detected more than 93 000 infection attempts disguised as the top five streaming platforms: Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV+, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu. When it comes to original shows...