Tips when bidding online to buy a home

Over the past several years South Africans have become comfortable with and accustomed to making purchases on-line. Which is why on-line auction property transactions make perfect sense. So says MC du Toit, CEO: property sales for BidX1 South Africa: "Now acquiring...

Technology makes cross-border trade more accessible

Marshall McLuhan was a media and communications theorist, but he is better known for creating the term 'global village', a description that describes how borders have effectively disappeared because of advances in electronic technology and communications. By Mike...

Small e-commerce companies well-positioned to weather the slowdown

Brendon Williamson, chief security officer at DPO PayGate, looks at how SMEs in the e-commerce space can future proof their businesses in a climate of uncertainty. Talk of a looming global recession continues to impact emerging markets. And, as South Africa continues...

Instant EFT boosts e-commerce

Paying for online purchases is now easier than ever for South African consumers, thanks to the launch of Ozow Secure Payments, previously i-Pay Secure Payments. All shoppers need to be able to shop online is a bank account linked to their online banking profile. By...

Black Friday safety advice

If you are getting ready to hunt for online deals this Black Friday, here are a few tips that will help you keep attackers away from your hard-earned money, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa Use a safe connection Not every internet connection is...

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