The 2014 Sunday Times Corporate Social Investment Award went to Telkom for its information and communications technology (ICT) incubation programme otherwise known as the Bandwidth Barn. The recipient is decided by the Who Owns Whom detailed BEE scorecard applied to all JSE-listed companies, and measures the impact and sustainability of a company's CSI initiatives.
Tilly’s is streamlining shopping while building its customer base with visual search technology that lets customers snap a photo of a desired item in the clothing and accessories maker’s catalog, and buy the item.
Retail stocks have been a relatively lousy investment this year. SPDR's S&P Retail ETF (XRT) has logged a 2% total return year to date versus 10% for anyone merely buying the S&P 500 stock index. Technology and demographic changes are disrupting retailing just as they are other once thriving businesses [...]
An important part of serious gamedevelopment is the use of analytics. Analytics, and more specifically learning analytics, involves the measurement, compilation, and analysis of data for the purpose of optimizing learning outcomes.
Check out our infographic, “Mobile Apps In Numbers ” to know more about the estimated number of available mobile apps, free vs paid mobile apps, estimated number of mobile apps by category, mobile apps by rating and more.
Africa’s resource wealth has long been viewed as a key to unlocking potential economic gains, but the reality has so far fallen short of the created expectation. However, even though the continent has not yet capitalised fully on its potential underground riches, African growth will be underpinned by rising commodity quantities in the coming decade.
They were lost in Luanda, Angola bustling capital, until they found the McDonalds. Being American in a familiar place in a foreign country is home until you see the price for the burger meal: $14. This being Africa means there must be a local twist, says the American tourist John, and sometimes the twist is the price.
Higher levels of investment in agricultural research, science, and technology will boost food productivity for Africa’s rising population. This came to light at a high-level policy dialogue on “Research to feed Africa”, which took place on Monday in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia.