Why state spying fears are overblown

Worried about being spied on by the state if you use its Covid-19 contact tracing app? You don’t need to be

Can SA embrace ‘cities of the future’ for growth?

Upgrading to smarter towns will bring enormous benefits — not least of which will be reduced traffic congestion

SA ride-hailing business faces legal speed bump

The next frontier of labour relations in SA: the employment status of workers contracted to gig economy firms such as Uber and Bolt

Power moves in the car market

Two new electric vehicles — at opposite ends of the pricing spectrum — add to the growing list of options for the local market

Why Experian handed over 24m people’s data to a crook

The Popi Act finally has real teeth to protect people’s data — but delays mean SA’s two biggest cyberattacks will go unpunished

War for eyeballs hots up in SA’s television industry

Fantastic growth is in the tea leaves of local television broadcasters — but only if they can keep up by investing in digital platforms

Lockdown economics: which SA online stores have made a mint

In just a few months, shoppers have turned to online purchases, proving that Covid-19 is having a dramatic impact on retail

Covid-19 creates opportunities for medical entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs operating in the field of health may now receive more funding and attention, thanks to Covid-19

Corporate SA joins global e-commerce race

Corporate SA, most recently Vodacom and Nedbank, is joining the global e-commerce race. These companies are not alone

A new trend in online property sales?

Two luxury Cape Town apartments sold within hours on a daily deals website, but is this a new trend in online property sales?

How TikTok stormed SA’s lockdown

Covid-19 has altered social media consumption and behaviour and there are lessons in that for how companies engage with audiences

Zlto: Money for tiny tasks becomes a small fortune

Zlto is a currency that uses blockchain to support unemployed youth on the Cape Flats

The blurred lines of working from home

Three months into the lockdown, SA workers are feeling the burnout and stress that come with working from home

Lockdown forces a fundamental shift to online

SA’s upward trend in e-commerce is said to be unstoppable now, with growth in online sales expected to jump substantially this year

The power of social media blackouts

Social activism explodes online with the Black Lives Matter movement, with positive and negative outcomes