South Africa

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CSIR to drive agenda to extract IP value for industrial development

The CSIR, as a research organization, believes that IP plays a critical role in encouraging creativity and innovation in the country. The organization recognizes the role that SMMEs play in the economy and is committed to supporting them.

Impact of POPIA on the advertising, media, and communications industry

In the era of digital marketing, it is extremely important for all of us to be taking steps to be more responsible with the data of the customers we serve. Here are a few things to think about, to help you understand and respond to the changes in the Protection of Personal Information Act.

COVID-19 testing laboratories are helping African countries win the race against time

Early detection has been instrumental in limiting the spread of the virus and has helped countries trace, isolate and treat confirmed cases. Supported by the African Development Bank, several countries on the continent have achieved a logistical and scientific feat.

Cybersecurity is not just a tech issue but a business problem too

A concerning number of South African companies are not prepared for the inevitability of a cyberattack despite the significant financial and reputational risks.

The thin line between market dominance through innovation and monopoly

Apple’s conduct [vs Epic Games] locks consumers in, preventing them from moving to other systems due to high switching costs. This restricts choice and monopolizes the market.

Research reveals the top drivers of e-commerce in Africa

The world has become more digital as people have been bound home more due to the various lockdowns across the continent. This has translated into significant growth of e-commerce across Africa.

Why betting apps haven't managed a foothold in South Africa

With the rollout of the technological revolution, there is much we have played witness to. One of the most life-changing and chief amongst them have been mobile apps, and it is no wonder that betting, in its efforts to keep up with the times, has embraced this.