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SA start-up Snode steps up war on cyber crooks

SA start-up Snode steps up war on cyber crooks

One of the biggest problems with identifying cybersecurity breaches is knowing that they happened at all. Too often, attackers breach companies’ defences and remain undetected until it’s too

New SA-Aus social network launched

New SA-Aus social network launched

A new Australian- and South African-built platform, Gather Online, hopes to help users meet other people who share their interests and passions. Led by South African-born

SA software start-up eyes US expansion

SA software start-up eyes US expansion

A technology start-up created by two youngsters, one from Tembisa, near Johannesburg, and the other from rural KwaZulu-Natal, has started making waves with a “productivity engine” after

Northern Jozi to get tech co-working hub

Northern Jozi to get tech co-working hub

Technology “accelerator” Sw7 has announced plans to open an “innovation hub” and co-working space in Johannesburg. The @Sw7 Workspace will be the first such space to open in the north of the city, according to its backers. @Sw7 Workspace will offer

Cape Town’s VRCade to open in Jo’burg

Cape Town’s VRCade to open in Jo’burg

The team behind a popular virtual reality arcade at Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is now planning to bring the concept to Johannesburg. Founder Zach Joubert, an advocate and member of the Cape

SA start-up Saleboat set to make waves

SA start-up Saleboat set to make waves

Lawrence Baker, co-founder and director of Saleboat, a new South African IT start-up that develops cloud-based subscription sales management software, said the company’s founders bear an uncanny

SA-built ‘matching’ app Kalido raises millions

SA-built ‘matching’ app Kalido raises millions

Kalido, a South African-developed smartphone app that helps people meet talented individuals around them and which its backers believe has the potential to be the next big global social network, has revealed that it has raised

Free airtime start-up Sliide expands to SA

Free airtime start-up Sliide expands to SA

Sliide, a start-up that serves targeted sponsored content and advertising to users’ smartphone lock screens, is expanding from its initial market of Nigeria to South Africa, promising users free data

Meet the SA youngsters taking on WhatsApp

Meet the SA youngsters taking on WhatsApp

Themba Moyo, 36, and Lisa Phendla, 33, have a plan to build the next big thing in instant messaging, and they’re going to do it by allowing consumers to chat to each other on their smartphones, even if they have run out of data or airtime. Their app, Teta

Vinny Lingham’s Civic launched

Vinny Lingham’s Civic launched

Serial South African technology entrepreneur Vinny Lingham – the man behind Yola and Gyft and a co-founder of the Silicon Cape Initiative – has just gone live with his latest venture, Civic. Lingham, who now lives

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