People 'n' Issues

Bitcoin and SA law

-November 24th, 2017
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With the rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies, and more particularly, Bitcoin, the question which isn’t immediately thought of by investors is: how do cryptocurrencies fit into your estate plan and have you accounted for them? KEZIA TALBOT, Legal Adviser, BDO Wealth Advisers sheds some light.

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Top 5 head into Hangman finals

-November 24th, 2017
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The Top 5 contestants in Cell C’s Hangman – broadcast on e.tv on Sundays at 11h50 and available to watch on black – have been revealed as the race to the R1-million heats up.

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Don’t lose your head on Black Friday

-November 23rd, 2017
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Fraud syndicates are likely preparing to pounce as shoppers throw caution to the wind in the Black Friday shopping frenzy, warns Ideco Biometrics CEO MARIUS COETZEE.

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Peep into 2050

-November 23rd, 2017
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Kaspersky Lab’s multimedia project, Earth 2050, has now been updated to include visionary panoramas of Dubai, New York City and Moscow, and provides a futuristic image of what the world will look like in over 30 years’ time.

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It’s IoT vs Evil Spores

-November 22nd, 2017
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In order to prevent crop diseases from spreading, Eseye has developed IoT real-time crop monitoring equipment as an early warning system for farmers.

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Decent hotel Wi-Fi a key to guest satisfaction

-November 22nd, 2017
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In addition to cleanliness and decor, hotel visitors rate Internet access as the most important feature when booking accommodation. Unfortunately though, many hotels battle with guaranteed uptime and throughput.

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POPI is the new Y2K

-November 21st, 2017
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As the POPI Act compliance date draws closer many are panicking about compliance and fines. Fines aside, this presents an opportunity for businesses to take a look at their security portfolios, and underline the steps needed to become compliant, writes PIETER ENGELBRECHT of Aruba.

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Smart home is with us

-November 21st, 2017
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fridges, TVs and in some cases, full automation, they are becoming more and more realistic, writes RIAAN GRAHAM, Sales Director for Ruckus, sub-Saharan Africa.

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Goethe-Institut opens gaming space in Joburg

-November 21st, 2017
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The Goethe-Institut’s Library – Gamebox – Hub is now open to the public and offers eight fully equipped workplaces to creative entrepreneurs who are working on tech-driven creative start-ups.

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Consumer spending turns

-November 21st, 2017
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Despite challenging economic conditions, retail sales growth for July 2017 was the highest recorded for that month since 2015 according to the Mastercard SpendingPulse report.

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