Review of Alexa

Review of Alexa

The developer’s view. As co-organiser of the Jozi Amazon Web Services (AWS) user group and avid cloud advocate, Rory Preddy has a keen interest in AWS and surrounding technologies. Couple this with his status as a technology specialist in the BBD research and...
Transparent fee structures

Transparent fee structures

Transparent fee structures are the way forward, and little by little South African financial service providers (FSPs) are moving in that direction. BBD business analyst Ian Maas explains, “Simply put, transparency amounts to clarity around investors knowing how much...
Cryptocurrencies – the new digital cash

Cryptocurrencies – the new digital cash

One has to wonder if Satoshi Nakamoto ever thought this would happen back in 2008 when he invented the cryptocurrency as a “peer-to-peer electronic cash system”. A Bitcoin clone, Bitcoin Cash, recently came into being when the coders and miners behind the...
Investing in ICOs

Investing in ICOs

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), also referred to as token sales, have become the latest fintech trend gaining popularity in the cryptocurrency environment. But what are they? Simply put, ICOs are used to raise investments for a particular project. But instead of...
Leveraging tech to positively impact SA

Leveraging tech to positively impact SA

Unlocking possibilities to build a functional society was the theme at this year’s GovTech event and with the spotlight on public service delivery growing ever brighter, new sustainable models need to be explored to enhance current service delivery. Read on...
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