Real Time Wine pops the cork on new retail mobile App by Wesley Lynch17 July 2012 0 Comments
As a member of Angelhub I recently had the opportunity to be on the advisory board of judges of the 2011 Tech4Africa Samsung Apps Ignite. This event is aimed at giving start-up businesses the exposure and chance to pitch their product or demo to an audience of techy users, investors, customers and journalists, in the hope of creating traction and sparking potential funding. Andy Hadfield, founder of Real Time Wines, with his retail mobile app for reviewing wines came first place – awarding his business start-up $5000.
Could this post be your last? by Linda Jooste12 July 2012 2 Comments
By the end of this year there will be over a billion people actively using social networks; right now there are 48 hours of video being uploaded to YouTube every min, 200 million tweets posted every day, and the average user posts 90 pieces of content per month. Now review your personal activity on all the social channels you use, and here’s the twist, consider that every post you make is another addition to your future obituary, and you are the curator of your own life’s archive?
Launch of the new version of Adobe Creative Suite 6 by Elena Dotcheva05 July 2012 0 Comments
To celebrate the momentous launch of their newest version of the Creative Suite, the Adobe team travelled the world spreading the news and demoing the improvements and new additions in their Web Tour. I was fortunate enough to catch the Cape Town launch at the Convention Centre on the 21st of June, my chance to witness firsthand the inner workings of the new improved software.
The Nokia Innovation Summit by Wesley Lynch02 July 2012 0 Comments
Recently Snapplify was honoured with an invite from Nokia to demonstrate leading innovation at this year’s Open Innovation Summit in Kenya, which took place on 28 May. The idea behind the competition was to come up with ‘societal, structural, financial and technological’ ideas that could foster innovation leadership in Africa. The competition is aimed at stimulating the innovation debate in Africa, to facilitate inclusive socio-economic growth and transformation.
Why aren't Computicket using scalable cloud solutions in 2012? by Murray Gough21 June 2012 0 Comments
There has been much banter recently around the latest Computicket/Lady Gaga ticket purchasing fiasco. ‘Why were tickets only available online when SA has one of the lowest broadband penetration rates?’ ‘Why, in this day and age, did users have to queue online?’