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  • Disappearing data? Google now has an app

    Google South Africa’s newly launched Datally app helps people to understand, monitor, track and manage data usage on their devices. For a while now, consumers have labelled data costs in South Africa too expensive and have also been enraged over the disappearance of data. Google South Africa labels data as confusing, hard to control, expensive and unpredictable. Their newly launched data management app aims to address these concerns and problems. The need for this app Asked why there was a need…

  • Blockchain is bringing the sharing economy to everyone

    The sharing economy relies on a distributed workforce, shareable assets, and peer-to-peer transactions and contracts. Uber and Airbnb are probably the most famous examples, allowing people to make money by sharing their homes and their cars. Now blockchain technology is making it possible to earn money by sharing a whole new set of assets, such as compute power, storage capacity, and even personal data. Because so many more of us own computers than houses or vehicles, a greater number of…

  • In the internet age, succeed by doing things backwards

    Research, build, promote, sell, repeat. That has been the norm in business for decades. But today, the internet is scrambling that order. Products are being sold before they are built. Selling and research can be conflated. Customers promote a company’s products, more than the company does. Marketing is built into the very products being promoted. Let’s take a look at some examples in this topsy-turvy, Alice-in-Wonderland world. Sell before you build Kickstarter, the crowdfunding website, helps you find customers for…

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