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  • South Africans No. 1 In The World For Watching Porn On Mobile Devices

    By Dana Sanchez, 11:06 pm

    In 2016, South Africa was the top country in the world for greatest proportion of consumers using mobile devices to watch porn, according to data from Pornhub, the world’s largest porn portal. For the first time, South Africa made the list of top 20 countries for porn-watching traffic. That means South Africa is ahead of the rest of the continent. The jump can be attributed to an increase in Internet access and porn viewing by black people, according to News24.

  • South African Casinos Invest In Tech To Keep Gamblers At The Table Longer

    South African Casinos Invest In Tech By Dana Sanchez, 5:19 pm

    South African casinos are expanding and upgrading their digital technology because it pays. They’re adding more Wi-Fi hotspots, which allows patrons to download casino apps and use them to order food and beverages from outside the casino for delivery directly to the playing table. Patrons who do not have a smartphone can borrow a tablet. Some casinos’ smartphone-charging stations come with a security locker that allows patrons to charge their smartphones without leaving the casino.

  • South African Serial Entrepreneur Goes Mobile With TV Streaming App

    By Kevin Mwanza, 6:56 am

    “The medium which is dominating globally, particularly in Africa, is mobile. So I think any solution needs to target people on their mobile phones, using other technical [considerations] such as low bandwidth.” This is according to Pierre van der Hoven, a South African serial entrepreneur and founder of Tuluntulu, the TV streaming app for mobile phones and tablets.

  • South Africa’s Naspers To Be Reinvented As Mobile Powerhouse

    By Kevin Mwanza, 6:42 am

    South Africa’s Naspers aims to transform itself into a “predominantly mobile” company, its new chief executive said on Wednesday, as it looks to bring its stable of e-commerce and auction sites to tablets and smartphones. Naspers, one of the world’s largest internet companies by market value, will continue to target e-commerce firms for acquisitions, Bob van Dijk told Reuters in an interview, seeking to add to operations that reach 120 countries.

  • $100 Zedupad Tablet the Answer to Zambia’s Failing School System?

    By Makula Dunbar, 5:21 pm

    Many African schools are failing their pupils. Through a combination of lack of resources, low teaching skills and many other factors, the students who come out at the other end do not have the skills and understandings required. In a fortnight’s time iSchools in Zambia will launch a tablet or under US100 pre-loaded with the curriculum for schools and parents. I talked to its founder Mark Bennett about what it wants to do.

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