Can digital technology provide safe alternative to traditional currency exchange?

The demise of virtual financial institutions trading in Bitcoin (BTC) - the pioneer and most well-known digital currency, is increasing. It started 2 weeks ago when Mount Gox, the largest Bitcoin exchange based in Tokyo, went bust allegedly mainly due to hacking. Next victim was Flexicoin, the Canadian Bitcoin bank, which has also gone under on account of…

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Oscar trial, Khaya Dlanga & Social media influencers

The trial of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has dominated news in South Africa so much that the public has lost sight of the Oscars (Academy Awards) and the South Africa vs. Australia cricket match, which the Proteas subsequently lost. “Blade-runner” is standing trial after shooting and killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in…

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The #OscarTrial will test maturity of social media in South Africa

Like all the other online analytics practitioners in South Africa and abroad, we at eNitiate are tracking the #OscarTrial with great interest. The debate has been whether we should be "the first ones" to publish an analytics post on the trial, now in its 4th straight day, or if we should wait a while and do…

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#Johannesburg’s wet wet wet weather inspired this video

As this post is published, Johannesburg will have had a 3rd straight day of incessant rain - a blessing to farmers in the Muldersdrift area but a curse to motorists as traffic gets adversely affected - what with malfunctioning traffic lights - and the many families living along the Jukskei River. With the wet weather…

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