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Are you addicted to the Internet?

Internet addiction is where one has an online-related, compulsive behavior which interferes with normal living and causes severe stress on the family, friends, loved ones, and one’s work environment.
Business

The impact of COVID-19 on Naspers

Naspers provides an update on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and outlines its actions to safeguard its employees, customers and businesses as well as to support the communities in which it operates.

How COVID-19 could affect the way we do business in the long term

We are likely to see more meetings and conferences being done online, eLearning becoming more popular, and businesses like Zoom are already having their best performance ever.

The spaza sector in South Africa is changing

Informal retailers that dot South Africa's townships have changed dramatically, but at great cost - avoidance of regulation and exploitation of employees.

The culture of corruption in the digital age

As a designer or entrepreneur, one has to think of how culture will affect the products they offer and find ways to mitigate the negative effects and shield themselves from abuse.
Books

What happens when the fundamentals that a business is based on change?

In his book, Andy S. Grove (ex-CEO of Intel), talks about a Strategic Inflection Point in business. This is explained as "a time in the life of a business when its fundamentals are about to change."

A book that digs deep into the inner workings of Spotify

The book, Spotify Teardown - Inside The Black Box of Streaming Music, tells a story of how Spotify is not what it generally says it is, it is actually more like Facebook, an advertising and user data driven company.

Marek Zmyslowski's new tell-all book sets the record straight

In his new tell-all book, Chasing Black Unicorns, Marek Zmyslowski sets the record straight on some of the controversy that followed him when running an online travel startup in Nigeria. He also writes about some of the lessons learned as a tech entrepreneur targeting African markets.

South Africa to amend outdated copyright law

South Africa's copyright law must not continue ignoring the principles of fair use.