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Addresses for everyone, even where a physical address has not been defined

Plus Codes is a Google Maps feature which allocates an address to any location that doesn't have an already defined address. The feature has been rolled out for everyone after testing in Cape Verde.
Business

A good time to become an angel investor

It is in times like this that great opportunities present themselves to angel investors. The current situation is pushing more people to explore avenues through which they can invest individually or in syndicates.

Africa Data Centers has acquired a Tier IV data center in Johannesburg

With increasing Internet penetration rates across Africa comes the demand for data centers. To this effect, Africa Data Centers has completed the acquisition of a Tier IV data center from Standard Bank in South Africa.

A few guidelines to improve your online meeting experience

Thanks to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, online video meetings are now the norm. Here are a few tips to improve your video meetings experience.

Naspers invests R100 million into South African startup Aerobotics

Naspers has invested R100 million in South African Agritech startup, Aerobotics. Aerobotics is a subscription-based artificial intelligence (AI) company that provides intelligent tools for the agricultural industry to manage crop health and to predict crop yields.
Books

Science fiction books build mental resilience in young readers

According to research, science fiction provides more than escapism for young readers., including mental resilience.

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.