covid-19

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Disinformation campaigns are murky blends of truth, lies and sincere beliefs

It’s difficult by design to identify disinformation campaign instigators and their agendas. Consider the case of the “Plandemic” video that blazed across social media platforms in May 2020. The video contained a range of false claims and conspiracy theories about COVID-19.

Mastercard's new solution allows small businesses to accept touchless payments

Mastercard's new solution will allow small businesses to accept touchless payments on their smartphones at no additional hardware costs. It also comes with a plug-&-play e-commerce store builder.

Potential solutions to ease the news media crisis

Traditional media was left out in the cold years ago due to the advent of technology, meaning today’s news media crisis has been a long time in the making. Many news organizations, especially newspapers, dragged their heels when it came to a digital transformation.

A COVID-19 survival guide for startups

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting businesses differently and startups are especially vulnerable. Here are several tips for startups and their owners and managers to help them get through the crisis and stay in control of their companies.

Digital finance and e-commerce platform launched in South Africa

It is hoped that the recently launched Tafari App by Tafari Capital will address the issue of financial inclusion by providing an easy way for both small businesses and individuals to enter the formal financial services sector.

Google employees can work from home until June 2021

Google will allow most of its employees to work from home until June 2021 as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

South Africa's COVID-19 storm

COVID-19 has presented South Africa with the gravest crisis in the history of its democracy, according to the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa.