world wide worx

IoT is real and can drive real results today

South Africa: Internet is key to economic access

The Internet has become a vital tool for communication and information in South Africa, highlighting the importance of connectivity as a key to economic access. This is one of the most significant conclusions of the Internet Access in South Africa 2017 study, produced by World Wide Worx with the support of Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), the country’s leading provider of wholesale fibre connectivity. “In... »

sexual harassment

Should sexual harassment in a Virtual Reality setting be a chargeable offence?

Gaming, as well as the way we socialise has evolved phenomenally over the past few years… So much so, that we are now venturing into online virtual worlds, via Virtual Reality (VR) headsets, in order to take our gaming and social interactions to a new level. While most online settings are innocent enough, sexual harassment and virtual groping/fondling can turn an innocent online game into a ... »

Instant EFT

Is Instant EFT the best way to get SA trading online?

While online retail still only accounts for 1% of retail revenue in South Africa, the growth rates of more than 20% year-on-year since 2000 speak volumes about the need for every business to seriously plan for an online presence. The 2016 numbers from World Wide Worx released in April this year, not only show good growth for the year, but forecasts for 2020 show the figures doubling from their cur... »