MoonRun is the brainchild of Malan Joubert and Christian Frauenstein, two local programmers with a passion for games. MoonRun utilises some of the latest technologies available for the modern browser, such as WebGL and the WebAudio API. Players are able to log in and build up a resources and ammunitions […]
Video interview with Jason Xenopoulos on the making of Native.
There have been rumblings in our local community that Old Mutual have acquired local finance startup 22seven. BWB can now confirm that this is true, based on the below internal memo sent to Bandwidth Blog. The acquisition comes as part of Old Mutual’s strategy to develop digital support for its customers […]
I had the opportunity to sit down, once again, with Alan Knott Craig Jnr, to discuss his high profile exit from Mxit. We spoke about his thoughts on the industry, the future of Mxit and what’s next for him. We met in the very same office as the first interview, […]
In a Bandwidth Blog exclusive, it has been confirmed that independent online retailer SAcamera, that sells photographic equipment and accessories has been acquired by MIH Internet Africa, a subsidiary of Naspers Ltd. MIH will be integrating SAcamera into its very own e-commerce site Kalahari.com. As a seller of books, movies, games and […]
We learned last week that Vodacom was looking to find new investors for Zoopy or even sell the company outright. Bandwidth Blog just received this official statement from Jason Elk, Co-Founder of Zoopy: After launching Zoopy in March 2007, we have built a company and service that we have been […]
Christo Davel is a veteran of our local internet community. He made waves with his 20twenty virtual bank startup more than 10 years ago and now he’s back helping consumers understand their spending habits – enter 22seven. Click play below to watch the video interview. Full interview transcript below. Charl: Christo Davel, […]
Ad Dynamo has announced its entry into Brazil today. “œBrazil represents an enormous growth market in both online and mobile advertising, and we‘re very pleased to be launching here with a relevant and established player such as Realmedia,“ says Sean Riley, CEO of Ad Dynamo. Though today is the official […]
Charl Norman interviews Rob Stokes, founder of one of South Africa’s biggest digital agencies – Quirk.
In the mid 90s, while still in high school, Matthew Tagg founded Web Africa, one of South Africa‘s leading ISPs. We sat down with Matt and spoke about his humble beginnings selling hardware to generate funds to bootstrap his ambitions for starting an ISP with partner Rupert Bryant. We discover […]