Making a success of Africa online content – Commissioner, Curator or Aggregator? Something for everyone and nothing for someone

With the rise of social media, Africa is awash with content that has been copied, pasted and hurled out into an unsuspecting world. African content creators struggle to become the signal rather than the noise. Russell Southwood looks at how Africa’s online platforms can seek to differentiate themselves in an increasingly noisy market. When the…

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Virtual reality: the next frontier

  The rise of virtual reality (VR) technology and devices has prompted online video subscription service providers, such as Netflix and Hulu, to launch virtual reality apps which allow users to access content in 3D. In partnership with Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus VR, Samsung Electronics has developed a product which transforms Samsung smartphones into…

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