Alibaba believes that enabling the manufacture of authentic goods at a lower price will curb knock-off goods of would-be counterfeiters.
Kering SA , the owner of high-end brands such as Gucci and Yves St Laurent to name a few, is suing Alibaba, the recently listed Chinese e-commerce behemoth for allowing counterfeiters to trade knocks offs on Alibaba’s selling platforms.
Shopify, the company that allows budding entrepreneurs to quickly start a business online, is valued at $1.27 billion dollars.
Apple Inc will release its Apple HomeKit functionality next month allowing users to control their home devices with their iPhones and iPads.
There are millions of small and medium-sized websites and blogs out there that rely on advertising revenue to survive. Adblock Plus’s Acceptable Ads feature caters for the display of non-obtrusive ads giving publishers who care about the layout and content of their sites a chance at survival.
The Johannesburg Centre for Software Engineering’s (JCSE) director, Professor Barry Dwolatzky, had some positive words regarding the current status and future outlook on software engineering and mobility.
Luxury watchmakers such as Tag Heuer, Bulgari and Gucci are gearing up to blend their traditional watch-making techniques with high-end electronics.