In the past two years, Cape Town has introduced free wifi, cctv cameras across the city, and an open data portal.
The service offers corporations a chance to test out their new ideas with a sample group of consumers before implementation.
Kenya and South Africa are on the rise as well.
TV may be the primary source for video entertainment in Kenya, but a report by Ericsson shows that watching video on demand using smart devices is catching up fast.
Citing fundraising issues and economic woes, that have left it unable to meet its financial obligations, the Hypercube Hub is shutting down.
Google already has vast troves of data on everyone in the world. A couple of our favourite Android apps also dole out our location data to advertisers from time to time. But Google’s grip on its Android users may be much worse than we have imagined.