23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:10 ET

More Technology of Business

Africa month

  • CowsOutlaw technology

    Squaring up to Senegal's cattle rustlers


  • Mums and babiesMobile mums

    The technology saving mothers and babies in Ghana


  • Young African girl talking on mobileApp Africa

    How mobile tech is boosting innovation across the continent


  • FilmingVirtual Nollywood

    Nigeria's film industry finds new audiences online


  • White Rhino, KenyaSky rangers

    How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching in Africa


  • Demba BaradjiVirtually there

    Ivory Coast stallholders go digital but need more tech to flourish


  • African penguin standing on beachConnected tourism

    How some African countries are using tech to attract more visitors


  • Kids in classroomDigital learning

    The technologies helping tackle South Africa's education deficit


  • Mobile phone in front of Kenyan flagDigicash Kenya

    How a new mobile banking service aims to challenge the dominant M-Pesa


Power of Big Data

  • Sneezing manBig data backlash

    Should data analytics come with a big health warning?


  • Japan rocket blasting offBlast off

    Are you ready for the Big Data revolution?


  • Montage of comic book villainsBad guys keep out

    How data defenders are using analytics to fight hackers


  • Smart man in handcuffsTracking trouble

    How big data is helping combat - and even predict - criminal behaviour


  • Model of the word love on a laptopBig Data Dating

    Can you find the perfect partner through data analysis alone?


  • ShoppersFuture shopping

    Is it a good thing retailers know almost everything about you?


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