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2
Nov

Cytrus attends Softline Pastel “Mobility Business Breakfast with Arthur Goldstuck”

Yesterday I attended the Softline Pastel “Mobility Business Breakfast with Arthur Goldstuck” event. The event started at 7:00am with a breakfast and drinks. At 8:00am we all moved into the conference room for the presentations. Keynote speakers included Steven Cohen, Arthur Goldstuck and Paulo Ferrero. Pastel announced to media and selected guests about the official launch of new services they are now offering their clients. Steven Cohen one of the three original founders of the ...

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25
Jun

FHM augmented reality cover comes to life

I recently went to the FHM Brandy Cocktail Party which was greatly entertaining and at the end I received my free copy of the FHM July issue “FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women”. After approval from the wife I opened my mag and what caught my eye was the logo indicating that the cover could come to life. The curiosity got the better of me and I immediately downloaded the app Aurasma, pointed it at the cover and bang… a full live video was playing on the cover. See video I brought it into the ...

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18
Jun

SHOUT App still getting exposure

The SHOUT app has really been getting great exposure lately, thanks to the efforts of the SHOUT Foundation. Cytrus are honoured to have been a part of this initiative and wish the app continued success. Cytrus are working with SHOUT to develop a Blackberry option which will be featured soon. We are very excited about this as it will allow more South Africans to get involved. Support the initiative and download the SHOUT App for android from the Samsung App Store. Below is a article written in ...

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26
Apr

Cytrus speak at the Tech Demo Africa event

Cytrus was recently asked to speak about one of our projects at the Tech Demo Africa event in conjunction with Mobile Monday. The event was held at the Radison Blue in Johannesburg on 17 April 2012. Always interested to showcase our work we jumped at the opportunity – the only problem… which of our many exciting projects should we showcase? We decided to present a project that was relevant to all South Africans and represented a cause we truly believe in – the SHOUT ...

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26
Apr

Launch video for the SHOUT Android App

View the latest launch video for the new SHOUT Android application developed by Cytrus. ...

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16
Mar

Cytrus attends the SHOUT 2012 launch

Gidon and I had the privilege of attending the SHOUT launch yesterday held at Montecasino to a packed audience that included a number of celebrities.  Gavin Koppel, Chairman of the SHOUT foundation, Danny K and Kabelo had some inspiring words to say about taking up the fight against crime in our country.  George Ferreira, COO and Vice-President of Samsung South Africa presented the launch of the SHOUT mobile application.  The launch ended with a brilliant music video “You’re the Voice”,...

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16
Mar

SHOUT Android App to be launched in April 2012

In a first for South Africa, the soon to be launched SHOUT App allows ordinary South Africans to make contact with emergency services and be directed to the nearest police station, hospital or fire station anywhere in the country, driven by live location aware maps. The App provides a quick and easy way for users to report a crime, its location, date and time, and will ultimately provide the SAPS and other anti-crime bodies’ valuable knowledge concerning crimes and crime patterns.   Using ...

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6
Mar

Cytrus launches CARmagdealer.co.za

Cytrus recently launched the new CARmag dealer website for CAR magazine. We’re quite excited about this project and the impact that it’s bound to have on the automotive and used car market in SA. RamsayMedia, publishers of CAR, have pioneered a unique concept of leveraging their wealth of automotive data and stats and combining it with access to used car listings across the whole of South Africa. Taking it a step further, all of these listings as well as CARmag’s data (reviews,...

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10
Feb

Facebook’s IPO

Following Facebook’s move to file for IPO has been fascinating reading and everyone seems to have an opinion … not everyone is capable of building a company like Facebook! There is no question that a community north of 800million users has significant value. Zuckerberg is one of the brightest tech entrepreneurs of our generation and he has surrounded himself with the best (I am a fan of Sheryl Sandberg in particular). This business should make money and bucket-loads of it. I am not ...

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27
Jan

History being made

The team from RamsayMedia, Samsung and Cytrus have been working dilligently to complete the CARapp and getting it live. We are very excited that this ground breaking application is now live and available exclusively on the Samsung Application Store. To get your own version of the application on your Android device search for “carapp” on the Samsung app store. (Remember to change your country option to South Africa) Visit the Samsung app store ...

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