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Mercedes-Benz SA embraces VR technology

Mercedes-Benz South Africa's (MBSA) visual effects and animation agency, Sinister Studio, has created a number of virtual reality campaigns - including four test-drive videos - to profile the cars' features in ways not previously possible

9 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: Quality agricultural education essential to increase productivity in Africa

In spite of declining growth rates and recent credit downgrades in many African countries, a growing labor force and vast expanses of arable land, point to significant opportunities

By Howard Blight 8 hours ago

Keeping fintech and investment simple

You need to understand that when I was growing up, email didn't even exist

By Nicci Botha 4 hours ago

Samsung, Twitter deliver 360-degree experience of SA landmarks

Samsung and Twitter have partnered with Ad Dynamo to bring South Africans a 360-degree video journey around the country for a fully immersive experience of the most famous landmarks

10 hours ago

Gauteng ploughs billions into infrastructure

The Gauteng Provincial Government will over the next three years invest more than R44bn in infrastructure development, while provincial municipalities spend R94bn over the next five years

3 days ago

#AfricaMonth: Sustainable food production requires digitisation of entire agri value chain

Fresh thinking is required to enhance agricultural production and provide food security for Africa's fast-growing population

3 days ago

DJI Goggles allows real-time drone footage, head motion control

The new DJI Goggles allow users to stream high-quality drone footage in real time, and lets them control the drone by simply moving their head

3 days ago

Murimi-Umlimi app boost for farmers

Dubbed Murimi-Umlimi, the app seeks to impart valuable farming advice and information to farmers that are not always available on their farms

3 days ago

Cars are becoming life-saving smart

Autonomous driving technology is developing at a rapid pace. Business Insider's research platform has forecast that there will be around 10 million cars with various self-driving features on the road in the UK by 2020

By Mike Whitfield 3 days ago

What you should know about BYOD to work

There are both pros and cons surrounding the concept of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to the workplace and these are going to multiply, as the global BYOD market is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 25% over the next few years

3 days ago

Latest in automation technology goes on show in Johannesburg

Advanced automation solutions for every area of process control will go on show at the Africa Automation Fair and Connected Industries conference from 6-8 June 2017 at the Ticketpro Dome in North Riding

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 3 days ago

Tips for maintaining your WordPress business site

Nowadays, many businesses have websites built on the WordPress content management system (CMS). This CMS is not only user-friendly but also comes with a wide range of free plugins and themes

By Charles Mburugu 25 May 2017

FNB Business Innovation Awards finalists

FNB Business and Endeavor South Africa have shortlisted the finalists for the FNB Business Innovation Awards 2017

25 May 2017

Six African startups selected for Google's launchpad accelerator

Google developers has selected six startups from across Africa to take part in the first African version of its Launchpad Accelerator, which offers free training, credits and collaboration

By Tom Jackson 25 May 2017

Cloud is coming home

Johannesburg and Cape Town have been selected to be host cities for Microsoft's African Cloud data centres, a development with huge benefits for local companies and customers

Issued by EOH MC Solutions 25 May 2017

#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 May 2017

#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you

We chat to Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of OfferZen as well as a number of noteworthy apps such as SnapScan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola

By Ilse van den Berg 24 May 2017

2017: A Tipping point for cloud

By 2020, nine out of ten organisations will utilise hybrid cloud infrastructure, according to Gartner[1]. 2017 is set to be a tipping point for IaaS adoption

By James Stanbridge 24 May 2017

Five best practices for data visualisation

Why visualise data? Well, there's just so much of it - plus, not everyone is a data scientist

By Gustav Piater 24 May 2017

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International

Lions Innovation programme roars to the edge

Lions Innovation, the two-day specialist event, taking place as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 19-20 June 2017, has released its programme of live tech demonstrations, immersive performances and the latest innovations in voice tech, bots, AI, IoT, AR and mixed realities.

19 May 2017

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators.

18 May 2017

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU (SU) Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC).

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

Blowing out the walls

Facebook's ambitions have set the company on a course to radically shift its standing from social media giant to futuristic innovation hub.

By Gil Sperling 11 May 2017

CodeBus Africa to run student coding workshops

Education and technology organisations from Finland and South Africa have collaborated as part of the CodeBus Africa project which will run creative coding workshops for local students in Johannesburg, Tshwane, Kimberley, and Cape Town in May.

9 May 2017

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