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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

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

Medici medical app launches in South Africa

A medical app, Medici, that is said to be revolutionising the doctor-patient relationship, is now available in South Africa

20 May 2017

Unilever launches online gaming for graduate recruitment

Unilever has launched a new online digital recruitment gaming feature for its graduate programme. It will select the best candidates based on results from a series of games taking no more than 20 minutes

19 May 2017

Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge finalists announced

Facebook has selected 60 finalists for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge which recognises and rewards developers

19 May 2017

Government apps to support service delivery

Vodacom is launching new mobile platforms to support service delivery and promote active citizenry

17 May 2017

Namola security app helps Gauteng combat crime

The launch of the Namola app took place late last week and was a showcase of how technology can be at the forefront of combating crime in South Africa

15 May 2017

A new era for native mobile development?

Over the last few years, new languages have been introduced for both iOS and Android that could see the start of a new era in native mobile development

By Matthew Longden 13 May 2017

Dangerous security flaw in Android permissions

Check Point researchers have reported a flaw to Google, spotted in one of Android's security mechanisms. The flaw exposes Android users to ransomware, banking malware

12 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

9 May 2017

RCS, PWC to host first FastTrack event in Africa

Global innovation accelerator, Startupbootcamp, launched its first African-based programme last month.

9 May 2017

WhereIsMyTransport named NewCities Global Urban Innovator

South African startup, WhereIsMyTransport, has been selected as one of NewCities' eight Global Urban Innovators

8 May 2017

Cheapflights browser extension tool makes it easy to EscEscape

Cheapflights' innovative EscEscape browser extension tool gives new meaning to the 'Esc' key - by giving the 'Esc' key two taps, users are served with a range of short getaway options

5 May 2017

Need for native speakers to create multilingual chatbots

As chatbots, cognitive technologies, and natural language understanding (NLU) take centre stage, having a workforce that can write these in the applicable language is essential

4 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

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