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Digitalisation pushing the boundaries of manufacturing
Digitalisation pushing the boundaries of manufacturing

Digital transformation, as we've come to realise, means something different in every industry. In manufacturing, the term can be broad-reaching

By Dereshin Pillay 13 hours ago

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund
Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth US$10 million

15 hours ago

Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya
Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya

Uber has begun the African roll out of its Real-Time ID in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, in a bid to further improve passenger security

1 day ago

2017 celebrates 20 years of Africacom
2017 celebrates 20 years of Africacom

The recent launch event of Africacom kicked off the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of what is described as Africa's largest, influential, technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) conference and exhibition

2 days ago

#CSIMonth: Leaving a legacy of good
#CSIMonth: Leaving a legacy of good

Natasha Reuben, head of transformation at Dell tells us more about the 2020 Legacy of Good plan and how the company is making a difference through technology

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

Chatbots and the hospitality industry
Chatbots and the hospitality industry

Key players in the hospitality industry are still trying to figure out how to build the perfect chatbot - smart, capable of understanding complex semantics, and conversing with the customer as an experienced service rep would

By Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman 3 days ago

Hisense SA bumps up local product offering
Hisense SA bumps up local product offering

Hisense South Africa revealed an array of new products at an event held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last week

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jul 2017

GirlCode founders from left: Jeanette Theu, Tinyiko Simbine and Zandile Keebine.
#GirlCodeHack secures corporate sponsors

GirlCode has announced the corporate sponsors for its #GirlCodeHack which is taking place from 5-6 August 2017, in celebration of Women's month

21 Jul 2017

SingularityU South Africa Summit promotes innovation
SingularityU South Africa Summit promotes innovation

The inaugural SingularityU South Africa Summit is taking place in Johannesburg on 23-24 August 2017

21 Jul 2017

African urbanisation must be smart and sustainable for cities to be habitable far into the future
African urbanisation must be smart and sustainable for cities to be habitable far into the future

African city planners need a split strategy and focus in their planning and development efforts

20 Jul 2017

Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

The second edition of the Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards is open for nominations from and for eligible female professionals

20 Jul 2017

#StartupStory: Abe AI
#StartupStory: Abe AI

We interview Rob Guilfoyle, founder of Abe AI which designs artificial intelligence solutions for the banking industry

By Ilse van den Berg 19 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: SA businesses need to take responsibility for the impact of their products, services
#CSIMonth: SA businesses need to take responsibility for the impact of their products, services

We interviewed executive director Gavin Meyer to find out more about Itec SA's Carbon Neutral programme and the potential impact of digitalisation on the triple bottom line

By Sindy Peters 19 Jul 2017

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Google Glass reborn for the workplace

After spending two years on the sidelines, Google Glass internet-linked eyewear is back in the game, this time aimed at helping workers do their jobs

19 Jul 2017

Nigeria's techAboki launches on-demand gadget repair service
Nigeria's techAboki launches on-demand gadget repair service

Nigerian startup, techAboki, has launched an on-demand gadget repair service aimed at connecting people needing gadget repair services with trusted, reliable and professional technicians in their locality

By Tom Jackson 18 Jul 2017

Skills in demand: IT opportunities in tourism
Skills in demand: IT opportunities in tourism

Tourism is full of opportunities for tech-savvy youngsters, from those who love IT and want to work in that field specifically to those who combine IT with the desire to develop businesses and startups

By Enver Duminy 14 Jul 2017

How technology is transforming South African retail
How technology is transforming South African retail

While you'd be forgiven for thinking that the future of retail is solely online, actually, the offline world has just as much to offer

By Vincent Naigeon 14 Jul 2017

Harnessing the power of data in facilities management
Harnessing the power of data in facilities management

FacilitiesNet reports that facilities technology is generating new types of data, and in larger quantities, that enable managers to more easily find waste, weaknesses and opportunities in their facilities and operations.

13 Jul 2017

Virtual, augmented reality brings new dimension to interactive education
Virtual, augmented reality brings new dimension to interactive education

While computers and tablets have opened more opportunities for students to engage with their subject matter in the last decade, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) enable them to understand abstract concepts better, anytime and anywhere

13 Jul 2017

PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards 2016 winners.
Vote now for PriceCheck Tech and E-Commerce Awards

Public voting is now open for this year's PriceCheck Tech and E-Commerce Awards and closes on 28 July 2017

13 Jul 2017

Jacobus Eksteen
Data analytics and the changing face of industries

Never before have industries had the power to use information to enhance their products and services as they do today

By Jacobus Eksteen 12 Jul 2017

Ford creates robotics, AI research team
Ford creates robotics, AI research team

Ford has created a new robotics and artificial intelligence team which will, in partnership with Argo AI, drive research and development of autonomous vehicles

11 Jul 2017

How wearable tech can improve employee wellness
How wearable tech can improve employee wellness

Technology is transforming employee wellness programmes. Gone are the days that nurses do the physical checkups for many European and US countries

By Steven Howard 10 Jul 2017

Physical internet: rethinking logistics
Physical internet: rethinking logistics

Sending goods through open channels as easily as information via the internet - that is the vision of the physical internet (PI). It applies the principle of exchange of standardised data packets to material flows

10 Jul 2017

Sureswipe enables two-second payment transactions
Sureswipe enables two-second payment transactions

South African financial technology company, Sureswipe, has announced a new integrated payment and POS solution that boasts 2-second transaction speed

7 Jul 2017

Ugomyway carpooling app releases pilot project results
Ugomyway carpooling app releases pilot project results

Ugomyway, a South African developed and maintained carpooling app that is tackling the traffic congestion, has released the results of its pilot ‘corporate carpooling project'

7 Jul 2017

Tech takes on travel
Tech takes on travel

Behind the scenes, in tourism, there's a new wave of business strategy driven by technology processes, all generated to create a better experience for the visitor

6 Jul 2017

Inspiring Fifty South Africa sees 250+ nominations
Inspiring Fifty South Africa sees 250+ nominations

252 female candidates were nominated for Inspiring Fifty South Africa. The initiative aims to prove the philosophy that “if she can see it, she can be it”

6 Jul 2017

#StartupStory: eCOIDA
#StartupStory: eCOIDA

eCOIDA is not a 'startup' in the obvious sense of the word. A division of an 18-year-old company, we find out how the Barclays Accelerator is helping it to venture into the short-term insurance industry

By Ilse van den Berg 6 Jul 2017

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