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Mercedes-Benz SA embraces VR technology
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

Gauteng ploughs billions into infrastructure
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

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

Urbanisation in the African region is the fastest on Earth, with city dwellers projected to grow from around 10% of the population in 1900 to 50% by 2030. Furthermore, over half of global population growth between now and 2050 is expected to occur in Africa. Fresh thinking is required to enhance agricultural production and provide food security for this fast-growing population.

3 days ago

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

Drone technology has revolutionised the way we see our world with boundary pushing technology that opens up the sky to professionals as well as consumers.

3 days ago

Tips for maintaining your WordPress business site
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 that can help customise your site.

By Charles Mburugu 25 May 2017

James Stanbridge
2017: A Tipping point for cloud

By 2020, nine out of 10 organisations will utilise hybrid cloud infrastructure, according to Gartner[1]. With cloud spending in this area rising faster than ever before, and data centre outsourcing on the decline, 2017 is set to be a tipping point for IaaS adoption.

By James Stanbridge 24 May 2017

#WomensMonth is not important
#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
#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you

Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of a number of noteworthy apps such as SnapScan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola, have been included in the Quartz 2017 Africa Innovators list alongside 29 other great innovators. We chat to Philip to find out more about tech and innovation on the continent of Africa.

By Ilse van den Berg 24 May 2017

The benefits of machine learning for retail
The benefits of machine learning for retail

Machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence powered by large-scale data that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed, will change the face of retail over the next few years.

23 May 2017

Healthcare at the click of a button
Healthcare at the click of a button

With patients in Africa having to wait in long queues, travel vast distances or wait weeks for a visit from a healthcare provider, e-health innovations have the potential to change the lives of millions of people on the continent.

By Matthew Donen 23 May 2017

Execs considering blockchain in business plans
Execs considering blockchain in business plans

Three in 10 C-suite executives interviewed say they are investigating blockchain as a means of doing business, an IBM study shows.

22 May 2017

(L-R): Nic Rudnick, CEO, Liquid Telecoms; Uche Ofodile, Regional Head, Africa Express Wi-Fi, Facebook; Artur Mendes, CCO, Angola Cables; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC and Chris George, Strategic Initiatives, Google, at the 2017 International Telecoms Week, held in Chicago, this past week.
Greater investments needed to drive data explosion in Africa

LAGOS, Nigeria: Strategies for achieving improved broadband access across the African continent were discussed by experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago, recently. They highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent's broadband data explosion.

22 May 2017

Orange launches in Liberia.
Orange becomes market leader in Liberia after acquisition

MONROVIA, Liberia: Orange launches its brand in Liberia and continues to build on its strong presence in West Africa. And with over 1.6 million customers at the end of February 2017, Orange Liberia is now the leading mobile operator in Liberia in terms of customers

22 May 2017