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  • 2018’s IT trends and opportunities

    Will artificial intelligence replace our jobs?

    July 13, 2017 • General, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Will artificial intelligence replace our jobs?

    Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are about to revolutionise society in ways we cannot yet imagine. Many will welcome the possibilities brought about by the technological shake-up, but there is also growing uncertainty about...

  • Today’s robots have voice and language recognition, access to large amounts of data, algorithms to process information independently.(Source: Industry week)

    Could Tech further deepen Africa’s unemployment woes?

    January 25, 2017 • Features, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Could Tech further deepen Africa’s unemployment woes?

    On the African continent, one issue that is apparent in almost every single country, is the damning unemployment rate. It is a constant struggle on the continent as populations continue to grow at a rate which the number of jobs available just can’t...

  • Failing to improve cyber security could cost the world economy and lead to more frequent cyberattacks (image: Urs Jaudas)

    Cyberattacks may cost world economy $3 trillion- WEF

    January 22, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Cyberattacks may cost world economy $3 trillion- WEF

    Failing to improve cyber security could cost the world economy dearly. This according to a new report released today by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with McKinsey & Company. The Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World report...

  • The annual World Economic Forum starts today in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland (image: WEF)

    WEF 2014: Start-ups tackle robotics, healthcare

    January 22, 2014 • Healthcare, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on WEF 2014: Start-ups tackle robotics, healthcare

    The annual World Economic Forum begins today in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. While some of the world’s top business leaders and politicians will gather to discuss burning socio-economic matters under the banner The Reshaping of the World: Consequences...