With enormous potential to better human lives, the dawn of the connected technological age has placed telecommunications companies at the foreground of the advancement of society. The onus is on companies within the 4IR value chain to take the lead in ensuring that the economic benefits are shared amongst...
The world’s largest gaming convention, the Electronic Entertainment Expo – E3 – will be cancelled this year, according to Ars Technica who were informed by multiple sources. The massive gaming event where the grandest developers and publishers in the world release trailers and information about their upcoming titles is being...
The estimated 120,000 NGOs currently operating in South Africa play a vital role in and around our society. They provide services to millions of people in terms of health, education and poverty alleviation. On 27 February was World NGO day, but for many, it wasn't much of a celebration...
According to The Verge, HBO is working on adapting The Last of Us into a TV series. Since most video game adaptations to film are infamously poor, the writer and creative director of both The Last of Us video game and its upcoming sequel, will be involved to help write...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the articles that resonated most with our readers. This week's articles cover topics from the app and social media sphere in WhatsApp's new dark mode feature and Twitter introducing "Fleets" to Mastercard's analysis on how Pay-on-Demand services can...
The Microsoft for Startups initiative has announced the launch of the new Global Social Entrepreneurship programme. Designed the make the world a better place, startups are creating new businesses built on powerful and innovative technologies. Innovators and entrepreneurs are finding new ways to harness tech to drive purpose-led social enterprises...
The Facebook-owned messenger app and household name WhatsApp has officially unveiled their new Dark Mode. TechWeez reports that since last month WhatsApp users enrolled in the beta program have been able to use the shadowy feature on their phones while regular users have had to wait until it was...
The Department of Home Affairs in South Africa is set to work on a number of new tech-focused initiatives over the oncoming financial year, reports My Broadband looking at the National Treasury’s estimates of national expenditure in 2020. At the very top of the hierarchy of expenditures is the continued...
Few decisions we make in life can be more nerve-racking (and expensive) than privately buying or selling a car online, and in the “Digital Age”, you’re just as likely to get scammed as you are finding your dream ride. In 2019, a study conducted by The Sunday Times found that...
Polys, a project from Kaspersky Innovation Hub which is developing a secure online voting platform for businesses, universities and political parties has revealed its new prototype for the Polys Voting Machine. This new machine is the first of its kind to incorporate blockchain technologies and work alongside Polys online election...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the articles that resonated most with our readers. From the most popular apps in the South African Appstore and the country's most valuable telecoms to 5 distinct ways AI technologies are being used in Kenya and Nigeria, and...
Google is releasing its web-based version of Google Earth on browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera today, reports The Verge. Google released Earth for web integration in 2017, killing its desktop app while it was at it. Earth launched on the web with the Chrome-only Native Client, or...
You’ve probably heard of it You know it’s important and that it’s going to be massive someday, maybe very soon – you also know that it’s being used more and more in unique ways to make human lives easier and better, but it is inherently a mysterious topic. The very...
Crowd1, the “get-rich-quick” business operation has just been banned in Namibia with the Bank of Namibia declaring the business’ operations to be an “undesirable practice” – meaning 10 years in prison or about a $66,000 fine for anyone caught promoting it, reports Business Insider. “Crowd1 does not sell tangible products...
DStv can be expensive and while many South Africans enjoy the service, many more say they can live without it – especially if they’re in a financial pinch. However, according to financial planning expert David Kop* – this can actually cost you money instead, especially if you love your...
For all the highly publicized ills that the African continent seems to be suffering from – corrupt politics and shortcomings in infrastructure to poor socioeconomic systems, African technology seems to be a shining bright spot. Kay Ugwuede of Tech Cabal writes that African innovation rises to meet the continent’s dire...
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