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Open source the winner in 2018

Open source the winner in 2018

January 7, 2019 • General, OpinionComments (0)

The evolution of technology and its increasing importance in business across industry sectors have contributed to open source becoming a focal point for many decision-makers during the past year. As such, it has changed the conversation around how innovation is happening at organisations. Even though several mergers and acquisitions happened in the sector...

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The impact of 4IR technology advancement on the engineering sector

January 4, 2019 • General, OpinionComments (0)

We are living in a connected society – with technology changing the world around us – making it smarter, more autonomous and increasingly data-rich. This is the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), and businesses who don’t embrace...

Embracing AI in Africa is crucial

Embracing AI in Africa is crucial

January 1, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Embracing AI in Africa is crucial

With the right mix of policies, Africa and its citizens can reap the benefits of Artificial Intelligence transformations in the years to come. This is according to the findings of a new AI in Africa white paper which has been released by Microsoft. With AI...

Trends and technologies that will impact in 2019

Trends and technologies that will impact in 2019

December 30, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Trends and technologies that will impact in 2019

That’s pretty much it. In literally what feels like the blink of an eye, we’re closing the books on 2018 and gearing up for what promises to be an incredible 2019. As always, at this time of year, we like to take stock of our achievements and celebrate...

First smart lighting architectural installation unveiled in South Africa

First smart lighting architectural installation unveiled in South Africa

December 27, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on First smart lighting architectural installation unveiled in South Africa

Johannesburg’s Rosebank has long been known as a cosmopolitan, trend-setting district, but now, thanks to digital display services company Primary Colours, it’s not just the street fashion that’s turning heads. Opposite the Gautrain station on the...

Vanu launches VanuMaps to supply coverage to rural regions in Africa

Vanu launches VanuMaps to supply coverage to rural regions in Africa

December 24, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Vanu launches VanuMaps to supply coverage to rural regions in Africa

  Vanu, a provider of mobile communications solutions that allow mobile network operators to provide service in places that do not have network coverage, has announced VanuMaps, a mapping resource capable of detailing where connectivity is lacking and...

How you can use technology to manage your company's loss

How you can use technology to manage your company’s loss

December 20, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on How you can use technology to manage your company’s loss

If you want to win at business, you need to become obsessed with your losses. It may sound a bit backwards but consider this: if you could understand your current losses, in other words what your existing clients are not buying from you, your business could...

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Google to build new campus in New York worth $1bn

December 19, 2018 • Company News, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Google to build new campus in New York worth $1bn

On Monday, 17 December 2018, Google announced plans to put over USD 1 billion into a new campus in New York City, at Google Hudson Square. The office will have the capacity to more than double the number of Google employees in New York over the next 10 years,...

#SiemensFABRIC inspires business in Alexandra Township

South Africa:#SiemensFABRIC inspires business in Alexandra Township

December 17, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa:#SiemensFABRIC inspires business in Alexandra Township

The Digital Transformation of enterprise and society is changing the way people work and how we function. Siemens is leading the charge in embracing digitalization to make a positive impact in society. Partnership with Legae Larona, 100% Black owned Women...

Tunisia Trains first set of Drone pilots for agricultural productivity

Tunisia trains drone pilots for agricultural purposes

December 17, 2018 • General, North AfricaComments Off on Tunisia trains drone pilots for agricultural purposes

Eight pilots have successfully passed their drone flight training in Tunisia following a two-week intensive training period organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and Busan Techno Park. The training which focused on...

How artificial intelligence is starting to impact on your everyday life

How artificial intelligence is starting to impact on your everyday life

December 16, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on How artificial intelligence is starting to impact on your everyday life

The term ‘artificial intelligence’ has become somewhat of a buzzword in the past few years. But does this emerging technology have any tangible benefits for the everyday consumer? It’s a term cloaked in mystery, awe, and misunderstanding, and not much...

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Apple to build new campus in Austin worth $1 bn

December 15, 2018 • Company News, GeneralComments Off on Apple to build new campus in Austin worth $1 bn

On Thursday, 13 December 2018 , Apple unveiled plans for a $1 billion campus in Texas that will create jobs for the tech giant outside Silicon Valley, a move made without the fanfare of the recent Amazon headquarters bidding war. The new campus which will be...

Reflections on The Impact of AI on the workforce

Reflections on The Impact of AI on the workforce

December 15, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on Reflections on The Impact of AI on the workforce

During the “Towards a good AI society” Summit that was held on November 6-7 at the European Parliament in Brussels, I had the pleasure to sit on a panel under the theme “Workforce and the Digital Industry”. The objective was to discuss the potential...

Virgin Galactic reaches for the stars

Virgin Galactic reaches for the stars

December 14, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments (1)

SpaceShipTwo, welcome to space. 🚀🌎 pic.twitter.com/tHHNSlkrd0 — Virgin Galactic (@virgingalactic) December 13, 2018 Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic recently had a successful test flight, flying to the edge of space and back at a height of...

Promoting Pan-African growth and development with cryptocurrency

Promoting Pan-African growth and development with cryptocurrency

December 14, 2018 • Finance, GeneralComments Off on Promoting Pan-African growth and development with cryptocurrency

Against the backdrop of numerous national currencies affecting trade and growth on the continent, the AFRO provides a reliable, safe and secure solution suited to Africa’s development challenges First 200,000 Wallets to Receive 50 Free AFROs AFRO...

AFGRI partners Synthesis to unlock agricultural innovation

AFGRI partners Synthesis to unlock agricultural innovation

December 14, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on AFGRI partners Synthesis to unlock agricultural innovation

Leading agricultural services company AFGRI Group Holdings and specialised financial technology company Synthesis Software Technologies are proud to announce the conclusion of a joint-venture (JV) agreement. The relationship between the two companies began in...