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  • 5 digital trends set to dominate in 2019

    January 17, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on 5 digital trends set to dominate in 2019

    It’s that time of year again, where everyone from major consultancies to futurists try to predict what’s to come in the world of business and technology. As always, I like to throw my hat in the ring by looking at our own TransUnion data, combined with...

  • Tomorrow's intelligent enterprise will be built on interconnected systems

    Tomorrow’s intelligent enterprise will be built on interconnected systems

    January 10, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Tomorrow’s intelligent enterprise will be built on interconnected systems

    The world of enterprise IT is experiencing a seismic shift that is both technical and cultural, according to a new report on “Future Systems” from Accenture. Companies need systems that are boundaryless, adaptable and radically human to thrive in...

  • Cybercrime tools have become democratised reveals study

    Are we prepared to face 2019’s cyber security challenges?

    January 10, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Are we prepared to face 2019’s cyber security challenges?

    “Technology is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other,” wrote novelist and scientist C. P. Snow in the New York Times in 1971. It still rings true today. Every new tool or technology we...

  • 6 tech trends and predictions for 2019

    6 tech trends your small business needs in 2019

    January 10, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on 6 tech trends your small business needs in 2019

    Digital transformation is well and truly underway, both in business and across our daily lives. As technology continues to change the way we work and live, it’s worth looking at the year ahead to see what technology is likely to have the biggest impact in...

  • Gartner says 25 percent of digital workers will use virtual assistants by 2021

    January 10, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Gartner says 25 percent of digital workers will use virtual assistants by 2021

    The use of virtual assistants (VAs) in the workplace is growing. According to predictions by Gartner, Inc by the year 2021, 25 percent of digital workers will use a virtual employee assistant (VEA) on a daily basis. This will be up from less than 2 percent...

  • How immersive learning will reshape the world of tech

    January 9, 2019 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on How immersive learning will reshape the world of tech

    Immersive learning will fundamentally change the way young South Africans absorb information, and forms an integral part of the learning revolution the country needs to embark on to keep up with the demands of the future. According to Marco Rosa, managing...

  • AI experts highlight the capabilities of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro

    AI experts highlight the capabilities of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro

    January 8, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on AI experts highlight the capabilities of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro

    What does light sound like? This was the exciting question that Huawei asked a collaborative team of artists and AI experts to highlight the capabilities of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Showcasing the smartphone’s powerful artificial intelligence, they...

  • 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...

  • How AI powered chatbots are unlocking business value today

    December 27, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on How AI powered chatbots are unlocking business value today

    Since the term “AI” was first coined by cognitive scientist Richard McCarthy and his team in preparation for the 1956 Dartmouth AI Conference, machines that can demonstrate human-like intelligence have been the holy grail of the artificial...

  • Reflections on The Impact of AI on the workforce

    December 15, 2018 • GeneralComments 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...

  • Tech experts and policymakers discuss Nigeria’s digital future

    Tech experts and policymakers discuss Nigeria’s digital future

    December 10, 2018 • General, West AfricaComments Off on Tech experts and policymakers discuss Nigeria’s digital future

    Information Technology (IT) experts have called for a collaboration between policymakers in the government, private sector players, civil society and academic researchers to ensure that Nigeria explores the ongoing digital transformation across the globe,...

  • Google unveils AI-driven audio news feed

    December 7, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Google unveils AI-driven audio news feed

    Google has announced a new ground-breaking innovation. On Thursday, 6 December 2018 the company announced that it was launching a radio-style, on-demand audio news feed available on smart speakers, personalized with the help of artificial intelligence. Google...

  • WATCH: Intel launches AI-powered wheelchair controlled by facial movements

    December 6, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on WATCH: Intel launches AI-powered wheelchair controlled by facial movements

    On Monday, November 3 we celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. In part of the celebration, technology company Intel revealed the Wheelie 7 kit, technology that allows motorized wheelchairs to be driven with facial expressions. In...

  • Lego Boost rolls out computer coding for kid

    December 4, 2018 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Lego Boost rolls out computer coding for kid

    As we move closer to digital transformation and with the rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning it’s essential that kids learn how to code. Toy production company, Lego has rolled out the first kit in the Lego Boost range that is designed...

  • These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

    These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

    December 3, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

    2018 was incredibly exciting for the technology sector which has seen myriad advancements. These include the fundamentals of artificial intelligence (AI) being established, robots helping around the house and consumer electronic innovations such as TVs that...

  • Samsung combines medical imaging and AI for radiologists

    Samsung combines medical imaging and AI for radiologists

    November 29, 2018 • HealthcareComments Off on Samsung combines medical imaging and AI for radiologists

    Samsung, a leader in medical imaging technology, is showcasing its latest Ultrasound, Digital Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) concept and their software innovations at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...