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  • 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)...

  • Organisational growth requires a tangible plan

    Driving business success through intelligent automation

    November 27, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Driving business success through intelligent automation

    Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a part of our everyday conversation and lives. It is used when talking about smart and autonomous cars, in digital personal assistants like Siri and Alexa, and in video games. When it comes to incorporating AI into...

  • Google's Duplex AI starts rolling out to Pixel phones

    Google’s Duplex AI starts rolling out to Pixel phones

    November 25, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Google’s Duplex AI starts rolling out to Pixel phones

    In May 2018, at the Google I/O developer conference Google announced the Google Duplex – a new technology feature behind, Google’s assistant. Ever since, users have been anticipating the roll out of the Google Duplex-powered calls. As Google already...

  • Huawei Honor 8x finally arrives in South Africa

    November 23, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei Honor 8x finally arrives in South Africa

    Earlier this year, Honor, the smartphone e-brand of the Huawei Group, has made its debut in the South African market with the launch of two new smartphones. This week, the company unveiled it’s 8x flagship and announced its intention to become one of...

  • Forcepoint Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

    Forcepoint Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

    November 23, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Forcepoint Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

    Today we announce the release of our 2019 #Cybersecurity Predictions Report! This year’s report includes insights about #AI, cyber cold warfare, and where cyber professionals expect risks to increase in general. Read the full report:...

  • Kethan Parbhoo, Chief Operations and Marketing Officer, Microsoft SA

    The time is now for mixed reality in the modern workplace

    November 21, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The time is now for mixed reality in the modern workplace

    Modern technologies like cloud, Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and mixed reality are impacting every industry and every company in South Africa and across the globe. Companies need to innovate to stay ahead of emerging trends, take advantage...

  • Debbie Wall, VP Sage Foundation, Josina Machel, Speaker & activist for violence against women, Kriti Sharma, AI lead at Sage & founder of AI for Good, Joanne van der Walt, Global Director Sage Foundation Promo

    AI digital solution aims to support domestic violence victims in South Africa

    November 19, 2018 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on AI digital solution aims to support domestic violence victims in South Africa

    Sage Foundation has partnered with AI for Good and Soul City Institute for Social Justice to launch rAInbow, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered smart companion to support victims of domestic violence. The smart companion was developed following research...

  • Huawei launches AI integrated cloud in South Africa

    November 16, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei launches AI integrated cloud in South Africa

    At the recent AfricaCom 2018, cloud-computing services of Huawei, announced the launch of the first AI-integrated public cloud offering for Africa. Huawei Cloud South Africa region will start providing cloud services at the end of this year, allowing...

  • Dana Eitzen

    How will Automation, AI and IoT shape user experience?

    November 15, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on How will Automation, AI and IoT shape user experience?

    According to Gartner, customer experience (CX) – more than products or solutions – is the new battlefront for business, with 81% of marketers saying that by 2020 they expect to be competing mostly or completely on the basis of CX. However, with...

  • Gartner Symposium

    Gartner identifies the Human Touch as the strongest element in AI

    November 7, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner identifies the Human Touch as the strongest element in AI

    CIOs need to prepare workers for a future in which people do more creative and impactful work because they no longer have to perform many routine and repetitive tasks, according to Gartner, Inc. People and machines are entering a new era of...

  • AI will take over 80 per cent of today's Project Management tasks-Gartner

    It’s time to exploit AI’s long-term potentials

    October 26, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on It’s time to exploit AI’s long-term potentials

    In 2018, cars are commonplace, but it took 250 years for the automobile to develop from an idea to the car-oriented life we lead today. The world had to be moulded around it first. Artificial intelligence (AI) is developing in a similar vein. The idea...