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  • Huawei to promote South African content with local app developers

    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...

  • 80% of employers not worried about unethical use of AI

    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...

  • 70 per cent of white collar workers will interacts with chatbots by 2022

    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...

  • Artificial Intelligence trends that no one is talking about

    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)...

  • 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...