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  • Saphila 2019 demo pod sponsor plans announced

    Saphila 2019 demo pod sponsor plans announced

    June 7, 2019 • EventsComments (0)

    The African SAP User Group (AFSUG) has released high-level details around what some of its demo pod sponsors are planning during its biennial conference for SAP users, Saphila, which takes place at Sun City on 10 and 11 June 2019. “Our demo pod area...

  • Voting irregularities can be solved using ​the Ethereum blockchain

    Voting irregularities can be solved using ​the Ethereum blockchain

    May 9, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Voting irregularities can be solved using ​the Ethereum blockchain

    Top hackers, developers and curious minds from across the globe, as well as Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, converged in South Africa for ETHCapeTown in April 2019. As Africa’s first ETHGlobal hackathon, 190 attendees had access to mentors, sponsors...

  • The age of intelligence is the future of of data

    The age of intelligence is the future of of data

    April 17, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on The age of intelligence is the future of of data

    The new age of intelligence is defined as the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to improve enterprise efficiency in the era of big data. The goal is to increase the volume, velocity, and variety of data and thereby provide the...

  • DoshEx, Digital Twin unveil world first IoT and blockchain solution

    DoshEx, Digital Twin unveil world first IoT and blockchain solution

    April 17, 2019 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on DoshEx, Digital Twin unveil world first IoT and blockchain solution

    South African technology companies DoshEx and Digital Twin have unveiled a globally scalable solution to the security and integrity of solutions deployed across the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT is the next big thing in digital connectivity whereby devices...

  • How to buy Bitcoin with iTunes gift cards in Nigeria

    Blockchain skill-drive initiative to address knowledge-gap in Tanzania

    April 15, 2019 • East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Blockchain skill-drive initiative to address knowledge-gap in Tanzania

      Belfrics Group in partnership with Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) announced a joint initiative to develop a pool of talented and skilled technology professionals for blockchain as a domain. Belfrics Academy SDN BHD, the research,...

  • Linum Labs hosts Africa’s first ETHGlobal hackathon

    April 5, 2019 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Linum Labs hosts Africa’s first ETHGlobal hackathon

    Community members, both local and international, will converge at The Lookout in April to attend the first ETHGlobal hackathon on the African continent. ETHCapeTown, hosted by ETHGlobal and Linum Labs, is designed as a hands-on event that encourages...

  • Australian and African Tech startups forge Blockchain-Powered partnerships

    Australian and African Tech startups forge Blockchain-Powered partnerships

    April 2, 2019 • FinanceComments Off on Australian and African Tech startups forge Blockchain-Powered partnerships

    Bitcoin has been celebrated as the flagship cryptocurrency and is undoubtedly the most widely used altcoin. While Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have yet to reach their full potential as a means of carrying out transactions, the tech that powers it,...

  • Financial services embrace hybrid cloud

    March 31, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Financial services embrace hybrid cloud

    Nutanix, Inc. has recently announced findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index Report for the financial services sector, measuring financial firms’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the financial sector outpaces...

  • Blockchain's role in protecting fine art

    Blockchain’s role in protecting fine art

    March 28, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Blockchain’s role in protecting fine art

    The stolen Picasso that vanished for 20 years and was found this week underscores the urgent need for innovative technology to help crack down on crime in a $40bn art market. This is the warning from Stephen Howes, renowned art dealer at Thomas Crown Art, the...

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    Blockchain, AR and VR highlighted as emerging ICT trends

    February 13, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Blockchain, AR and VR highlighted as emerging ICT trends

    2018 saw spectrum release discussions for a faster LTE network, increasing communication reach in rural areas and enterprises across industries embracing innovative technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)....

  • South Africa sees the return of Global Legal Hackathon

    February 7, 2019 • Events, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa sees the return of Global Legal Hackathon

    The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) and global law firm Baker McKenzie announced that Global Legal Hackathon is returning to South Africa this February. Global Legal Hackathon is an annual event through which lawyers, technologists and civil...

  • Africa Blockchain Alliance partners with ConsenSys Academy

    February 6, 2019 • EducationComments Off on Africa Blockchain Alliance partners with ConsenSys Academy

    The Africa Blockchain Alliance has partnered with ConsenSys Academy, the educational core of the Ethereum movement to bring to focus the Blockchain Developer Program to Africa. The goal of this program is to give developers the opportunity to gain the skills...

  • Blockchain can enhance F&B industry’s traceability

    Blockchain can enhance F&B industry’s traceability

    January 27, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Blockchain can enhance F&B industry’s traceability

    Advances in blockchain technology could enable the food and beverage industry (F&B) to enhance traceability. In the US alone, food recalls and foodborne illnesses cost $77 billion per annum, including discarded products, loss of revenue, damage to...

  • Tapping into an open source eco-system critical in 2019

    January 21, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Tapping into an open source eco-system critical in 2019

    There are some big things set for 2019. Customer expectations continue to evolve, new technologies are developed to push the envelope and all of that leads to continuous transformation of our business, our people, our processes and of course, the technology...

  • Almost half of companies still can’t detect IoT device breaches

    Almost half of companies still can’t detect IoT device breaches

    January 15, 2019 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on Almost half of companies still can’t detect IoT device breaches

    With the number of connected devices set to top 20 billion by 2023, businesses must act quickly to ensure their IoT breach detection is as effective as possible. Surveying 950 IT and business decision makers globally, Gemalto found that companies are calling...

  • Boosting blockchain adoption in South Africa

    Boosting blockchain adoption in South Africa

    January 15, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Boosting blockchain adoption in South Africa

    The Blockchain dream is one of secure, seamless, transparent, trusted and convenient transactions. But adoption remains quite sluggish – with precious few real-world transformational examples of the technology. How do we boost widespread adoption of...