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Posts Tagged ‘Machine learning’

  • Cortex Logic CEO awarded AI Leader Of The Year

    March 13, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, People, StartupsComments Off on Cortex Logic CEO awarded AI Leader Of The Year

    South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions veteran and founder of Cortex Logic, awarded premium accolade at Africa’s Tech Week event, underlying a life dedicated to AI and Data Science Innovation. Dr Ludik is an African based...

  • Google Cloud and SAP launch sustainability contest for startups

    March 1, 2019 • Education, StartupsComments Off on Google Cloud and SAP launch sustainability contest for startups

    As digital transformation grows at an astronomical rate, Google Cloud and SAP have partnered to launch global sustainability contest for social entrepreneurs that have revenue-generating ideas that use data analytics and machine learning. According to the...

  • Aerobotics appoints new head of Data Science

    Aerobotics appoints new head of Data Science

    February 18, 2019 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Aerobotics appoints new head of Data Science

    Aerobotics announced that artificial intelligence expert and thought leader Stuart Reid has joined the company as their Head of Data Science to help drive and grow their capabilities. Stuart will be based in the Cape Town office where he will establish new...

  • Tech is becoming a vital part of insurance

    Tech is becoming a vital part of insurance

    February 18, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Tech is becoming a vital part of insurance

    The evolving technology landscape provides insurers with unprecedented opportunities to grow their business. Ben Burger, Managing Executive at SilverBridge, believes 2019 will see the development of the ideal environment to integrate cloud, data analysis,...

  • Artificial Intelligence trends that no one is talking about

    Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

    February 14, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

    IT and business leaders are often confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do for their organisations and are challenged by several AI misconceptions. Gartner, Inc. said IT and business leaders developing AI projects must separate reality from...

  • Artificial Intelligence: A CIO’s guide to AI’s promises and risks

    February 12, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Artificial Intelligence: A CIO’s guide to AI’s promises and risks

    Machine learning and AI are becoming necessary in today’s complicated IT environment, causing CIOs to figure out how to use them so IT pros and business both benefit. A chatbot that answers consumers’ questions and directs them to the appropriate...

  • Xen Lategan and Alan Keet have been appointed to Xineoh board.

    Xineoh appoints new executives

    February 11, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Xineoh appoints new executives

    South African AI start-up, Xineoh, has appointed former Chief Executive Officer of Grand Parade Investments, Alan Keet, and former Chief Technology Officer of News International in the United Kingdom, Xen Lategan, to its board. Xineoh Chief Executive Officer,...

  • WhatsApp bans 2 millon fake accounts per month

    February 7, 2019 • Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on WhatsApp bans 2 millon fake accounts per month

    Social media platform, WhatsApp bans about two million accounts per month from its messaging platform. According to the company, three-quarters of problematic accounts are identified without user report or human intervention, 20 percent of them at the time of...

  • Top 10 EdTech startups transforming learning in Africa

    February 6, 2019 • Education, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 EdTech startups transforming learning in Africa

    The global tech revolution is greatly changing the way we work in every sector. EdTech, which merges innovation with teaching, has made education more accessible and comprehensive across the world. Most recently we’ve seen that established schools have...

  • The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

    The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

    January 22, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

    The role and impact of AI made headlines last year, and this was most notable during major shopping dates. The Far East’s 24-hour shopping extravaganza saw Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba clock up a record US$31 billion in sales.1 It’s estimated...

  • Amazon launches conference on AI and robotics

    January 18, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Amazon launches conference on AI and robotics

    On Thursday, 17 January Amazon announced plans to hold a conference open to the public on robotics, space and artificial intelligence, as well as to discuss future applications of emerging technologies. There’s a reason why Amazon may want to bring...

  • 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...

  • Analytics Predictions 2019: Machine Learning & Data Efficiency

    Analytics Predictions 2019: Machine Learning & Data Efficiency

    January 13, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Analytics Predictions 2019: Machine Learning & Data Efficiency

    Adopting machine learning to enhance not just the accuracy of models but also drive efficiency is critical to amplify a key asset – the analytic team – and stay competitive. I am often asked by clients what “world class” analytic organizations are...

  • Openwave Mobility unveils Machine Learning technology for mobile operators

    How data science and machine learning are reshaping global industries

    January 11, 2019 • General, SponsoredComments Off on How data science and machine learning are reshaping global industries

    Data science and machine learning have already shown their potential in transforming businesses. This pace can be felt through the veins of those industries who are leveraging sensors, actuators, applications and various other resources to collect and crunch...

  • Sherry Zameer - Senior Vice President Internet of Things Solutions, CIS, Middle East and Africa region, Gemalto

    Top 5 trends set to impact African telcos in 2019 and beyond

    December 23, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Top 5 trends set to impact African telcos in 2019 and beyond

    Africa’s appetite for communications technology remains undimmed. Coming late to the telecommunications party, in a way, has proved to be advantageous: in many cases, African economies have been able to leapfrog directly to the latest technology,...

  • Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    December 14, 2018 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    The idea of an assistant that can schedule meetings and arrange a calendar, order lunch and remind you that you need to leave the office before 4:30 on Thursday to make it across the city to dinner with colleagues doesn’t seem too extraordinary–until you...