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Posts Tagged ‘Machine learning’

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Fortinet unveils threat landscape for 2019

    November 19, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Fortinet unveils threat landscape for 2019

    Fortinet has unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs team about the threat landscape for 2019 and beyond. These predictions reveal methods and techniques that Fortinet researchers anticipate cybercriminals will employ in the near future, along with...

  • Veritas uses AI to predict and prevent downtime

    Veritas uses AI to predict and prevent downtime

    November 17, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Veritas uses AI to predict and prevent downtime

    Veritas Technologies, enterprise data protection and the software-defined storage market, today announced the launch of Veritas Predictive Insights, a new solution that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms to deliver...

  • AI need not steal your finance job

    AI need not steal your finance job

    October 30, 2018 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on AI need not steal your finance job

    Job loss is one of the biggest issues related to artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, and robots. People routinely fear that companies will automate using these areas of technology to become more efficient, boost...

  • Leveraging technology to boost productivity

    AI is not the new kid on the block and it’s here to stay!

    October 30, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on AI is not the new kid on the block and it’s here to stay!

    Artificial intelligence (AI) seems to be the new kid on the block. Everybody is talking about it, and there is a flood of IT products that feature some variety of AI, from machine learning (ML) algorithms to neural networks and deep learning. In this...

  • South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

    South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

    October 26, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

    The cloud adoption curve should plateau in South Africa, according to Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, a vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider. As a result of the rapid digital transformation taking place, cloud engagement is on the increase...

  • Robin Njiru, Director: General Business at SAP East Africa

    Kenya: Using intelligent technologies to connect with citizens

    October 23, 2018 • East Africa, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Using intelligent technologies to connect with citizens

    Public sector companies are not immune to the forces that are reshaping organisations and industry sectors around the world. These exponential forces put pressure on public sector organisations to rethink the way they operate to meet the dynamic needs of...

  • Openwave Mobility unveils Machine Learning technology for mobile operators

    Machine Learning and ITSM: Helping Help Desks

    October 19, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Machine Learning and ITSM: Helping Help Desks

    The field of machine learning is quite a hot topic. We know that this type of artificial intelligence (AI) provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. For people like me who need it in simpler terms, machine...

  • Niral Patel, MD and Technology Leader for Oracle South Africa

    The Autonomous Revolution: here to help, not replace

    October 10, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on The Autonomous Revolution: here to help, not replace

    The arrival of any new technology that promises to change the way we do things has always created curiosity and some anxiety in society; think of the introduction of machines during the Industrial Revolution. In today’s world, we are seeing the dramatic...

  • Synthesis Software Technologies harnesses Al for Absa rebrand

    Synthesis Software Technologies harnesses Al for Absa rebrand

    October 4, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Synthesis Software Technologies harnesses Al for Absa rebrand

    When Barclays announced that it would separate from the Absa group, Absa’s brand team got busy. With a limited period to identify and remove all Barclays logos and mentions from key documentation, websites, contracts, database structures, marketing, and...

  • How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    October 3, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    The last few years have seen a massive rise in the number of data breaches affecting major organisations. Alongside this, security challenges are changing fast. Pimply hackers in basements have morphed into sophisticated criminal networks, and viruses have...

  • How automation can create value for people without destroying jobs

    Thoughtonomy, DigiBlu partner to deliver Intelligent Automation SaaS solution

    October 2, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Thoughtonomy, DigiBlu partner to deliver Intelligent Automation SaaS solution

    DigiBlu and Thoughtonomy have signed a partnership to deliver the first SaaS based Intelligent Automation solution in Africa. Organisations across Africa are now able to benefit from Thoughtonomy’s Virtual Workforce® platform, along with DigiBlu’s...

  • Startup shows how AI gives businesses the competitive advantage

    How AI gives businesses the competitive advantage

    September 27, 2018 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on How AI gives businesses the competitive advantage

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising the way business leaders address age-old problems. Not solely the for the world’s leading technology companies anymore, AI solutions that are accessible and cost-effective can be implemented to sustainably...

  • Amit Sanyal, VP & Executive Head, Consumer Value Solutions, Comviva

    Comviva unveils foray into banking CVM with machine learning & AI platform

    September 26, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on Comviva unveils foray into banking CVM with machine learning & AI platform

    Comviva announced its foray into banking customer value management (CVM) by entering into a new partnership with Number Theory, an Artificial Intelligence and Enterprise Data Management firm. The partnership allows Comviva to enhance its MobiLytix Real Time...

  • Encouraging South African Youth to Play Active Role in 4IR Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Innovation

    Robotics play an active role in 4th Industrial Revolution

    September 24, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Robotics play an active role in 4th Industrial Revolution

    Paramount Group, an African-based global defence and aerospace business, proudly announces the launch of an excitingly-new annual robotics competition entitled ‘Parabotics’, a contest (commencing in January, with finals scheduled for December)...