ICT Trends 2018

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Smart building data makes business sense

Buildings have become so much more than brick, mortar and glass...

By Neil Cameron 13 hours ago

Save time by getting all your answers...

Get all your answers by typing just one address...

Issued by AfriGIS 12 hours ago

New Vodacom customer care numbers to comply with Icasa

To comply with the Icasa Number Plan Regulations, Vodacom has announced that it will be changing its customer care numbers...

12 hours ago

Interest grows in smart farms

The internet of things could breathe new life into SA's agriculture sector. Like their global peers, SA technology companies are trialling different IoT applications...

By Nick Hedley 11 hours ago

AfriLabs Annual Gathering moves to Tanzania

Pan-African network of tech hubs AfriLabs has announced its Annual Gathering will take place in October, with the event moving to Tanzania for the first time...

By Gabriella Mulligan 10 hours ago

African telcos need to disrupt or be disrupted

For African telecoms providers, who have feasted on near-uninterrupted subscriber and revenue growth over the past two decades, the need to adapt is paramount...

By Mariam Abdullahi 1 day ago

New leadership, operations team for Silicon Cape

Silicon Cape has appointed four new females to its leadership. The new leadership and operations team will be led by Kerry Petrie as interim general manager and Tumi Boitumelo Menyatswe as ecosystem manager...

16 Feb 2018

Adding intelligence to the property game

Machine learning offers enormous opportunities to all areas of the real estate market...

By Vian Chinner 16 Feb 2018

Why 2018 could be brighter for SA startups

The South African economy is showing early signs of turning the corner after a couple of years of disappointing growth and high volatility, meaning 2018 holds promise of increased opportunities for local SMEs...

By Tom Jackson 16 Feb 2018

TinyLoop wins #DefeatDayZero hackathon

The winner of the Startupbootcamp (SBC) Cape Town and RCS Group water-saving hackathon is TinyLoop, a project from the TinyEco team in Cape Town...

15 Feb 2018

Industry 4.0 at the heart of Manufacturing Indaba 2018

This year's Manufacturing Indaba is set to explore the impact of Industry 4.0 and IoT on transformation in the manufacturing industry...

15 Feb 2018

Nigerian e-library startup Panacea launches Android app

Nigerian e-library startup Panacea has launched its Android app, which allows users to rent books, search for study mates and create book clubs...

By Tom Jackson 15 Feb 2018

Africa Tech Summit kicks off in Kigali

The Africa Tech Summit kicked off in Kigali, Rwanda, yesterday, 14 February 2018, bringing together over 250 delegates to discuss key opportunities and challenges emerging across the continent's tech space...

By Gabriella Mulligan 15 Feb 2018

#StartupStory: Talking video on video with Vidr

In this meta-interview, I chat to Sean Wilson-Smith, founder of Vidr, about the successes on their startup life so far, along with a 5-minute video of our interview if you'd prefer to listen to rather than read his words...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Feb 2018

Harnessing tech to sustain the brick and mortar store

Online shopping has never been easier or more intuitive. You're at work or laying in bed, and with a simple click of the mouse you can book a dream vacation or the latest curved smart television...

14 Feb 2018

How about a 'Gauteng Silicon Valley'?

According to MTN Business, more needs to be done to connect and amplify the milestones that the provincial government, the private sector, and universities have done to build a digital city in Johannesburg...

14 Feb 2018

New app a digital gateway to Abu Dhabi heritage

The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi is set to launch a 'one-stop' digital information platform initiave on cultural experiences in the emirate of Abu Dhabi on 27 February 2018...

14 Feb 2018

GConnect gets new management

Exmile Technologies has purchased the going concern of WirelessG (which was under business rescue since August 2015), based on a revised and approved business rescue plan, from the creditors of WirelessG...

14 Feb 2018

Digital revolution holds bright promises for Africa

Turning a digital divide into dividends will require effort in Africa, but the rewards are great...

By Eleni Mourdoukoutas 13 Feb 2018

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International

Chinese police don high-tech glasses to nab suspects

BEIJING, China - Chinese police are sporting high-tech sunglasses that can spot suspects in a crowded train station, the newest use of facial recognition technology that has drawn concerns among human rights groups.

9 Feb 2018

Britain sees first Bitcoin armed robbery: reports

LONDON, UK - Armed robbers have raided the house of a British virtual currency trader, forcing him to transfer Bitcoins after tying up his wife and threatening him with a gun, British media reported.

30 Jan 2018

#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager, #MLKDay and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage, social citizens stood up for civil rights on #MLKDay, and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike.

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018

What natural language processing is and why business intelligence will never be the same

Natural language at its most basic means the ability for a computer to parse through English writing (it can be other languages too) and reach an understanding of what is being discussed. While companies don't have the time to read everything that people say online - even on their own websites at times - using natural language processing, businesses can gain useful insights using computing power, not human effort.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 Jan 2018

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