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African urbanisation must be smart and sustainable for cities to be habitable far into the future

African city planners need a split strategy and focus in their planning and development efforts...

20 Jul 2017

SA's first IoT starter pack launched

Flickswitch, provider of business SIM management solutions, has launched South Africa's first internet of things (IoT) starter pack...

13 Jul 2017

How IoT is set to transform global logistics space

The global telematics market is exploding in connectivity and growth. Trucking is no stranger to this sort of change - many fleets are leading the way...

11 Jul 2017

The future of manufacturing lies in IoT investment

Manufacturing today is no longer simply about making physical products but about finding new ways to create and capture value for the end user...

By Mike Vincent 11 Jul 2017

New Vodacom narrowband IoT lab in Midrand

NEWSWATCH: At its new narrowband internet of things (NB-IoT) lab at Vodaworld in Midrand, Vodacom aims to incubate and commercialise machine-to-machine and IoT systems using narrowband networking...

28 Jun 2017

The internet of everything water

Imagine a world where your spice cabinet reminds you to buy salt, or your cell phone sends a text message about the amount of water left in your water tank...

By Ihuoma Atanga 28 Jun 2017

IoT the top priority in driving digital transformation

Inmarsat research has found that the internet of things has become the leading technology for digital transformation and a priority for 92% of organisations...

28 Jun 2017

Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?

For those who are into science fiction, the term ‘machine learning' immediately conjures up images of computers taking over the world...

By Reshaad Sha 23 Jun 2017

IoT allowing for more agile supply chain management

DHL Supply Chain is implementing internet of things (IoT) technology into warehousing, with the goal to optimise operational efficiency and lay the foundations for safer work practices... [infographic]

14 Jun 2017

UIDC 2017 a platform to unlock solutions for smart cities in Africa

The third annual Urban and Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a platform to unlock the growth potential of the African smart cities ecosystem...

7 Jun 2017

Industry 4.0 and IoT central to manufacturing transformation

Industry 4.0, otherwise known as the 4th Industrial Revolution, along with IoT (internet of things) is central to digital transformation in the manufacturing industry...

5 Jun 2017

Spearheading digital transformation in East Africa

GE is bringing new digital infrastructure solutions to the Kenyan market by connecting software, apps and analytics to industrial businesses, enabling them to operate faster, smarter and more efficiently...

2 Jun 2017

All the MTN IoT Awards winners!

The second annual MTN Internet of Things Awards celebrated the best of South Africa's market-ready IoT solutions, applications and developers...

2 Jun 2017

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International

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July.

10 Jul 2017

Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganising its global sales operations.

7 Jul 2017

Apple opens first store in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Apple opened its first store in Taiwan on Saturday with more than a thousand shoppers flocking to the site located in the island's landmark skyscraper and tallest building, Taipei 101.

4 Jul 2017

Silicon-on-Seine: world's biggest tech incubator opens in Paris

PARIS, France: Paris has taken a step closer to fulfilling its ambition of becoming Europe's technology capital with president Emmanuel Macron having inaugurated Station F, the world's largest startup incubator. on the banks of the Seine.

30 Jun 2017

Samsung to invest $380m in new US plant

NEW YORK, US: Samsung plans to invest $380 million and hire nearly 1,000 workers for a new manufacturing plant for home appliances in South Carolina, the company announced Wednesday.

29 Jun 2017

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