SOUTH AFRICA

Why car manufacturers need to change their outlook on the future

The world is changing. We are living in a new era and the new age calls for business re-invention, particularly for car manufacturers...

By Morne Bekker 5 Mar 2018

UNITED STATES

Google Assistant adds more languages in global push

SAN FRANCISCO, US - Google says its digital assistant software would be available in more than 30 languages by the end of the years as it steps up its artificial intelligence efforts against Amazon and others...

26 Feb 2018

GLOBAL

#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

UNITED STATES

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

While companies don't have the time to read everything that people say online, 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

AFRICA

Consumer Electronics Show introduces Africa Tech Now

Africa Tech Now, the first Africa-dedicated event at the Consumer Electronics Show aims to showcase the African innovation ecosystem, positioning Africa as a major actor in digital transformation...

11 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

Buying top quality IT equipment prevents unexpected expenses

Whether your company is large or small, your network is the backbone of your operation. It's how you stay connected to each other, your vendors, and your customers...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Surge in consumers' use of messaging and social media is transforming their expectations of service, says new BT and Cisco research...

6 Dec 2017

UNITED STATES

Simple ways to protect your favorite gadgets

It doesn't take long to realize how much our personal gadgets enrich our lives, however, they too have their weaknesses. Since they're slender electronic devices, they're fragile...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 30 Nov 2017

UNITED STATES

Roambee enables digitisation for enterprise supply chain, logistics

IoT smart logistics and asset monitoring company, Roambee, has introduced mobile monitoring technology that combines BLE/Wi-Fi/GSM hotspots and beacons to provide granular visibility for package-level delivery and asset management...

25 Oct 2017

UNITED STATES

Pixel smartphone upgrade highlights Google push into hardware

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google last week unveiled new versions of its Pixel smartphone, the highlight of a refreshed line aimed at weaving artificial intelligence deeper into modern lives...

9 Oct 2017

UNITED STATES

New Google earbuds offer real-time translation feature

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google on Wednesday introduced new Pixel earbuds that the company says are capable of real-time translation of conversations in different languages...

5 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Ikea buys on-demand help startup TaskRabbit

Ikea has announced a deal to acquire on-demand help startup TaskRabbit as the world's largest furniture retailer grabbed a seat in the online sharing economy...

29 Sep 2017

UNITED STATES

Airbnb enters restaurant reservation business

Rent-a-room giant Airbnb is now in the restaurant reservation business, hoping to provide customers with a memorable meal before they drift off in their home away from home.

29 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Amazon beefs up Echo lineup and Alexa skills

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Amazon has unveiled upgrades to its Echo speakers and announced that Alexa smarts will be built into BMW and Mini automobiles by the middle of next year...

28 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Google weaves touch controls into Levi Strauss jacket

Levi Strauss this week begins selling a denim jacket with touch controls woven into the fabric in the first fashion offering stitched from a collaboration with Google...

26 Sep 2017

UNITED STATES

Nest looks to shake up home security

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Nest has set out to shake up the home security market, unveiling an internet-age alarm system...

22 Sep 2017

UNITED STATES

4 ways that artificial intelligence will shape the future

Artificial intelligence is already changing our lives. We now have voice assistants on our smartphones, and even in our homes! Here are four areas in which artificial intelligence is set to revolutionize...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Jun 2018

UNITED STATES

What is NLP, and what does it have to do with chatbots?

Modern natural language processing (NLP) has come quite a long way from its origins, and strides are continually being made to improve upon the functionality...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 May 2018

UNITED STATES

Things to consider when starting an international calling card business

The prepaid calling cards business is growing at a fast rate and still remains to be the most popular VoIP business...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 May 2018

UNITED STATES

Work smarter: What technology is driving your business?

Most companies take the position that more technology is better because added tools supposedly make it easier to get things done. But what if technology is really holding your business back?...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 30 Apr 2018

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