SOUTH AFRICA

SA payments startup Yoco raises $16m in funding

South African-based Point of Sale payments provider, Yoco, has raised $16million in a Series B funding round led by Partech, a venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley...

7 Sep 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Israel's plan to accelerate innovation in sports tech

For a country not particularly known for success in the competitive sporting arena, Israel's high-tech prowess is helping to establish the nation as the Silicon Valley of sports tech...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jul 2018

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

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

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 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 and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018

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

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

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

Where does business process automation work?

Business process automation (BPA) is possible thanks to the evolution of technology, automating workflows sometimes towards points where human intervention is not needed...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Sep 2017

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