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Salto the high-jumping robot could aid in earthquakes, building collapses
Salto the high-jumping robot could aid in earthquakes, building collapses

An agile jumping robot that was inspired by some of the animal world's best leapers could one day help in rescue efforts...

10 hours ago

Natural language processing to bridge gap between computer and human cognitive thinking
Natural language processing to bridge gap between computer and human cognitive thinking

Machines have been working for humans for thousands of years across all manner of labour-intensive tasks, from lifting water out of a well to assembling cars...

By Andrew Quixley 1 day ago

From left: CEO Robbie Venter, founder and chairman Dr Bill Venter and former Altron TMT CEO Craig Venter
Altron announces R400m investment and corporate shake-up

JSE-listed technology group Altron has announced that it has reached agreement with Value Capital Partners Proprietary Limited (VCP)...

1 day ago

'Intelligent enterprise' - the decade's most impactful trend
'Intelligent enterprise' - the decade's most impactful trend

Zebra Technologies Corporation has announced that global leaders from healthcare, retail, transportation and logistics (T&L) and manufacturing...

2 days ago

Fortinet urges beefed-up security skills development
Fortinet urges beefed-up security skills development

According to Fortinet South Africa, the shortfall in specialised IT security skills is increasing the risk profile of South African organisations...

2 days ago

Business innovation evolves beyond pure product focus
Business innovation evolves beyond pure product focus

A focus on distinct innovation and product development capabilities is paying off for some companies as they deliver between three and seven percent higher annualised revenue...

2 days ago

Amazon Web Services unveils new intelligence
Amazon Web Services unveils new intelligence

Playing catch-up with rivals Google and Microsoft, Amazon Web Services announced the launch of three new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities...

3 days ago

SAP comes on board as an official sponsor of the Blockchain Africa Conference 2017
SAP comes on board as an official sponsor of the Blockchain Africa Conference 2017

As an official sponsor of the Blockchain Africa Conference, SAP will be sharing its insights on the technology at the event...

3 days ago

Is your IT department run by the right people?
Is your IT department run by the right people?

Information Technology (IT) is integral to and at the heart of any business, underpinning every department and function within the organisation...

By Edward Carbutt 1 Dec 2016

Nokia and HPE expand collaboration on Enterprise of Things
Nokia and HPE expand collaboration on Enterprise of Things

Nokia and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) have announced a strategic collaboration on Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for enterprise customers...

1 Dec 2016

Facebook brings mobile games to Messenger
Facebook brings mobile games to Messenger

Facebook on Tuesday unveiled "Instant Games" allowing users of the world's biggest social network to play from its Messenger application or directly on their news feeds...

30 Nov 2016

DevConf returns to Joburg in 2017
DevConf returns to Joburg in 2017

The success of SA's inaugural DevConf developer conference in March this year has prompted the expansion of DevConf in Johannesburg in 2017...

29 Nov 2016

FAO launches enhanced database for easy access to food and agriculture data
FAO launches enhanced database for easy access to food and agriculture data

FAO has launched a new and revamped FAOSTAT website - the most comprehensive statistical database on food, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, natural resources management and nutrition...

28 Nov 2016

Kagiso Media's Mega8 eSports platform to hold first tournament
Kagiso Media's Mega8 eSports platform to hold first tournament

Mega8, together with headline sponsor MTN, will stage its first tournament, The Summer Invitational, from 2-4 December 2016 to give the top Dota 2 teams across South Africa the opportunity to participate on the new platform...

28 Nov 2016

New breed of robots helps firms save costs and improve efficiencies
New breed of robots helps firms save costs and improve efficiencies

South African companies are under pressure on all fronts to reduce costs and improve efficiencies, even as the business landscape undergoes seismic change...

By Ajit Paul 28 Nov 2016

Gen X leads on digital transformation - and Millennials reap the rewards
Gen X leads on digital transformation - and Millennials reap the rewards

As more and more businesses go digital to improve their competitiveness...

By Lenore Kerrigan 25 Nov 2016

Top five technologies to watch: 2017 to 2021
Top five technologies to watch: 2017 to 2021

In a report titled 'The Top Emerging Technologies to Watch: 2017 To 2021', research and analysis firm Forrester identified 15 emerging technologies...

24 Nov 2016

Looking to attract top tech talent? Then lighten up
Looking to attract top tech talent? Then lighten up

It is no secret that South Africa, like many others, is fighting a war for talent. With global competition intensifying...

23 Nov 2016

What Microsoft's HoloLens means for the future of augmented and mixed reality
What Microsoft's HoloLens means for the future of augmented and mixed reality

While the consumer tech world has been abuzz with excitement over virtual reality (VR) and its pioneers...

By Jason Ried 23 Nov 2016

#BotConAfrica2016: Praekelt launches new multilingual chatbot
#BotConAfrica2016: Praekelt launches new multilingual chatbot

Technology consultant and software developer, Praekelt, has announced that its new chatbot, Feersum Engine, is ready to start talking...

22 Nov 2016

Oracle acquires cyber attack target Dyn
Oracle acquires cyber attack target Dyn

Oracle on Monday announced it is buying Dyn, a web traffic management firm recently hit with a cyber attack that closed off the internet...

22 Nov 2016

Facebook buys facial recognition startup FacioMetrics
Facebook buys facial recognition startup FacioMetrics

Facebook on Wednesday said that it has bought facial recognition startup FacioMetrics, potentially using the technology for photo or video effects...

21 Nov 2016

Third undersea cable system to connect Mauritius to Africa and rest of the world
Third undersea cable system to connect Mauritius to Africa and rest of the world

IOX Cable Ltd, a subsidiary of Indoi Ltd, has signed a memorandum of understanding with SEACOM to build a state of the art undersea cable system...

21 Nov 2016

GeoJozi Challenge winners bag R300k
GeoJozi Challenge winners bag R300k

Three young Jozi developers have been rewarded for their compelling digital ideas that will help the city solve its street address issues...

18 Nov 2016

AfricaCom Awards 2016 winners list
AfricaCom Awards 2016 winners list

The winners of this year's AfricaCom Awards were announced yesterday evening at the LookOut in Cape Town...

17 Nov 2016

Is size innovation's enemy?
Is size innovation's enemy?

Who's more likely to create the next technological tool that will disrupt banking? One of South Africa's big five banks, a garage startup...

By Anton Moulder 17 Nov 2016

Flexenclosure reveals eSite x10 hybrid power system
Flexenclosure reveals eSite x10 hybrid power system

Flexenclosure, a global developer of intelligent power management systems for the ICT industry, yesterday unveiled its new hybrid power system...

16 Nov 2016

AfriGIS 5th annual Learnership Programme in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions
AfriGIS 5th annual Learnership Programme in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions

AfriGIS, in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions, provides a 12-month structured integrated learning programme that consists of theoretical training at CTU (six months) and practical work experience at AfriGIS (six months)...

Issued by AfriGIS 15 Nov 2016

The IoT innovation opportunity for SMEs
The IoT innovation opportunity for SMEs

The Internet of Things is not only for big businesses, it will also create a wealth of opportunities for smaller enterprises to transform their business processes...

15 Nov 2016

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