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How Microsoft's HoloLens is bringing AR to the forefront of industry
How Microsoft's HoloLens is bringing AR to the forefront of industry

Earlier this year, tech juggernaut Microsoft began shipping the developer's version of its HoloLens AR headset. A device that has been in development for years...

By Etienne de Villiers 14 hours ago

Genesys forum addresses the laws of innovation
Genesys forum addresses the laws of innovation

In an era of innovation, everyone has an opportunity to disrupt the market, but few will succeed. This is according to Henning du Preez...

1 day ago

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa
Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device...

2 days ago

Microsoft acquires AI startup Maluuba
Microsoft acquires AI startup Maluuba

Microsoft announced on Friday a deal to buy Maluuba, a Montreal startup focused on making machines able to think the way people do...

2 days ago

Nintendo reboots with new Switch game console
Nintendo reboots with new Switch game console

Nintendo on Friday unveiled its new Switch game console, which works both at home and on-the-go, as it looks to offset disappointing Wii U sales...

2 days ago

Converting scale to value in the digital economy
Converting scale to value in the digital economy

The rise of the digital economy is developing at pace globally and is now probably the single most important driver of innovation and prosperity...

By Yusof Seedat 13 Jan 2017

BIM Institute to host BIM BAM BOOM workshop in Durban
BIM Institute to host BIM BAM BOOM workshop in Durban

The Building Information Modelling (BIM) Institute will host a BIM BAM BOOM workshop for architects, engineers and other building professionals at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 22-23 February 2017...

13 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Embracing a changing digital world in 2017
#BizTrends2017: Embracing a changing digital world in 2017

Even though the past year has seen the strengthening of several 'traditional' technology trends such as cloud computing, big data, and predictive analytics...

By Natassia Badenhorst 11 Jan 2017

Smart home hardware and services revenue to exceed $190bn by 2021
Smart home hardware and services revenue to exceed $190bn by 2021

According to new data from Juniper Research, revenues from smart home hardware and services will reach $83 billion this year...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Availability, trust and security key trends for African businesses in 2017
#BizTrends2017: Availability, trust and security key trends for African businesses in 2017

Here is a look at the evolution of data availability and associated issues that have the potential to transform ordinary businesses, power new business models...

By Claude Schuck 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top five mobile trends to help you plan for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Top five mobile trends to help you plan for 2017

This is not another "year of the mobile" trends piece - that ship sailed five years ago. If you do not have a mobile presence then you really should not be playing in the digital space...

By Lynette Hundermark 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Becoming digital
#BizTrends2017: Becoming digital

2016 was a year that can be characterised less by technological innovations and more about businesses embracing the digital revolution...

By Jessie Rudd 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?
#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?

Tim Noakes spent the majority of his professional career espousing a high-carb low-fat (HCLF) diet. He wrote books, he started the Sports Science Institute, he ran marathons...

By Alan Knott-Craig 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017

South Africa is in the midst of a very interesting bandwidth era where connectivity entrenches itself firmly as the third utility alongside power and water...

By Warren Bonheim 9 Jan 2017

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Robots show 'personality' at CES 2017

Professor Einstein rolls his eyes, sticks out his tongue, and can give a simple explanation of the theory of relativity...

9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Is it time for a new (business) reality? Key tech predictions for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Is it time for a new (business) reality? Key tech predictions for 2017

Over the past year, technology has been glorified as the great business disruptor - with the ability to upend entire industries with just a few lines of well-crafted code...

By Jason Ried 9 Jan 2017

Smartphone with Google 3D Tango from Taiwan's Asus
Smartphone with Google 3D Tango from Taiwan's Asus

Taiwan-based electronics group Asus announced on Wednesday it was launching a new smartphone which uses Google Tango 3D technology and allows users to experience augmented and virtual reality...

6 Jan 2017

China's TCL out to revive BlackBerry smartphones
China's TCL out to revive BlackBerry smartphones

Chinese electronics company TCL Corporation was at CES on Wednesday with a plan to revive BlackBerry handsets knocked from the mobile phone throne by Apple and Google...

6 Jan 2017

Ideagen software to enhance aviation safety at Air Transat
Ideagen software to enhance aviation safety at Air Transat

Ideagen Enlighten will be rolled out across Air Transat, allowing safety investigation and senior management teams to analyse safety data in real-time...

5 Jan 2017

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BlackBerry introduces its latest QNX OS to the smart car market

BlackBerry has launched the QNX® software development platform 7.0 (QNX® SDP 7.0), a 64-bit embedded operating system (OS) for the automotive industry,..

5 Jan 2017

Meizu smartphones now available in SA
Meizu smartphones now available in SA

Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Meizu Technology, has officially entered the South African market...

23 Dec 2016

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Nokia sues Apple for patent infringement

Nokia announced on Wednesday, 22 December 2016, it is suing Apple in German and US courts for patent infringement, claiming the US tech giant was using Nokia technology...

22 Dec 2016

Three signs that say "Let's do analytics in the cloud"
Three signs that say "Let's do analytics in the cloud"

Meteorologists have been doing it for ages; looking at the clouds to analyse current weather patterns as basis to predict short, medium and longer term weather expectations...

By Paul Vermaak 22 Dec 2016

IoT Forum Africa 2017 set for Johannesburg
IoT Forum Africa 2017 set for Johannesburg

Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg will play host to a dedicated Internet of Things conference from 29 to 30 March 2017...

22 Dec 2016

Zuckerberg builds AI butler for his home
Zuckerberg builds AI butler for his home

Mark Zuckerberg's artificial intelligence-imbued software "butler" - named Jarvis - is now in service, and even plays with his family, the Facebook chief said on Monday.

21 Dec 2016

Our devices are talking... but are we listening?
Our devices are talking... but are we listening?

More and more, the devices we buy are talking to one another. Consumer and industrial original electronics manufacturers alike are building 'smart' devices...

By Adam Mayer 21 Dec 2016

Vast digital transformation expected
Vast digital transformation expected

According to a new report, digital transformation sits atop the strategic agenda for enterprises...

20 Dec 2016

Artificial intelligence creeps into daily life
Artificial intelligence creeps into daily life

Mark Zuckerberg envisions a software system inspired by the "Iron Man" character Jarvis as a virtual butler managing his household...

20 Dec 2016

Facebook launches Messenger camera
Facebook launches Messenger camera

Just in time for the holiday season, Messenger is launching a fast new camera with unique art, 3D masks and special effects to help users celebrate with the friends and family they talk to on Messenger...

20 Dec 2016

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