AI doctors and engineers are coming - but they won't be stealing high-skill jobs
AI doctors and engineers are coming - but they won't be stealing high-skill jobs

Google recently successfully put its DeepMind artificial intelligence system to work recognising eye diseases...

By Leandro L. Minku and Jeremy Levesley 2 hours ago

What's on at the 2018 Fak'ugesi Fest
What's on at the 2018 Fak'ugesi Fest

The 2018 Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation is on at the Tshimologong Precinct in Johannesburg from 18 August-29 September 2018. This year's theme of 'Tap Your Afro Source Code' is a celebration of technology, creativity, and innovation from across the African continent...

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Leaderex 2018 drives digital transformation agenda

The focus for Leaderex 2018 is digital transformation...

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Finalists for ISPA SuperTeacher of the Year announced
Finalists for ISPA SuperTeacher of the Year announced

South Africa's national ICT in education awards are imminent and is...

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5 user applications that are ideal for satellite technology
5 user applications that are ideal for satellite technology

The rapid growth of fibre networks in SA is inspiring and is enabling the drive for all businesses and consumers to be online...

By Dawie de Wet 17 Aug 2018

VR: From virtual to reality
VR: From virtual to reality

When you think of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) you probably associate the technology with Pokemon Go and marketing gimmicks. However...

By Bronwyn Williams 17 Aug 2018

The building blocks required for a bright digital future
The building blocks required for a bright digital future

Connecting citizens enables the public sector to communicate effectively with the population, pre-empting certain events and making sure citizens are notified of critical information. But...

By Paige dos Santos 15 Aug 2018

5 lessons retailers can learn from the Tour de France
5 lessons retailers can learn from the Tour de France

The Tour de France is the biggest cycling race in the world, attracting 12 million TV viewers for each of its 21 stages, and 6.5 million digital fans from across 190 countries...

By Raj Mistry 14 Aug 2018

The digital transformation of Africa's rail system
The digital transformation of Africa's rail system

The poor condition of rail infrastructure in many African countries is undermining the potential of rail systems to contribute to economic development...

By Gilbert Saggia 14 Aug 2018

Karien Bornheim, founder and CEO, Footprint Africa Business Solutions
Using IoT to solve the healthcare puzzle

Footprint Africa Business Solutions has moved from IoT development into healthcare by creating Doc-in-a-box...

13 Aug 2018

Can sound help save a dwindling elephant population? Scientists using AI think so
Can sound help save a dwindling elephant population? Scientists using AI think so

Deep in the rainforest in a northern corner of the Republic of Congo, some of the most sophisticated monitoring of animal sounds on Earth is taking place...

By Jennifer Langston 13 Aug 2018

Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur Prize
Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur Prize

Jack Ma, Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman, launched the Netpreneurs: The Rise of Africa's Digital Lions Netpreneur Prize...

10 Aug 2018

Wilma Liebenberg, CEO: Knowledge Objects Healthcare
#WomensMonth: There's no plan B for Wilma Liebenberg

Wilma Liebenberg, chief executive officer of Knowledge Objects Healthcare, says an initiative as immense as NHI needs appropriate technology and real-time risk management capabilities in order to succeed...

By Nicci Botha 10 Aug 2018

Bonnie Horbach, Dutch CG in Cape Town and founder of Inspiring Fifty SA.
#InspiringFiftySA: Cocreating a brighter female tech future

Bonnie Horbach is a true Jill of all trades. She's been the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, based here in Cape Town, for the last five years, and spearheaded passion projects the likes of Inspiring Fifty SA, with the second round of winners announced last night. Here, she explains the importance of encouraging more females in the Stem professions and why she says, "there's something special going on in Africa"...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Aug 2018

Health messaging service, MomConnect
Praekelt WhatsApp technology changes the face of social impact

Praekelt.org is again changing the field of delivering technology that gives both social good organisations and businesses a highly effective and instantly accessible way of reaching their stakeholders...

8 Aug 2018

Kyle Whitehill, Avanti CEO and Mathew Welthagen, Gondwana CEO
Avanti Communications signs distributor contract iWayAfrica

Avanti Communications Group has signed a HYLAS 4 Master distributor contract with iWayAfrica...

8 Aug 2018

The secrets behind Israel's rise as a 'Startup Nation'
The secrets behind Israel's rise as a 'Startup Nation'

For but a sliver of land in the Middle East, with a population below 9 million, you'd never guess that Israel has the second largest number of companies on the Nasdaq, after China...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Aug 2018

IoT and ERP combine for improved food traceability
IoT and ERP combine for improved food traceability

The Internet of Things (IoT) and its impact on food traceability will be instrumental in addressing everything from world hunger to improving food safety...

By Stuart Scanlon 8 Aug 2018

African game developers to participate in devcom 2018
African game developers to participate in devcom 2018

Paradise Game will introduce five independent video game studios from Africa at devcom 2018...

7 Aug 2018

FNB lets South Africans pay for groceries with their watch
FNB lets South Africans pay for groceries with their watch

Fitbit Pay is now available in South Africa. The wireless payments service which works through Fitbit's range of wearable devices is now compatible with FNB and RMB VISA bank cards.

By Andy Walker 7 Aug 2018

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Mobile banking Trojan modifications reach all-time high

According to Kaspersky Lab's Q2 IT threat evolution report, mobile banking Trojans have hit an all-time high...

6 Aug 2018

Ali Al Hashemi, CEO of Thuraya
Yahsat completes Thuraya acquisition

Yahsat's acquisition of Thuraya is set to catapult the global satellite operator into the mobile satellite services space...

6 Aug 2018

Vodacom to connect over 200 new rural network sites
Vodacom to connect over 200 new rural network sites

Vodacom has announced that it will launch over 200 new rural network sites across all nine provinces in the year ahead...

6 Aug 2018

Image supplied. L to R: James Milne, Silicon Cape board member, Wesgro; Joslyn Links, Silicon Cape project administrator; Kerry Petrie, Silicon Cape, general manager; Boitumelo Menyatswe, Silicon Cape ecosystem manager; Sumarie Roodt, Silicon Cape chairperson, UCT and Zimkhita Buwa Silicon Cape treasurer, Britehouse
Silicon Cape launches innovation support model

Silicon Cape launches their new Africa-first strategic membership plan to enable the accelerated inclusion of tech startups...

3 Aug 2018

ERP to underpin food traceability market
ERP to underpin food traceability market

The food traceability market is expected to reach almost $20bn by 2022 as increased consumer awareness, strict governance requirements, and advances in technology are resulting in growing standardisation...

By Stuart Scanlon 3 Aug 2018

#sheinnovates Africa Festival inspires female innovation
#sheinnovates Africa Festival inspires female innovation

#sheinnovates Festival for Africa is set to create a platform to inspire a new era of female innovation in technology and entrepreneurship...

3 Aug 2018

Is Cape Town Africa's tech capital?
Is Cape Town Africa's tech capital?

A report reveals Cape Town as the most productive tech sector in Africa...

2 Aug 2018

Mr D Food reaches milestone of 1 million downloads
Mr D Food reaches milestone of 1 million downloads

Online food delivery service, Mr D Food, reached one million app downloads last week...

2 Aug 2018

Powering the interconnected world with SOC
Powering the interconnected world with SOC

Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA, one of the world's leading chip design companies, has announced the release of its new brand name, identity and definition - UNISOC...

Issued by UNISOC 1 Aug 2018

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