Bill takes aim at porn and cyberbullying
Bill takes aim at porn and cyberbullying

The government is clamping down on the online distribution of malicious content without the consent of the person involved. Technological advances have seen a rise in online activities with experts warning that this will further trigger cybercrime.

By Thabiso Mochiko 5 hours ago

Hack your way to productivity in 2017
Hack your way to productivity in 2017

Technology surrounds us. It pervades nearly every tangible object used in our day-to-day lives. We have smartphones, smart TVs, smart offices and smart homes.

By Damian Michael 6 hours ago

How seriously should you take digitalisation?
How seriously should you take digitalisation?

Today's business environment is constantly being disrupted by new market entrants using innovative technology. There are the usual headline examples: 'The Uber app coordinates citizen drivers in a fleet-less taxi model that poses an enormous threat to regular taxis.' And the 'Airbnb app manages travel accommodation in ordinary homes, mounting a major challenge to the hospitality and property industries.'

By Rick Parry 9 hours ago

Will AI ever understand human emotions?
Will AI ever understand human emotions?

How would you feel about getting therapy from a robot? Emotionally intelligent machines may not be as far away as it seems. Over the last few decades, artificial intelligence (AI) have got increasingly good at reading emotional reactions in humans.

By Leandro Minku 12 hours ago

'Spectrum revolution is the end of scarcity'
'Spectrum revolution is the end of scarcity'

Speaking at the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) annual conference in Hawaii yesterday, Kalpak Gude, president of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance, addressed why the spectrum revolution is integral to the future 5G world.

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Dan Sommer, Qlik
Could 2017 be the year of data literacy?

Over the past twelve months we've seen an explosion of data, an increase in processing it and a move towards information activism. This means the number of employees actively able to work with – and master – the huge amounts of information available, such as data scientists, application developers, and business analysts, have become a valuable entity.

By Dan Sommer 1 day ago

HP Enterprise buys US software startup for $650m
HP Enterprise buys US software startup for $650m

SAN FRANCISCO: Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday announced a deal to buy business data management firm SimpliVity for $650 million in cash.

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Sunway TaihuLight, the world's fastest computer
China to develop prototype super, supercomputer in 2017

BEIJING: China plans to develop a prototype exascale computer by the end of the year, state media said Tuesday, as it seeks to win a global race to be the first to build a machine capable of a billion, billion calculations per second. If successful, the achievement would cement its place as a leading power in the world of supercomputing.

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Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlist
Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlist

Five semi-finalists have been chosen to progress to the next phase of Mozilla's $250,000 Equal Rating Innovation Challenge – a global competition to help catalyze new thinking around ways to connect the unconnected – and South African teams Afri-Fi: Free Public WiFi and Zenzeleni Networks are among them.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

Facebook launches startup programme in Paris campus
Facebook launches startup programme in Paris campus

PARIS: Facebook launched its first ever startup support programme in Paris Tuesday, in a massive tech incubator funded by a French telecoms billionaire.

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Five ways tech can enhance government services
Five ways tech can enhance government services

Latest-generation enterprise technologies have the potential to improve financial and operational management within public sector entities, and enhance service delivery to citizens.

By John Mokiti and Gavin Holme 2 days ago

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, the HoloLens is the first ever fully untethered, holographic computer – which enables users to interact with high definition holograms in the real world.

By Etienne de Villiers 2 days ago

Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017
Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017

As the local economy experienced many challenges in 2016, small business took a hard knock. But despite this testing environment, there are certain sectors that are ripe with opportunity for astute entrepreneurs to capitalise on in 2017.

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