BotPartyJoburg brings to light the benefits of bots
BotPartyJoburg brings to light the benefits of bots

Messenger bots are disrupting the world of social media community managers. But what exactly are messenger bots? Instead of relying heavily on people to facilitate communication between brands and their customers, bots are used to carry out this form of communication, making constant interaction between brands and their customers possible.

By Siyabonga Zulu 2 hours ago

eHomeAffairs making passport applications easier
eHomeAffairs making passport applications easier

Getting your passport has become quicker and easier with the eHomeAffairs system which Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba launched a year ago. eHomeAffairs enables South Africans to submit their application and pay online, or if they live in Cape Town, Johannesburg or Pretoria, they can step into their local bank.

3 hours ago

Samsung eyes rebound with Galaxy S8 phones, virtual assistant
Samsung eyes rebound with Galaxy S8 phones, virtual assistant

NEW YORK, US: Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating the virtual assistant Bixby, as it seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall and a corruption scandal.

5 hours ago

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Elon Musk hints at new brain-computer project

WASHINGTON, US: Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk hinted earlier this week that he is working on a new startup that will focus on brain-computer interface, part of his vision to help humans keep up with machines.

6 hours ago

Struggling Ericsson takes huge hit on Q1 accounts
Struggling Ericsson takes huge hit on Q1 accounts

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Ericsson took a huge hit on its first-quarter accounts in a bid by its new chief executive to turn the beleaguered telecoms giant around.

21 hours ago

MPs want to question transport officials over shambles at eNatis
MPs want to question transport officials over shambles at eNatis

Parliamentarians resolved on Tuesday to approach the Department of Transport about the shambolic state of affairs at the National Traffic Information System (eNatis).

21 hours ago

Important skills every website owner should have
Important skills every website owner should have

If you're a website owner, there are certain skills you should have that will make your life much easier. It can be expensive and sometimes frustrating having to hire someone else to do certain website-related tasks for you and many website owners become too dependent on other people. Below are some of the skills you should consider improving in order to take back control of your online activities.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 hours ago

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eLearning Curve launches new data mining course

Master Data Management's enterprise information management education partner, eLearningCurve.com, has launched a new Data Mining Concepts and Techniques course with the aim to extend its business intelligence curriculum.

1 day ago

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#BrandManagerMonth: Francesca Berta on CarZar disrupting the auto-trade industry

We recently chatted to Francesca Berta, CMO of tech startup, CarZar, which aims to streamline the often onerous task of buying or selling a second-hand car. Berta believes brand management is all about differentiation and building brand reputation.

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

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Advanced technology the difference between profit and loss in the dairy industry

According to Milk SA's report Dairy Digits, 459,000 tonnes of dairy were exported and 3,127,000 tonnes of milk were purchased locally between January and November 2016. It is vital for those operating in the dairy industry to be in the best shape possible to take advantage of the lucrative marketplace - not just to pursue expansion strategies and ensure competitiveness, but to comply with an increasing list of rules and regulations.

By Jane Thomson 1 day ago

Truecaller, Google improve video calling
Truecaller, Google improve video calling

Truecaller is stepping into a strategic agreement to integrate Google Duo, a high-quality video calling service, within its app. This will add a crucial communications layer that strengthens the value of the company's dialer, caller ID, and spam blocking app already used by more than 250 million users globally.

1 day ago

HP launches Z2 Mini Workstation
HP launches Z2 Mini Workstation

HP South Africa has introduced the Z2 Mini Workstation, created for the design community, to the South African market.

2 days ago

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Kenya leads smart city charge in Africa

While many see Africa as lagging in harnessing the benefits of smart city development, Kenya is leading the charge to embrace this new technology-rich ecosystem, says Riaan Graham, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa.

2 days ago