Winners of the Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon
Winners of the Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon

The Tshimologong Precinct and the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (RIIS) has announced the three overall winners of the digitally-inspired Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon, which focused on Mixed Reality (MR) and Internet of Things (IoT) within the health and safety space of the mining sector. Through the experience, teams were exposed to the wonders of technology, including demonstrations and one-on-one coaching from industry experts.

16 hours ago

MakeMeMobile expands its operations, creates new division
MakeMeMobile expands its operations, creates new division

Mobile enterprise solutions provider MakeMeMobile is expanding its operations, moving premises to house its growing team and to accommodate its larger mobility helpdesk and national repair centre.

17 hours ago

Exploring the impact of using AI in the built environment
Exploring the impact of using AI in the built environment

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) recently launched a report exploring the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the built environment and its impact, and the urgent need for industry professionals to understand how it will influence their areas of operation.

17 hours ago

Trend Micro releases Cyberattacks against Intelligent Transportation Systems report
Trend Micro releases Cyberattacks against Intelligent Transportation Systems report

Trend Micro has released a report that looks at what future threats we may expect with regard to intelligent transportation systems (ITS). ITS refers to connected and autonomous vehicles, cameras and sensors, traffic monitoring, e-tickets and RFID - a whole host of automated systems that make traffic flow easier to control and manage.

18 hours ago

Five ways municipalities can enhance service delivery through data optimisation
Five ways municipalities can enhance service delivery through data optimisation

Delivery of free basic services to indigent people remains an ongoing challenge for South African municipalities. According to Paul Smith, Local Government Support at Kagiso Trust, this may be attributed to poor data management, which impacts on all aspects of functioning, from customer management to revenue collection. Here, Smith outlines how data optimisation can help improve service delivery to the country's poorest households.

Issued by Kaelo Engage 1 day ago

Gauteng challenges Silicon Cape as SA's startup capital
Gauteng challenges Silicon Cape as SA's startup capital

According to the 2017 Ventureburn Tech Startup Survey, while the Western Cape remains the most popular region in South Africa in which to run a tech startup, Gauteng is gaining ground. 44% of the 260 founders surveyed said they operated in Gauteng, only slighty behind on the Western Cape's 47%.

1 day ago

Motsoaledi and West in action.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Fast-track innovation with design-thinking methodology

Lethabo Motsoaledi and Matthew Westaway are the dynamic engineering-educated duo and joint CEOs behind disruptive intelligence innovation studio, Motsoaledi & West. Here's why design thinking is a must for any business.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

To proxy or not to proxy
To proxy or not to proxy

Traditional methods of effectively securing connections on a corporate network usually revolve around proxy solutions. In an enterprise network environment, a proxy server acts as an extra layer of security between business servers and outside traffic, preventing cyber breaches and controlling incoming and outgoing connections. While proxy solutions are complicated to implement and require configuration and management of each device connecting to the network, the security level afforded by proxy connectivity is invaluable in the fight against unauthorised access into organisations networks.

By Andrew Wilson 1 day ago

Ransomware is here to stay - can your data say the same?
Ransomware is here to stay - can your data say the same?

Ransomware looks set to stay, and more variants are emerging every week to wreak havoc on enterprises and individuals alike. As the vicious malware grows increasingly sophisticated and prevalent - even being offered as a service on the dark web - so, too, will organisations continue be attacked and their data will be at risk.

By Mike Rees 1 day ago

Artificial intelligence - the apex of tech and policy challenges
Artificial intelligence - the apex of tech and policy challenges

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the apex of today's technology age as we push the boundaries towards Industry 4.0 and super-intelligence. It is already here in disruptive narrow forms, cutting across the economy and leaving no sector untouched. It has the potential to solve many of our biggest and most persistent problems.

By Aalia Manie 1 day ago

Helmut Matschi, member of the executive board at Continental and head of its interior division.
Driving in the cloud safely on the road

When we talk about Continental, the first thought is usually about tyres, but the company is also involved in technology, including the connected car.

1 day ago

Meltwater CEO Jorn Lyseggen with his book, Outside Insight.
The new corporate digital reality of Outside Insight

Meltwater's global CEO, Jorn Lyseggen explains the crux of his book on the new digital reality that those who leverage insights from external data or digital breadcrumbs will find themselves at an information advantage over those that don't. Here's why you need to focus on Outside Insight or fall behind.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google
Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google

Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation startup owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has announced a partnership with the City of Toronto to develop a new waterfront precinct. Time to ask Google: can you build a city?

By Sarah Barns 20 Nov 2017