Inundated with data but not gaining enough insights?
Inundated with data but not gaining enough insights?

It is said that on average, most companies analyse a very small percentage of their data. In fact, the IDC predicts that even by 2025, just 15% of useful data created in the global datasphere will actually be tagged and analysed.

By JP Smith 5 hours ago

Land Rover launches rugged outdoor smartphone
Land Rover launches rugged outdoor smartphone

Land Rover, in partnership with Bullitt Group, has revealed details of the Land Rover Explore outdoor phone which is said to be designed for adventure junkies who need a tougher-than-usual handset.

5 hours ago

All you need to know about the 2018 Seedstars Summit
All you need to know about the 2018 Seedstars Summit

Seedstars is preparing to bring to life its Seedstars Summit - or Seedstars World - for a fifth time around.

7 hours ago

AftaRobot minibus taxi app launched
AftaRobot minibus taxi app launched

The newly-launched AftaRobot mobile app aims to improve operational efficiency for minibus taxi drivers and associations by providing insight into routing, rideshare capacities, and more of their workforce.

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Dr William Mapham.
#Designindaba2018: SA's crowd-sourced solution for a global problem

It's always a pleasure to see a South African take the stage at Design Indaba. So, when Dr William Mapham, an ophthalmologist hailing from the Eastern Cape, who conceived the Vula app whilst working at the Vula Emehlo Eye Clinic in rural Swaziland and experiencing first-hand the difficulties faced by rural health workers in need of specialist advice spoke on Day 2, you could only feel the pride... and his talk was so inspiring, it brought tears to many in the audience and received a standing ovation!

By Sue Disler 1 day ago

#StartupStory: Whizzky app goes big in SA, Europe, US
#StartupStory: Whizzky app goes big in SA, Europe, US

Whizzky is a homegrown mobile app for whisky lovers conceptualised and developed by Craig Stockden of Evolve IT, in partnership with Whisky Live. Its user base has increased from 18,000 in February 2017 to 55,000 as of February 2018. What's more, the app has trebled its number of active users in under a year.

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

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Beyond profit: How innovation is helping Africa's agri-industry feed the world

Africa's agricultural sector is of immense importance to the world. With one-quarter of the world's arable land, Africa is expected to play a leading role in ensuring the global population - expected to grow to nine billion by 2050 - has access to a secure source of food. This has led the World Bank to predict that Africa's agricultural sector will grow to $1 trillion by 2030.

By Paul McKane 1 day ago

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Is the cost of cloud migration really worth it?

In a recent poll* by Unisys which canvassed 400 businesses in eight countries, only 59% conducted a formal analysis of the potential ROI of cloud migration. However, 80% of respondents expected cost savings from shifting to cloud-based systems.

By Louis Koen 1 day ago

Could a virtual driver beat a real one?
Could a virtual driver beat a real one?

The meteoric rise of e-sports has put digital athletes and traditional athletes on a collision course. Honda recently set out to find out whether a virtual driver could beat a real one in a mixed-reality race between pro driver and pro gamer called R vs R.

1 day ago

Dimension Data ex-CEO Brett Dawson joins board of Ubusha Technology
Dimension Data ex-CEO Brett Dawson joins board of Ubusha Technology

Less than two years after handing over the reins at Dimension Data, Brett Dawson is joining the board of Ubusha Technology, an African ICT company that offers cyber security, identity governance and access management solutions to the private and public sectors.

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Balancing cybersecurity and internet freedom in Africa

With Bitcoin volatility making daily headlines, even those living in the technological 'Dark Ages' are realising that the future is digital.

By Yarik Turianskyi 2 days ago

Not all African startups need VC money
Not all African startups need VC money

Not all African tech startups will feel the need to raise VC funding, but those that do must ensure they are adequately prepared for what is a lengthy process.

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

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How technology can save SA airports and travel industry

Around the globe, travel and tourism plays a big part in the performance of the economies of countries, as well as in job creation. In fact, for the past six years, the worldwide rate of growth within the travel and tourism sector, has outperformed the growth rate of the global economy, according to a report by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) entitled Travel and Tourism: Economic impact 2017 South Africa.

By Roy Alves 2 days ago