From registry books to AI: The evolution of tech in the hospitality industry
From registry books to AI: The evolution of tech in the hospitality industry

Technology in the hospitality space has come a long way since the 1950s. Looking forward, it is important to appreciate the development that the hospitality industry previously underwent and what future innovations may hold.

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Digital skills, smart technology could transform SA manufacturing
Digital skills, smart technology could transform SA manufacturing

The manufacturing industry's role in the South African economy has seen a long and sustained decline: from contributing nearly a quarter of GDP in the 1980s, the sector added a mere 13% to the country's GDP in 2016. Job creation has also not materialised: after 400,000 jobs were lost following the 2008 global financial crisis, the sector failed to recover and today employs 300,000 people fewer than in 2008.

By Daniel Schwartzkopff 2 hours ago

WhatsApp launches business app
WhatsApp launches business app

NEWSWATCH: WhatsApp has launched WhatsApp Business - a free-to-download Android app for small businesses which allows them to chat with users.

By Ilse van den Berg 2 hours ago

#BizTrends2018: Unpredictable travel data? Challenge accepted
#BizTrends2018: Unpredictable travel data? Challenge accepted

"Letting inexperienced individuals work with data is like giving a child a bazooka" - an analogy that was recently shared at the Smart Travel Data Summit in the US, and one that certainly applies in the travel management environment in South Africa.

By Euan McNeil 4 hours ago

ACSA and Tshimologong design security challenge call for entry
ACSA and Tshimologong design security challenge call for entry

Maths geniuses, mad scientists, engineering wizards, IT wonderkids and tech boffins - ACSA needs your skills!

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#BizTrends2018: Challenges turning into opportunities
#BizTrends2018: Challenges turning into opportunities

Kamal Mokrani, the global vice president of InfiNet Wireless, one of the largest privately-owned broadband wireless access (BWA) development and manufacturing companies in the world, shares some trends we can expect to see in 2018.

By Kamal Mokrani 1 day ago

New Truecaller feature allows backup on Google Drive
New Truecaller feature allows backup on Google Drive

More than 250-million people around the world are using apps to see caller IDs and know who's calling, even if the number is not stored in their phonebook.

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Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator
Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator

Kenyan incubator Nailab has announced the 15 startups that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme, designed to strengthen entrepreneurs' skills for scaling their businesses.

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

Bitcoin bombs, cryptocoins crash on regulation fears
Bitcoin bombs, cryptocoins crash on regulation fears

PARIS, France: Bitcoin, the best known of hundreds of 'virtual' coins, slumped on Tuesday to a six-week low below $12,000 as analysts blamed a rush by various jurisdictions to regulate the sector.

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Ride-share fleets to map cities around the world
Ride-share fleets to map cities around the world

Mobileye 8 Connect is an aftermarket collision avoidance system capable of collecting dynamic data to make cities smarter, safer and autonomous ready.

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Startups can now register company and domain names simultaneously
Startups can now register company and domain names simultaneously

As a result of a new collaboration between the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC), the ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA), and the ZA Central Registry NPC (ZACR), it is now possible to register a new company and its equivalent co.za domain name at the same time.

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Investment into African tech startups hit record high in 2017
Investment into African tech startups hit record high in 2017

Investment into African tech startups hit the highest levels since records began in 2017, with 159 startups raising in excess of $195 million.

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The who, what and why of the Ugandan Knuckles meme
The who, what and why of the Ugandan Knuckles meme

The internet is an odd and confusing place, and the gaming world's latest meme is solid proof of this.

By Andy Walker 2 days ago