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No, blockchain's not going to disrupt your industry
No, blockchain's not going to disrupt your industry

Blockchains. They're all the rage. They're touted as the magic bullet for everything from money to medicine to political regime change...

By Cayle Sharrock 10 hours ago

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British Airways trials 3D printing to improve punctuality, reduce emissions

British Airways' tech experts say the possibilities for 3D printing in aviation are limitless and share predictions of how 3D printers could transform the industry...

11 hours ago

The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planet
The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planet

Modern society has given significant attention to the promises of the digital economy over the past decade. But it has given little attention to its negative environmental footprint...

By Raynold Wonder Alorse 2 days ago

Unlocking employee engagement through enterprise technology
Unlocking employee engagement through enterprise technology

IT departments are rightly concerned with the provision and maintenance of robust and secure enterprise technology...

By Ronald Ravel 6 Dec 2019

Perimeter fences are getting more smart
Perimeter fences are getting more smart

Imagine being able to detect if an intruder is attempting to breach the perimeter of a property in a remote location? Imagine knowing that your fence can detect the intrusion...

6 Dec 2019

Is robotics is the way of the future for medicine?
Is robotics is the way of the future for medicine?

Robotic surgery has successfully been applied to almost 2 000 major urological procedures at The Urology Hospital, Pretoria, and is the way of the future for medicine...

6 Dec 2019

GoDaddy integrates with WooCommerce, simplifying e-commerce set up on WordPress
GoDaddy integrates with WooCommerce, simplifying e-commerce set up on WordPress

In a move that will ease and speed up e-commerce set up on WordPress, internet domain registrar and web hosting company GoDaddy has integrated with WooCommerce...

6 Dec 2019

SA's practical approach to 4IR
SA's practical approach to 4IR

Aerobotics recently hosted a panel discussion to unpack the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and its impact on South Africa and Africa...

5 Dec 2019

Q&A: Jeremy Leach talks promoting inclusion of the underinsured
Q&A: Jeremy Leach talks promoting inclusion of the underinsured

As much as 97% of consumers in emerging markets may not be insured and left vulnerable to risk...

By Evan-Lee Courie 4 Dec 2019

35% growth in Black Friday online sales points to prepared shoppers, industry resilience
35% growth in Black Friday online sales points to prepared shoppers, industry resilience

Black Friday online trading volumes spiked by 400% on 29 November, compared to an average trading day...

4 Dec 2019

MyBroadband - Where ICT business decisions are made
MyBroadband - Where ICT business decisions are made

MyBroadband is the online platform of choice for South Africa's ICT decision makers - and has a significant influence on their business and personal purchasing decisions...

Issued by MyBroadband 3 Dec 2019

The rules are changing, money is opening up
The rules are changing, money is opening up

The eighth and final session for the year of Heavy Chef's Inspire Sessions series in collaboration with Discovery Business Insurance featured The Fintechnologists, Simon Dingle of Lettuce...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2019

Are we ready for self-driving vehicles?
Are we ready for self-driving vehicles?

Don't expect to see self-driving vehicles on the roads anytime soon, especially not in the developing world...

28 Nov 2019

Is crowdsourcing the next step in the Drone Economy?
Is crowdsourcing the next step in the Drone Economy?

The City of Cape Town recently publicly announced its intention to pilot a fleet of drones for crime prevention...

By Mervyn George 26 Nov 2019

#16DaysofActivism: Is AI the solution to SA's domestic violence crisis?
#16DaysofActivism: Is AI the solution to SA's domestic violence crisis?

South Africa faces a national crisis of violence against women. Yet, every time we take two steps forward, something inevitably happens that forces us one step back...

By Joanne van der Walt 26 Nov 2019

Simon Dingle, in action at Catalyst Africa.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Simon Dingle on how media is being reimagined in the 21st century

With his characteristic dry, wry wit in full force, I sat down with entrepreneur-at-heart Simon Dingle for an exclusive interview after his Catalyst Africa presentation, on why an open internet that connects people is a winner for every industry...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industry
#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industry

It's not always easy to know what wine to pair or purchase when you're planning an occasion with friends or when you're in a store having to make a selection. Ask-jean, a voluntary data hub has come along to simplify the decision-making process, with the wine consumer in mind...

By Robin Fredericks 25 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: Searching for the next 'M-Pesa unicorn', skilling Generation Disrupted
#AfricaCom: Searching for the next 'M-Pesa unicorn', skilling Generation Disrupted

An all-female AfricaCom panel discussed the fact that the backbone of a truly digital economy is hyper-connectivity. While M-Pesa is still celebrated a decade after it disrupted the way money works on the continent forever, digital inclusion remains a problem. How do we scale innovation, yet leave no-one behind?

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2019

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Drone Users Conference 2019 takes flight

The conference brought together drone users, practitioners, service providers, as well as policy- and decision-makers, within the natural resource management field. The aim was to build networks and share knowledge towards the role of drones and related technology...

22 Nov 2019

Empowering Africa's youth to leapfrog towards a better future
Empowering Africa's youth to leapfrog towards a better future

The fourth industrial revolution is underway and it is shaping up some of the most significant opportunities and challenges of our lifetime...

By Takreem El Tohamy 22 Nov 2019

Rural connectivity needs new innovative solutions
Rural connectivity needs new innovative solutions

Innovative solutions such as active network sharing, tax incentives and new technology deployment can be the solution to achieving feasible rural connectivity in South Africa...

By Premeshin Naidoo 22 Nov 2019

Annual digital commerce spend to climb to $19tn by 2024
Annual digital commerce spend to climb to $19tn by 2024

A new study by Juniper Research reveals that global spending on digital commerce will reach $18.7 trillion by 2024, up from $11.2 trillion in 2019...

20 Nov 2019

Dynamicweb, Braintree partner up to offer true e-commerce
Dynamicweb, Braintree partner up to offer true e-commerce

Braintree, the consulting and integration division of Vox, has entered a partnership with the Dynamicweb software platform...

20 Nov 2019

Richard Rattue, MD, Compli-Serve SA
Suptech is upping the game in financial services data analysis

A relatively new concept that joins the ranks of fintech, regtech and insurtech, suptech is shaking up data collection and analysis in financial services on a level we've never seen before...

By Richard Rattue 20 Nov 2019

All SD WANs are not created equal
All SD WANs are not created equal

Like a cart-wheel, the hub and spoke is inflexible...

By Hein Witte 19 Nov 2019

Why Africa hasn't had its real leapfrog moment yet
Why Africa hasn't had its real leapfrog moment yet

The leapfrog theory is attractive. In the words of the Financial Times, it's "a quick jump in economic development by harnessing technological innovation."...

By Andries Brink 19 Nov 2019

How I passed the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam
How I passed the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam

The AWS Architecture Associate certification is reportedly the fourth highest-paying certification in 2019 with an average salary of $132,000. Here is a breakdown of my study plan...

By Sadha Moodley 19 Nov 2019

Smart cities embrace 4IR
Smart cities embrace 4IR

Smart cities rely on smart grid technology that includes traditional and renewable energy sources in its mix of power supply...

19 Nov 2019

Etihad Engineering unveils 3D printing lab
Etihad Engineering unveils 3D printing lab

Etihad Engineering has collaborated with EOS and BigRep, both leading 3D printing technology providers, to open the region's first additive manufacturing facility with Design and Production Approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency...

18 Nov 2019

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