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Mobile body-scanning startup wins LVMH Innovation Award
Mobile body-scanning startup wins LVMH Innovation Award

3DLook, a US-based startup specialising in mobile body-scanning technologies for apparel retail and other industries, is the winner of the LVMH Innovation Award...

1 day ago

SA meeting, events industry exceeds global standards, say experts
SA meeting, events industry exceeds global standards, say experts

"As we considered the global trend to integrate technology into show experiences - to use technology to create a best in class visitor experience - we noted that the innovations presented were already in play locally..."

2 days ago

#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected city
#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected city

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Dudu Mkhwanazi, CEO of Project Isizwe, to find out what to expect from her talk on 'the connected city' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to her...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

L'Oréal teams up with Alibaba for AI-based app targeting acne sufferers
L'Oréal teams up with Alibaba for AI-based app targeting acne sufferers

L'Oréal and Alibaba Group have joined forces to launch an AI-powered mobile app designed to diagnose acne, to be made available on Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao mobile app next month...

3 days ago

Digital transformation will leapfrog Africa's growth
Digital transformation will leapfrog Africa's growth

While many may think that Africa's development is far off, I can categorically confirm that the time for Africa is now...

By John Wentzel 3 days ago

Tech makes end-to-end supply chain visibility and predictive analytics a reality
Tech makes end-to-end supply chain visibility and predictive analytics a reality

Line of sight is the biggest challenge for all aspects of the supply chain, from the manufacturer to the wholesaler, distributor and the reseller and even to the end consumer...

By Andrew Dawson 21 May 2019

5 ways to ensure a more profitable future in retail
5 ways to ensure a more profitable future in retail

It's clear that the retail landscape is in a state of major transformation. Thanks to disruptive technologies and changing consumer behaviour, traditional retailers are under increasing pressure...

By Pieter Engelbrecht 21 May 2019

#TechBytes 9: Agile Marketing Metrics
#TechBytes 9: Agile Marketing Metrics

#TechBytes is a nine-part video mini-series that shares nine simple steps any business can apply to generate qualified leads...

20 May 2019

The rise of the new-age digital assistant experience
The rise of the new-age digital assistant experience

We have all had experiences with chatbots or digital assistants and automated phone services...

By Craig Nel 20 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa

We chat with Grey Jabesi, an entrepreneur, Blockchain enthusiast, cryptocurrency evangelist, analyst, and investor based in Africa....

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Mapping out crucial data at a disaster scene
#AfricaMonth: Mapping out crucial data at a disaster scene

Humanitarian emergencies often strike without warning, destroying lives and livelihoods within a matter of seconds. In the immediate aftermath, the challenge for those responding is to know where to start...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2019

Using tech for visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool
Using tech for visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool

Visual storytelling is fundamental to the human experience, and one of our oldest forms of expression...

By Glenn Gillis 17 May 2019

Skills and tech impacting SA's digital marketing performance
Skills and tech impacting SA's digital marketing performance

A lack of digital skills, technology wherewithal and data-driven marketing is holding South Africa back from meaningful transformation...

17 May 2019

Load shedding, internet connectivity slows down tech adoption in SA
Load shedding, internet connectivity slows down tech adoption in SA

Research shows nearly half of South African small businesses struggle with internet connectivity...

16 May 2019

5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business
5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business

As a sub-industry of online retail, ticketing and event management are being shaped to engage consumers in unprecedented ways...

By James Tagg 16 May 2019

Techies showcase talents at Red Bull Basement Hatch
Techies showcase talents at Red Bull Basement Hatch

Johannesburg's brightest young tech geniuses gathered at the Tshimologong Precinct recently to share their ideas and their creations at the Red Bull Basement Hatch event...

14 May 2019

The energy sector needs tech innovation
The energy sector needs tech innovation

South Africa is currently experiencing an energy crisis that requires the public and private sectors, along with households to work together...

14 May 2019

Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortage
Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortage

The PWC Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey published in 2018 states that over a quarter of South African respondents believe that cybercrime will be the most disruptive, impactful crime...

By Marcus Karuppan 14 May 2019

Accelerating the browsing experience
Accelerating the browsing experience

Superbalist.com, has adopted two new technologies which have significantly accelerated the browsing experience for shoppers and translated into strong business results...

14 May 2019

Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025
Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025

First launched in South Africa in 2017, Mastercard's inquiry-based STEM programme Girls4Tech has so far reached more than 400,000 girls (ages 8-12) in 25 countries...

14 May 2019

Riccardo Spagni
Three trends reshaping blockchain as we know it

What's hot in blockchain technology right now? It's a question I get asked a lot. And people often think I'm being snarky when I tell them my answer can change practically every day...

By Riccardo Spagni 13 May 2019

Why companies cling to legacy systems
Why companies cling to legacy systems

Innovative companies know they must embrace digital transformation in their business to stay competitive in the world of the fourth industrial revolution...

By Nere Jansen van Vuuren, Issued by Principa 13 May 2019

Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisis
Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisis

The City of Cape Town calls for innovative and smart ideas that will help to mitigate the current energy crisis...

10 May 2019

Nike's new app feature helps customers find the perfect fit
Nike's new app feature helps customers find the perfect fit

Nike has launched a new in-app scanning solution in the US, called Nike Fit, that provides customers with their recommended shoe size in each of the company's footwear products...

10 May 2019

CEOs look for ways to sustain growth
CEOs look for ways to sustain growth

Growth continues to top the list of CEO business priorities in 2019 and 2020, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner...

10 May 2019

The power of tech for cross-border trade
The power of tech for cross-border trade

Marshall McLuhan is better known for creating the term 'global village', a description that describes how borders have effectively disappeared...

By Mike Higley 10 May 2019

Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023
Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023

The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...

9 May 2019

How will digital assistants change the way finance works?
How will digital assistants change the way finance works?

How many times have you visited a company's web site, only to be greeted by a small pop-up window asking, "How can I help?"

By Sarah George 9 May 2019

MyBroadband - The biggest technology website in South Africa
MyBroadband - The biggest technology website in South Africa

MyBroadband continues to dominate the South African technology news market, with over two million unique browsers in April 2019...

Issued by MyBroadband 7 May 2019

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All the winners from Digital Lab Africa Pitch

The winners of the Digital Lab Africa Pitch competition have been announced and the 10 winners each receive R42,000 in cash and residence period in France...

6 May 2019

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