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#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of AfricaArticle

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

The potential for a digitised built environment sector
The potential for a digitised built environment sectorArticle

Before Covid-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to the masses...

Mondli Cele 28 Apr 2021

Edge computing: Revving 2021 up for your 5G future
Edge computing: Revving 2021 up for your 5G futureArticle

Edge continues to serve as the thread that sews the seams of our high-tech lives together today - and reinforces the fabric of our 5G-charged futures...

Tony Bartlett 16 Apr 2021

Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability
Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainabilityArticle

According to Carshif Talip, expertise leader, Urban Planning and Land Infrastructure at Zutari, a 'smart city' is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology...

18 Mar 2021

New Lanseria Smart City just 'papering over the cracks'
New Lanseria Smart City just 'papering over the cracks'Article

According to Paragon Group director Henning Rasmuss, the new Lanseria Smart City revealed during this year's SONA is just 'papering over the cracks'...

16 Mar 2021

DRC to host inaugural Smart City Conference, Open Innovation Challenge
DRC to host inaugural Smart City Conference, Open Innovation ChallengeArticle

Spearheaded by Congo Bulaya, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will host its virtual Smart City Conference from 16 to 18 April this year...

15 Mar 2021

Talking 5G with Avishai Sharlin, president of Amdocs Technology
Talking 5G with Avishai Sharlin, president of Amdocs TechnologyArticle

Sharlin details the positive aspects of 5G, its role in digital transformation, and how communications service providers can use it to properly connect with customers...

Imran Salie 26 Feb 2021

Deriving value for safe, smart cities
Deriving value for safe, smart citiesArticle

The mobile revolution in Africa has had a powerful impact on job creation and community development. Now, off the back of this technological leap forward...

Leona Mentz 16 Feb 2021

Property, tax and SONA
Property, tax and SONAArticle

As is expected after a year like no other, the primary focus of the President's 2021 State of the Nation Address was the Covid-19 pandemic...

John Jack 15 Feb 2021

Lanseria smart city
#SONA2021: Ramaphosa's dream of a smart cityArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled the progress of the country's infrastructure plan to stimulate the economy and promote growth during his State of the Nation Address (Sona), which includes smart cities...

12 Feb 2021

Renewables, energy storage and the future of smart cities
Renewables, energy storage and the future of smart citiesArticle

'Smart cities' are no longer considered to be just a buzzword; they are a topic of constant conversation, and they've already...

Seydou Kane 27 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SA
#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SAArticle

The rollout of 5G in South Africa's urban centres is likely to be one of the most significant technology events of 2021...

Samantha Naidoo 21 Jan 2021

Data is the key in the era of 5G
Data is the key in the era of 5GArticle

The cloud, the endpoint, the edge and now 5G are converging and changing the way we collaborate, connect and communicate. However, for telcos and operators, adapting to a 5G world can be a challenge...

Gerhard Fourie 14 Jan 2021

AfricArena 2020 Summit shines light on entrepreneurship, innovation and investment
AfricArena 2020 Summit shines light on entrepreneurship, innovation and investmentArticle

AfricArena held this year's annual Summit as a hybrid event; both in person at Workshop 17 in Cape Town and virtually via their web based AfricArena Air platform...

30 Nov 2020

#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online
#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business onlineArticle

iTorho Technologies is a free platform that enables entrepreneurs to list their offerings, manage bookings and client information, as well as receive payments was created with the mission of catalysing broader economic inclusion for SMMEs...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Nov 2020

Highlights from the sixth annual MTN Business IoT Conference and Developer Day
Highlights from the sixth annual MTN Business IoT Conference and Developer DayArticle

A major highlight from the conference was having Vint Cerf, who is considered as one of the fathers of the internet, provide valuable advice. Here are the interesting insights imparted by Cerf...

19 Nov 2020

Chanda Nxumalo, director, Harmattan Renewables
The role of blockchain in Africa's energy transitionArticle

Blockchain is expected to play an essential role as African countries transition towards a distributed, digitised, and decentralised power system...

19 Nov 2020

Tshimologong Precinct
Why we should be making cities smart, rather than building new smart citiesArticle

Covid-19 has highlighted underlying vulnerabilities that undermine South African citizens' quality of life. These include growing inequality, limited and/or aging infrastructure, and a shortage of public resources to address these challenges...

Tijs van den Brink 23 Sep 2020

Post Covid-19: How the property market will potentially evolve
Post Covid-19: How the property market will potentially evolveArticle

In a recent webinar on 'Exploring post-Covid-19 property trends in South Africa', Associate Professor Francois Viruly, University of Cape Town's (UCT) head of the Urban Real Estate Research Unit, looked at the longer-term trends in the country's property market...

26 Aug 2020

How 5G can be monetised to make business sense
How 5G can be monetised to make business senseArticle

5G holds immense possibility for the socio-economic development of Africa. But what can be done to drive innovative revenue streams from it?

Ockert Oosthuizen 26 Aug 2020

Triggo to launch micro-electric car in 2021
Triggo to launch micro-electric car in 2021Article

Triggo S.A, a European engineering design company, founded in Poland has announced the launch of its first electric urban mobility vehicle...

16 Jul 2020

5G brings opportunities for SA
5G brings opportunities for SAArticle

The recent launch of 5G technology in South Africa presents several highly attractive opportunities for consumers, carriers and the ICT industry...

9 Jul 2020

What 5G will mean for marketing
What 5G will mean for marketingArticle

When 5G lands in Africa, it will change everything. Damilola Abodunrin, business head of iProspect Nigeria, explains this new reality...

Issued by Dentsu 5 Jun 2020

Smart cities in the time of physical distancing
Smart cities in the time of physical distancingArticle

When the State of Disaster was announced as the Covid-19 crisis hit South Africa, a new set of rules began to form, and with it a new set of questions and challenges...

Bouwer Serfontein 2 Jun 2020

Why South African enterprises will benefit the most from 5G technology
Why South African enterprises will benefit the most from 5G technologyArticle

Over the past 40 years, the mobile industry has introduced a new generation of technology every decade...

Grant Chivandire 25 May 2020

IoT platforms increase despite security risks
IoT platforms increase despite security risksArticle

A new Kaspersky report has revealed that the use of Internet of Things (IoT) business platforms is growing year-on-year in almost all industries...

6 Mar 2020

4 strategic priorities for African telco operators in 2020
4 strategic priorities for African telco operators in 2020Article

African telco operators face a landmark five-year period as they strive to reimagine their business models and build new capabilities that will ensure their future success...

Samantha Naidoo 3 Mar 2020

African Construction, Totally Concrete Expo to focus on Africa's 4IR readiness
African Construction, Totally Concrete Expo to focus on Africa's 4IR readinessArticle

The 2020 African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo, set for 9 to 11 June, will focus on transformation in the construction industry and its adaptation to the fourth industrial revolution...

26 Feb 2020

A digital transformation to hit South Africa
A digital transformation to hit South AfricaArticle

Judging by the 2020 State of the Nation Address, South Africans have reason to feel optimistic. This is especially the case when looking at positive digital transformation initiatives...

Ryan Jamieson 24 Feb 2020

Time for SA to join the smart cities revolution
Time for SA to join the smart cities revolutionArticle

Smart cities use information and communications technology (ICT) to enhance liveability, workability and sustainability, thereby improving the life of its residents...

28 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trends
#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trendsArticle

On a micro and macro level, the world focus for 2020 and beyond is a growing commitment towards the environment and sustainable energy...

Bouwer Serfontein 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Key development trends to drive the new South African city
#BizTrends2020: Key development trends to drive the new South African cityArticle

The post-apartheid development of South African cities stimulated a refreshing injection of global ideas, creativity and talent, but this injection was largely defined by Western narratives and investment...

Warren Hewitt 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictions
#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictionsArticle

The realities of the negative impact of modern cyber threats arguably hit home for South Africans in 2019 - more than any other year...

Brian Pinnock 9 Jan 2020

Meet you at the round table
Meet you at the round tableArticle

Introducing The Roundtables, iProspect's new long-form thought-leadership initiative that brings together change agents, creative visionaries and industry powerhouses...

Issued by Dentsu 7 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: New technologies to power smart cities
#BizTrends2020: New technologies to power smart citiesArticle

'Smart cities' is a buzz term which has gained popularity globally over the past decade...

Taru Madangombe 23 Dec 2019

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Brands with a privacy-first culture tend to be governed by ethics [report]Article

A new CMO report points to the growing need for customer trust to influence every corporate decision and customer engagement across every digital and physical channel. It calls for marketing, IT, legal and operations to adopt a privacy-first culture...

10 Dec 2019

Smart cities embrace 4IR
Smart cities embrace 4IRArticle

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

18 Nov 2019

Top startups shine at AfricArena Summit
Top startups shine at AfricArena SummitArticle

The third annual AfricArena Summit kicked off Cape Town Tech Week with two days of intensive pitching...

15 Nov 2019

African internet addresses to run out in March 2020
African internet addresses to run out in March 2020Article

South Africa's Internet Service Providers' Association says local ICT service providers that don't support the latest version of the Internet Protocol are potentially threatening the country's participation in 4IR...

31 Oct 2019

Building new cities to meet Africa's rapid urbanisation is a risky bet
Building new cities to meet Africa's rapid urbanisation is a risky betArticle

By 2050 an estimated 2.5 billion more people will be added to urban areas, with 90% of this growth taking place in Africa and Asia...

Astrid R.N. Haas 31 Oct 2019

OurCrowd and Toyota Tsusho announce strategic tech collaboration
OurCrowd and Toyota Tsusho announce strategic tech collaborationArticle

OurCrowd and Toyota Tsusho have announced a new business and technology scouting partnership...

24 Oct 2019

African boom in investment in communications infrastructure
African boom in investment in communications infrastructureArticle

How diversifying revenue streams through technology is driving investment in Africa...

23 Oct 2019

An overview of what is happening on the African continent
An overview of what is happening on the African continentArticle

It has become a relatively well-worn fact that over the past two decades the African economy has grown faster than the world economy by some 2% per annum. This translates into impressive headlines...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 22 Oct 2019

Smart cities: world's best don't just adopt new technology, they make it work for people
Smart cities: world's best don't just adopt new technology, they make it work for peopleArticle

Cities are fast becoming "smart", and the impact on people's lives can be immense...

Arturo Bris 11 Oct 2019

#TechWatch: Incorrect perceptions about smart cities
#TechWatch: Incorrect perceptions about smart citiesArticle

When President Cyril Ramaphosa made an announcement about developing a "smart city" in South Africa, the public created quite a stir and has triggered a lot of conversation...

4 Oct 2019

4 ways urban lifestyle trends are changing the property landscape
4 ways urban lifestyle trends are changing the property landscapeArticle

There's a lot of talk about future cities, many of them being the sprawling metropolises of the world. The new world order for professionals, executives, and indeed millennial behaviour is to catch a taxi to work if needed, then to walk from work to gym, move on to coffee with friends - and cycle, walk or take a quick Uber home...

11 Sep 2019

Cisco invests R140 million into SA digital future
Cisco invests R140 million into SA digital futureArticle

Minister of the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and Clayton Naidoo, general manager for Sub-Saharan Africa at Cisco, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlining key areas of cooperation for South Africa's digital future...

5 Sep 2019

Siemens unveils Cape Town smart city visualisation
Siemens unveils Cape Town smart city visualisationArticle

Automation company Siemens recently unveiled a data visualisation of Cape Town ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa conference...

5 Sep 2019

Smart cities will depend on faster adoption of 4IR
Smart cities will depend on faster adoption of 4IRArticle

If you are not digital it will be very difficult to be competitive in industry, or in the buildings you produce. Because what you are building is here for the next 50 years, and it has to be green, smart and automated...

Taru Madangombe 3 Sep 2019

Join us for the premium TVET Conference on the 2019 academic calendar
Join us for the premium TVET Conference on the 2019 academic calendarArticle

The 2019 International North South EdTech Conference and expo is taking place from 11-13 September 2019 at the Tsogo Sun, Cape Sun Conference Centre...

Issued by False Bay College 30 Aug 2019

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