Obsidian SystemsJul 31, 2023

Obsidian to attend Red Hat Summit as gold sponsor

Red Hat Summit: Connect 2023 is scheduled to take place in Johannesburg on 31 August.

MetaJul 19, 2023

Microsoft, Meta open AI model for commercial use

The AI model, Llama 2, will be distributed by Microsoft through its Azure cloud service and will run on the Windows OS.

MetaJul 6, 2023

Twitter rival ‘Threads’ notches up 10m users in seven hours

Meta's Twitter-like “Threads” app makes waves, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg saying it reached 10 million users within the first few hours of launching.


Rubrik, Microsoft announce generative AI-powered cyber recovery, remediation

Rubrik Security Cloud, Microsoft Sentinel and Azure OpenAI Service integration lets companies strengthen their cyber resilience and recover faster from cyber attacks.

IOCOJun 22, 2023

iOCO acquires Hoverfly Cloud to boost software development services

The company bought Hoverfly Cloud from SpectoLabs, which developed the open source API simulation tool.

SADiLaRJun 20, 2023

SADiLaR’s Language Resource Repository empowers language research

To date, the Language Resource Repository contains hundreds of items in multiple languages that are available to the public through an open access platform.

ChairmanJun 20, 2023

ZTE's Meng Wei elected chairman of governing board of LF AI & Data

The mission of the Linux Foundation AI and Data is to build and support an open artificial intelligence and data community.

Red HatJun 6, 2023

Red Hat delivers local playbook for smooth AI app development

New technologies to help businesses leverage AI-driven automation, cloud security and software development.


Local innovator develops DIY open source smartphone

Evan Robinson claims he has developed the first open source, DIY smartphone anyone can build from off-the-shelf components.


Student participants sought for datathon challenge

Registrations for the 2023 Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa student datathon challenge are open.

Obsidian SystemsMay 5, 2023

Obsidian Systems to host Yugabyte CTO

David Walker, field CTO for EMEA at Yugabyte, will visit SA this month in order to strengthen the partnership between the two companies.

ServiceNowMay 5, 2023

ServiceNow, Hugging Face release StarCoder

The model is said to be one of the most responsibly developed and strongest performing open access large language models for code generation.