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11 hours ago

Commercial electric planes to take off in five years

As the global aviation industry advances, airlines across the globe are expected to increasingly adopt electric planes due to their lower operating costs.

2:50
11 hours ago

Renewable energy still a drop in the ocean in SA

In 2020, three-quarters of SA’s total primary energy supply was derived from burning coal – more than double the G20 average, says Climate Transparency.

3:30

Use of AI to ‘resurrect’ the dead expected to gain prominence

The trend of using emerging technologies to preserve the personalities of departed people in virtual form is predicted to boom over the next few years.

5:40
Friday

SA’s ‘amazing’ talent pool attracts UK-based start-up

Predictive analytics firm Ramp looks to tap into the local talent pool, as it charts a future into the new wave of prescriptive analytics.

8:50

Society 5.0: This is why it absolutely does matter

Three University of Pretoria professors say Society 5.0 will see the humanising of technology, requiring designers and software developers to become more human-oriented.

3:00

GTC global experience to draw 200k for AI knowledge sharing

Hosted by NVIDIA, GTC is a conference for AI innovators, technologists and creators.

4:30

Discovery Bank’s R1bn loss in line with expectations, says CEO

The Discovery Health-owned bank continues to invest heavily to reach long-term growth projections, says Discovery Bank CEO Hylton Kallner.

2:00
Thursday

RMB debuts online hub to ease issuing of debt instruments

The financial services company unveils Intengo, a digital marketplace for users to issue debt instruments through online auctions.

3:20

R22m Wits surgical lab uses IT in versatile environment

The education institution officially opens a multimillion-rand skills lab, equipped with the latest medical technologies, to train South African surgeons.

3:10

City of Joburg brings tech onboard its war on potholes

A smart mobility initiative sees the city unveil its new Pothole Patrol app and WhatsApp-based chatbot for residents to report potholes.

2:10

Motorists get option to pay online to renew car licences

The Road Traffic Management Corporation joins forces with FNB to offer a service that allows motorists to renew and pay for their licence discs online.

5:20

President commits to ‘green’ industrialisation, EV production

The country will decommission and repurpose coal-fired power stations and invest in new low-carbon generation capacity, says president Cyril Ramaphosa.