Innovations
3:10

Edge computing critical to success of autonomous vehicles

Schneider Electric execs explained the role of edge computing as it relates to self-driving vehicles, at the “Life at the Edge” media conference in Singapore.

3:10
Thursday

Gartner lifts the lid on barriers to AI adoption

The research firm highlights three obstacles to adoption of artificial intelligence, with skills noted as the number one barrier.

4:10

A revolution every business should talk about

The fourth industrial revolution is so powerful and visible because its features are defining the world, says Bernard Ford, CEO of One Channel.

3:30

SA SME Fund, TIA co-invest R350m in tech start-ups

The organisations form a partnership to invest in a hardware tech incubator, University Technology Fund and biotechnology.

4:10

Akhani 3D lets forward-thinking manufacturing businesses 'Make Possible'

Additive manufacturing is no longer a trend on its way into the mainstream, it’s a serious global business, says Akhani 3D.

1:40
Tuesday

Calix to present 'Owning the Connected Home: A Service Provider Imperative' at FTTX Council Conference

Thomas Martin, principal solutions engineer, global sales at Calix, will present at FTTX Council Conference in Johannesburg, on 8 October.

2:00

Hisense SA hosts B2B trade show

Guests learned about the commercial display products, laser TVs, POS machines, commercial air-conditioners, commercial freezers and beverage coolers.

4:20

Calls for tech energy rethink as SA’s coal exports dry up

Faced with declining coal exports, SA must prepare for the ongoing technology-driven transition away from fossil fuels, says a research institute.

3:10

UJ launches Institute for Intelligent Systems

The institute seeks to place science, technology and innovation at the centre of SA’s development by providing research and academic programmes to students.

3:30
Monday

NASA astronaut inspires SA scholars to become ‘Mars generation’

Former NASA spaceman Dr Don Thomas collaborates with STEM organisation Living Maths to encourage local scholars to enter STEM-related careers.

3:10
13 Sep

Tech revolution poses threat to finance jobs

An analyst predicts a significant number of jobs in financial services will be lost as technology advances.