Innovations
6:50
Monday

eSIM will be game-changer in phone connectivity

The traditional SIM card may obsolete in the next decade, as more phone manufacturers introduce eSIM technology.

5:00

Automation to cut work week to three days: Richard Branson

The billionaire warns future workforce transitions will drastically slash work hours, impacting remuneration packages.

2:50
Friday

CSIR restructuring to impact staff

The organisation hands out section 189 notices to staff members as it pursues a new strategy.

3:00

Blockchain-based property register pilot in the works

The pilot study area consists of almost 1 000 properties in four sites in Khayelitsha’s Makhaza location in Cape Town.

3:30
Thursday

Cape Town among top cities to establish tech start-up

The Mother City ranks 51 out of 75 cities considered to be ideal areas to establish a tech start-up or digital venture.

5:20
Thursday

'Smallest, lightest' drone to take to SA skies

DJI’s 249-gram drone, the Mavic Mini, will be available from authorised retailers and partners from 11 November.

1:20

French Embassy, TIA seek local tech start-ups

Applications open for proposals from SA start-ups for a chance to develop and grow their businesses in France.

4:40
Wednesday

Telematics to monitor minibus taxi driver behaviour

SA Taxi deploys telematics and data intelligence to improve taxi safety and reliability on the roads.

2:50

Ex-MS, Oracle SA exec leverages Airbnb to start company

Robert Manson uses online platforms Airbnb, Bookings.com and Trivago to start his own firm: Alimama Spaces.

3:30

Ramaphosa unveils R3.6bn Automotive Hub in Tshwane

The hub is expected to create opportunities for vehicle component manufacturers as well as 6 700 jobs.

4:20

Fujitsu creates global Gateway to accelerate adoption of digital transformation

The Gateway will offer content tailored to customers’ business priorities by pulling together the most relevant areas of Fujitsu’s advanced technological and industry expertise, says Tim White, Head of Global Delivery Group at Fujitsu.