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6:20

Thumbs up for Ramaphosa's move to end load-shedding

The renewables sector welcomes the decision to amend the Electricity Regulation Act to increase the licensing threshold for embedded generation projects.

2:40

Forge Academy readies showcase for tech SMEs, start-ups

As SA’s self-proclaimed ‘Harvard for 4IR’, Forge Academy offers local tech businesses and start-ups an opportunity to participate in its upcoming SMME Showcase.

4:10
Thursday

Wind sector is ready and eager to blast load-shedding

The industry calls for the immediate release of available additional capacity from operational wind farms into the national grid, as load-shedding infuriates citizens.

2:50

R1m up for grabs from uYilo eMobility Programme fund

The uYilo eMobility Programme invites e-mobility projects to submit proposals to the uYilo “Kick Start” Fund, with up to R1 million funding available.

2:40

MultiChoice hastens call centre automation with AI-powered chatbot

The bot can clear decoder errors, check balances, reconnect products, make payments, manage holiday access and change viewing packages.

3:10
Tuesday

Nedbank buys into disruptive health-tech firm LifeQ

The big-four bank invests in a minority equity interest in LifeQ, a provider of biometrics and health information derived from wearable devices.

2:30
Tuesday

Telkom launches virtual card for transacting on WhatsApp

The telecoms company unveils Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card for use on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments.

3:00

Tech start-up WhereIsMyTransport gets R42m Naspers funding

The company invests $3 million in Cape Town-founded mobility technology start-up WhereIsMyTransport, through its early-stage tech investment vehicle.

3:10

Ndabeni-Abrahams touts 4IR to boost jobs, economic prospects

The communications minister champions innovation and the fourth industrial revolution to bring SA out of its economic and unemployment slump.

3:10

DigiLink looks to scale-up amid rising youth unemployment

The Cape Town-based incubator wants to boost its digital skills development programme, to bring more young people into the tech economy.

2:20
4 Jun

Curro’s Waterstone College intros sports performance tech

The school says the Playermaker tracking technology gives football teams more insights about the technical and tactical aspects of the game.

5:20

Geekulcha names 2021 Top 15 Young Geeks

The youth ICT network announces its 2021 Top 15 Young Geeks, who will receive support while providing oversight and direction to the non-profit.