Dutch firms to virtually descend on SA for SANL Tech Week
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.