Govt entities turn to hackathons to boost service delivery
UJ’s virtual reality hub to advance STEM education
The University of Johannesburg’s virtual and augmented reality hub paves the way for industry and academic collaborations in STEM education.
Bowan returns to Norton Rose Fulbright as tech lead
The law firm says Nerushka Bowan will work with the innovation teams to leverage global legal tech and innovation for its South African offices.
IBM targets SOEs, enterprises with new Cloud Satellite
Instead of establishing a data centre region in Africa, IBM opts to trial the Cloud Satellite service, anticipating rapid adoption in South Africa.
Woolworths to go all in on renewables by 2030
The retailer announces its next set of Good Business Journey sustainability goals, which include net zero carbon emissions by 2040.
SA leans towards dystopian tech future unless moves are made soon
A dystopian future is a very real risk and would increase the digital divide, where access to basic services and digital services becomes more and more limited.
SA named among star players for COVID-19 innovation
South Africa ranks number 30 out of the top 40 countries, based on the rankings for tech-driven and social innovations produced to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Internet of things: The ‘things’ are getting smarter
Greatly increased computing power, cloud technology, machine learning and autonomous decision-making are revolutionising the role devices play in our lives.
Standard Bank bolsters chatbot with insurance claims function
The big-four bank enables insurance cover and claims capability via its WhatsApp-based chatbot.
New acquisition spurs women participation in energy sector
Female-owned renewable energy firm DLO Resources Group buys power infrastructure company Conco Energy Solutions.
Fourth industrial revolution requires more fitting definition
The fourth industrial revolution should be seen as an evolution of technological transformation, rather than revolutionary change, advises professor Barry Dwolatzky.
DebiCheck: The next chapter
Vaughn Hechter, head of customer services for NuPay and Delter, provides a better understanding of how the market has been responding to DebiCheck, and where there is room for improvement.