Emerging Technologies
5:10

Is the 4IR the secret to a dream life?

The secret to transforming SA into a digital society is thinking about technology as a layer that can be applied where it can make the most difference.

3:50

Uber, Bolt rival tests eco-friendly vehicle fleet

Emergency Taxi trials compressed natural gas vehicles, which it says give it an economically competitive advantage over Uber and Bolt.

3:30

There is nothing to fear from AI and robots, says humanoid creator

Dr David Hanson, creator of humanoid robot Sophia, says ‘the future is human’.

4:40

The future of artificial intelligence in surveillance

Some people expect artificial intelligence to eventually become a game-changer in surveillance solutions and it’s easy to understand why, says Duxbury Networking.

4:00

SA tech start-ups top Startupbootcamp accelerator programme

South African teams top the list of 11 tech start-ups that will participate in Startupbootcamp AfriTech’s three-month accelerator programme.

1:40

Obsidian Systems to stream Africa’s Chief Data & Analytics Officer event

Open source technology and services provider Obsidian Systems is participating in the Chief Data & Analytics Officer Africa 2019 event as an official stream partner.

6:40
Monday

Fujitsu consigns passwords to history with new PalmSecure biometric offering

Fujitsu introduces an extended range of PalmSecure-based biometric security solutions that makes biometric ID easy to use across a variety of day-to-day applications.

2:20

Trump not a crypto-currency fan

The US president takes to Twitter to blast digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra.

2:30

AWS helps Khayelitsha youth put tech into practice

Amazon Web Services kick-starts the eKasi Challenge, which promises to unleash the value of the township’s digital economy.

5:00

Build for change with enterprise monitoring platforms

The infrastructure world is complex and difficult to manage, making it easy for monitoring to become error-prone, reactive and unreliable.

2:10
Friday

Gartner lists IoT.nxt as notable vendor for IIOT

In its latest Magic Quadrant report, Gartner says: “The IoT.nxt offering spans the range of required IIOT platform components for industrial enterprises."