Emerging Technologies

Bitcoin ATMs to by-pass crypto-currency exchanges

SA is set to get more crypto-currency ATMs following a deal that will see Virtual Crypto's products flood the region.

Contact centres no longer the ugly duckling

The contact centre has evolved to become the heart of every business, says Pommie Lutchman, CEO of Ocular Technologies.

Thursday

Dissecting Bitcoin's latest price drop

Experts expose the various factors that contributed to the latest drop suffered by the world's most popular digital currency.

Tech Mahindra sponsors Micro Focus Universe 2018

The company is a gold sponsor at the Micro Focus Customer Conference, to be held on 6 September in Sandton.

The rise of edge computing

The essence of edge is to move some of the storage and compute to a different site closer to where the data is being generated, says George Senzere, Solutions Engineering Manager at Schneider Electric.

Fak'ugesi fest focuses on augmented reality

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Johannesburg later this month will host a free workshop for augmented reality creators.

Home-grown WhatsApp competitor offers data-free messaging

Moya Messenger is a new, SA-developed mobile messaging app providing a similar experience to WhatsApp, but also lets users text even when they have no mobile data.

Tuesday

Doctors test augmented reality during surgery

The technology that made Pok?mon Go so popular two years ago will soon be used by doctors during surgery.

Lightbulbs' farming solution wins GirlCodeHack

The winning team will be flown to Amsterdam, to attend the European Women in Tech conference.

Android 9 release as easy as Pie

Google's latest iteration of the Android operating system is said to be as easy as Pie

8 Aug

$10m Jack Ma prize will support African digital start-ups

The Alibaba executive chairman announces a prize for African entrepreneurs, to support exemplary young Internet leaders.