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7 hours ago

Trends shaping the future of banking

Most banks have moved up their digital strategies and there have been a host of new innovations coming on-stream since COVID-19, says Altron Managed Solutions.

2:40
Yesterday

Start-up LetMeIn.to secures R2.2m funding

The local firm raises R2.2 million in funding from an impact investor to scale up and expand its visitor and access management platform.

3:40
Yesterday

Software upskilling programme interns ready for job market

The first cohort of the App Factory Internship Programme graduates, and Samsung SA and Tshimologong look ahead to next year’s participants in the training initiative.

3:20

2020 Science Forum to ignite conversations virtually

The Department of Science and Innovation confirms its science forum will be hosted virtually, as the coronavirus continues to limit physical gatherings.

4:40

SA’s ‘Harvard’ for the fourth industrial revolution opens

Forge Academy, powered by Finnish telecoms giant Nokia, opens its artificial intelligence lab in SA, promising to help fill the gaps in critical skills training.

5:00

R230m fund will commercialise SA university tech projects

Africa’s first university tech fund secures R230 million in funding to help commercialise South African universities’ tech projects.

2:40
24 Nov

IoT.nxt collaborates with Vodafone UK on new IOT services

Vodafone, in collaboration with home-grown Internet of things solutions provider IoT.nxt, has introduced a new range of IOT services in the UK.

4:40

Top emerging technologies to watch in 2021

Autonomous vehicles, plastic recycling tech and natural language processing tools are among Lux Research’s top emerging technologies to watch in 2021.

2:50

Global pact to drive renewable energy adoption

The International Renewable Energy Agency and Global Wind Energy Council join hands to increase the adoption of wind and renewable energy worldwide.

3:30
23 Nov

Mind the gap

The effects of the digital divide are more pronounced when society implicitly demands that underfunded and underdeveloped communities do far more with far less, says Axiz.

3:00

Cape Town-based start-up Yebo Fresh scores Series A funding

After experiencing stellar growth as a result of the lockdown, the online retailer secures funding as it readies for countrywide expansion.

4:40

Blockchain to play crucial role in switch to renewables

The emerging technology will play a pivotal role in the global transition to renewable energy, the Solar Power Africa conference hears.