Analysts predict billion-dollar surge of blockchain tech market
SA private hospitals step up tech efforts to fight COVID-19
Local private healthcare facilities Netcare, Mediclinic and Life Healthcare turn to tech to improve efficiency as the coronavirus sweeps through SA.
Fighting the pandemic: The advancing role of technology
COVID-19 will be a significant catalyst for digital transformation, particularly when it comes to alternatives to personal contact and touch interfaces.
Naspers eyes bigger market share in educational tech
The company strengthens its education tech business through expansion and investing a further combined R1 billion in two start-ups.
5G to contribute over $7.5tn to global GDP by 2030
The opportunities presented by 5G will result in productivity gains and operational efficiency, boosting economic growth in the next decade, says ABI Research.
Gauteng’s Industry 4.0 blueprint at an ‘advanced’ stage
Gauteng Provincial Government works towards developing a fourth industrial revolution strategy, to push forward the province’s modernisation agenda.
IBM machine learning tech helps Gauteng track COVID-19 infections
IBM Research Africa develops cloud-based technology to help the Gauteng government monitor, track and predict coronavirus infections.
Wind sector targets R400bn post-COVID-19 economic recovery
The sector estimates the wind sector alone will invest between R300 billion and R400 billion and create 25 000 jobs in South Africa by 2030.
Close ICASA and create a digital regulator, says Ngcaba
ICT veteran Dr Andile Ngcaba says ICASA’s law in its current state cannot drive digital transformation, amid mooted changes for the telecoms regulator.
Africa needs accelerated ICT, renewable energy investment
UNESCO’s Dr Huber Gijzen encourages investment in renewable energy and ICT infrastructure on the continent, to boost education efforts.
Vodacom, Microsoft debut digital education platform for SA learners
The platform enables remote learning with affordable connectivity, also giving learners access to educational tools, apps and resources.