Emerging Technologies
4:30
Yesterday

Global policy to spur 2019 digital innovation trends

Implementation of global government policies will stimulate developments in passenger drone services, facial recognition systems and biodegradable products.

3:10

Reserve Bank proposes tighter crypto-currency controls

The central bank issues a consultation paper on policy proposals on crypto assets in SA.

4:30
Yesterday

How Microsoft SA's new boss will steer ship

New Microsoft SA MD Lillian Barnard sees emerging tech driving the company forward, while her predecessor Zoaib Hoosen reflects on his pivotal role.

3:30
Monday

Crypto-currency firm urges patience

Amid stories of doom and gloom regarding Bitcoin's falling price, Luno says investing in digital currencies takes patience.

2:50
Friday

CES 2019: First commercial quantum computer

ITWeb highlights announcements from the Consumer Electronics Show that set the tone for tech trends to follow in 2019.

3:00

Gartner foresees virtual assistant boom at work

By 2021, 25% of digital workers will be using a virtual assistant, the market analyst firm predicts.

6:40
9 Jan

5G dominates 2019 mobile predictions

This year will see the commercialisation of 5G, with telecoms services planned in the US, South Korea, Japan and China, among others.

2:40
8 Jan

Nvidia plans 2020 roll-out of self-driving platform

Artificial intelligence-based Drive AutoPilot is a Level 2+ automated driving solution.

6:00
7 Jan

More bubbles, booms expected as Bitcoin turns 10

While the world's most popular crypto-currency marked it 10 anniversary, analysts look into how Bitcoin will fare in the future.

3:20
3 Jan

Tesla reduces vehicle prices, shares tumble

The automaker announces a $2 000 price reduction on all vehicles leading to a drop in the company's share price.

1:10
31 Dec

US judge dismisses suit versus Google over facial recognition software

The complainants allege Google violated Illinois state law by collecting and storing biometric data from people's photographs.