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11 hours ago

Commercial electric planes to take off in five years

As the global aviation industry advances, airlines across the globe are expected to increasingly adopt electric planes due to their lower operating costs.

2:50

Renewable energy still a drop in the ocean in SA

In 2020, three-quarters of SA’s total primary energy supply was derived from burning coal – more than double the G20 average, says Climate Transparency.

3:30

Use of AI to ‘resurrect’ the dead expected to gain prominence

The trend of using emerging technologies to preserve the personalities of departed people in virtual form is predicted to boom over the next few years.

1:30
Friday

Nominees shortlisted for BCX Digital Innovation Awards

The IT solutions provider shortlists the top SMEs and large enterprises that have made it to the next round of the BCX Digital Innovation Awards 2021.

3:10

Dell Technologies commits to driving SA’s ICT agenda towards a digital-ready economy

According to the Dell Technologies Digital Transformation Index, digital transformation is seen as a critical business driver for economic growth, with 79% of organisations in SA fast-tracking their transformation agendas.

4:50

New tech to the rescue in cyber security crisis

Cyber security is a constant growing concern for CIOs and CISOs, but the cavalry could be in sight, in the form of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

3:00

GTC global experience to draw 200k for AI knowledge sharing

Hosted by NVIDIA, GTC is a conference for AI innovators, technologists and creators.

3:20

R22m Wits surgical lab uses IT in versatile environment

The education institution officially opens a multimillion-rand skills lab, equipped with the latest medical technologies, to train South African surgeons.

5:20

President commits to ‘green’ industrialisation, EV production

The country will decommission and repurpose coal-fired power stations and invest in new low-carbon generation capacity, says president Cyril Ramaphosa.

5:30
11 Oct

More HarmonyOS-compatible devices coming to SA

Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei reveals more devices powered by its HarmonyOS operating system will be released in SA in future.

2:10

UN, ITU tap into AI tech to improve road safety globally

Artificial intelligence will be vital in helping reduce the number of deaths on roads, especially in developing countries, says the United Nations.

4:10

Offshore wind energy could be a reality for SA

SA’s coastline needs to be recognised as a valuable energy resource, but must balance environmental and marine protection, say industry players.