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3 hours ago

R80.5bn pumped into SA’s wind energy sector in last decade

To date, 27 wind farms have successfully been connected to the national grid, increasing installed wind power capacity to almost 2 500MW.

2:50

Standard Bank taps AI to boost insurance business

The financial institution uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict those clients likely to cancel their insurance policies.

5:10

‘Smart modern’ SARS in the works as it ups ICT spend

The South African Revenue Service plans to increase its ICT budget by 2% this fiscal year, according to commissioner Edward Kieswetter.

2:50
Friday

5G shifts global smartphone user behaviour

Users worldwide spend more time with cloud gaming and augmented reality, while 20% decrease usage of WiFi on their phones at home, says a report.

2:50
Friday

Mask or no mask, Idemia wins face recognition contest

Biometric solutions company Idemia says its new facial recognition technology can accurately identify people wearing face masks.

1:50

Convergence Partners gets CompCom approval for Ctrack deal

The commission found the proposed transaction is unlikely to result in a substantial prevention or lessening of competition in any markets.

2:40
Wednesday

Transactional Capital begins WeBuyCars takeover discussions

The company says it is confident the online vehicle retailer will accelerate and support a sustainably higher growth trajectory for the group.

5:50
Wednesday

SA crypto exchanges ride on Ethereum’s all-time highs

Luno, AltCoinTrader and VALR report a massive surge in volumes and interest in the world’s second most popular digital currency.

3:30
Wednesday

Can machine learning help make a perfect dating match?

The process of matching with someone through a dating app becomes more efficient when developers apply machine learning to the algorithms.

3:30

Bitcoin’s bull run continues

The biggest driver of this latest Bitcoin growth has been the entrance of large, institutional players into the market, says Jonathan Ovadia, CEO of Ovex.

4:00
10 May

High cost, skills shortage hinder AI adoption in SA

Despite the strong intention to do so, South African organisations struggle to actually embrace artificial intelligence, reveals World Wide Worx MD Arthur Goldstuck.

4:20

Digital banking app Bettr ventures into gamification, streaming

African gaming expert Grant Hinds joins SA’s newest digital banking player, Bettr.App, as it looks to offer gamification and content streaming services.