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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
Monday

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.

4:50

Go beyond the obvious

Disruptions happen all the time; it’s the mindset and the ability to think beyond the obvious that is the key to success, says Minoo Dastur, director, president and CEO of Nihilent.

4:40

MTN Business hosts ‘Father of the Internet’

The sixth annual MTN Business IoT Conference and Developer Day took place via virtual channels.

3:30

BRICS STI Programme crucial in COVID fight, says Ramaphosa

Addressing the BRICS summit yesterday, president Cyril Ramaphosa highlighted the crucial role of science, technology and innovation in the fight against COVID-19.

5:40
Wednesday

SA crypto players upbeat as Bitcoin nears $20K milestone

The local firms believe the price of Bitcoin will breach the $20 000 (R307 000) all-time high it reached during the tail-end of 2017.

4:10

CompTIA releases its IT Industry Outlook 2021

The annual report provides insight into the trends that will shape the industry, its workforce and its business models in the new year.

2:20

Quantum computing, AI, e-passports pose new cyber risks

The ubiquitous connectivity of devices and networks is transforming the foundations of cyber space and has brought the industry to a watershed moment, says WEF.

5:30

Tshwane mulls ‘wall-to-wall’ fibre coverage for smart city future

The city eyes wall-to-wall broadband coverage, placing its ailing broadband project in pole position among its smart city aspirations.