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Making sense of the fourth industrial revolution

The fusion and integrated use of disruptive technologies will enable change for Industry 4.0, say two University of Pretoria professors.

Oct 23, 2018

Struggling with social technologies?

Five practical steps to building an engaging user community.

Aug 28, 2018

How to prevent a mass exodus of IT talent

Here's how to mitigate unwanted collective turnover and manage IT talent retention during the reorganising of your IT unit.

Aug 7, 2018

Tuks to groom tech-skilled entrepreneurs

The University of Pretoria's new innovation hub will promote tech entrepreneurship at an academic level, in an attempt to address SA's unemployment challenge.

May 29, 2018

MultiChoice, university in deal to boost AI skills in SA

The partnership will see MultiChoice sponsor a research chair of machine learning at the University of Pretoria.

Feb 22, 2018

Absence of blockchain regulation confuses policy-makers

The lack of a regulatory framework in SA to govern blockchain transactions has resulted in many negative implications, says the University of Pretoria's Dr Neil Croft.

Jan 30, 2018

SA scientist wins African Union award

Professor Robert Millar receives the Kwame Nkrumah award for his contribution to science and research.


Tech calls on universities to speak digital

South African students are becoming fluent in digital speech, which requires learning institutions to speak their language.

Jun 7, 2017

Local start-up hearX develops AI otoscope

The Pretoria-based firm claims its diagnostic otoscope, using app technology and artificial intelligence, is the first of its kind.

Nov 4, 2016

Satellite tech makes gains in malaria fight

The University of Pretoria deploys the technology to predict outbreaks and identify factors that allow mosquitos to breed and thrive.

Oct 27, 2016

World Caf'e event scrutinises SA innovation

Government representatives, agencies, start-ups and other stakeholders discussed the way forward for innovation in the country.


App targets food security among SA's poor

The University of Pretoria develops Smart Grow to improve food security for the poorest communities in the country.

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