IBM machine learning tech helps Gauteng track COVID-19 infections
IBM Research Africa develops cloud-based technology to help the Gauteng government monitor, track and predict coronavirus infections.
Opportunities are in digital space, SA youths advised
To survive in this rapidly-changing landscape, the strategy for youth should be innovation and digital transformation, say two senior execs.
Microsoft, IBM, Amazon ban facial recognition tech sales to police
The global tech giants halt the sales of facial recognition technology to police amid protests about brutality after the killing of George Floyd.
Tech giants condemn racial discrimination, George Floyd death
CEOs from Google, Snap, Apple, Facebook and SpaceX echo their support for racial justice and equality, pledging millions to charity.
Last calls for Tshimologong-IBM TechAccel programme
The TechAccelerator Programme is aimed at supporting black entrepreneurs through incubation and development.
Red Hat’s current and former CEOs in conversation about open source
Red Hat’s virtual summit this week kicked off with a chat between the nee CEO and IBM’s new president.
SAP discussion platform focuses on COVID-19 solutions
The company introduces a virtual discussion platform that connects change-makers who will address the complexities caused by COVID-19.
IBM revenue falls in COVID-19-plagued first quarter
The company’s revenue drops 3.4% and its new CEO withdraws the 2020 annual forecast in light of the coronavirus crisis.
WCape urges public to become digital citizens during lockdown
The provincial government calls on residents to use the lockdown to learn digital skills via the I-CAN Learn platform.
Huawei defies US ban, joins Open Innovation Network
OIN says the move demonstrates Huawei’s 'commitment to patent non-aggression in Linux and open source software'.
Call to open source developers to help fight climate change
The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge focuses on reversing or slowing the effects of climate change.