Govt puts mobile tech at centre of COVID-19 mass screening, testing
The South African government leans on mobile technology as it enters a new phase in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Massive surge in fintech app usage due to COVID-19
As the world grapples with a looming recession, fintech players are expected to be the big winners, as they see a rise in demand for their services.
COVID-19: CIOs’ chance to become true business leaders
Gartner advises a five-phase approach for resilient business continuity models during coronavirus disruptions.
Explosive growth for Vodacom e-School platform amid lockdown
The mobile operator says user registrations have gone up by over 1 000% compared to previous historic periods, nearing one million users.
Google commits $800m to support small businesses, governments
Of the total $800 million, over $200 million will go towards an investment fund that will provide financial support for small businesses amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
JSE debuts virtual AGMs for shareholder engagements
As the country works to contain COVID-19, the bourse launches what it says is the first fully remote and Web-based shareholder meeting of its kind in SA.
Facial attendance system with temperature recording
Ramco Systems has released an advanced facial recognition-based attendance system, RamcoGEEK, embedded with temperature recording to move towards touch-less workplace access.
ICASA extends operators’ existing spectrum licences
The requlator resolves to grant all radio frequency spectrum licence holders an extension to renew their licences amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
#BridgingTheGaps: Use lockdown to fix SA’s broken food system
Three innovation hubs are calling on local innovators to join the #BridgingTheGaps challenge.