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MultiChoice ventures into academic cyber space

DSTV customers will have access to 600 free courses offered on the platform until the end of July.


Hewlett Packard ventures into e-learning with new platform

The company says its digital learner platform provides access to education and skills, and offers 5 000 hours of training across numerous modules.


Blockchain can fix supply chain failures exposed by COVID-19

COVID-19 has shown the vulnerabilities of supply chains and the opportunity for technologies such as blockchain to boost efficiencies, says WEF.

Feb 11, 2020

ICT brain drain, skills dearth threaten SA’s 4IR progress

Industry body IITPSA points to the ICT brain drain and slow ICT skills development as threats to the country’s fourth industrial revolution progress.

Feb 3, 2020

Only three of the world's top airports pass cyber security test

A survey finds 97% of the world's best airports have worrying vulnerabilities in their online systems, from their Web sites to their mobile apps.

Jan 28, 2020

SA's digital journey continues poor form

A Cisco study highlights SA's slow-moving digital progress; however, one analyst warns these kinds of reports are often too thin on diagnosis and remedy.

Jan 27, 2020

Eskom pushes for independent power in mines

New Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter wants mines to produce their own electricity so pressure can be taken off the national grid.

Jan 23, 2020

Cyberspace, skills conundrum top threats for CEOs

PwC’s latest survey reveals the threats giving CEOs sleepless nights, indicating CEO pessimism over global growth at a record high.

Jan 23, 2020

Tech giants extend lead as world’s top valued brands

Amazon for the first time breaks the $200 billion-value mark, topping the chart as the most valuable brand across the globe, with Google and Apple in second and third place.

Jan 23, 2020

ITU introduces Broadband Transforming Lives campaign in Davos

The global broadband body examines new financing models that would help accelerate “meaningful universal connectivity” across the world.


SA’s global social mobility ranking takes a knock

The World Economic Forum’s social mobility index shows SA’s tech access ranks 69th, with an overall poor country ranking of 77th out of 82 nations.


Retraining required for 120m workers

Around 120 million workers in the world’s top 12 economies will need to be retrained in tech and soft skills in the next three years, says IBM.

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