High cost, skills shortage hinder AI adoption in SA
Despite the strong intention to do so, South African organisations struggle to actually embrace artificial intelligence, reveals World Wide Worx MD Arthur Goldstuck.
Huawei Cloud generates over $5m revenue in Africa
The Chinese multinational says the multimillion-dollar revenue was mainly generated from SA, with some of it coming from Nigeria and Kenya.
Huawei sees uptick in local usage of app gallery
The Chinese telecoms manufacturer counts 2.8 million South Africans as monthly active users of its AppGallery mobile app store.
Huawei commits R7m in bursaries to top ICT students
In awarding these bursaries, the Chinese tech company aims to address some of the challenges it has faced when it comes to recruiting in SA.
Transport sector dallying in implementing intelligent strategies
As digital innovation becomes a critical part of the transport sector, lack of adequate skills and organisational structure are among challenges facing these firms.
5G, 4IR programme upskills thousands of SA tertiary students
More than 2 000 South African tertiary students acquire fourth industrial revolution skills through a joint training initiative delivered by Huawei and the communications ministry.
Huawei shrugs off Google’s absence on its smartphones
The Chinese telecoms giant’s native ecosystem, Huawei Mobile Services, more than fills the blacklisting-induced, Google-sized hole, as it closes in on Samsung.
Huawei Internet services unit grows as more firms adopt cloud
The Chinese multinational telecoms giant witnessed significant growth in its Internet services business, servicing more than 2 300 customers in the past year.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro in SA stores next month
The Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship smartphone will be available in local retail stores from 1 April, with pre-orders currently open.
Huawei, ADB establish women-focused digital initiatives
The African Development Bank and Huawei create separate initiatives to increase female digital inclusion in Africa.
US vows to fight artificial intelligence threats posed by China
The US government recommends instituting measures to ensure China doesn’t overtake America in the production of semiconductors that are essential in the development of AI.