Silicon Valley accelerator scouts for SA entrepreneurs
The US-based accelerator looks for local start-ups that leverage tech to build sustainable solutions and have potential to scale globally.
Silicon Valley stalwarts identify start-up CIRT as potential unicorn
SA’s Consumption Information Real Time is seen as a potential unicorn by Gary Fowler and Derek Distenfield of GSD Venture Studios.
Imperial creates R315m fund for disruptive start-ups
The company partners Vinny Lingham and Llew Claasen’s Newtown Partners to launch a corporate venture capital fund.
SA start-up Xineoh gets R21m cash injection
The local artificial intelligence start-up concludes a second round of equity deals worth $1.5 million (R21 million).
Facebook shares drop as data privacy fallout spreads
The social media company's shares sink amid concerns about its ability to safeguard user information.
Uber makes confidential filing for long-awaited IPO
The ride-hailing company has reportedly filed paperwork for an initial public offering in the US.
5G to boost mobile subs, revenue potential
5G mobile subscriptions will peak to reach 1.5 billion by 2024, surpassing 4G technology adoption, says Ericsson.
Father of Web says tech giants may have to be split up
Silicon Valley tech giants are so dominant they may need to be broken up, unless changes in taste reduce their clout, says Tim Berners-Lee.
Call for entries open for MTN app competition
App developers stand to win a trip to Silicon Valley to the value of R200 000 in the 2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards.
SA pupils scoop top award in Silicon Valley hackathon
The South African winning team, named 'Wakanda Vibes', scooped two awards at the #Hackathon4Justice challenge.
Pre-Switch Announces Cross-Platform Soft-Switching Technology Using Artificial Intelligence
Pre-Switch, Inc., the world's premier supplier of soft switching technology, today introduced Pre-FlexTM Technology, an embedded AI (Artificial Intelligence) controller IC (Integrated Circuit) which effectively eliminates transistor switching losses in hard-switched architectures for virtually any power converter topology.