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Authorities will eventually formalise crypto-currencies

As financial authorities and governments around the world start to see the inevitability of crypto-currency, could SA still become a hub of crypto-currency innovation?


Airbnb SA commits to empower hard-hit tourism entrepreneurs

The hospitality booking site introduces initiatives to address barriers to becoming a tourism entrepreneur in SA, and empower those hardest hit by the pandemic.

15 Sep

Top marks for UJ, North-West University remote learning

The institutions receive high praise from students for their efforts to enable remote learning, based on StuDocu’s university ranking for 2021.


Want to extend your lifespan? Pin your hopes on tech

Artificial intelligence, 3D printing, robots, big data and quantum computing are playing a tremendous role in humankind’s ongoing search for longevity.


UJ makes free AI, 4IR online courses available

Members of the public now have the opportunity to enrol, free of charge, in either or both of the online courses offered by the University of Johannesburg.


Over-regulation is killing mobile money in SA

While SA has largely embraced technology innovations, the country has yet to conquer the mobile money conundrum, as it’s caught in the grip of excessive legislation.


UJ’s virtual reality hub to advance STEM education

The University of Johannesburg’s virtual and augmented reality hub paves the way for industry and academic collaborations in STEM education.

Jul 16, 2021

South Africa urged to tap into big data to prevent future unrest

By making use of big data analytics, government would have been better prepared to deal with the acts of violence that gripped the country, say academics.


African investments take centre stage at SingularityU summit

Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, University of Johannesburg vice-chancellor, will discuss artificial intelligence investments in Africa at the virtual annual summit.


Learning initiative to enhance teachers’ coding, robotics skills

The University of Johannesburg’s TechnoLab helps upskill teachers with free robotics and coding workshops.

Jun 1, 2021

Social media data shows negative impact of vaccine suspension

Levels of vaccine hesitancy on social media increased after the temporary halt of SA’s vaccination programme in April, says BrandsEye.


Growing Up Africa builds, donates R110m 4IR campus to UJ

The University of Johannesburg receives a multimillion-rand Education Campus donation from Growing Up Africa, to advance the use of tech at the Devland Soweto Campus.

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