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New social commerce app launched focusing on saving the oceans

The JET8 Foundation, in partnership with the Lewis Pugh Foundation, has launched a social commerce mobile application, called OceansCam, that focuses on saving the oceans...

3 days ago

Report reveals 5G uptake even faster than expected

According to the Ericsson Mobility Report for June 2019, 5G subscriptions are now expected to reach 1.9 billion in 2024...

3 days ago

MEST Africa hosts tech summit in Nairobi

Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator MEST Africa, this week closed its fourth successful MEST Africa Summit, in partnership with Microsoft...

3 days ago

IBM expands quantum computing program to Africa

IBM announced the expansion of its' quantum computing efforts to Africa in a new collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand...

13 Jun 2019

Opera releases 'State of the Mobile Web Report' for Africa

Opera has released its State of Mobile Web 2019, giving a detailed insight into the African digital landscape...

12 Jun 2019

Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitiveness

It is crucial for African organisations and governments to understand the dynamic and significant role that information and communication technologies play in enhancing competitiveness...

12 Jun 2019

Transforming the African collective

Technology has transformed the collaborative capabilities of African business...

By Chris Ogden 12 Jun 2019

It's time to embrace Customer Support Chatbot 2.0

Have you been the victim of chatbot incompetence recently? It typically starts with a specific query that you need help with...

By Ryan Falkenberg 11 Jun 2019

Report reveals 'dark data' exceeds 50%

Over half of company data remains unclassified, despite a rise in security breaches and stringent data protection regulations...

11 Jun 2019

Why coding alone won't prepare our children for the 4IR

Cyril Ramaphosa made it very clear that the inclusion of coding into the national curriculum will be an objective he intends to see come to fruition during his presidency. This is commendable - but is it realistic...?

By Jenny Retief 10 Jun 2019

Seedstars World returns to Africa

Seedstars World, the early-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, returns to Africa for the seventh time...

10 Jun 2019

Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd

In a crowded music festival setting, losing sight of friends is a common problem - but now there's a solution...

10 Jun 2019

3 mistakes that make thriving CIO's tank

The Accenture 2015 US Innovation Survey reported that 84% of executives considered their future success to be extremely dependent on innovation...

By Tristan Dennis 7 Jun 2019

Gokada secures funding of $5.3m

Gokada, the Lagos-based on-demand motorcycle taxi app, has secured a Series A fund raise of $5.3m...

7 Jun 2019

Uber Eats launches in Soweto, introduces bicycle deliveries

Uber Eats just added a tenth city to its South African operations. As of Thursday last week, Uber Eats is now available in Soweto...

By Andy Walker 6 Jun 2019

Evaluating Artificial Education

Artificial Intelligence can potentially transform the fundamentals of education and how people think in the future...

6 Jun 2019

The rise of The Internet of Enterprises

In today's digital economy, data is a highly valuable asset. Unlocking the insights that data holds is crucial to innovation...

By Helmut Resisinger 5 Jun 2019

#IABSummit19: The digital transformation opportunity starts with you

Accenture Digital MD Wayne Hull presented a keynote on 'Leading in the new' at this year's IAB Summit, which took place on Thursday, 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, looking at digital transformation through three critical lenses...

By Jessica Tennant 4 Jun 2019

#AWE2019: Highlights from Day 3

The Augmented World Expo recently took place in Silicon Valley, USA. Here, Johan Walters shares highlights from Day 3...

By Johan Walters 3 Jun 2019

The world then and now, and how the way we protect our children needs to change

This National Child Protection Week (CPW), Google South Africa and Media Monitoring Africa hosted a roundtable putting a spotlight on the importance of online safety for children...

By Jessica Tennant 31 May 2019

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