IBM expands quantum computing program to Africa
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 (Wits University) in South Africa. Wits University is the first African partner on the IBM Q Network and will be the gateway for academics across South Africa and to the 15 universities who are part of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA).

2 days ago

Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitiveness
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 (ICT) play in enhancing competitiveness, especially in the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) implementation, a top Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) official said earlier this week.

3 days ago

Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd
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. Spanish car manufacturer SEAT and experiential innovation agency Wildbytes, in collaboration with Google, have created an essential app for festival-goers.

10 Jun 2019