Emerging Technologies

Public sector ICT decision-makers urged to demystify 4IR

The path to the fourth industrial revolution must be supported by a new culture of creativity and innovation, Dr Puleng Makhoalibe tells the Public Sector ICT Forum.


SA firms invest in empowering future women leaders in tech

In light of International Girls in ICT Day, LG South Africa, Huawei South Africa and GirlCode commit to train more South African girls in STEM-related skills.


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.


Sanral mulls use of machine learning to improve road safety

The agency’s Technical Innovation Hub investigates how machine learning can be used to identify trends and incidents to inform appropriate responses and interventions.


UJ Technopreneurship Centre shines at international hackathon

Two teams from the University of Johannesburg’s Technopreneurship Centre were among the top performers at the Hacklab 2021 virtual hackathon.


Volvo, DiDi sign pact to boost robotaxi operations

Under the agreement, Volvo will provide DiDi with XC90 cars equipped with necessary backup systems for functions such as steering and braking.

16 Apr

Irate iCE3X clients plot legal action over missing Bitcoins

The crypto traders believe there is collusion, as there has been no meaningful communication about the liquidation of one of the oldest crypto exchanges in SA.


Skills demand fuels university’s new data science degree

Stellenbosch University introduces an undergraduate Bachelor in Data Science degree programme, as the demand for data scientists supersedes supply.


Positive vibes in SA crypto space as Coinbase makes Nasdaq debut

Local crypto players are excited about the landmark listing of the US’s biggest exchange and believe the move will spur regulation of the burgeoning industry.


Kalon Venture Partners infuses more capital in Sendmarc

The venture capital firm says with the ongoing cyber threats to businesses, a safer and more secure e-mail ecosystem has been forged with the security start-up.

14 Apr

Crypto firm Revix raises R58m, looks to create jobs in SA

The local crypto-currency investment platform raises millions in off-shore funding, and is looking to create employment in the country.


Public sector ICT decision-makers forum announces headline speaker

The Public Sector ICT Forum readies its next event, with creativity and innovation specialist Dr Puleng Makhoalibe set to deliver the keynote address on 23 April.