SA named among star players for COVID-19 innovation
South Africa ranks number 30 out of the top 40 countries, based on the rankings for tech-driven and social innovations produced to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rapid payments system to shake up SA’s banking sector
The industry-wide Rapid Payments Programme, led by BankServAfrica, is poised to radically transform the financial industry, allowing instant payments across all banks.
MTN Business Hackathon: 72 hours of creativity and adrenalin
Entrants to this year’s MTN App of the Year Awards will be given 72 hours to design a digital solution that solves some of SA’s prominent issues.
Tech heavyweights share tips to attract investors to Cape Town
Successful home-grown tech start-ups advise the city to create dynamic incentives for tech-business collaborations, to boost the economy.
First National Bank hunts for top tech talent
The bank will recruit 300 additional experts with engineering, technology and data skills to supplement its existing cohort of equivalent skills.
New tech, telemedicine anchor diabetes management in SA
Telemedicine, digitalisation and technology as a whole have huge potential to improve the care of people living with diabetes, say experts.
Change your life with Huawei’s Apps UP competition
Developers across Africa have until 5 September to submit entries for the 2021 HMS App Innovation Contest, Apps UP, with $200 000 in prizes up for grabs.
ZTE unveils under-display camera smartphone – Axon 30
The under-display camera area screen is the first one worldwide, with a high pixel density of 400 PPI.
Fourth industrial revolution requires more fitting definition
The fourth industrial revolution should be seen as an evolution of technological transformation, rather than revolutionary change, advises professor Barry Dwolatzky.
New tool will measure tech, innovation adoption at municipal level
The science and innovation ministry eyes widespread adoption of its tech-based tool that assesses the science, technology and innovation readiness levels of municipalities.
Eskom enhances app, intros Alfred the chatbot
The state-owned company says it has embarked on a digital journey to increase its availability and accessibility to customers.