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Aug 30, 2019

CA Southern Africa makes two key appointments

The software company names Andrea Lodolo chief operations officer, and Michael Brink chief technology officer.

Aug 26, 2019

Ericsson shuffles executive team

Fadi Pharaon will be Ericsson's senior vice-president for Middle East and Africa, where he will oversee 5G launches.

Aug 20, 2019

What3words system set to help during an emergency

The what3words addressing system and app will enable ER24 to locate patients where addresses are not possible to find.

Aug 20, 2019

AlphaCode awards R16m to eight fintech start-ups

The winning start-ups are under two years old and at least 51% owned by black South Africans.

Aug 12, 2019

Samsung, MS, UWC collaborate on coding skills development

Forty unemployed youth will attend classes focusing on the development of software skills.


Wazihub, Microsoft, Zindi call on data scientists

The organisations partner on a competition to create a machine learning model capable of predicting soil humidity for farmers.

Aug 5, 2019

Recognising students' emotions may improve learning

A University of Johannesburg study explores a model for achieving adaptive teaching and learning using computer vision methods to obtain emotion.


Airbnb host earnings in smaller SA towns soar

Smaller towns in SA are seeing growth on Airbnb, due to guests choosing listings that enable them to explore local neighbourhoods.

Jul 30, 2019

SA start-up develops algorithms to determine moods

The artificial intelligence system helps companies understand when employees are experiencing challenges by analysing their facial expressions.

Jul 29, 2019

Standard Bank creates insurance app for millennials

The app enables the millennial market to be rated on their individual driving ability rather than their generic underwriting factors.

Jul 23, 2019

New app unlocks sign language for South Africans

App designed by deaf students aims to help hearing people learn sign language.

Jul 19, 2019

Mom develops app to monitor school transport

Parents can use the LocTransie app to track their children to check if they have been dropped off at school safely.

Dieketseng Montsi
Senior news journalist

Dieketseng Montsi is ITWeb senior news journalist.