The rise and rise of AI in business

The number of organisations implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270% in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner 2019 CIO Survey. Results showed that organisations across all industries use AI in a variety of applications,...

What does the future hold?

Deloitte Global forecasts that smart speakers will be worth $7-billion in 2019, becoming the fastest-growing connected device category. This is according to Deloitte’s 18th edition of Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions. Smart speakers are...

.africa popularity continues to grow

Major businesses continue to adopt the dotAfrica (.africa) geographic Top Level Domain (gTLD) in an effort to secure their African digital space. Most recently, leading Intellectual Property and Commercial Law firm, Adams & Adams, announced a digital identity...

Regulation could help grow bitcoin adoption

Last week, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) released its consultation paper on policy proposals for crypto assets after engaging constructively with many participants in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. By Angus Brown, CEO of Centbee and co-founder of ebucks.com In...

Job cuts on the cards at Tesla

Tesla is preparing to cut its workforce by about 7%, and letting go most of its contractors or temporary workers, while increasing production. In a letter to employees, Tesla CEO Elon Musk describes 2018 as the most challenging as well as the most successful year in...

Massive security breach leaks passwords

A new security breach РCollection #1 Рhas seen close to 1-billion passwords compromised. Sergey Lozhkin, security expert at Kaspersky Lab, comments: “This massive collection of data harvested through data-breaches had been built up over a long period of...