Using AI to prevent bridges and tunnels collapsing

The New York and Tel Aviv-based startup, Dynamic Infrastructure, is implementing the world's first deep-learning solution which allows bridge and tunnel owners and operators to obtain visual diagnosis of the assets they manage. The system provides live, cloud-based,...

Milky Way raids intergalactic ‘bank accounts’

Our Milky Way is a frugal galaxy. Supernovas and violent stellar winds blow gas out of the galactic disk, but that gas falls back onto the galaxy to form new generations of stars. In an ambitious effort to conduct a full accounting of this recycling process,...

Facial recognition learns to recognise emotions

New AI facial expression recognition technology detects subtle changes in facial expression with a high degree of accuracy, giving machines the ability to correctly judge humans' emotions. The new technology was developed by Fujitsu Laboratories and Fujitsu...

Study reveals unexpected impact of tech on our lives

Technology contributes to making our lives easier, but could also make us more understanding, tolerant, charitable and open-minded. This is among the findings from global research undertaken by Lenovo, that polled more than 15 000 people from the US, Mexico, Brazil,...

Streaming devices track viewing habits – study

Steadily, we are adopting more and more technology into our households. Our homes are becoming interconnected, with Internet of Things (IoT) devices becoming regular parts of our lives. One of the devices that is a centrepiece of most households is the television set...

Tech startups sought for TechAccel

The Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, is calling on growth-stage tech startups to participate in this year's TechAccel programme, a high-impact accelerator designed specifically for growing tech companies. The programme was created to enable the development of...

Creating new worlds with AR/VR

Kathy Gibson is at SingularityU Summit in Kyalami - A defining feature of humanity is that we are swimming in data. But information consumes the resource of our attention, says Rachel Sibley, from the augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) faculty at Singularity...

The exponential value of connections

Kathy Gibson is at SingularityU Summit in Kyalami - Before the singularity (the point where machine intelligence surpasses human intelligence) can happen, we need to all connect. Ramez Naam, Singularity U chair for energy and environment, calls this the "syncularity"....

How exponential technology will change the world

Kathy Gibson is at SingularityU Summit in Kyalami - An exponential mindset is the key to real and meaningful change and innovation. Laila Pawlak, head of Singularity University Nordic, explains that, in a world of accelerating change, we need to create extraordinary...

IoT under fire from cybercriminals

Kaspersky honeypots - networks of virtual copies of various internet connected devices and applications - have detected 105-million attacks on IoT devices coming from 276 000 unique IP addresses in the first six months of the year. This figure is around nine times...

Seacom and Vodacom expand reach across Africa

Seacom has partnered with Vodacom Business Africa to initiate the next chapter of both companies' African network connectivity ventures. Since the launch of its business division, Seacom has substantially grown its customer and partnership base. The latest partnership...

4IR not the biggest culprit causing job losses

In response to the release of the CCMA's report for the year by director Cameron Morajane, trade union body Solidarity says that the large-scale job losses in South Africa cannot be mainly attributed to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Morajane says there were...

Old Mutual moves to the cloud with AWS

Old Mutual has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and will migrate its digital customer platforms, core insurance applications and product administration systems to the cloud. The company will migrate over 1 000 applications to AWS, shutting down its data...

Healthcare and transport reimagined in 4IR

Imagine a world in which doctors will be able to predict illness, and really offer healthcare as opposed to the "sick care" that they provide today; or a future in which your self-driving car could be despatched to collect groceries or pick up children from school...

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Cheslynne Britz joins Routed

After 20 years in distribution, Cheslynne Britz has joined neutral cloud infrastructure provider, Routed, as the company's first engagement manager. Her appointment comes at a time when cloud services are in demand at enterprise level and there is an increasing need...

Synthesis joins Confluent Partner Programme

Financial technology consulting company Synthesis Software Technologies (Synthesis) is joining the Confluent Partner Programme as a value-added reseller. Confluent is the developer of a streaming platform based on Apache Kafka that enables companies to easily access...

Cloud-based communications platform from Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa has announced the availability of CloudCall, a solution that integrates the communication and collaboration features of Microsoft Teams with the advanced voice processing of AudioCodes, to provide partners with a cost-effective...

African trust centre launches cyber division

LAWtrust has launched a new division focusing on cyber security services to complement its identity, encryption and digital signature offerings to support customers in the ongoing battle for improved digital security. "LAWtrust has traditionally been focused on...

Paratus refurbishes Musonda computer lab

Paratus Zambia will refurbish the computer lab at Musonda Community School in Kitwe. This project will be done in partnership with Partners for Life Advancement and Education Promotion (PLAEP). Besides a permanent 2Mbps Internet link, Paratus will be donating a...

Building a ‘nervous system’ for smart cities

Smart cities are no longer a utopian dream of the future. Thanks to a slew of innovative and game-changing technologies, they are already active and growing quickly. Smart cities could be described as the junction between three main areas, namely digital...

MoData launches cloud-based automated reconciliation platform

Digital enablement and cost-optimisation company MoData is launching its auto-Reconciliations in the Cloud at the Finance Indaba Africa in Sandton taking place in Sandton. The cloud-based reconciliation platform is built on the Fiserv's Financial Control Solution,...

Raising climate change funds in Africa

The African Development Bank, in partnership with the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), has commissioned the Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) to prepare a study on the creation of national climate change funds and green banks in Africa. CGC will identify and work with...

Actionable intelligence essential for cyber defence

With each new breach making headlines, it is becoming clearer and clearer that yesterday's defences are no match for today's attacks. The growing popularity of cloud services, mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) is widening the attack surface, and targeted...

PDSA migrates to the cloud

Businesses need the assurance Office 365 will be fully protected when they migrate core infrastructure to the cloud. The need is more pressing when it comes to not-for-profit organisations, the majority of which rely on funding and sponsorship to continue to provide...

Senior .NET Developer (Front End) – Century City

Role: Senior .NET Developer (Front End)Location: Century CitySalary: Up to R75,000My client in the Engineering industry are searching for a Senior Front End .NET Developer to join them in Century City. Skills Required C# UI experience Web applications...

Senior Programmer

Opportunity for Senior Programmer in the Free StateJob & Company Description:An agricultural business that strives to create prosperity and sustainability is looking for a Senior Programmer to join their team.  Join this client-driven, motivated and well trained...

Junior Programmer

Free State Opportunity for a Junior ProgrammerJob & Company Description:Join a dynamic agricultural company which offers big possibilities for growth.This company exists to ensure prosperity and sustainability for agricultural producers, shareholders and all...

Java Developer Cape Town

A cutting edge software development house is on the hunt for a passionate Java Developer to be part of a team that sets the benchmark in its industryJob & Company Description:It’s a fast-paced environment that demands energy, creativity, drive and enthusiasm. ...

ICT Officer

Our national client which is a business development service is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to join their team and be responsible for providing IT support.Requirements:Matric or equivalent2 year Diploma in IT or equivalent NQF Level 6 in ITMCSE,...

Service Support Engineer

Our client an IT Services company which provides a full range of IT services is looking for a Service Support Engineer to join their team.An awesome career opportunity!Purpose of role:Provide support to all clients: ticket management and resolution; service...

Junior Software Developer

Do you rate your Programming skill set, in C# & .NET 4.0 specifically, or are you wanting to pursue a career in Software Development and you feel you have great talent? If so, this is an opportunity for you to work with a top Development team! Our client, a global...

Software Developer (Integration)

A global logistics, freight management and supply solutions company is looking for highly skilled Integration Software Developer (C# and SQL) to join their team. Job description: The integration team is responsible for data mapping from external systems to our...

BI Front End Developer

A top global company is currently looking for a BI Front End Developer to join their team.Are you someone driven to grow your career leveraging cutting edge technologies? Requirements: Front end experience with and understanding of...

API Developer

A top global company is looking for a dynamic API developer that is able to interpret the vision for the API that has been set by the organisation. Responsibilities: To implement API - first design practices to allow the API to reflect the best possible...

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