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    The Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity, which aims to support young creatives to find inspiration, develop creative skills, gain industry insights and explore issues and ideas that will reshape the industry's future, has opened registrations for its Young Drummers and The Golden Drum competitions.
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    D&AD has announced the launch of the 2021 edition of the D&AD Shift with Google programme in New York.
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    POS transaction values predicted to exceed $17.3tn globally by 2026

    The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will exceed $17.3tn in 2026, from $14.8tn in 2021, according to a new study by Juniper Research...

    18 May 2021

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    Domino's trials self-driving pizza delivery robot

    Customers who opt-in will have their pre-ordered pizzas arrive in a fully autonomous vehicle made by self-driving delivery company Nuro...

    19 Apr 2021

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    Blockchain could play an important role in future agriculture and food security

    The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has further destabilized global food chains supplies. Technological innovations like blockchain can help address these challenges...

    By Abdul-Rahim Abdulai, Carling Bieg, Evan Fraser and Sarah Marquis 16 Apr 2021

    SOUTH AFRICA

    4 key lessons for future-ready manufacturing

    The persistent nature of Covid-19's disruption on the manufacturing industry highlights a need, and an opportunity, to rethink business operations to be more adaptable to market dynamics...

    By Robin Fisher 9 Apr 2021

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    E-commerce to account for half of global retail growth by 2025

    By 2025, e-commerce will expand by an additional $1.4tn, and account for half the growth in the global retail sector...

    25 Mar 2021

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    How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

    Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

    By Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

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    Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

    Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role as Amazon CEO, and will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter...

    3 Feb 2021

    GLOBAL

    Product design to racial justice: Global plan to promote ethical AI

    From reducing bias in product design to tackling racial injustice, more than 100 businesses, governments and non-profits launched a global initiative...

    By Zachary Fagenson 29 Jan 2021

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    Global agtech market value to reach $22bn by 2025

    The agtech market is comprised of services such as agricultural sensors for crop management, GPS field mapping, and supply chain management...

    26 Nov 2020

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    Transforming the VR experience in hospitality

    Singapore-based, VResorts has launched a virtual reality booking platform, which enables travellers to choose their destinations and purchase their vacations from within the virtual reality space...

    15 Oct 2020

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    The fourth agricultural revolution is coming - but who will really benefit?

    AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming - for worse as well as for better...

    By David Rose and Charlotte-Anne Chivers 16 Sep 2020

    GLOBAL

    Can Huawei survive the US sanctions?

    "A deadly blow to the Chinese tech champion" is how CNN described the sanctions announced on August 17 by the US Commerce Department...

    By Jean-Paul Michel Larçon 3 Sep 2020

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    Fraym launches localised tool mapping populations vulnerable to food insecurity

    Geospatial data company Fraym has launch its Localized Food Insecurity Index, a highly detailed targeting tool that maps populations vulnerable to food insecurity...

    23 Jul 2020

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    Algorithms are designing better buildings

    When giant blobs began appearing on city skylines around the world in the late 1980s and 1990s, it marked not an alien invasion...

    By Silvio Carta 19 Jun 2020

    GLOBAL

    3 ways blockchain could get the world to act against the climate crisis

    The world has failed to halt global warming. Four years after the signing of the Paris Agreement, most experts predict global warming will exceed the agreed thresholds...

    By Bernhard Reinsberg 12 Jun 2020

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    Smart clothing to drive fitness wearable revenue

    Annual revenue of integrated fitness clothing is forecast to rise from approximately $1bn in 2020 to $11bn in 2025, according to Juniper Research...

    11 Jun 2020

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    Global e-retail transaction values to exceed $4tn by 2024

    E-retail transaction values will reach $4.8tn by 2024, up from $3.3 trillion in 2020, according to a new report from Juniper Research...

    24 Mar 2020

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    #BlockchainAfrica: New prototype of blockchain-based voting machine unveiled

    Polys, a project from the Kaspersky Innovation Hub, has unveiled a prototype of its new Polys Voting Machine...

    2 Mar 2020

    GLOBAL

    New report offers solutions to gaping digital gap between Commonwealth countries

    A recently released report has revealed the broad digital gap between high and low income Commonwealth countries...

    24 Feb 2020

    SOUTH AFRICA

    HMD Global acquires Valona Labs

    HMD Global has announced that it is acquiring assets of Valona Labs and launching a brand-new Centre of Excellence in Tampere, Finland...

    3 Jul 2020



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