Could crypto incentives help fight Facebook's fake news epidemic?
Could crypto incentives help fight Facebook's fake news epidemic?

There's a paradox at the heart of modern journalism and news production: consumers like the convenience of social media as a delivery device for news, but the prevalence of fake news has made it harder for readers to trust and verify their sources.

By Bruce Silcoff 11 hours ago

5 things you need to know before building an educational game
5 things you need to know before building an educational game

When it comes to addressing the serious challenges faced by the South African education system, there are any number of players trying to come up with viable solutions. One option which seems attractive, is building educational games.

By Jade Mathieson 13 hours ago

XR set to change the way we experience the world
XR set to change the way we experience the world

With previous years being dominated by IoT, big data and, more recently, AI, extended reality (XR) is predicted to own the following 12 months as a variety of XR products are coming to market that demonstrate a new era of human-computer interaction.

15 hours ago

How to protect yourself from the latest online security threat - formjacking
How to protect yourself from the latest online security threat - formjacking

The latest Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report lists formjacking as one of the most dangerous attacks in the history of cybercrime. About 4,800 websites get infected with formjacking software every month globally.

15 hours ago

The new digital divide is between people who opt out of algorithms and people who don't
The new digital divide is between people who opt out of algorithms and people who don't

Every aspect of life can be guided by artificial intelligence algorithms - from choosing what route to take for your morning commute, to deciding whom to take on a date, to complex legal and judicial matters such as predictive policing.

By Anjana Susarla 18 hours ago

Debunking three common cloud-based enterprise software myths
Debunking three common cloud-based enterprise software myths

Enterprise software will increasingly reside in the cloud. In some rare situations, on-premise instances of enterprise software will be desirable - for instance in mining or offshore drilling where business operations are in remote areas and not served by reliable connectivity. But for most businesses, the objections against cloud are easily discounted.

By Raymond Jones 18 Apr 2019

Could automation be the answer to SA's skills shortage?
Could automation be the answer to SA's skills shortage?

According to a 2018 Pew Research report, some 900,000 people born in South Africa were living abroad in 2017, most of who were skilled professionals. South Africa's skills shortage is preventing the country from achieving the 5% annual GDP growth that is its only real chance of making a dent in poverty levels. All is not lost, however, as independent telco ICTGlobe.com believes technology will continue to help solve South Africa's myriad challenges.

18 Apr 2019

Q&A: Jaya Baloo talks quantum computing, cybersecurity in financial institutions
Q&A: Jaya Baloo talks quantum computing, cybersecurity in financial institutions

Jaya Baloo has been working internationally in information security for nearly two decades. In the last few years, she has been named CISO of the Year, Top 100 CISOs globally, and Top 100 Global Security Influencers.

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Apr 2019

Digital transformation in the printing industry
Digital transformation in the printing industry

Digital transformation is the new buzzword in the technology industry, but what does it exactly mean and more specifically, what does it mean for the printing industry?

By Toby Wells 17 Apr 2019

Bringing AI to the data centre
Bringing AI to the data centre

It's time to bring AI to the data centre. SA Businesses especially those involved in data centre management should start adopting and embracing AI now if they still want to continue to be relevant.

By Jim Holland 17 Apr 2019

Robots need you - automation is creating jobs
Robots need you - automation is creating jobs

Robot workers replacing human jobs - the debate of the decade. In reality, the opposite looks true. Recent research carried out by ManpowerGroup shows that more employers than ever - 87% - plan to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation for the third consecutive year.

17 Apr 2019

Trends shaping the future of product management
Trends shaping the future of product management

We have witnessed a significant change in market conditions in the last decade - Startups threatening well-established businesses, the rise of software as a service(SaaS) companies, a shift away from big IT projects to creating products that are valuable, usable and feasible. All this has put the spotlight on product management and it is getting recognized as a discipline in its own right.

By Annu Augustine 17 Apr 2019

2019 WSIS Forum concludes highlighting contributions of tech in achieving SDGs
2019 WSIS Forum concludes highlighting contributions of tech in achieving SDGs

The recently concluded 10th World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum emphasised the importance of the WSIS Action Lines as a key United Nations framework for progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. Round table participants also highlighted the need for sharing of scarce resources, as well as strengthening collaboration to build confidence and security in the use of technology for good and digital skills so more people can benefit.

17 Apr 2019