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Lockdown gives South Africa’s online consumers an opportunity to prioritise what really matters

By Staff Writer 21 May 2020

52% increased their time on leisure activities and only 47% could work from home according to GfK research. FULL STORY >

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Now your home can be hacked via your lightbulb

By Ryan Noik 7 February 2020

Hackers could exploit vulnerabilities in the popular ZigBee protocol to deliver ransomware or spyware to networks by compromising smart lightbulbs and their controllers, according to Checkpoint Research FULL STORY >

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Top 10 Government Technology Trends for 2019-2020 according to Gartner

By Staff Writer 3 October 2019

If you’re in any type of governmental planning committee, or perhaps looking to score some sweet government contracts, listen up. FULL STORY >

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Half of travellers in South Africa now use voice search to research trips, reveals Travelport

By Press Release 21 November 2018

A new independent global study commissioned by Travelport, the leading travel commerce platform, has revealed travellers in South Africa (SA) are becoming increasingly digitally dependent when it comes... FULL STORY >

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Microsoft and research lab joint venture enable genomics research to take a leap forward

By Ryan Noik 2 November 2018

Microsoft and the Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research (CPGR) unveiled a joint project at an event in Cape Town this week, detailing how how cloud is being used to advance healthcare in Africa. FULL STORY >

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Artificial Intelligence joins the war on cancer

By Ryan Noik 27 August 2018

Forget for a moment, the doomsday scenario of artificial intelligence (AI) stomping out human life as we know it. Rather, it’s cancerous tumours that should be fearing for their existence. FULL STORY >

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Data Fusion is Now!

By Press Release 27 June 2018

Fusion is no longer the vision in research, but rather the preferred solution. The first fused media and brand data will be available to the media industry as soon as August this year comprising of the PRC’s PAM S and Nielsen’s Consumer Panel. The PRC plans to fuse... FULL STORY >

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BTTC proposes new platform to help solve renewable energy challenges

By Press Release 19 June 2018

Harmful banking regulations are restricting funding desperately needed for renewable energy projects. The BRICS Think Tanks Council believes an Energy Research Platform is the first step to ending the current funding... FULL STORY >

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Carnegie Mellon researchers create self-healing robot alloy

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 May 2018

The alloy has successfully repaired holes that have been punched into it. FULL STORY >

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Technology trumps “more meeting rooms” for workplace productivity boost, says new BT research

By Press Release 15 March 2018

Globally, nine out of 10 executives and IT decision makers agree that mobile tools and collaboration services are improving productivity in the workplace. FULL STORY >

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Machine Learning is here - Why not reap the benefits?

By Press Release 14 March 2018

Google’s recent announcement that its Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning courses will be made available to the general public free of charge highlights the rapid pace at which machine learning is becoming a part of everyday... FULL STORY >

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Africa's smartphone market has declined, says IDC

By Press Release 14 March 2018

Africa's smartphone market experienced a quarter-on-quarter decline of 6.4% during Q4 2017, according to the latest insights announced by International Data Corporation (IDC). FULL STORY >

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New Dell Technologies research reveals mixed forecasts about human machine partnerships

By Press Release 31 January 2018

Dell Technologies today released a research report that examines the future of human machine partnerships, and reveals that business leaders are divided regarding the future. FULL STORY >

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Neural networks better at detecting sexual orientation than humans

By Staff Writer 8 September 2017

As we speed down the artificial intelligence path, research findings will continue to pop up that makes us question how this will be used in future. Here’s the latest: Deep neural networks are more accurate than humans at... FULL STORY >

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Mozilla-backed research reveals expanding internet access is not for everyone in South Africa

By Press Release 1 August 2017

South Africa was one of the four countries participating in a Mozilla-backed research, carried out by Research ICT Africa, which aims to understand, from a comparative perspective, how citizens use the... FULL STORY >

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