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Bringing more African Countries into the Digital Economy

By Byron Clatterbuck, CEO, SEACOM Since 2009, the African telecoms industry has come a long way in connecting people and businesses to reliable, affordable and...

What Happens to a Smart Appliance When its Manufacturer Dies?

by Ben Dickson Early this month, the widely ridiculed juice-squeezing company Juicer, which managed to raise the absurd amount of $120 million in funding from Silicon...

The Only Safe Email is Text-only Email

By Sergey Bratus, Dartmouth College and Anna Shubina, Dartmouth College It’s troubling to think that at any moment you might open an email that looks like...

The End of “one-size-fits-all” Banking?

By Marwan Elnakat, digital banking solutions director for the CISMEA region at Gemalto With Capitec’s latest trading update making a case for what consumers in...

7 South African Drone Firms to Keep an Eye on

The use of drones or remotely piloted aircraft systems is forecast to grow exponentially. Globally the drone business is proving to be one of the...

As Your Car Becomes More Like an iPhone, Get Ready to Update its Software Regularly

By David Glance, University of Western Australia In response to millions of people fleeing Florida in the face of Hurricane Irma, Tesla has “flipped a...

What is Machine Learning?

by Ben Dickson This article is part of Demystifying AI, a series of posts that (try) to disambiguate the jargon and myths surrounding AI. I was...

4 South African AI Startups to Keep an Eye On

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly coming of age, as business leaders increasingly grasp the immense potential of “smart” machines and other innovations as catalysts...