NextNow Is An African e-Hailing That Wants To Put The Continent On The Ride-Sharing Map

NextNow, a world-class African e-hailing company that aims to firmly put the continent on the ride-sharing map. NextNow officially launched its services in Johannesburg on 10 May 2021. “As every other mobility solution provider across the world is securing its own continent, Africa is not...

Google Cloud Inks Satellite Connectivity Deal With Elon Musk’s SpaceX

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Google Cloud announced today a new partnership with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to deliver data, cloud services, and applications to customers at the network edge. The deal will leverage Starlink’s ability to provide high-speed broadband internet around the world and Google Cloud’s infrastructure. SpaceX will begin...

SA Cabinet Welcomes R3 Billion COVID-19 Technology Transfer By Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong

Cabinet has welcomed the R3 billion commitment, to transfer the latest technology for producing vaccines and biological therapies to South Africa, announced by Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong. Soon-Shiong, who is a South African born biotechnology entrepreneur, now based in the United States, announced this during a...

Young Man From Soshanguve Set To Launch His Own laptop

When we think of computers our mind automatically jumps to big-name brands such as HP, Lenovo and Apple. But aspiring entrepreneur Mpumelelo Mahlangu is aiming to change this perception and show South Africans that local is lekker. Mpumelelo recently founded and is about to launch...

Increase In Applications For Free Set-Top Boxes

The South African Post Office (SAPO) has seen a dramatic increase in members of the public who want to apply for a subsidised television decoder or set-top boxes. This follows the announcement earlier in the year that South Africa will switch to digital television transmissions...

Why Do We Perceive Female Robots As More Human Than Male Robots?

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With the proliferation of female robots such as Sophia and the popularity of female virtual assistants such as Siri (Apple), Alexa (Amazon) and Cortana (Microsoft), artificial intelligence seems to have a gender issue. This gender imbalance in AI is a pervasive trend that has drawn...

Cisco Plans To Buy Startup Socio To Bring Hybrid Events To Webex

Cisco announced today plans to buy privately-held, U.S.-based Socio Labs, a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. The purchase price was undisclosed. Together with Webex, Socio...

South Africa’s Ulink Is Bringing Virtual Reality Solutions Into Schools

South African company Ulink is bringing Virtual Reality solutions into schools in South Africa. Virtual reality is a simulated experience that can be similar to or completely different from the real world. Applications of virtual reality include entertainment, education and business. Ulink is ensuring that...

South Africa’s Online Retail More Than Double To R30 Billion In 2020 Spurred By Home Deliveries

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According to a new study, South Africa’s online retail more than doubled in just two years, spurred by the explosion in demand for home deliveries brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Online Retail in South Africa 2021, a study conducted by World Wide Worx with...

The Benefits Of ERP For Manufacturers And Distributors

There are a number of challenges that are keeping manufacturers and distributors awake at night. The most dangerous of these is the uncontrollable forces driving fundamental changes in the industry and include the global pandemic, international trade wars, the rise of globalization, changing regulations...