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Local Data Centres: Crucial in the Fight Against Unemployment

By Mpumi Nhlapo, head of T-Systems South Africa’s IT Portfolio and Solution SalesSouth Africa’s sluggish economic growth continues to be roundly outpaced by our...
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Today is National Cybersecurity Awareness Day – or is it?

You shouldn't believe everything you see online. That’s the message from South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) this National Cybersecurity Day, 5 October...
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Is Another Tech Bubble Brewing?

by Gerrit Smit, head of equity management at Stonehage FlemingWith global technology stocks enjoying strong returns, the big question is whether another tech bubble...
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Taking Your Phone for Repair? You Need to do this First

Nearly one in five South Africans don’t have a password on their smartphone. With almost 9 million South Africans reportedly victims of cybercrime in...
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How Proxi Smart, a Non-law Firm, Plans to Upend Conveyancing

A new kid on the block, Proxi Smart, has sent the South African legal fraternity into panic mode with a plan to snatch from...
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Digitisation of Nature Presents Huge Opportunities – and Some Risks

By Simon Carpenter, Chief Technology Advisor at SAP AfricaThe field of bio-engineering is not new, despite its recent prominence: humans have been domesticating and...
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Initial Coin Offerings are Disrupting how Startups are Funded – but what are they?

By David Glance, University of Western AustraliaA rapidly growing number of companies are taking advantage of cryptocurrencies to raise massive amounts of funding through...
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How Analytics and Machine Learning can Save Your Life

By Aneshan Ramaloo, senior business solutions manager at SASMore than 11,000 people died during the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, or nearly 40%...
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Medicine Beyond Borders: Telemedicine in South Africa

By Vino Govender CM(SA), executive for product innovation and marketing at Dark Fibre AfricaTelemedicine, a term which literally means “healing at a distance”, speaks...
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Smart Contract 2.0:  The Need for “Smart Lawyers”

By Alexia Christie, a Partner in the TMT & IP Practice at Webber WentzelTechnology is changing almost every aspect of our lives. It is,...