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3 Technologies Which are Getting Better Every Day

We are definitely in a golden age of technology. New developments are breaking through every day which allows us to make our lives even...

AI in Medicine Raises Legal and Ethical Concerns

by Sharona Hoffman The use of artificial intelligence in medicine is generating great excitement and hope for treatment advances. AI generally refers to computers’ ability to...

How OZOTOP Project Will Revolutionize Today’s Society

We saw in a globalized world, with infinite difficulties and conflicts. Problems of the complicated solution, disputes between countries, wars, terrorist attacks, environmental disasters,...

Why AI is Struggling to Detect Hate Speech

by Ben Dickson As online trolling and hate speech are becoming more problematic, companies like Facebook and Twitter are under increasing pressure to identify and block...

Bitcoin is Going Through a Distinct Hype Cycle

Luno, the global cryptocurrency exchange with over 2.9 million customers in over 40 countries, has seen an 60% quarter-to-quarter increase in new customers despite...

Silicon Valley Wants to Read Your Mind – Here’s Why you Should be Worried

by Garfield Benjamin Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant...

FaceApp and the Dark Side of AI

By Lee Naik Terminator and The Matrix got it wrong. We all thought the villains of the AI era would be killer robots or hostile...

Here’s How Tech Giants Profit From Invading our Privacy

By Katharine Kemp, UNSW Australia’s consumer watchdog has recommended major changes to our consumer protection and privacy laws. If these reforms are adopted, consumers will...

Naspers Takes a R1.9 Billion Bet on India’s Social Commerce Startup

Meesho, a Bangalore-based social commerce startup, announced today the closing of a $125 million (R1.9 billion) fundraise led by Naspers, with participation from Facebook...

Pseudoscience is Taking Over Social Media – and Putting us all at Risk

by Santosh Vijaykumar Search for “climate change” on YouTube and before long you’ll likely find a video that denies it exists. In fact, when it...

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How Much the Multichoice’s Top Executives Are Paid

JSE-listed pay-TV group Multichoice has today published its integrated annual report detailing the salaries of its top executives. MultiChoice Group includes MultiChoice South Africa, MultiChoice...

How Data Science in and for Africa can Blaze New Trails

by Wim Delva The term “data science” was coined by scientists working at the social networks LinkedIn and Facebook in 2008. A few years later,...

MTN Fights Battle Against Cell Tower Battery Theft and Vandalism

The concerning rise in battery theft and vandalism at cell phone towers across the country requires a stronger and more concerted drive to clamp...

Popular Mobile Apps (South Africa Top 5s)

Mobile applications continue to grow in popularity throughout South Africa. Consumers use applications for a wide variety of purposes. This includes increasing productivity, communicating...