May 26, 2017

FIN 24 – Tech News



FIN 24 – Tech News

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Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo says her department will expedite South Africa’s digital migration process so that it can take place before December 2018.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:05 pm
LG sales and marketing executive executive Youngjun Han says the company believes all innovation starts with research and the needs of customers.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 8:36 am
MultiChoice says the Competition Commission’s price fixing fine against DStv Media Sales concerned a “long-standing practice” that no longer occurs.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 6:46 am
Twitter users were not impressed by former acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko’s tweet that asked users who remembered a story that saw Ivan Pillay rehired at SARS after his retirement.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:09 am
Mark Zuckerberg, one of Harvard University’s most famous dropouts, is returning to campus to deliver a commencement address and finally get a degree.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 7:17 pm
A machine built by Alphabet has officially defeated the world’s top-ranked player of the ancient board-game Go, showing artificial intelligence’s ability to master to beat human endeavour.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 11:17 am
The Naspers share price has breached R2 800 for the first this week, causing investors to ask what is driving this surge and whether the share is over-valued.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:50 am
South Korean electronics manufacturer LG's biggest store stocks its latest products, with some earmarked for the South African market. Here are some of them.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:44 am
Net1 founder Serge Belamant will retire early after a storm of controversy over a contract it holds in SA to distribute billions of rands of welfare payments to 17 million people.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:40 am
Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele said the price of data in South Africa remains “sticky”, suggesting lack of competition in the industry.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:25 am
AfricArena is described as a new platform which aims to connect investors from all over the world with start-ups from all over Africa and beyond.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:47 pm
South African companies are falling behind when it comes to investing in digital transformation, a report shows.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:02 pm
Companies often make educated guesses about who they hire and are biased through the subjective interview process, but a new artificial intelligence solution could change that.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:01 pm
Google says its new tool will track how much money people spend in merchants' brick-and-mortar stores after clicking on their digital ads.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 12:07 pm
Nokia and Apple say they are burying the hatchet in a bitter patent dispute with a cooperation agreement and an undisclosed cash payment.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:47 am
Google's computer algorithm AlphaGo has narrowly beaten the world's top-ranked player in the ancient Chinese board game of Go, reaffirming the arrival of a groundbreaking new form of artificial intelligence.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:47 am
Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:21 am
Ransomware on mobile devices has trebled in the first quarter of 2017, according to cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 9:37 am
Uber has said it underpaid its New York City drivers by improperly calculating the company’s share of passenger fares, and will pay out an average of $900 per driver in restitution, costing tens of millions of dollars.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:33 am
Snap, the maker of photo and video-sharing app Snapchat, has unveiled a new tool that will let people collaborate with their friends on video stories about events.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 8:42 pm

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