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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/29/2019
African artificial intelligence (AI) experts came together at the recent 2019 AI Summit at AfricaCom in Cape Town to debate and discuss how AI is addressing the most urgent challenges on the African continent.
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Tom Jackson, 11/28/2019
Egyptian artificial intelligence (AI) company Synapse Analytics has witnessed impressive growth since its launch in 2018, helping a host of companies leverage data to offer better products and learn more about their customers.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/22/2019
Telecoms operator Safaricom is partnering with Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) to connect and enhance its coolers using Internet of Things (IoT) technology.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/18/2019
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert and Telecoms.com Deputy Editor Jamie Davies provide insights into the final day of AfricaCom 2019 and a summary of the conference in general, including how Africa is embracing the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' and the rise of smart feature phones in Africa.
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Connecting Africa, 10/11/2019
Over 15,000 attendees from across Africa and global markets are expected to attend AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa from November 12-14, 2019.
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The Staff, 9/27/2019
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to affect the development of every industry vertical in all markets and is set to play a key role in helping the telecoms sector make better use of the vast quantities of data at its fingertips and also help to introduce automated processes that could make the sector more efficient and create new business ...
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 8/22/2019
Huawei South Africa and the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) will launch free online and on-site training in 5G and fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies, targeting 6,000 learners, who are either postgraduate ICT students or practitioners.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 8/2/2019
Connecting Africa editor Paula Gilbert discusses the key trends in Africa's ICT sector, including the fourth industrial revolution and digital inclusion.
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The Staff, 7/5/2019
The technologies that make up the so-called fourth industrial revolution (4IR) have yet to be adopted with any enthusiasm by South African enterprises.
AfricaCom Perspectives, 11/11/2019
The possibilities that the Internet of Things (IoT) and its millions of connected devices create are infinite and can bring many benefits to consumers and society as a whole. However, they could also leave users open to devastating vulnerabilities if not properly secured.
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