What will it take for Africa to drive US$5-trillion digital economy?

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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Africa’s data scientists invited to test their mettle

Africa's data scientists invited to test their mettle

Liquid Telecom partners with Zindi to launch three inaugural competitions.

The digital twin organisation... shape-shifters of tomorrow

The digital twin organisation... shape-shifters of tomorrow

Gartner says the concept of IOT-based digital twin tech has evolved and now incorporates AI to create the digital twin organisation.

Enter the dragon...

Enter the dragon...

China-based global educational and gaming firm NetDragon Websoft looks to engage Nigeria within a month, with Kenya on the cards.

Notion of AI replacing people is inaccurate – Gartner

Notion of AI replacing people is inaccurate – Gartner

Executives from research and analysis firm suggested augmented intelligence, or the symbiotic merge of humans and machines, as the way forward for business.

Can we manage the AI 'runaway train'?

Can we manage the AI 'runaway train'?

Tech professionals and business owners say much depends on the ability to adapt to change and apply critical skill sets.

AI used primarily to save time and money - Gartner

AI used primarily to save time and money - Gartner

This is where AI differs from other personal technologies, according to the company's research.

Why should Africa's shipping industry invest in blockchain?

Why should Africa's shipping industry invest in blockchain?

Smart contracts raised as example of how to untangle the 'logistical knot' affecting most ports.

US startup uses analysis to sell African produce

Startup uses analysis to sell African produce

Jetstream operates out of Accra and uses analytics to predict crop yields and streamline logistics.

Mexico busts tech-savvy Germans at World Cup

Mexico busts tech-savvy Germans at World Cup

The World Cup holders lost to Mexico despite deploying SAP tech for the team to "play at peak performance" during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Africa gradually transitioning towards the gig economy

Africa gradually transitioning towards the gig economy

New report finds increasing preference for on-demand services as opposed to more traditional jobs boards.

Analytics, machine learning predict World Cup scores

Analytics, machine learning predict World Cup scores

Local data scientists use predictive analytics and machine learning to foretell the results of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.