Big data

The rise of the robots cons and pros

AI-based applications will increase vulnerability of businesses to cyber-attacks and technical failure, leading to larger-scale disruption and loss scenarios Chatbots, autonomous vehicles, and connected machines in digital factories foreshadow what the future will look like: The widespread implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications brings many advantages for businesses such as increased efficiencies, fewer repetitive tasks […]
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BYOD: the benefits, risks and threats

Arbor Networks has, with many peers, been discussing BYOD (Bring Your Own Devices) for over five years now and, as predicted, through the ongoing growth in the use of external devices in companies all over South Africa, this trend is not going away. This is according to Arbor Network’s territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa, Bryan […]
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Artificial Intelligence: Your Bot Will See You Now

Next time you contact your insurer there is a good chance that you will be dealing with Artificial Intelligence (AI). Insurers are starting to use intelligent computers to give advice and speed up the process of buying insurance and paying claims. Virtual underwriters and risk advisors are no longer confined to insurers’ research and development […]
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The Future of Transport Industry in Kenya

It has taken only a few years for ride-hailing services like Uber, Taxify and Littlecab to make urban journeys more convenient, much to the delight of city dwellers Kenya. As innovation brings self-driving cars, electric vehicles, in-vehicle data connectivity, mechanisms for sharing rides and vehicles, and other technologies to more people, getting around cities is […]
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Konnect Africa brings Wi-Fi to rural African communities

Broadband service provider, Konnect Africa has unveiled SmartWIFI, a new hotspot service seeking to bring digital opportunities to Africans. The Eutelsat-owned firm is looking to leverage reliable satellite broadband network to enable sales outlets (retailers, hospitalities, gas stations, etc.) as well as healthcare centres or schools to become a connectivity point and digital gateway to opportunity for the surrounding […]
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Orange expands presence in Sierra Leone

Telecommunications operator, Orange has announced the official launch of its brand in Sierra Leone. The launch comes after the acquisition of telecommunications operator, Airtel Sierra Leone in July last year. The new brand will be known as Orange Sierra Leone, together with its Senegal-based partner Sonatel, the Orange Group seeks to reinforce its presence across West […]
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Huawei P10 lite launches in Kenya

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has launched its Huawei P10 Lite smartphone in Kenya targeting mid-market segment as it seeks to aggressively push for an increased share of the local smartphone market. The miniature version of their flagship device follows the successful production of its predecessors, Huawei P10 and the Huawei P10 plus. The P10 Lite, […]
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