Massive adoption of AI despite talent gap

January 21, 2019 6:02 pm1 comment
Artificial Intelligence (AI)

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE number of organisations employing artificial intelligence (AI) have grown by 270 percent over the past four years despite talent shortages in the sector. These are the findings of Gartner, the research and advisory company, in its 2019 Chief Information Officers (CIO) Survey. Results showed that organisations […]

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Zimbabwe defends condemned internet shutdown

January 17, 2019 2:40 pm2 comments
Zimbabwe internet unblocked

from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO – THE Zimbabwean government has justified a blackout in internet connectivity after days of violent protests by citizens over economic problems. The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting argued the Interception of Communications Act provides for the issuing of a warrant to interfere with communications where among other things, public […]

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Zimbabwe hurts own economy with internet shutdown

January 16, 2019 10:03 am5 comments
Internet blocked

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE Zimbabwean government appears to have shot itself in the foot with the shutdown of the internet following violent protests. This comes amid estimations that the already dire economy was losing over US$5 million daily (about R68.6 million) due to the interruptions. A coalition of human rights organisations fighting internet […]

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