Shoprite Group is piloting an AI-powered store with no checkouts

Shoprite Group has created a new digital business unit called Shopritex to use data science to “enhance customer experiences”. One of its first projects is an artificial intelligence-powered store with no checkout counters.

“Incubated over the past year, Shopritex Read more

Huawei NoF+: One step closer to storage network innovation

On 14 April, Huawei’s Next-Generation High-Performance Inter-DC Storage Network, also known as NoF+, won the Award for Best of Show in the Cloud Computing (Infrastructure) category at Interop Tokyo 2021.

Industry-leading firms and organisations converge each year at Japan’s Read more

Decentralised finance: The latest front in crypto’s hacking problem

For most of the 13-year life of cryptocurrencies, exchanges were the epicentre for cyberheists. Now, a bigger hacking risk in the growing sector has exploded into view: peer-to-peer crypto platforms.

One such site, Poly Network, was at the centre Read more

Gabrielle Celli, former Telkom regulatory enforcer, has died

Gabrielle Celli, the former head of regulatory affairs at Telkom during the height of the company’s monopoly powers in the 1990s and early 2000s, has died.

Telkom confirmed on Saturday that Celli had passed away, without disclosing the cause Read more

Disney+ to join crowded South African streaming market

Walt Disney Co’s popular and fast-growing streaming service, Disney+, is coming to South Africa. The platform will be available sometime in the middle of 2022, according to a report.

News24 quoted Disney CEO Bob Chapek as saying at the Read more

Let’s bust some myths about ethereum

Because Revix believes that Friday, the 13th is a day of good luck, the company has decided to share knowledge in this article about one of the top-performing cryptocurrencies: ethereum, or ether. Here, Revix busts some myths about the Read more

Alviva shares soar on earnings spike

Shares in Alviva Holdings jumped more than 18% in intraday trading on Thursday morning after the ICT distribution group said full-year earnings per share (Heps) are likely to nearly double.

Heps will rise by between 81% and 95% for Read more

Cryptocurrency platform loses $600-million in heist

A cryptocurrency platform has lost an estimated US$600-million (R8.9-billion) in digital tokens after one of the sector’s biggest-ever hacking attacks, according to details of the heist which emerged on Wednesday.

Poly Network, a decentralised finance (DeFi) platform, announced the Read more

Watch | Leveraging the Autonomous Driving Datacenter Network Index

In this video, International Data Corp’s vice president of research for data centre and multi-cloud networks, Brad Casemore, introduces the Autonomous Driving Datacenter Network Index.

This IDC index, sponsored by Huawei, asks the question: “Is your data centre ready Read more

Taiwan’s economy is booming as chip demand soars

TSMC is Taiwan’s biggest chip maker. Image: TSMC

Taiwan’s exports started the second half of 2021 as it ended the first, growing at an unrelenting pace fuelled by overseas demand for computer chips and electronic components, reflecting strengthening optimism Read more