Politics

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Ndabeni-Abrahams makes spectrum and DTT promise

South Africa's Minister of the new Ministry of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has made promises that plans for South Africa's Digital Terrestrial Television migration and plans on how high demand telecommunications spectrum.

Social media access restored in Chad

President Idriss Deby of Chad has said that he has instructed Internet Service Providers in the country to lift social media restrictions he had initially instructed them to implement. This comes after more than a year later that people in Chad have had no social media access.

European Central Bank worried about Libra

The European Central Bank is worried that Facebook's Libra could offer an alternative financial system to existing ones and as a result, sabotage their monetary policy. They say it is a wake-up call for regulators.

More data won't solve social problems

Every single day, digital technologies collect our data. Despite having such large datasets, tech companies can't solve social issues, for that, we need social solutions.

Facebook asked to stop Libra implementation

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services has written a letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg requesting they halt development of Libra.

Ramaphosa to speak via a hologram

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address South Africa's inaugural 4th Industrial Revolution Summit at the Gallagher Convention Center in Midrand. His keynote address will simultaneously be broadcast live in Rusternburg via a hologram.

Technology can help automate research

With so much research, data and evidence in the world, it’s tough to pull it together in a useful way. This is one area that automation could assist.