Prof Mashudu Tshifularo about innovation, he believes the world should invest in medical innovation for a healthier future.
Tshifularo recently became the first person in the world to transplant a 3D-printed bone into the middle ear of a patient with hearing loss.
But, he is expecting criticism from his academic colleagues.
“Let them come. No one has been doing it. This is unique,” says he man who became a professor at the former Medunsa University at 35.
Last week, Tshifularo, 55, and… read more
Engagement is an incredible method to associate with your crowd on an increasingly relatable dimension. Posts with high engagement (likes, shares, remarks, and so on.) are likewise bound to spread and be seen by other individuals with a comparable interest
Is not something you can measure but if you have lots of people sharing your video and/or more people than usual are visiting your Page, website, landing page (via your campaign link or not) you can assume this new level of traction… read more
The local launch followed the international showing of the powerhouse smartphone held last Tuesday in London. Huawei’s new Mate20 series sent shockwaves across the tech world with the phone’s impressive design, 3 multi-functional cameras, the in screen fingerprint sensor and many others, all powered by their new powerful Kirin 980 chip set.
Akhram Mohamed, Chief Technology Officer at Huawei Consumer Business Group South Africa, said, “The Huawei Mate 20 series offers consumers a compelling combination of powerful artificial intelligence (AI), flagship performance,… read more
Lately, I have been followed. The man who is following me has good hair and dead eyes. It would seem wherever I go on the internet, he pops up. He is young, very young, but is constantly telling me that he has the wisdom and the secret stuff that can help me.
He keeps telling me he is very rich and desperately wants to help people. This is why he will help me become very rich, too. He always seems to be at a mansion with a couple of Ferraris in the background. The snake-oil gospel of success. PT Barnum without a real circus.
I have a name for these people. I call them the… read more
The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards – showcasing the continent’s most innovative ventures – provide winners with industry recognition, global publicity, and networking opportunities with over 300 industry peers at the awards ceremony in Cape Town on November 12. Winners are also invited to Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2019 to join more than 400 tech leaders from across the continent.
The awards provide are open to corporates, established ventures or startups which have launched tech services in at least one African market.
Applicants must operate in one of the 14 categories covered… read more
A colleague of mine (a fellow writer, but not a website copywriter or SEO specialist) recently said,
SEO writing has deteriorated into basically choosing appropriate keywords for a subject, and then using them in vaguely coherent sentences to score highly in searches.
He went on,
In this day and age, in which people hardly READ anymore, what’s the point of strategising, optimising, carefully inserting and tweaking? Who cares if the content is largely vanilla, instead of deeply significant, client-specific copy?
I couldn’t disagree more and, because this is… read more
YouTube Go is available for download in the Google Play store and will come pre-installed on all Android 8.1 (Go Edition) phones.
According to Youtube, the app has been designed with the user at the forefront. It features a user interface that allows people to access their favourite videos and has been built with an ‘offline first’ philosophy, meaning it works even when there’s low or no connectivity.
YouTube Go aims to provide transparency in how users are using their data, allowing them to reduce their data consumption. It also aims to provide a social experience by… read more
Moya Messenger is a new mobile messaging app that enables users to communicate without incurring data cost – provided they don’t send any attachments and are willing to be exposed to advertising.
Developed in South Africa, the app’s users can message each other without airtime or a data balance on their smartphone.
The app offers unlimited texting, group chat, end-to-end security with automatic encryption of all messages, and automatic contact discovery that allows users to connect with others also using the Moya app.
However, while message attachments like photos, videos,… read more
HMD Global has announced that the new Nokia 3.1 is available to buy from MTN and Vodacom as well as leading retailers for R2,299.00
The manufacturer said that the Nokia 3.1 is its most affordable 18:9 smartphone – delivering the same screen ratio you get on modern flagships.
It boasts a larger 5.2-inch HD+ display which is protected by damage resistant 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Internally the Nokia 3.1 runs MediaTek 6750, an octa-core chipset, giving you twice the processor cores and a 50% performance boost on the previous generation – alongside 2GB of… read more
Some ‘interesting’ comments have been levelled at Sagarmatha Technologies, post our announcement that we plan to list the company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Before I unpack what Sagarmatha is and will do, so everyone can be on the same page, let me address the less salubrious remarks that have percolated certain quarters last week.
This is not about a company that is in financial trouble needing to settle a loan. Let’s make that very clear. It’s about a future where eCommerce is driving the digital economy across Africa, supported by the broad reach of a media organisation… read more