Innovation

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The first Innovation and Digital Centre in Mthatha, South Africa

In partnership with South Africa’s Department of Communications and Digital Technologies and the Eastern Cape Provincial Government, Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa is looking to improve digital education in Mthatha with the launch of the first Innovation and Digital Centre.

Keeping a watch on the technology watchmen

Technology is increasingly being used for public focused functions. These are public functions that have traditionally been reserved for governments to deliver or facilitate.

The thin line between market dominance through innovation and monopoly

Apple’s conduct [vs Epic Games] locks consumers in, preventing them from moving to other systems due to high switching costs. This restricts choice and monopolizes the market.

Technology is not the answer to all problems

There appears to be a continued desire to throw in technology to address what are often complex, systemic problems or misdiagnosed problems. People continue to behave as if technology is a magical fix.

The need for an ecosystem for meaningful digital innovation in Northern Kenya

Different stakeholders need to work towards making digital technologies a success in Northern Kenya. There is a great need for developing an ecosystem for meaningful digital innovation in Northern Kenya.

Nigeria has plans to manufacture helicopters locally

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has given a directive to NCAA and NASENI to conclude certification issues on the manufacturing of the proposed first made-in-Nigeria helicopter.

The cost of innovation in South Africa's car manufacturing industry

Automation and the use of robots in manufacturing, combined with new working methods and systems, can have negative social impacts on workers. Increased automation threatens job security in South Africa’s auto industry.