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The computer-human relationship is evolving

Many of us already talk to our computers and soon they may suggest better ways for us to work

The future of work we want

The world of work is changing and with it inequalities will be exacerbated unless a social agenda is in place and education institutions gear up

Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in restaurant

The futuristic restaurant concept is the latest initiative in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's push to modernise service

Prepare for the time of the robots

A future artificial intelligence-assisted economy means education must get with the programme

Old dog, new tricks: Sony unleashes ‘intelligent’ robot pet

The 30-centimetre long hound-like machine comes complete with flapping ears and its eyes can show various emotions.

Somaliland’s voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world

In an extension of technological leapfrogging, Somaliland will become the first country in the world to use iris recognition in an election

Jobs and robots: Bracing for technological disruptions to come

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and the fear of joblessness have led to developments on what to do to ensure that robots don’t steal jobs.

Face scanners, robot cleaners to make flying a breeze

Biometric technology has the potential of transforming the experience of airport travel

Eish, robot: Automation is eating jobs

‘Premature deindustrialisation’ is relegating more and more of our workforce to the service industry

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Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

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The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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