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September 19, 2017
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IBM and MTN Help Protect Endangered African Rhinos with Internet of Things Technology

South Africa’s Welgevonden Game Reserve to thwart poachers with MTN, IBM and Wageningen University Johannesburg, South Africa and Armonk, NY – 19 Sep 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM), MTN, a leading African telecommunications provider, Wageningen University (WU) in the Netherlands and … Continue reading

March 13, 2015
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Sustainable textiles: UD assists South Africa in revitalizing its cotton industry

South Africa is working to revitalize its cotton textile and apparel industry, which has been damaged by the availability of inexpensive imported clothing, by focusing on sustainability — a focus that is expected to benefit from the University of Delaware’s … Continue reading

May 22, 2014
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Global Platinum-Group Resources Estimated at More than 150K Metric Tons

The first-ever inventory and geological assessment of known and undiscovered platinum-group element (PGE) resources estimates that more than 150,000 metric tons of PGEs may exist in the two southern African countries that produce most of the global supply of these … Continue reading

January 27, 2014
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IBM Study Identifies How African Businesses Can Overcome the Technology Adoption Gap

Research reveals common challenges preventing IT progress in Africa recommends steps to overcome technology roadblocks Nairobi, Kenya – 27 Jan 2014: IBM IBM today announced the results of a new study entitled ‘Setting the pace in Africa: How IT leaders … Continue reading

December 27, 2013
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Hard rock life

Scientists are digging deep into the Earth’s surface collecting census data on the microbial denizens of the hardened rocks. What they’re finding is that, even miles deep and halfway across the globe, many of these communities are somehow quite similar. … Continue reading

November 5, 2013
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Microsoft unveils game-changer for South Africa’s small businesses

Boston Consulting Group research highlights potential for technology to help drive significant revenue and job growth by SMEs. JOHANNESBURG — Nov. 5, 2013 — Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner on Tuesday unveiled an online hub that will give South … Continue reading

July 28, 2013
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Global study stresses importance of public Internet access

Millions of people in low-income countries still depend on public computer and Internet access venues despite the global proliferation of mobile phones and home computers. However, interest in providing such public access has waned in recent years, especially among development … Continue reading

June 27, 2013
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All for One: What Makes an Individual

Life as we know it has certain properties that are consistent regardless whether you’re looking at a bacterial colony in a petri dish or a primate colony in South America. Rick Michod, UA professor and department head of ecology and … Continue reading