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Microsoft details agritech programme to help SA’s smallholder farmers

By Staff Writer 14 December 2021

Microsoft has detailed how its’s AgriTech Programme is investing in building the capabilities, competitiveness and innovation of a local technology company to develop solutions that will help South Africa’s smallholder... FULL STORY >

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Where sustainable farming, cutting edge technology and smart investing converge

By Ryan Noik 6 December 2021

While farming and technology may seem like polar opposites, at a recent event in Pretoria, financial services provider Fedgroup showed how the two arenas, along with smart financial services, could blend together to... FULL STORY >

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Making a digital farm a working reality

By Industry Contributor 25 October 2021

By Roger Hislop, Board member at the IOT Industry Council (IOTIC) of South Africa FULL STORY >

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Vertical Farming: IDTechEx asks how big is too big?

By Staff Writer 6 October 2020

An ongoing argument is a question of size – is it better to focus on building a large, highly automated plant factory to minimize production costs, or is a small, more flexible approach the best way to set up a vertical farm? FULL STORY >

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Huawei and MTN team up to address rhino poaching problem

By Ryan Noik 13 November 2018

Huawei Technologies and MTN South Africa have joined forces to launch an animal tracking solution powered by IoT. FULL STORY >

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SKE to donate to Drought Relief Fund

By Ryan Noik 6 March 2018

Ster-Kinekor Entertainment (SKE) has pledged that R10 from every Pure Farming 2018 game sold will be donated to the Drought Relief Fund. FULL STORY >

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BCX and GE partner to bring innovation to farming

By Press Release 27 November 2017

BCX and GE have announced a partnership aimed at providing end-to-end digital technological solutions to the agri-processing sector. FULL STORY >

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SAP launches SAP Rural Sourcing Management solution to support smallholder farmers in developing countries

By Press Release 8 May 2017

SAP Rural Sourcing Management is a new solution that is made to support the connection of smallholder farmers in developing countries with global producers, providing transparency,... FULL STORY >

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Farming Simulator 17 releases new Gamescom trailer

By Staff Writer 12 August 2016

Put on your khaki’s and get the combine harvester started, we’re going farming. Well, at least digitally as the latest trailer for Farming Simulator 17 gets pulled into view. FULL STORY >

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New video for Farming Sim 15 collective farming released

By Staff Writer 8 May 2015

A new video has just been released showing off the online cooperative multiplayer mode for the PS4 and Xbox One, a first for Farming Simulator on consoles. FULL STORY >

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Old Macdonald watches new Farming Sim trailer

By Staff Writer 17 April 2015

We would never have thought that there would be much of a market for this, but Farming Simulator 15 is coming, and it has received a trailer. FULL STORY >

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The dirty side of the quest for likes

By Johan Keyter 21 January 2014

Click farming is become a big problem, with companies creating and using fake accounts to increase Facebook likes, view YouTube videos, or re-tweet their clients’ every word. FULL STORY >

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Chinese prisoners forced to farm online gold

By Johan Keyter 26 May 2011

A shocking report arises around Chinese prisons forcing inmates to earn virtual goods online. FULL STORY >

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Gaming news round-up - Part 1 - 8 April 2011

By Johan Keyter 8 April 2011

In this week's gaming news round-up, 50% off Xbox LIVE subscriptions, the billion dollar gold farming ring, and new L.A Noire trailer. FULL STORY >

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