Standard Bank may have made some mistakes in its growth strategy in times past, but it has learnt its lesson and switched to a focused strategy, writes Portfolio Manager at Momentum Asset Management Louis Chetty.
Drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, were developed for surveillance and attack in wartime situations. Like other technological advances made by the military, civilian applications are abundant and promising. For conservationists, drones are proving an invaluable ally in the war against rhino poachers.
The Internet of Things has fast-forwarded humankind’s daily lives into what a decade ago could only be seen in sci-fi movies. Our lives are integrated with technology in a way that was previously unimaginable – from fitness trackers and smart electricity meters to robots caring for the elderly in Japan.