ARTICLES RELATING TO COMPUTER

Researchers revive first ever 1951 computer music

2016-09-26 07:25

New Zealand researchers have restored the first recording of computer-generated music, created in 1951 on a gigantic contraption built by British genius Alan Turing.

Tshwane geek tracks down first Apollo computer

2016-09-02 12:12

A Tshwane computer engineer has tracked down one of the great treasures of the computer age – the first space flight guidance computer.

China builds world's fastest supercomputer

2016-06-20 14:21

China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips, the first time the country has taken the top spot without using US technology.

Free coder training coming to Joburg

2015-09-10 16:30

An ex-investment banker is launching a free two-year computer coding programme for students from any background.

Screen time may damage teens' sleep

2015-02-05 13:52

Laptops, phones and game consoles may be linked to lost sleep in adolescents.

Robotic braces help paralysed patients walk again

2014-06-27 11:07

The FDA has approved robotic leg braces for patients paralysed from the waist down that will allow them to stand and walk with some assistance.

Zombie parents, zombie kids

2013-06-05 14:35

Are parents who are tech addicts raising their kids to be junkies, too?

 

World might not be ready for quantum computers

2016-09-06 09:46

Scientists still don't understand exactly why matter behaves as it does at the quantum level. Yet they're getting better at exploiting its peculiar dynamics - in ways that may soon upend the technology business.

Acer Predator i7 is a gamer’s dream come true

2016-07-04 12:41

The Acer Predator range undoubtedly has monstrous aesthetic appeal.

Free coder training attracts huge interest

2015-09-14 09:19

Fin24 users have expressed support for a free two-year programme that plans to teach South Africans how to code.

IBM unveils 'breakthrough' computer chip

2015-07-10 09:38

IBM has unveiled a powerful new chip which the company says could boost computing power of 'everything from smartphones to spacecraft'.

PC industry still struggling

2015-01-13 09:54

Global PC shipments fell again last year, though research firms see positive signs for 2015 as the sales decline is levelling off.

Hacking your ride: Soon a reality?

2013-09-04 08:35

As cars rely more on computers what's to stop a hacker taking control from you? Not a lot, it seems - read how tech-savvy thieves can open, steer and even shut down a car with a cellphone.

Car crime syndicate dupes Gov

2013-01-03 09:11

A crime syndicate has been busted for buying vehicles at a Limpopo provincial car auctions with fake bank deposit slips - a scam that had been going on for six months.

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