ARTICLES RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY

Kiwis claim world-first with pizza delivery by drone

2016-08-25 08:46

New Zealand led the world when it gave women the vote and introduced inflation targeting, now it’s claiming another world-first: pizza delivery by drone.

Emissions scandal: VW to fix 460 000 faulty cars

2016-08-15 06:56

Volkswagen says it will fix 460 000 cars equipped with emissions cheating software.

Americans worry about 'super-human' technologies

2016-07-27 13:49

Futuristic technologies that promise to improve people's strength and smarts by editing genes, implanting brain chips or super-charging blood have raised more concern than enthusiasm among Americans, a poll shows.

MeerKAT makes magic

2016-07-17 16:28

Even operating at a quarter of its eventual capacity, South Africa's MeerKAT radio telescope has shown off its phenomenal power, revealing 1 300 galaxies in a tiny corner of the universe where only 70 were known before.

Ronnie Apteker on art of leadership – 5 tips to opening your ears & heart

2016-07-08 06:41

In his latest submission, Ronnie Apteker looks at leadership and offers five tips that'll require open ears and an open heart.

Management shake-up at Microsoft

2016-07-07 15:55

Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella announced a broad reorganisation of the company’s senior executive ranks.

5 factors holding back SA's FinTech success

2016-06-30 09:10

South African university graduates are not properly equipped with skills necessary to develop products in the finance and technology industry, says an insider.

Toyota's new crash test dummies to aid child safety

2016-06-24 10:59

Toyota has expanded its crash test dummy family by adding dolls that 'replicate the physical characteristics of children aged 10, six and three'.

MultiChoice, minister take TV encryption fight to ConCourt

2016-06-23 10:25

MultiChoice and the Department of Communications have launched appeals against the Supreme Court of Appeals ruling on encryption for set top boxes.

The guy who is making human ears out of apples

2016-06-21 14:22

You won't believe how bio-hacker, Andrew Pelling is using food that's conventionally eaten.

 

Tiny Stellenbosch satellite ready for launch from ISS

2016-08-24 17:15

It is ready, set, go for a nanosatellite developed in Stellenbosch that will be launched along with 49 others from the International Space Station.

Treasury finalises contract with Oracle

2016-08-04 18:06

The National Treasury has concluded the contract with Oracle Corporation to purchase software licenses.

Xander apps encourages learning with local language

2016-07-18 21:38

These educational apps are cute, will keep your kids entertained and are available in 6 South African languages.

Pokémon Go only for the brave in Lagos

2016-07-15 14:19

It's safe to say Nintendo's hit mobile game Pokémon Go is more suited for playing in the clean, well-lit streets of San Francisco or the impeccably-maintained parks of New York.

Nanotechnology could lower road construction costs

2016-07-07 16:41

The solution for affordable road infrastructure development in sub-Saharan Africa could lie in the use of nanotechnology, a conference has heard.

Barclays signs deals with SA startups

2016-06-30 19:45

Banking giant Barclays has concluded new proof of concept agreements with South African startups as the bank drives local innovation partnerships.

SA needs 'urgent' digital teacher training

2016-06-28 14:06

South Africa needs to urgently increase the rate of teacher training for digital education programmes if e-learning is to succeed, says an industry insider.

Muthambi 'confident' of ConCourt TV challenge

2016-06-23 15:26

The department of communications is confident of winning its Constitutional Court appeal against encryption of set top boxes.

Funny video: the babies of today, hey

2016-06-22 11:07

So many parents say they don't want their kids' lives to be consumed by technology, but this hilarious video shows parents may not have a say.

SA tech startup skills 'found wanting'

2016-06-21 12:56

Few South African startup entrepreneurs have the necessary technical skills to develop software capable of delivering their vision, says an industry insider.

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