4 of the coolest robotic toys for kids

2017-05-23 12:46

Robotics are becoming a part of every day life whether you're aware of it or not. Here are 4 of the most exciting robotics to add to your kids' toy collection.

The best apps for keeping you up to date with trends and celebs

2017-05-19 11:19

So how do you make sure you are top of the trends and up to date? It is as simple – there’s an app for that!

Altron working on new turnaround strategy

2017-05-14 06:46

Altron was working on a new strategy as part of its turnaround that was likely to be completed in June and presented to the company’s board in July, Altron CEO Mteto Nyati said this week.

Apple's dilemma: what to do with $256bn cash pile

2017-05-04 21:57

It is a sign of Apple's success but also a thorny problem: its cash stockpile has hit a staggering $256.8bn, sparking debate on what do with such massive reserves.

Google parent Alphabet beats revenue, profit forecasts

2017-04-28 08:28

Google parent Alphabet has reported strong gains in quarterly results, beating most market forecast despite rising costs for its "moonshot" efforts.

Using your fingerprint

2017-04-25 10:31

In a global first, Mastercard has announced a next-generation biometric card that combines chip technology with fingerprints to verify a cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.

Got ADHD? There’s an app for that!

2017-04-21 14:47

As technology gets smarter, so do the apps available to us. Here are four that will help you remain focused when your ADHD is doing the opposite.

Boyish features, brilliant mind

2017-04-16 06:01

How is it possible for such a young man, who looks 13 years old, to get a degree in computer science – cum laude, to boot?

UK court ruling gives guidance on tech patent rights

2017-04-06 08:11

Britain's High Court has ruled that it can decide what mobile phone makers should pay to use patented technology that is essential to make mobile networks function

Empowering girls one stitch at a time

2017-04-02 07:49

Fighting gender in balance in Stem careers is as easy as knit one, purl one, write Marie-José Montpetit and Mathilde Montpetit.


SA start-ups not just in the game, they're winning - Getsmarter CEO

2017-05-17 11:01

The GetSmarter deal shows that SA and Africa at large is the next hotbed for technological innovation led by start-ups, says CEO Martin Hall.

How social media can get you into trouble with your insurer

2017-05-12 06:00

In the UK a woman was jailed for using Facebook when she caused a car accident. A legal expert shares how a case like this would be handled in South Africa.

Would you trust a machine with your child?

2017-05-03 22:14

Ready to trade your human nanny for a mechanical one? Experts say future artificial intelligence is a practical certainty.

Microsoft quarterly profit surges to $4.8bn

2017-04-28 07:40

Microsoft has posted a strong jump in profits in the just-ended quarter but revenue fell short of expectations in the tech giant's first earnings report incorporating LinkedIn.

The tech that saves you from reckless drivers

2017-04-23 06:00

In the motoring world, each new technological advancement introduced over the decades has seen cars improve in terms of driver safety and enjoyment.

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal

2017-04-20 20:41

Technology giant Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the company said in its annual environmental responsibility report.

To regulate or not?

2017-04-09 06:13

With the high incidence of cyberbullying, the social-media space should be regulated, but it must come with proper education, writes Jabulane R Mulambo.

Move over, Tinder: Finding love in a time of hate

2017-04-04 11:50

It started out as a joke as part of a comedy sketch, and ended up being a widely-used dating app built on the hatred people share for certain things.

Technologist out to lessen the effects of cancer

2017-04-02 06:02

Nneile Nkholise is a not a name that rings a bell to a lot of people outside of medical technology circles.

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