ARTICLES RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY

Merc SA to use Facebook Messenger to engage more customers

2016-09-27 09:20

Mercedes-Benz SA is the first automotive brand in the country to introduce Facebook Messenger Chatbot to its current and potential customers.

Nissan’s ultimate rescue bakkie: New Navara EnGuard Concept

2016-09-21 14:50

Nissan has unveiled an all-new rescue vehicle based on its Navara bakkie - the new EnGuard Concept. The all-terrain bakkie is equipped with portable EV generators and a drone!

Self-driving cars still need humans... to program them

2016-09-17 13:56

Trained engineers are needed to roll-out self-driving cars to the public as soon as possible.

The ice cube that can order you another drink from the bar

2016-09-08 11:24

We love the way technology makes our lives easier!

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.

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.

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.

 

The dangers of distracted parenting

2016-09-26 14:23

Here are 8 ways to help prevent accidents as a result of distracted parenting.

Wireless signals can detect your feelings with new device

2016-09-20 22:02

A new device developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology uses wireless signals to tell if you're happy or sad.

Will you lose your job to a robot?

2016-09-13 09:46

With many of today’s jobs beginning to lose relevance in a world increasingly dominated by new technologies, the challenge facing anyone at the beginning of their career is studying something that will match the demand for jobs of the future.

Primary school kids invent cave-cleaning robot

2016-09-08 10:16

Two primary school pupils from a school in Cosmo City on the West Rand have invented a robot that keeps caves clean in a bid to preserve them.

Rise of the chatbots

2016-09-04 07:45

In June this year, anyone in the dating arena who was tired of fielding needy/weird/suspect/clingy suitors, rejoiced at the news that a new chatbot had launched: aptly named, the Ghostbot.

Would you trust a self-driving pram?

2016-08-30 12:08

Technology of the future or is this just completely ridiculous?

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.

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