'Bully free' Vosloorus school empowers pupils to manage conflict

2017-10-15 06:00

To end a vicious spate of bullying on a WhatsApp group by Vosloorus pupils, 12 of them were put through a leadership course. They helped change their school’s culture and end the abuse.

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

2017-10-08 15:34

News organisations will soon need to adapt to artificial intelligence, augmented reality and automated journalism and find ways to connect beyond the smartphone, a new report shows.

Technology can help kids learn, but only if parents and teachers are involved

2017-09-26 11:17

Technology has once again proven to be a new and exciting way to keep learners interested and motivated to learn new concepts in class.

Tomorrow is electrifying: Nissan's next-gen Leaf headed for SA

2017-09-24 06:05

'The future of mobility has been here for some time but the new and improved version is rolling off the production line,' writes Gayle Edmunds at the launch of Nissan’s new-generation Leaf electric car.

Innovation could save SA’s economy – World Bank

2017-09-20 14:56

SA will need to boost productivity and attract more investment into research and development if it is to increase its economic output.

This app will help you find someone to have a baby with

2017-09-11 13:17

This app helps you find someone to procreate with.

On my radar: Stepping up to the plate

2017-09-03 06:02

"You are what you eat” is a phrase used to remind us that whatever food we eat has a direct bearing on our health. However, judging by the latest food trends, “You are what you eat, on-demand”, is more appropriate, writes Dion Chang.

Why SA is lagging behind global smart city developments

2017-08-29 10:57

Internet connectivity is increasingly becoming the fourth utility, but with major barriers, SA cities are struggling to catch up.

Start-up iSpani off to the US

2017-08-20 06:02

Judges described the winners of 1Giantleap’s start-up programme finale as a superclever team with complementary skills and the advantage of youth.

Just another brick in the mall

2017-08-06 06:06

Consumer mind-set is changing and heading online. In time, conventional shopping will become obsolete, writes Dion Chang.


Self-driving cars: Not ready yet but new rules open a path

2017-10-12 13:16

Although consumers can't yet get a self-driving car for themselves, the technology's long and windy road to market is getting shorter

Dion Chang: No really, that's my job

2017-10-01 06:02

From pet food taster, odour judge to professional sleeper, there are dozens of unconventional ways of making a living out there, writes Dion Chang.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution - An African perspective

2017-09-25 13:55

the Fourth Industrial Revolution can be used by Africa to become a full player in the world economy - but it must be impatient and ambitious to achieve this goal, says Monde Mawasha.

8 ways you’re hurting your smartphone

2017-09-20 15:42

Take these steps to help ensure you don’t cause undue damage to your mobile device.

Should young children own cellphones?

2017-09-19 13:09

Could your child's cellphone make them more vulnerable to cyberbullying? The experts weigh in.

This app will help you find someone to have a baby with

2017-09-06 14:57

This app helps you find someone to procreate with.

How to save money using technology

2017-09-03 06:00

From apps to advice from robots, innovators ensure you can hold on to your cash, writes Angelique Ruzicka.

Samsung pins its hopes on Note 8

2017-08-27 05:59

Samsung began its Galaxy Note 8 press conference in New York in the US on Thursday by vowing that it had addressed the Note 7’s $5.4bn (R71bn) battery disaster, which resulted in some of the devices exploding.

An app for safer roads, rewards responsible drivers

2017-08-17 13:02

Another insurance company plans to inspire South African drivers to be safer on roads by launching an app which rewards responsible drivers.

Technology and justice

2017-08-02 12:52

Camera and cellphone footage have provided solid evidence of various police shootings in the US which resulted in black members of the public being killed. But can tech really help bring the guilty to book?

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