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.

Car tech device to reduce fuel costs

2016-06-21 09:06

A new device to help save fuel costs will hit the commercial market before the end of the year, the developers have announced.

Millennials in the workplace – do they require special treatment?

2016-06-14 19:53

What makes millennials, otherwise known as Generation Y'ers, tick, and do they require special treatment? Jessica Edgson, a millennial herself, investigates.

Colorado students build drone for Rwanda park

2016-06-07 23:15

A Denver teen who visited Rwanda's Akagera National Park last summer had an idea he thought would make the rangers' job easier.

Tech boost for SA medical wearable market

2016-06-03 12:27

A new partnership between the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and mLab Southern Africa aims to boost health technologies through wearable devices.

Ultimate ice breakers – Nudging goes digital. 4 Tips.

2016-06-01 06:30

Ideas on how to nudge people who aren’t getting back to you without coming across as a ‘spam-pest’, or a ‘phone-stalker’.

Huawei sues Samsung over wireless patents

2016-05-25 09:31

Huawei says it has filed suit in the US against Samsung, claiming its rival has infringed on patents on wireless connectivity for mobile devices.


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.

A crash-detecting app that travels with you

2016-06-21 10:51

CrashDetech is an app that detects when you are involved in an accident…and summons help.

How our young people help to change the world

2016-06-15 15:24

Today, our youth harness the power of technology to bring about change.

Tech firms dominate top 100 brands

2016-06-10 13:03

Tech companies have tightened their grip on the world’s most valuable brands, an international survey has showed.

SA needs advanced industrial relations, fast

2016-06-06 12:16

With the rise of automation, the relationship between local companies and workers needs an overhaul on a fundamental level.

Golden era of technology is coming - Amazon's Jeff Bezos

2016-06-01 16:58

We're on the edge of the golden era when it comes to technology, according to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

The rise of the bot

2016-05-26 08:13

Bots are an automation technology which simplifies tasks we would normally do on our own. They’re also possibly a new frontier for businesses, retailers and savvy marketers.

Better ways to measure improvement than GDP

2016-05-24 16:15

Gross domestic product is the widely-used indicator for the general prosperity of society. While useful, it has its limits, and some adjustments to the measure need to be tabled.

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