How market disruptors can thrive in SA

2016-10-19 16:33

MBA graduate Buhle Miranda Goslar looks at what makes up the DNA of a market disruptor.

320 new robots to ease new Volkswagen model assembly

2016-10-10 14:37

320 new robots have been installed at the Volkswagen Body Shop as part of the new major investments in the Uitenhage factory.

Technology will transform conventional SA mining - PwC

2016-10-05 06:59

Pricey and unsafe conventional mining does not have a long life and technology and innovation will bring about a different way of working, says PwC.

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.


Naspers to sell Allegro for $3.25bn

2016-10-14 17:30

Cinven Group has agreed to buy Naspers' Polish online auction site Allegro for $3.25bnn, taking on rivals such as EBay in the eastern European country.

New FBI head in San Francisco was key figure in iPhone hack

2016-10-06 06:27

Special Agent Jack Bennett was at the FBI's computer investigation lab in Quantico, Virginia, when an outside company showed the bureau how it could hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

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.

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