50 years of the microwave oven

2017-03-19 06:07

A remarkable find in 1967 changed our lives forever, writes Timothy J Jorgensen.

Hooked on coding

2017-03-12 06:16

Every child should learn digital skills because even social workers, nurses and policemen will need them in the workplace. Christina Kennedy investigates.

The gamification of education

2017-03-08 16:32

Using games in the classroom is a great way to teach kids in a more creative and efficient way.

Elon Musk: Tech dreamer reaching for sun, moon and stars

2017-03-05 15:39

Sending tourists for a trip around the moon is the latest big idea launched by SA-born Elon Musk, known for turning his passions into visionary enterprises.

World to hit 5bn phone users in 2017 - study

2017-02-28 07:55

The number of mobile phone users globally will surpass five billion by the middle of this year, according to a study released an association of mobile operators.

How Treasury wants tech to boost the SA economy

2017-02-22 14:52

The rapid era of technology we live in has the potential to bring more services to people, more cost-effectively, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Jaguar owners can buy fuel via their car's touchscreen

Jaguar and Land Rover has teamed up with petrol company Shell to offer owners the option to pay for fuel via the touchscreen of their car.

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Adapt IT reaps rewards for looking outside sluggish SA

2017-02-13 14:37

Information technology solutions company Adapt IT has posted R460m in turnover, up from R310m in 2015 during the same period.

De-risking threatens global financial system - deputy Sarb governor

2017-02-03 12:05

Deputy Reserve Bank governor Daniel Mminele says that banks de-risking from emerging market and developing economies is contributing to global financial fragmentation.

Get an Edge in the digital age

2017-01-23 06:01

News24 has launched a new app specifically designed to help filter the news to your interests, so that consuming information will become tailored, streamlined and simpler.


New app gives parents remote control of their kids devices

2017-03-17 10:17

Google's new Family Link app allows parents a high level of access and control to their children's cellphones.

African governments versus social media: Why the uneasy relationship?

2017-03-08 18:03

This is election year for several African countries and there's a need to ensure social media isn't used to incite violence. But can governments be prevented from restricting citizens’ rights?

Africa can be a global tech leader, says Cisco

2017-03-06 13:55

The eyes of the world are back on Africa and there is an opportunity for South Africa and the continent to leadership in innovation and technology.

On my radar: Privacy, the new status symbol

2017-03-05 00:26

The rise of social-media algorithmic management is unsettling, but can we get away from it, asks Dion Chang.

R1.9bn budgeted for rural high-speed internet

2017-02-22 15:17

Government plans to invest in high-speed internet connections in public buildings and schools in eight pilot districts, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Satellite tracking could be used to save lives on the road

2017-02-22 08:14

A prefecture in China's Xinjiang region is requiring all vehicles to install satellite tracking systems as part of stepped-up measures against violent attacks

Swedish supermarket tests lasers to label veg

2017-02-15 21:00

Several Swedish supermarkets have started to use laser marks instead of labels on fruit and vegetables.

Complicit in a new exploitation

2017-02-08 13:24

Is technology encouraging us yet again to ride roughshod over our humanity?

New technology poses huge global risk - WEF report

2017-01-17 19:50

The world is entering a highly disruptive phase of technological change, which is one of the big five global risks highlighted in a report presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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