ARTICLES RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY

Getting SA properly connected

2016-04-28 12:12

South Africa’s ICT services leave much wanting. Why does SA lag behind other African countries and what needs to be done to get our citizens connected?

Cape Town accelerator targets social transformation

2016-04-22 14:07

Local tech accelerator the Bandwidth Barn is determined to conduct social transformation with technology as a key part of its mandate.

Medical wonder: Microchip helps paralysed man move

2016-04-15 15:20

A paralysed man has regained some use of his arms, through a new method known as nerve-bypass technology.

US drones, sensors to replace Sinai troops

2016-04-13 20:06

The US is to use remote surveillance technology that may help reduce its roughly 700 peacekeeping troops in Sinai.

Management collapse to blame for Post Office losses

2016-04-13 07:57

Post Office chair Dr Simosezwe Lushaba has faced an angry Parliament, having to account for losses at the state-owned entity, which climbed to R1.4bn.

'Virtual fence' keeps Cape baboons at bay

2016-04-09 12:00

A "virtual fence" has been activated in Gordon's Bay as part of a baboon-management strategy, the City of Cape Town has said.

India's biometric database crosses billion mark

2016-04-05 16:13

India's biometric database has notched up one billion members as the government tries to allay concerns about privacy breaches.

Apple at 40: Stronger than ever as trend-setter

2016-03-31 10:20

Apple celebrates its 40th anniversary this week at the top of its game, as the Silicon Valley legend that sprang out of Steve Jobs' garage to reshape modern life with its trend-setting gadgets.

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Millions across the globe have downloaded instant messaging app WhatsApp, but there are a few not-so-obvious ways of tweaking several of its features.

Millions across the globe have downloaded instant messaging app WhatsApp, but there are a few not-so-obvious ways of tweaking several of its features.

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Naspers profit 'held back' by weak local currencies

2016-03-22 11:37

Naspers has said fiscal full-year profit growth will be held back by depressed sub-Saharan economies and weaker local currencies.

 

Cashing in on .com

2016-04-26 08:55

Why it’s worth betting on Verisign, which virtually has a monopoly on the administration of domain name registries.

Souped-up solar cart dishes out bowls of soup to Maties students

2016-04-15 16:18

Stellenbosch University Professor Paul Papka and his students have been dishing out bowls of soup heated up in their 6m-high medieval solar cart.

MeerKAT radio telescope will be operational in June - Pandor

2016-04-15 13:43

The first antennae for the MeerKAT radio telescope - the precursor to the large scale Square Kilometre Array project - will be ready for service at the end of June, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says.

Post Office chair must pay back the money - Scopa member

2016-04-13 10:34

Parliamentary officials have demanded that the Post Office chair pay back money lost through the resignations of top officials.

Here's where you can get your smart ID card

2016-04-11 14:09

South Africans can finally apply for their smart ID cards at local banks following the launch of government's eChannel programme.

Cwele jumps in to fix Post Office, Scopa spat

2016-04-07 08:55

The telecoms and postal services minister is attempting to smooth over a spat between the Post Office chair and Parliament's Standing Committee of Public Accounts.

Cwele skirts Telkom, Broadband Infraco merger question

2016-04-05 13:13

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services has distanced his department from reports that Telkom and BBI could merge.

New 'smart' bottle for uncorked wine

2016-03-29 21:38

A US startup says it has created the world's first 'smart' bottle which can keep wine as fresh as the day it was uncorked for up to a month.

TMG owner shifts to digital

2016-03-24 07:12

Tiso BlackStar Group, parent company of Times Media Group, has announced a shift in its media strategy in the face of declining print revenues.

Japan's apparel industry in hi-tech bid to secure future

2016-03-20 16:00

From ready-to-wear knits manufactured instantly to customised dresses produced on inkjet printers, Japan's apparel industry is turning to state-of-the-art technology in a bold bid to cut labour costs and secure its future.

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