Meerkat Project wins award for counter-poaching technology in KNP

2018-11-17 14:28

The Meerkat Project Team based in the Kruger National Park has bagged the South African National Parks (SANParks) Kudu innovation award for their work on counter-poaching.

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This 33-year-old is about to trek across Antarctica alone — no-one has survived it. He's bringing just one pair of underwear.

2018-11-03 17:53

No one has crossed the South Pole alone (unaided) and survived. Colin O'Brady wants to be the first — here's his plan.

Time magazine has named this South African invention one of its top 50 'genius' products

2018-10-11 13:00

The Wonderbag not only looks beautiful but provides a cheap way to cook food.

How to think outside the box

2018-09-13 14:21

When it comes to problem-solving and decision-making, we need to engage in critical thinking. But, more often than not, we are operating in ‘automatic mode’. So how do we rewire our thought process?

This is what Silicon Valley would look like if it was made up of black women - in Africa

2018-09-06 14:49

Imagine if women had an innovation, tech hub of their own? Here's our list of the disruptors who could easily create their own region of startups.

11 signs your boss may be a narcissist, including lots of swearing

2018-08-30 10:11

A narcissist at work may make your day-to-day difficult — and it's not much better if that narcissist is your boss. 

Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier

2018-07-15 17:54

With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis wouldn't look out of place among the start-ups on the other side of the world in Silicon Valley.

Dubai is getting the world's largest vertical farm — and it will grow produce for the world's largest international airport

2018-07-10 18:23

A Silicon Valley food startup and one of the world's largest airline catering operators, are building an indoor farm that will produce three tons of greens daily.

This tech company used ‘minivation’ to help companies to sell more

2018-06-11 14:32

Human beings like to play it safe and there is nothing as comforting and familiar as the status quo, says the CEO.


This new app will direct tourists to safe roads around the Kruger

2018-11-14 18:07

The Greater Kruger Card app connects users with restaurants and activities – and routes them around protests.

After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future

2018-11-13 08:13

What is next for the smartphone, which has become the hottest-selling consumer device around the world in just over a decade?

This South African super-strong brick is made from human urine - a world first

2018-10-24 16:18

Chemically speaking, urine is “liquid gold”.

Companies like IKEA and Accenture are following in Google's footsteps to stay ahead of the curve

2018-09-17 18:31

The labs are designed to attract the brightest minds in technology, giving them a place to channel their entrepreneurial spirit with the security of working for an established organisation.

Department seeks to double spend on science, technology and innovation

2018-09-12 09:45

The commitment to double government spending on research and development would mean that spending could increase to more than R64bn by 2028.

Google Chrome, the most popular web browser in the world, is considering an idea that would fundamentally change how we all experience the internet

2018-09-05 14:02

The Google Chrome team is looking at ways to revolutionise URLs — to make them both easier to understand and more secure.

Cape Town now has twice as many tech workers as Joburg - here's why

2018-07-31 15:48

Cape Town employs 40,000 people in the tech industry.

SA ranked most innovative country in sub-Saharan Africa

2018-07-11 20:05

SA scored well for its sophisticated market and business sector. But the research also found room for improvement: low foreign direct investment, too many pupils per teacher at schools, and low enrollment rates at tertiary institutions.

This SA-created irrigation system cuts water usage by up to 70% - and is revolutionising orchards

2018-07-02 07:32

Combining the benefits of micro irrigation and drip irrigation, Tree Hog wets a large area at the base of a tree, helping it develop a strong root system, while not encouraging weeds.

Trump policies won’t unravel these SA entrepreneurs' plans

2018-06-10 14:00

Founders and entrepreneurs of an innovative fuel payment processing system have their sights set on the US, and President Donald Trump’s policies won’t deter them.

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