ARTICLES RELATING TO INNOVATION

How 10 key emerging technologies are changing manufacturing

2019-05-21 06:00

Here's how 10 movers and shakers see manufacturing changing in the 4th industrial revolution.

Take a look: South Africa's first licensed crop-spraying drone takes flight - and it could change farming forever

2019-05-16 12:28

Drones can fly closer, spray more accurately and are more cost efficient than traditional applicators.

Most startups fail in 5 years - but we can change that

2019-04-27 08:00

Most new companies fail within five years. Innovation is crucial to survival, but it carries its own risks and is too often avoided or mismanaged, says LJ Grobler.

Tesla accuses billionaire's engineer of stealing tech secrets

2019-03-22 16:37

He sold his internet company for billions of dollars and then bet on an electric-vehicle startup, posting about it frequently on social media, but he's not Elon Musk.

15 things you didn't know were invented by women

2019-03-09 18:08

We rounded up inventions by women that you may not know about, from the simple chocolate-chip cookie to the first bulletproof fabric.

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Watch: Samsung has launched a new robot waiter - and one that cares for the elderly

Another new Samsung robot cleans air pollution.

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Toyota wants world to use its tech that keeps cars from crashing

2019-01-09 06:00

Carmaker Toyota has decided to share with rivals an automated safety system that uses self-driving technology to keep cars from crashing.

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Watch: These incredible toilets are changing the world

They're saving human lives one poop at a time.

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Business model with a heart

2018-11-27 10:38

Wonderbag has revolutionised an old method of cooking to make money while creating a better future for all. And the world has taken notice.

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.

 

Want to be a disruptor? Forget technology, focus on the customer - exec

2019-05-19 17:57

The key challenge for businesses today is not to master new technologies, but to solve the 'wicked problems' they and their customers may face in an increasingly complex environment.

Retailers are tracking where you shop – and where you sleep

2019-04-28 15:10

Retailers are finding all kinds of uses for location data from customers’ phones.

Samsung's foldable screens fail in some early review models

2019-04-18 10:42

Some test models of Samsung's new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, casting a shadow over next week’s introduction of a $1,980 device meant to rejuvenate a flagging market and showcase the Asian company’s technology expertise.

11 outrageous ideas that made people ridiculously rich

2019-03-13 15:23

Everyone has million-dollar ideas, but people rarely act on them. Mistakes, too, can sometimes even mean millions.

The 6 best businesses to start this year - including vegan snacks and African haircare

2019-02-09 05:55

One of South Africa's top entrepreneurs has advice for those looking for business ideas.

Fine Woolworths or get them to host a small business event? Fin24 readers weigh in

2019-01-10 15:14

From calling on Woolworths to be fined for the 'striking similarities' with the Ubuntu Baba baby carrier to insisting that the retailer explain how 'unethical' practices took place, Fin24 readers had a lot to say.

The top tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

2018-12-04 18:25

Here are the biggest innovations to expect in 2019, from lightning-fast internet and flexible viewing services to the latest in AI.

Naspers eyes more opportunities in food delivery

2018-11-30 19:57

Naspers is focusing on expanding in the food delivery space, and the internet and media group is also still bullish about its growth prospects through its stake in Chinese tech giant Tencent, says CFO Basil Sgourdos.

Bill Gates is so obsessed with redesigning the world's toilets — he brought a jar of poop onstage in Beijing to prove it

2018-11-18 17:14

Bill Gates is spending $400 million to fund research into a new kind of toilet that doesn't require a sewer system.

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.

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