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.

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.

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.

SA's most innovative company was founded by KZN female engineers who came up with a new way to share your documents securely

2018-06-08 13:47

Saryx, from Richards Bay, as the only female-owned company among the finalists at the FNB Business Innovation Awards.

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Now in SA, a fridge that can tell when you have run out of milk and works from your phone

The latest smart fridge from LG has just been launched in South Africa.

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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?

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Watch: Adidas' new 3D-printed shoe can be shaped according to your feet

Adidas envision customers walking into a store, briefly running on a treadmill, and then watching their shoe printed before their very eyes.

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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.

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These SA shipping containers - now used as solar-powered shops - can defend themselves against attacks

The SolarTurtle Automatic is so named because it looks like a turtle when folded out – and, like a reptile, it needs the sun to get going.

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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 Joburg paint company owner has revolutionised the way you use a roller tray

2018-06-09 14:59

The built-in tray prevents paint wastage.

40% of cargo space on SA trucks is empty — this new app is selling it, cheap

2018-06-07 09:14

An innovative new app is connecting South African transport companies with spare space on their trucks with consumers who want to transport goods.

Spotify ends misconduct policy after music-industry revolt

2018-06-03 16:05

Spotify rescinded a short-lived policy that penalised artists for misconduct, bowing to pressure from irate musicians and record labels, Bloomberg reports.

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