Microsoft just announced a huge new update to Windows 10 — here's what's new

2018-04-27 17:34

The April 2018 Update for Windows 10 from Microsoft is out on Monday, and brings a bunch of new features and tweaks.

New Spectre and Meltdown patches cause reboot issues

2018-01-15 17:14

New patches to fixes against security vulnerabilities from Spectre and Meltdown have been reported to cause system rebooting issues on computers around the world.

Not quite dead: MS Paint rises from the ashes

2017-07-25 14:59

Microsoft Paint is brought back from the dead after an outpouring of love.

Tracking innovation helps community combat crime

2017-05-05 06:44

Tumi Matshego's company Legratron has come up with an innovative tracking solution to help the community in his crime-ridden hometown of Sebokeng.

Uber exec quits amid sexual harassment allegation

2017-02-28 09:21

Uber Technologies executive Amit Singhal resigned after the ride-hailing company learned of a sexual harassment allegation from his previous job at Google.

Treasury's Microsoft deal to contribute to 'fiscal stability'

2016-12-11 18:00

A contract between Microsoft, National Treasury and the State Information Technology Agency could result in significant savings for the national fiscus.

Joburg calls on techies to help map its streets

2016-08-10 14:26

Johannesburg is calling on software developers to help improve processes of allocating and maintaining street addresses in rural and informal settlements in the municipality.

Breaking tech barriers

2016-07-05 14:05

Snapt is a local tech start-up that offers high-end virtualised and cloud-based load balancing, web acceleration and security software. It plans to expand its global client base.

Microsoft wants you using Windows 10, like it or not

2016-02-04 11:58

Older Windows machines are starting to get automatic downloads for Windows 10, even if you didn't request it and maybe don't want it

SAP CEO loses eye after fall

2015-09-18 15:46

The chief executive of one of the world’s biggest enterprise software companies has lost his left eye in a freak accident.

 

New Samsung software to enable dual cameras in cheaper smartphones

2018-02-11 19:00

South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung has announced new software which will enable its cheaper smartphones to use dual cameras.

BlackBerry, Baidu partner to work on driver-less car software

2018-01-04 18:48

BlackBerry's efforts to push into self-driving cars has taken a new step forward as it signed a deal with Chinese internet giant Baidu to work together on automotive software.

REVEALED: Siri now has a male voice #wwdc2017

2017-06-05 18:53

Apple has made some interesting announcements at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2017, such as Siri having a male voice and being able to speak new languages. Follow this blog for all the details.

SA tech start-up poised for expansion into rural African communities

2017-03-23 19:15

Mobile application and software development start-up, Velvet Technologies is eyeing expansion into African rural communities after a three-year self-funded success.

China to develop prototype super, super computer this year

2017-01-18 09:53

China plans to develop a prototype exascale computer by the end of the year, state media said, as it seeks to win a global race to be the first to build a machine capable of a billion, billion calculations per second.

What to expect as Apple gets ready for Mac update

2016-10-19 08:36

Apple Inc.’s long drought of Mac updates is soon coming to an end ahead of the important holiday sales period.

How 'bots' and Slack are shaking up financial software

2016-07-28 11:11

At the annual conference of one of the world’s leading accounting software companies in Chicago this week, big names were overshadowed by future technologies, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

One phone break-in can wreak havoc, warns Apple software chief

2016-03-07 06:56

Apple’s software chief warned that creating a backdoor into the iPhone at the centre of its battle with the US government could threaten the safety of millions.

Microsoft unveils new smartphones, laptop

2015-10-07 13:37

The software giant has launched a series of new gadgets in a bid to win a bigger share of the competitive mobile market.

App for job seekers

2015-07-13 10:14

KWAZULU-NATAL software developers have created an app to help with the aim of alleviateing South Africa’s unemployment woes.

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