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


Building a worldwide software business

2018-08-23 10:36

Software company Adapt IT has recently taken the final step in its integration strategy by consolidating its eight offices into one head office in Midrand. It’s also increased turnover in flat local economic conditions and is now actively eyeing acquisition opportunities on the rest of the continent.

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.

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