US teens keep outsmarting Apple's features for limiting screen time, and parents are starting to get frustrated

2019-10-21 13:32

Teens have figured out ways around Apple's Screen Time parental controls, and they're now sharing their tips with each other.

Web in Travel Africa to launch in Cape Town next year

2019-10-20 17:29

WiT (Web in Travel) is bringing its event to Africa with the launch of WiT Africa in Cape Town in May 28, 2020.

Google just laid out its vision for the future of the smartphone with its new Pixel 4 — here's how it compares to the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro

2019-10-17 11:25

Google just announced the Pixel 4, its new flagship smartphone. Here's how it compares to Apple's new iPhone 11 Pro.

Mark Zuckerberg responds to report he's been hosting private dinners with prominent US conservatives like Tucker Carlson and Lindsey Graham by telling people they should try listening to 'a wide range of viewpoints'

2019-10-15 10:51

Mark Zuckerberg defended his off-the-record dinners, writing in a Facebook post that "hearing from a wide range of viewpoints is part of learning."

A US startup can 3D-print tiny homes in 24 hours for a fraction of traditional building costs — here's how it could revolutionise affordable housing

2019-10-13 20:58

The Austin startup can build 3D-printed homes on-location, instead of at an off-site factory, for cheaper than traditional home building.

Apple is reportedly considering a subscription bundle for Apple Music and its streaming service Apple TV Plus, but the music industry is worried it will lose money on the deal

2019-10-10 06:26

The Financial Times reports that Apple has considered packaging its growing subscription services, but music industry executives remain skeptical.

Altron awarded Microsoft licencing provider contract

2019-10-07 20:04

Microsoft has named JSE-listed technology company Altron as a licensing solution provider in South Africa.

WATCH: Samsung's Galaxy Fold is brutally tested

2019-10-06 16:11

CNET demonstrates the tech equivalent of a brutal medieval torture designed to break the will of dissidents and heretics alike.

Over 200 million 'Words with Friends' players may have had their passwords stolen in a recent data breach

2019-10-01 21:13

A hacker claims he accessed data from more than 200 million people who played "Words with Friends" on iPhone and Android.

Facebook now blocks people from sharing links to notorious piracy site The Pirate Bay

2019-10-01 09:02

Facebook no longer allows its billions of users to share links to world's most well-known piracy website, The Pirate Bay.


Motorola is hinting that it will reveal a foldable smartphone version of the iconic Razr in less than a month

2019-10-21 09:40

Motorola confirmed earlier this year it's working on a foldable smartphone, and rumors say that it'll look like the iconic Razr from the mid 2000s.

82% of South Africans believe the country is going in the wrong direction – survey

2019-10-19 07:00

Research indicates that 82% of South Africans believe the country is going in the wrong direction, a 'trend spotter' tells delegates at a retail conference.

Gen Z women are less likely than millennial women to want to be reachable at all times, and it might be a sign of 'tech fatigue'

2019-10-17 07:10

Gen Z women are less optimistic about technology's ability to positively impact them than millennials, according to a new study.

Snapchat is down, and the company says it's working on a fix

2019-10-14 19:27

Snapchat confirmed Monday morning that users are experiencing issues with sending photos and chats to users. The company says it's working on it.

Tim Cook sent a memo to employees explaining why he stands by Apple's decision to remove an app used by Hong Kong protesters to track police

2019-10-11 16:15

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a staff email that the app was being used to "maliciously target individual officers for violence."

Microsoft's cutting-edge, super-slim Surface Pro X laptop doesn't have a headphone jack

2019-10-09 17:20

Microsoft has also made its own headphone jack dongle so you can plug wired headphones into the Surface Pro X.

A cybersecurity expert describes the underground hacker network where stolen usernames and passwords are 'traded like Pokémon cards'

2019-10-07 12:47

Hackers use secret networks to aggregate and trade millions of stolen login credentials and passwords, according to a cybersecurity expert.

Google contractors allegedly offered darker-skinned homeless people gift cards to scan their faces for facial recognition software

2019-10-05 12:54

Multiple sources claiming to have worked on the data collection project claim they were instructed to record the faces of homeless people

Pope Francis warns Silicon Valley that if it isn't careful with AI it could lead to an 'unfortunate regression to a form of barbarism'

2019-10-01 18:10

The Pope invited tech execs and academics to the Vatican to discuss the moral implications of AI at a recent conference.

The most incredible perks Silicon Valley workers can take advantage of, from free rental cars to travel stipends

2019-09-29 20:11

Employees at Silicon Valley tech companies have access to perks like travel stipends, on-site acupuncture and massages, and more.

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