WATCH: How the first genderless voice assistant is challenging stereotypes

2019-06-15 13:15

The first genderless voice assistant aims to solve the problem that happens when technology fails to represent everyone.

Why you’d want to be the neighbour of an African president

2019-06-04 15:08

A recent study shows that Chinese investment in African countries is often used to create infrastructure in a selective manner. This can prove detrimental for many of a country’s citizens.

Hungary to build R16bn green-powered town from scratch

2019-05-30 23:00

Hungary is planning to create a green-powered town with jobs and housing for thousands on a barren strip of Danube flood plain.

Unhappy Facebook investors seek to confront Zuckerberg, board

2019-05-28 23:00

Facebook shareholders want Mark Zuckerberg to have less power.

The 'anti-groping app' has become a hit in Japan - could it be something that would work in South Africa?

2019-05-22 17:07

People are raving about the Japanese anti-groping app. Should SA be taking notes?

Amazon is trying to make working in its warehouses like playing a video game

2019-05-22 08:04

A new option in five Amazon warehouses lets employees battle against each other for glory and prizes.

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.

10 women who made discoveries that helped shape the world as we know it today

2019-05-17 12:32

We can’t imagine what life would be like today if it weren’t for these women who made world-changing discoveries. We’re looking at women who were instrumental in breaking ground, either by discovery or invention, in the fields of medicine, technology, mathematics, physics, and more.

e-Voting: Election fix or hacker's paradise?

2019-05-10 15:50

E-voting could help reduce incidents of double voting and the spoiling of ballot papers, say experts - but there could be serious drawbacks too.

This start-up construction company wants to tune-up excavators with self-driving tech

They’re meant to do the basic menial tasks of drivers, so humans can focus on the more complex work.

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WATCH: Flying jet suits unveiled by British company ahead of planned race series

2019-06-14 12:12

British company Gravity Industries has unveiled its jet suit designs ahead of a planned race series involving the unique technology.

WATCH: Emergency blood could soon be transported by drone in South Africa

2019-05-31 09:41

The South African National Blood Service, in conjunction with the Western Cape Blood Service, have hatched a plan to deliver emergency blood to hospitals by drone. Watch.

WATCH: Emergency blood could soon be transported by drone in South Africa

2019-05-30 17:44

SANBS believe the UAV will be a South African first and potentially save many lives.

China seeks global cooperation on technology after Huawei's US ban

2019-05-26 13:33

Countries should cooperate in developing the Internet, big data and artificial intelligence, says China President Xi Jinping in a letter to the China International Big Data Industry Expo.

Trump may reportedly blacklist Chinese surveillance giant Hikvision, showing the trade war is shifting from sweeping tariffs to direct attacks on companies

2019-05-22 14:53

Reports that Trump may ban exports to Hikvision, on the heels of the Huawei drama, highlight the trade war is evolving — and traders are jittery.

The handbag of the future has a mini screen thanks to Royole and Louis Vuitton

2019-05-21 12:42

Chinese technology company Royole as well as Louis Vuitton, have unveiled the handbags and hats of the future, which allow you to wear your Insta-feed with pride.

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.

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.

Forget robots, the future's biggest transformation will be on the roads

2019-04-30 05:45

And that doesn't necessarily mean self-driving cars, says Tyler Cowen.

Uber drivers may each get up to R570,000 as the company celebrates its Wall Street listing

2019-04-26 17:25

Uber plans to pay out the money to more than 1.1 million drivers around the world.

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