The world’s first 3D printed housing project is soon to be underway – see how they’re made

2018-06-21 17:09

A team are working together to achieve a revolutionary new project.

Okay there goes all our money. You can now shop directly from Instagram Stories

2018-06-14 12:24

Ever wished you could buy that cute dress off a Story? It's become a reality.

At R50 for 1 gig, this is SA’s cheapest data network. It took us 6 minutes to sign up

2018-06-11 16:44

But getting the SIM card proved to be a problem.

Bogoshi gives BCX a boost

2018-06-10 09:52

Telkom unit CEO intends to reverse declining call revenue and grow its service offering.

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.

'Hi, I'm Pepper' - first humanoid robot in SA gently introduces herself

2018-06-05 06:44

Pepper, the first humanoid robot in South Africa, is a demonstration of how customer-facing robots can ease business and help people.

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Spotify rescinded a short-lived policy that penalised artists for misconduct, bowing to pressure from irate musicians and record labels, Bloomberg reports.

6 games you should play that will turn even a hobby into an obsession

2018-05-22 16:15

Newbie to gaming? This list of recommendations is perfect for almost every personality.

Beware the surveillance state

2018-05-20 06:06

With her latest book, academic Jane Duncan makes a valuable contribution to the study of surveillance in SA, especially in light of the pending Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill. In this extract, she argues that Rica is an imperfect check on interception abuses by the state.

Higher education getting ready for 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' - Pandor

2018-05-18 08:46

Minister Naledi Pandor says she intends to set up a multi-sectoral task team to advise the higher education sector on how it should take up the opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

 

Refugee women use their voices through digital storytelling

2018-06-18 12:47

Wider access to technology has increased possibilities to share stories via digital means, writes The Conversation.

Love wining and dining? Eat Out has just launched a new restaurant booking app

2018-06-14 11:31

Now you can book a table at a restaurant with the scroll of a thumb and a tap of a finger.

Preserving the past by conjuring nostalgia

2018-06-11 15:08

Conserve the Sound is an online archive of sounds taken from yesteryear. This platform will take you back in time, awakening forgotten memories.

If robots steal our jobs, maybe we should make them pay tax

2018-06-10 09:29

It could help stop the benefits of automation from flowing only to the wealthy, but how do you define a robot?

5 things you're doing every day that could be hurting your eyesight

2018-06-06 06:45

Your eyes are precious, but people often take them for granted by avoiding eye exams or staring at screens for too long. We know that looking directly into the sun can hurt our eyes, but what else are we doing to harm our eye health without realising it.

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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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Privacy advocates urge Amazon not to sell face recognition tool to police

2018-05-23 10:24

Amazon's decision to market a powerful face recognition tool to police is alarming privacy advocates, who say the tech giant's reach could vastly accelerate a dystopian future in which camera-equipped officers can identify and track people in real time, whether they're involved in crimes or not.

How to print a house

2018-05-22 14:52

Technology is disrupting just about every industry imaginable. Looking for a house? Soon you might be able to 3D print it.

Your period tracking app may be giving out all your private info - and making money from it

2018-05-18 16:42

The apps you use to track your menstrual cycle may be mining your user data.

I stopped using my phone for 2 hours before bed, and it had a more powerful effect than I expected

2018-05-16 17:14

Phone use right before bed could be negatively impacting our sleep quality. Since I have trouble sleeping, I decided to stop looking at my phone for two hours before bed for a two-week period. As a result, I slept better, spent more quality time with

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