AI Is getting better at writing fake news

2019-02-16 07:00

AI can now produce convincing-looking fake news, says Leonid Bershidsky.

Trump to call for investment in artificial intelligence

2019-02-12 08:48

US President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritise research and development in the field of artificial intelligence.

Messaging platform provider Slack says it's filed to go public

2019-02-04 20:19

Slack Technologies said it has filed confidentially with regulators to list the company’s shares in the US.

WATCH: South African 'lost city' found using laser technology

2019-01-30 19:14

Researchers used cutting edge laser technology to recreate an ancient city that existed near Johannesburg from the 15th century until about 200 years ago.

Device-free dining: How often do you eat without the presence of technology?

2019-01-29 14:38

The internet is a vital tool in many of our lives, but what does it mean when it begins to take over your precious mealtime?

Explainer: 2019 a busy year for African internet shutdowns

2019-01-21 08:03

2019 is already a busy year for internet shutdowns in Africa, with governments ordering cutoffs as soon as a crisis appears.

Watch: Samsung has launched a new robot waiter - and one that cares for the elderly

Another new Samsung robot cleans air pollution.

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Huawei uproar widens as Poland arrests two in China-spying probe

2019-01-11 21:02

Poland has arrested a Huawei employee and a former Polish security agent and accused them of spying for China, public television news channel TVPInfo said on Friday.

Smarter and creepier: Internet-connected devices are creeping into just about everything in your home

2019-01-07 22:28

With every additional smart device in your home, companies are able to gather more details about your daily life.

Chinese firms offer subsidies on Huawei phones in show of support

2018-12-30 08:30

Chinese firms are encouraging staff to buy Huawei smartphones following Canada's arrest of a top Huawei executive on a US extradition request, which has triggered an outpouring of nationalist support.


750 000 bits of junk circle Earth. This firm wants to clear it

2019-02-14 21:39

As the satellite industry booms, a Japan-based venture is working to prevent space-debris collisions that could paralyse transport, defence and telecommunications systems.

CEOs and execs might flock to 'digital detoxes' to break free of their phones, but those detoxes are usually missing the point

2019-02-11 12:22

Use your break from digital technology to reevaluate your tech habits and change your life forever, says Georgetown professor Cal Newport.

WATCH: Top world news stories, January 31

2019-01-31 06:00

Here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH..

WATCH: Top world news stories, January 30

2019-01-30 05:55

Here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH..

These billion-rand cities are straight out of science fiction, and they will soon become a reality

2019-01-28 13:41

The technologies in these billion-dollar megaprojects rival science fiction.

Inside Curro's first high-tech high school: there’s no sports, but it's also much cheaper

2019-01-21 07:13

At Curro Foreshore in the Cape Town CBD, pupils are taught via digital learning, and the focus is on technology and science.

Understanding Apple’s life cycle

2019-01-17 09:09

Nearly two decades ago Apple experienced a revival, thanks to the release of its groundbreaking iPod. The iPhone then followed. But innovation at the company has largely stalled. So, what does this mean for the once fast-growing stock?

Seven key issues to determine success of US-China trade talks

2019-01-07 06:15

US and Chinese officials are set to begin trade negotiations on Monday in the hope of reaching a deal during a 90-day truce between President Donald Trump and his counterpart Xi Jinping.

Closing the books on tech’s deceptively good year

2018-12-25 16:31

Tech’s no-good very-bad year was by some measures deceptively good, says Bloomberg's Fully Charged.

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