Boost for SA tech training to benefit 3 000 young people

2018-04-23 04:45

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative has scored an impressive cash injection to boost technology skills among young South Africans.

Things are looking up in SA. Which is why you should consider investing in these 5 international companies, says Old Mutual

2018-04-20 17:40

The stronger rand makes it more affordable to invest in global defensive stocks like Nestlé and Johnson & Johnson.

Is humankind on the cusp of a second Renaissance?

2018-04-18 13:21

Individuals will have to learn from the past and become outward-focused future gazers in order to adapt to a changing future.

This American cryptocurrency startup with a 12-year-old CEO is trying to solve a common frustration among gamers

2018-04-16 18:51

12-year-old George Weiksner and his father Michael are creating an ethereum-based token that can be used across multiple gaming platforms.

We tested 11 SA accents on Google’s new app, and it perfectly understands Zuma – but not Malema

2018-04-14 07:20

Google released an app better suited to African bandwidth – and accents. We put it to the test on 11 distinct South African accents.

Google just launched ’Google Go', an app that uses 40% less data – and can understand sub-Saharan Africa's unique accents. This is what it looks like.

2018-04-12 16:54

Google is releasing an app in Africa that will help internet users overcome obstacles such as the lack of high-speed connectivity.

Elon Musk's 'Boring Company' now prioritises pedestrians over cars — here's how it would work

Elon Musk's 'Boring Company' now prioritises pedestrians over cars — here's how it would work.

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A 'Star Trek' writer made a 1999 prediction that absolutely nailed what technology is like today

2018-04-02 18:14

A magazine column from 1999 went viral because its predictions about technology are dead-on.

Sexist gadgets: Pink no longer means smaller, slower and for women only

2018-03-29 17:14

Technology and its users are learning to embrace pink as more than just a gender specific colour.

Your phone is killing your ability to focus at work — even if you think it isn't

2018-03-27 08:23

Your cell phone can make it harder for you to concentrate at work and sabotage your productivity, even it's turned off, finds a new scientific study.


Tencent and WWF announce digital partnership

2018-04-22 13:35

Tencent and conservation group WWF have announced a partnership to develop digital-based ecological projects to create exhibitions in public spaces.

7 tricks used by card fraud criminals in South Africa – and how to protect yourself against them

2018-04-19 16:55

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre released its card fraud statistics for 2017. Here's how to guard against the common scams.

Egypt's mufti issues fatwa against buying Facebook 'likes'

2018-04-17 14:30

Egypt's top mufti has issued a fatwa, or a religious decree, saying that buying Facebook "likes" is prohibited under Islam because it's a form of fraud and deception.

WATCH: Tanzania law for online content 'threatens free speech'

2018-04-16 13:28

Tanzania's government has approved a new law that regulates content online. Bloggers, social media influencers and online platforms will now have to apply for a licence and pay a fee of $930 if they want to keep their sites up.

Altron expects profit boost from restructuring

2018-04-12 16:57

Information Technology firm Altron expects its financial results due out next month to differ by 20%, due to the restructuring of the business.

Tech sector frets as US-China trade tensions simmer

2018-04-08 19:54

As US-China trade tensions ratchet up, the technology sector is fretting over the potential for collateral damage to one of America's most important export industries.

The Great Firewall of China

2018-04-03 16:09

How to travel to a country where internet access is limited and sites like Google and Facebook are blocked.

11 dramatic ways the world has changed in the last 20 years alone

2018-03-30 09:54

Progress and innovation over the past 20 years alone have changed the world in countless ways, from technology, to politics, to global demographics.

10 Amazingly helpful food and recipe apps you need to download right now

2018-03-28 11:13

Looking for a quick way to plan your next grocery shop? Or maybe your meals for the weekend? Check out these epic apps that will help you along the way.

Nando's launches spellcheck campaign

2018-03-12 20:50

Nando's has launched a campaign to force spellcheckers to recognise local names instead of flagging them as typos.

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