8 apps for the holiday season

2017-12-07 13:09

As another tumultuous year draws to a close, the vacation season is finally upon us. We compiled a list of eight apps that are set to amplify holiday experiences.

Tencent overtakes Facebook as market cap hits $531bn

2017-11-21 10:00

China's social media and video game giant Tencent has overtaken Facebook in market value as investors sent the company soaring to the top five list of the world's biggest firms.

Get ready for the next digital revolution

2017-11-20 12:28

Technology is moving ever deeper into immersive computing in the form of virtual and augmented reality. Many investors are wary of this trend, but the revenue numbers show it’s time to take note.

Winslyn looks at virtual and augmented reality

2017-11-15 14:14

kykNET’s Winslyn speaks to finweek contributor Mariam Isa about virtual and augmented reality. What should investors look out for?

Faster spectrum rollout to drop data costs

2017-10-25 15:49

A faster rollout of the telecommunications spectrum could see a further reduction in data costs, according to National Treasury.

Self-driving cars: Not ready yet but new rules open a path

2017-10-12 13:16

Although consumers can't yet get a self-driving car for themselves, the technology's long and windy road to market is getting shorter

Dion Chang: No really, that's my job

2017-10-01 06:02

From pet food taster, odour judge to professional sleeper, there are dozens of unconventional ways of making a living out there, writes Dion Chang.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution - An African perspective

2017-09-25 13:55

the Fourth Industrial Revolution can be used by Africa to become a full player in the world economy - but it must be impatient and ambitious to achieve this goal, says Monde Mawasha.

8 ways you’re hurting your smartphone

2017-09-20 15:42

Take these steps to help ensure you don’t cause undue damage to your mobile device.

Should young children own cellphones?

2017-09-19 13:09

Could your child's cellphone make them more vulnerable to cyberbullying? The experts weigh in.


The case for technological optimism

2017-11-29 10:56

Despite rapid technological innovation, growth in labour productivity is falling. But some economists argue it is too early to determine how artificial intelligence and machine learning will shape our lives.

Top fund vows loyalty as Tencent breaks $500bn value barrier

2017-11-21 06:35

One of the world’s best-performing equity gauges is set for further gains in 2018 as tech giant Tencent and consumer stocks drive it higher, says money manager Wang Menghai.

What does the law have to say about data leaks?

2017-11-16 14:33

Recently it was discovered that millions of South Africans’ personal data had been leaked. But will there be any repercussions for the company responsible?

Grieving via social media

2017-11-05 06:13

Last month, I lost a dear friend: suddenly and unexpectedly. You can never be fully prepared for death, but when it’s sudden and unexpected, you become dazed and disoriented while your brain tries to process the information, writes Dion Chang.

'Bully free' Vosloorus school empowers pupils to manage conflict

2017-10-15 06:00

To end a vicious spate of bullying on a WhatsApp group by Vosloorus pupils, 12 of them were put through a leadership course. They helped change their school’s culture and end the abuse.

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

2017-10-08 15:34

News organisations will soon need to adapt to artificial intelligence, augmented reality and automated journalism and find ways to connect beyond the smartphone, a new report shows.

Technology can help kids learn, but only if parents and teachers are involved

2017-09-26 11:17

Technology has once again proven to be a new and exciting way to keep learners interested and motivated to learn new concepts in class.

Tomorrow is electrifying: Nissan's next-gen Leaf headed for SA

2017-09-24 06:05

'The future of mobility has been here for some time but the new and improved version is rolling off the production line,' writes Gayle Edmunds at the launch of Nissan’s new-generation Leaf electric car.

Innovation could save SA’s economy – World Bank

2017-09-20 14:56

SA will need to boost productivity and attract more investment into research and development if it is to increase its economic output.

This app will help you find someone to have a baby with

2017-09-11 13:17

This app helps you find someone to procreate with.

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