ARTICLES RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY

Trump reportedly green lighted some US firms to do business with Huawei ahead of US-China trade talks

2019-10-11 10:00

The US government blacklisted the Chinese telecoms titan in May, banning US firms from doing business with it.

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Watch: South Africa’s first crop-spraying drones can legally fly from today – saving farmers millions

The drone successfully applied chemicals at a rate of 30 litres per hour. In 1.5 hours it covered an approximate area of 6 hectares.

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4 ways artificial intelligence is transforming African industries and communities – including by helping to diagnose eye disease

2019-09-13 07:03

Many people see robots as a potential threat to their jobs – but others, like Jacques Ludik, believe they can uplift communities.

Public, private sector will have to work together on UN sustainable development goals, WEF hears

2019-09-10 08:43

A collaborative effort from both the private and public sector is necessary to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, delegates at WEF Africa heard.

Less 'screen time,' more sleep = better-behaved kids?

2019-08-25 22:00

Research claims that kids who seldom used devices later in the evening and got enough sleep are less prone to impulsive behaviour.

Sunday Read: 'I am proud I did not get an invitation to the Zondo commission' – CEO

2019-08-25 09:30

Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall'Omo shares details on the international tech giant's role in changing the world for the better, and why more companies should do the same.

SA businesses still in their comfort zone when it comes to AI - expert

2019-08-14 07:25

There is a massive gap among SA businesses between understanding the impact of using technology and actually embracing technology, says Arthur Goldstuck of World Wide Worx.

Cape Town wants to use drones to combat crime – here’s how it would work

2019-08-06 15:34

The City of Cape Town has trained a team six pilots and purchased several drones already. Now all they need is a green light.

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo unveiled a futuristic new 'waterfall screen' that makes the phone look almost entirely bezel-less

2019-07-29 20:48

Samsung may have made curved screen edges its signature design feature, but Oppo took it to an extreme, and it's doing a better job of hiding bezels.

Japan recycled nearly 80,000 tons of cell phones and other electronics to make the medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

2019-07-25 21:29

There was enough recycled metal from old gadgets, including 32 kilograms of gold, to make approximately 5,000 medals for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

 

Bruce Whitfield: Machines promise a ‘golden age’ for banking – and that is very bad news for bank employees

2019-10-03 10:33

200,000 jobs will go in the US the next decade, replaced by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machines - South Africa is next.

Flexi work more important than ever, but SA bosses want their teams in the office - survey

2019-09-27 05:00

There is a "lack of trust" between management and their employees.

Apple unveils iPhone 11 models, with price cut

2019-09-10 21:00

Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 models Tuesday, touting upgraded, ultra-wide cameras as it updated its popular smartphone lineup and cut its entry price to $699.

Yahoo hit by technical glitch

2019-09-05 17:33

US internet search engine Yahoo suffered a technical glitch on Thursday, the company says, affecting thousands of users, especially email account holders in Britain.

Q&A: 'When you do something you like, you are also extremely good at it' - Siemens exec

2019-08-25 14:53

Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall'Omo shares lessons on her more than 20-year long career at the international automation company.

WATCH | Man vs mozzie: Tech firm develops laser to track and target mosquitoes

2019-08-19 22:29

The system follows the insects with a red laser beam and sends a text alert to householders, letting them know where the mosquito can be found.

3D sensors, the bright spot in the smartphone industry

2019-08-11 18:04

Smartphone sales may be stagnating, but one particular strand of technological wizardry behind them is not. Companies that make the sensors powering your phone’s camera and facial recognition system are preparing for a mini boom.

New cars vulnerable to hacks that could leave thousands dead: report

2019-08-03 14:02

A consumer advocacy group has warned that automakers are rolling out new vehicles increasingly vulnerable to hackers, which could result in thousands of deaths in the event of a mass cyberattack.

The rules that bind us

2019-07-23 13:56

If we are to move our economy forward, we need to break free from antiquated laws that are restricting the growth of our industries.

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