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Beware City Power fraudsters

Beware City Power fraudsters

City Power says it has picked up information about a group of fraudsters posing as City Power employees to rob customers.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 2 November, 2016
This could be humankind’s most impressive technological invention

This could be humankind’s most impressive technological invention

Humans have speculated about the emergence of language and linguistic diversity since Antiquity. Perhaps the earliest reference to this question is in the book of Genesis in the Judeo-Christian Bible.

Technology - By The Conversation | 17 September, 2016
These are the sectors to focus on if you want a job in 2025

These are the sectors to focus on if you want a job in 2025

Two-thirds of Americans expect that within 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work humans do now.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 10 September, 2016
This is what 11 hours a day in front of a screen is doing to your eyes

This is what 11 hours a day in front of a screen is doing to your eyes

Your mom warned you sitting too close to the TV wasn’t a good idea. It turns out she wasn’t entirely off the mark.

Internet, Technology - By Staff Writer | 3 September, 2016
This is how many e-toll accounts are still outstanding

This is how many e-toll accounts are still outstanding

South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) faces a massive battle to get more Gauteng road users to pay for e-tolls as the latest figures show that the company has millions of outstanding accounts.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 19 August, 2016
SA MeerKAT on track to be the best radio telescope in the world

SA MeerKAT on track to be the best radio telescope in the world

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says with only 16 dishes launched so far, the MeerKAT is already the best of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

Technology, Telecommunications - By SA News | 17 July, 2016
Cape Town and Tshwane have radically different Wi-Fi plans

Cape Town and Tshwane have radically different Wi-Fi plans

Radical differences in strategy drive two large roll-outs of Wi-Fi internet access in South Africa.

IT Services, Technology - By News24Wire | 23 June, 2016
South African to head up global Bitcoin Foundation

South African to head up global Bitcoin Foundation

Cape Town based venture capitalist Llew Claasen has been appointed as executive director of the global Bitcoin Foundation.

Banking, Technology - By News24Wire | 21 June, 2016
These are the 12 biggest tech acquisitions of all time

These are the 12 biggest tech acquisitions of all time

Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for $26.2bn – or $196 per share – in the biggest acquisition in its history.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 16 June, 2016
Uber raises prices for South Africa

Uber raises prices for South Africa

Internet ride-sharing app Uber is raising its South African fares back to their old rates just two months after the company initiated its winter price cuts.

Internet, Technology - By News24Wire | 6 June, 2016
SA start-up Snapt scores $1 million in funding

SA start-up Snapt scores $1 million in funding

South African technology company, Snapt, says it has received $1 million in funding from private equity and venture capital firm, Convergence Partners.

IT Services, Software, Technology - By Staff Writer | 1 June, 2016
Most South African jobs can be done by robots

Most South African jobs can be done by robots

A study by Citi and the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford shows that two-thirds of jobs in South Africa are at risk of being replaced by robots.

Technology - By MyBroadband | 20 March, 2016
Uber welcomes tougher taxi laws

Uber welcomes tougher taxi laws

Internet ride-sharing company Uber says it welcomes a new transport bill that plans a crackdown on drivers who don’t have meter taxi licences.

Mobile, Technology - By News24Wire | 7 March, 2016
I’m a victim of a fake PhD: SA tech boss

I’m a victim of a fake PhD: SA tech boss

The electronic distributor of South Africa’s social grant payments, Net1 UEPS Technologies, says its chief executive officer Serge Belamant is a “victim” of a fake PhD scandal.

Technology - By News24Wire | 26 February, 2016
Cape Town start-up scoops R30 million funding

Cape Town start-up scoops R30 million funding

Cape Town based start-up Hepstar, says it has raised $2 million (R30 million) in a new round of financing.

Technology - By Staff Writer | 23 February, 2016
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