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Apple starting US tech manufacturing fund with $1bn

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple chief Tim Cook on Wednesday announced Apple is creating a fund to get more people in the US to do "advanced manufacturing," kicking it off with a billion dollars...

5 May 2017

Flexible, organic and biodegradable: A new wave of electronics

A new semiconductor developed by Stanford researchers is as flexible as skin and easily degradable...

By Jamie Matroos 5 May 2017

Western Digital WD Blue, Green SSDs launch in SA

Western Digital's WD Blue and WD Green solid state drives (SSDs) are now available to the South African market...

4 May 2017

Stuff magazine's top gadgets, apps of 2016

Stuff magazine recently hosted its annual Gadget and App Awards for 2016, honouring various brands such as Dell, HTC, WeChat, and Apple, among others ...

2 May 2017

The opportunity that is the small screen

What's becoming clear from watching young coffee shop patrons, in particular, is that mobile technology is stepping in to fill certain voids and it's doing so at an extremely reasonable cost. ...

By Mike Laws 21 Apr 2017

F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of Facebook's annual event...

21 Apr 2017

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.

21 Apr 2017

Samsung eyes rebound with Galaxy S8 phones, virtual assistant

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating the virtual assistant Bixby, as it seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall...

30 Mar 2017

HP launches Z2 Mini Workstation

HP South Africa has introduced the Z2 Mini Workstation, created for the design community, to the South African market...

28 Mar 2017

Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers

South Africans travelling to the UK and USA will no longer be allowed to use their laptops, iPads, tablets, kindles or e-readers inflight...

23 Mar 2017

UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban

MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes...

23 Mar 2017

Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada is considering prohibiting personal electronics onboard flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa...

22 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Dell's Doug Woolley on managing a multinational at a local level

At the recent Dell EMC Forum, I had the opportunity to chat to Doug Woolley about his ups and downs, challenges and experiences as South African general manager for the Dell EMC brand...

By Ilse van den Berg 21 Mar 2017

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International

Lions Innovation programme roars to the edge

Lions Innovation, the two-day specialist event, taking place as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 19-20 June 2017, has released its programme of live tech demonstrations, immersive performances and the latest innovations in voice tech, bots, AI, IoT, AR and mixed realities.

19 May 2017

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators.

18 May 2017

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU (SU) Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC).

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

Blowing out the walls

Facebook's ambitions have set the company on a course to radically shift its standing from social media giant to futuristic innovation hub.

By Gil Sperling 11 May 2017

CodeBus Africa to run student coding workshops

Education and technology organisations from Finland and South Africa have collaborated as part of the CodeBus Africa project which will run creative coding workshops for local students in Johannesburg, Tshwane, Kimberley, and Cape Town in May.

9 May 2017

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