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Tech industry's first shipment of ocean plastics packaging
Tech industry's first shipment of ocean plastics packaging

As a result of a commercial-scale pilot program, Dell has announced the technology industry's first shipment of ocean plastics packaging...

1 day ago

Britain will be 'just fine' post-Brexit: Apple CEO
Britain will be 'just fine' post-Brexit: Apple CEO

Britain will be "just fine" after it leaves the European Union, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook said in an interview broadcast on Friday...

13 Feb 2017

How smart design can solve the e-waste problem
How smart design can solve the e-waste problem

In 2014, the United Nations estimated that humans produced 41.8 million metric tons of electronic waste. That's 92 billion pounds...

By Ed Boyd 6 Feb 2017

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Protecting goods in transit with proactive surveillance and live monitoring

The transport and logistics sector faces a unique challenge when it comes to securing goods end-to-end throughout the transport process...

By Laurence Smith 3 Feb 2017

Getting a dash cam – what you need to know
Getting a dash cam – what you need to know

If a picture says a thousand words, a video speaks volumes. Hence the popularity of dashboard cameras...

By Jeff Osborne 2 Feb 2017

SA tech startup creates security system for low-income families
SA tech startup creates security system for low-income families

Crime in South Africa's townships is rampant and residents usually cannot afford alarm systems in their homes...

By Lolita Pukwana 26 Jan 2017

Samsung's Note 7 post-mortem
Samsung's Note 7 post-mortem

Following several months of in-depth investigations, Samsung Electronics announced the cause of the Note7 incidents: design and manufacturing flaws associated with the lithium-ion batteries...

25 Jan 2017

How IoT and the internet will merge
How IoT and the internet will merge

The ability to connect machines, devices, sensors, and other everyday things into an intelligent network and make sense out of them, has huge promises...

By Bruce Zhou 25 Jan 2017

SA not cashing in on electronic waste
SA not cashing in on electronic waste

The electronic-waste industry would need at least four times more recycling centres to cater for the rise in the number of devices and household electrical items...

By Thabiso Mochiko 25 Jan 2017

IT and storage technology predictions for 2017
IT and storage technology predictions for 2017

The explosion of data in today's digital economy has resulted in a fundamental shift from using data to run the business to recognising that data is the business...

By Mark Bregman 24 Jan 2017

Apple antitrust suit: Qualcomm overcharged 'billions'
Apple antitrust suit: Qualcomm overcharged 'billions'

Apple sued Qualcomm, accusing the California chipmaker of abusing its market power to demand unfair royalties, echoing charges filed days earlier...

24 Jan 2017

China's largest chip company to build $30bn semiconductor factory
China's largest chip company to build $30bn semiconductor factory

China's largest chip maker has announced it will invest $30 billion to build a new semiconductor factory, as the world's second largest economy seeks to reduce its dependence...

23 Jan 2017

Chinese smartphones: Looking for good value
Chinese smartphones: Looking for good value

Thriving Chinese smartphone manufacturers have developed aggressive strategies to expand into the rest of the world, and SA is high on their priority list...

23 Jan 2017

Sunway TaihuLight, the world's fastest computer
China to develop prototype super, supercomputer in 2017

China plans to develop a prototype exascale computer by the end of the year, state media said Tuesday, as it seeks to win a global race to be the first to build a machine...

19 Jan 2017

How Microsoft's HoloLens is bringing AR to the forefront of industry
How Microsoft's HoloLens is bringing AR to the forefront of industry

Earlier this year, tech juggernaut Microsoft began shipping the developer's version of its HoloLens AR headset...

By Etienne de Villiers 18 Jan 2017

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa
Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device...

16 Jan 2017

Top tips for small business owners contemplating a PC purchase
Top tips for small business owners contemplating a PC purchase

If you're a small business owner looking to buy a new PC, these are nine tips to consider before making the purchase...

By Chris Buchanan 13 Jan 2017

Converting scale to value in the digital economy
Converting scale to value in the digital economy

The rise of the digital economy is developing at pace globally and is now probably the single most important driver of innovation and prosperity...

By Yusof Seedat 13 Jan 2017

Recreating the spirit of Silicon Valley in South Africa
Recreating the spirit of Silicon Valley in South Africa

Silicon Valley. That magical place where employees not only work incredibly long hours but also get access to quirky benefits that create an environment...

12 Jan 2017

Smart home hardware and services revenue to exceed $190bn by 2021
Smart home hardware and services revenue to exceed $190bn by 2021

According to new data from Juniper Research, revenues from smart home hardware and services will reach $83 billion this year...

10 Jan 2017

Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show
Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show

Hoverboards are aiming for a comeback after a series of debacles and recalls for the quirky wheeled personal transport devices...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Is it time for a new (business) reality? Key tech predictions for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Is it time for a new (business) reality? Key tech predictions for 2017

Over the past year, technology has been glorified as the great business disruptor - with the ability to upend entire industries with just a few lines of well-crafted code...

By Jason Ried 9 Jan 2017

Smartphone revolution blazes on as iPhone turns 10
Smartphone revolution blazes on as iPhone turns 10

The smartphone continues to change the world a decade after the debut of the iPhone, even as Apple is under pressure to come up with a new wonder...

9 Jan 2017

Meizu smartphones now available in SA
Meizu smartphones now available in SA

Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Meizu Technology, has officially entered the South African market...

23 Dec 2016

Low-cost devices drive growth in wearable gadgets market
Low-cost devices drive growth in wearable gadgets market

The wearable technology devices market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) grew 38.3% in the third quarter of 2016 to about 487,000 units...

By Thabiso Mochiko 23 Dec 2016

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Nokia sues Apple for patent infringement

Nokia announced on Wednesday, 22 December 2016, it is suing Apple in German and US courts for patent infringement, claiming the US tech giant was using Nokia technology...

22 Dec 2016

#FreshTech: Samsung Gear S3 now in SA
#FreshTech: Samsung Gear S3 now in SA

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced the official launch of the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch...

21 Dec 2016

Vast digital transformation expected
Vast digital transformation expected

According to a new report, digital transformation sits atop the strategic agenda for enterprises...

20 Dec 2016

Why flash storage is impacting the business landscape
Why flash storage is impacting the business landscape

The world is continually being moulded by small, unseen technologies. We rarely appreciate the massive impact of a new technology...

19 Dec 2016

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