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Tesla with 'no one' driving crashes, killing two passengers
Tesla with 'no one' driving crashes, killing two passengersArticle

A 2019 Tesla Model S vehicle that 'no one' appeared to be driving crashed late Saturday in the United States...

19 Apr 2021

Commitment is a game changer in an uncertain world
Commitment is a game changer in an uncertain worldArticle

Once upon a time there were people that worked in offices, with water coolers and boardrooms and an IT Department down the corridor. Once upon a time there were...

John Sanei 15 Mar 2021

The marine sector can still work towards low carbon shipping
The marine sector can still work towards low carbon shippingArticle

Davey Jose, thematic analyst, disruptive technologies for HSBC Global Research Insights, explores how batteries, biofuels, hydrogen, ammonia and digitalisation can all help decarbonisation...

Dave Jose 12 Mar 2021

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4 South African purchasing trends brought on by Covid-19Article

From toilet paper in Australia to pasta in Italy and condoms in France, countries have noted interesting patterns of demand in the world of fast moving consumer goods...

21 Aug 2020

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Creatures of habitArticle

Has anything changed in the media and advertising environment, you may ask? The answer is no. Brands seem to be merely accepting that they can't operate as they always have been - that's part of the problem. You can't keep doing what isn't working and hope for a better result...

David Alves 17 Jul 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 2]
The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 2]Article

The world is in the middle of a global pandemic that has resulted in national lockdowns, and a hard reset of society towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 4IR is happening faster than ever before...

Alan Knott-Craig 3 Jun 2020

The African Innovation Report unlocks opportunity
The African Innovation Report unlocks opportunityArticle

A newly launched report identifies African companies as market creating innovators...

6 Mar 2020

Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woes
Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woesArticle

The sweeping introduction of driverless cars could see more vehicles on the road, driving longer distances. But smart planning could solve some of transit-associated environmental and social problems...

6 Jan 2020

Connected cars and the revolutionary road of the future
Connected cars and the revolutionary road of the futureArticle

Connected and autonomous cars have been in the works for years, but this futuristic technology is fast becoming a reality...

Christophe Lepoivre 24 Jun 2019

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Fostering diversity of thoughtArticle

Do you know what I love most about South Africa other than our resilience? Our diversity. If brands want to drive creativity and innovation, it's going to take a lot of work and patience...

Louise Hefer 13 Jun 2019

Trust me, I'm a robot... even if you think my intelligence is artificial - Part 2
Trust me, I'm a robot... even if you think my intelligence is artificial - Part 2Article

Artificial intelligence is transforming every aspect of our lives and this may include the way that we trust. Prior cynicism of new development in technology is making way for new trust in technology because it is making our lives so much easier...

Dawie de Villiers 6 Jun 2019

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New autism research on single neurons suggests signalling problems in brain circuitsArticle

Using a new technology called single-nucleus RNA sequencing, we analysed the chemistry inside specific brain cells from both healthy people and those with autism and identified dramatic differences that may cause this disease. These autism-specific differences could provide valuable new targets for drug development.

28 May 2019

Mobile body-scanning startup wins LVMH Innovation Award
Mobile body-scanning startup wins LVMH Innovation AwardArticle

3DLook, a US-based startup specialising in mobile body-scanning technologies for apparel retail and other industries, is the winner of the LVMH Innovation Award...

24 May 2019

Boeing 737 Max: Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technology
Boeing 737 Max: Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technologyArticle

The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology...

Oihab Allal-Chérif 18 Mar 2019

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#BizTrends2019: Top 12 trends for SA and the worldArticle

Marian Salzman, one of the world's top trendspotters, shares 12 of the top trends to expect as we delve into 2019...

Marian Salzman 7 Jan 2019

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#DesignIndaba2019: Why Daniel Ting Chong's computer is the real hero of the 2019 campaignArticle

Here's how the Design Indaba 2019 campaign breaks new ground as it was born out of creative curiosity and collaboration between man and machine...

Leigh Andrews 8 Nov 2018

The Tesla Model S is a smooth operator
The Tesla Model S is a smooth operatorArticle

It's not every day that a motoring journalist gets to test cars overseas. With this in mind, you can imagine my excitement when...

Naresh Maharaj 5 Nov 2018

How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 2)
How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 2)Article

South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world is in the middle of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

Alan Knott-Craig 19 Oct 2018

The difficulty of insuring a drone in South Africa
The difficulty of insuring a drone in South AfricaArticle

Your drone probably cost quite a bit of money and you want to insure it. But, insurers are making it impossible for you to do so. Why...?

Jason Snyman 14 May 2018

Race to robot cars continues after fatal crash
Race to robot cars continues after fatal crashArticle

SAN FRANCISCO, US - The race to perfect robot cars continues despite fears kindled by the death of a woman hit by a self-driving Uber vehicle while pushing a bicycle across an Arizona street...

3 Apr 2018

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Hauling steadily into an electric eraArticle

Tesla boss Elon Musk had always promised to create an electric truck. The rest of the industry has been working on greener solutions for years with options ranging from Euro 6 diesel engines to hybrids, gas and even electric...

15 Dec 2017

Coming soon to a highway near you: Truck platooning
Coming soon to a highway near you: Truck platooningArticle

Platooning involves a number of trucks closely following one another, connected using vehicle-to-vehicle communication. Typically the lead truck does most of the driving "work"...

Michael Milford 21 Nov 2017

Peeking into the future
Peeking into the futureArticle

Over the past few years, the term ‘deep learning' has become more prominent, particularly in conversations around artificial intelligence (AI), big data and analytics...

Selema Makgothi-Masekela, Issued by Mortimer Harvey 8 Sep 2017

Tyre maintenance - Do it until it becomes automatic say the experts
Tyre maintenance - Do it until it becomes automatic say the expertsArticle

It might seem tiresome, but a little tyre maintenance can save you from some pretty serious consequences and, if you do it often enough, it too will become automatic...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 22 Aug 2017

The timeline of autonomous vehicles
The timeline of autonomous vehiclesArticle

Although autonomous vehicles may seem futuristic, the technology of self-driving vehicles has been in development since the 1920s...

Issued by MiWay 31 Jul 2017

Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?
Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?Article

For those who are into science fiction, the term ‘machine learning' immediately conjures up images of computers taking over the world...

Reshaad Sha 23 Jun 2017

Future Digital Awards technology, innovation winners
Future Digital Awards technology, innovation winnersArticle

HAMPSHIRE, UK: The Future Digital Awards have been awarded to companies that Juniper believes have made significant progress within their sector...

6 Apr 2017

Known as the "Weekend Special", Des van Rooyen held the post of finance minister for all of four days. He is seen here with President Jacob Zuma. Source: Municipal Focus
Will Big Business step up to the plate to push growth?Article

The country's private sector doesn't usually flex its muscles when it comes to political matters, although it certainly showed its influence following the appointment of Des van Rooyen as finance minister...

Danette Breitenbach 1 Mar 2017

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Helping autonomous vehicles and humans share the roadArticle

A common fantasy for transportation enthusiasts and technology optimists is for self-driving cars and trucks to form the basis of a safe, streamlined, almost choreographed dance...

Jeffrey Peters 29 Dec 2016

Uber puts brakes on self-driving cars in California
Uber puts brakes on self-driving cars in CaliforniaArticle

Uber on Wednesday said it put the brakes on self-driving cars in California because state officials yanked registration for vehicles...

23 Dec 2016

Uber defies California, keeps self-driving cars rolling
Uber defies California, keeps self-driving cars rollingArticle

Uber said on Friday it planned to keep its self-driving cars on the streets of San Francisco, defying a state order to halt the test programme...

19 Dec 2016

Why are the tech giants struggling to build their own driverless cars?
Why are the tech giants struggling to build their own driverless cars?Article

We may have just seen a major player in the drive towards autonomous cars apply screeching brakes...

Siraj Ahmed Shaikh 24 Oct 2016

Tesla to build self-driving tech into all cars
Tesla to build self-driving tech into all carsArticle

Tesla will build self-driving technology into all the electric cars it makes, running it in "shadow" mode to gather data on whether it is safer...

21 Oct 2016

Adapt or die: Tech will save mining
Adapt or die: Tech will save miningArticle

A storm is brewing that could shift the nature of the South African mining industry. At its heart is disruptive innovation...

Graham Schwikkard and Aaron Burton 20 Oct 2016

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Germany conducting inquiry into Tesla autopilot systemArticle

Germany said it was still investigating the operation of the autopilot system on cars made by electric automaker Tesla, as German media reported an internal ministerial report called it "dangerous"...

11 Oct 2016

Tesla fixes security in Model S after Chinese hack
Tesla fixes security in Model S after Chinese hackArticle

A Chinese security team has hacked a Tesla Model S and revealed several vulnerabilities in the luxury electric car...

22 Sep 2016

Tesla's Autopilot to use updated radar technology
Tesla's Autopilot to use updated radar technologyArticle

Electric carmaker Tesla announced Sunday it was upgrading its Autopilot software to use more advanced radar technology...

12 Sep 2016

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It'll take more than tech for Elon Musk to pull off Tesla master planArticle

Elon Musk - CEO of Tesla Motors - has revealed the second part of his master plan for the company. And it's a doozy...

Andrew Maynard 30 Aug 2016

Readying your network for Industry 4.0
Readying your network for Industry 4.0Article

The first industrial revolution was based on the use of steam to power machines. The second centred on the use of electricity to supply energy...

Taj ElKhayat 26 Aug 2016

Are blue chips a great investment?
Are blue chips a great investment?Article

Conventional wisdom tells us that large, established companies are a safer and better investment option than smaller companies...

Dr Andrew Dittberner 19 Aug 2016

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Solar-powered aircraft touches down in EgyptArticle

An aircraft fuelled solely on solar power completed the 16th, and penultimate, leg of its round-the-world journey when it landed in Cairo today...

13 Jul 2016

Tesla readies updated 'secret masterplan'
Tesla readies updated 'secret masterplan'Article

Electric carmaker Tesla is preparing an updated 'secret masterplan', as the company looks to rebound from concerns over two crashes of vehicles using its Autopilot semi-autonomous driving mode...

12 Jul 2016

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Tesla hits speed bumps in race to conquer auto marketArticle

Tesla Motors' goal of shaking up the automobile industry has hit a fresh speed bump as disappointing car production suggests a longer wait...

7 Jul 2016

Industry implications of the Tesla crash
Industry implications of the Tesla crashArticle

Tesla has suffered its first fatality with a self-driving vehicle. A driver in Florida, United States, died following a crash with a truck...

Byron Messaris 4 Jul 2016

Tesla driver killed on 'autopilot' mode, US probe opened
Tesla driver killed on 'autopilot' mode, US probe openedArticle

Tesla said on Thursday a driver was killed while using its autopilot self-driving mechanism on its Model S electric car, leading to a US federal safety investigation...

1 Jul 2016

What to consider before making the electric car shift
What to consider before making the electric car shiftArticle

Well-known entrepreneur Elon Musk last month announced the launch of Tesla Model 3, a mass-market electric car. While the car will initially be released in the United States, South Africa has been listed...

16 May 2016

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Tesla unveils Model 3 - a car for the massesArticle

NEWSWATCH: Tesla's Elon Musk unveiled the new Model 3 electric car, which Musk hopes to be a car for the masses...

1 Apr 2016

Bumpy road ahead for electric cars: Tesla boss
Bumpy road ahead for electric cars: Tesla bossArticle

Electric car manufacturers will have to design futuristic vehicles to entice buyers in order to ride out the challenge of plunging oil prices...

27 Jan 2016

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Tesla bulks up on IT talent for 'car of the future' fightArticle

Tesla's swift rise to both create and dominate the luxury all-electric car market has stunned Detroit. To hold that lead to the next plateau...

14 Jan 2016

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