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1 month ago | December 6, 2019

Facial recognition tech helps crack down on fraud

SHANGHAI. — China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of ...

Holiday movies stir memories

If that sounds a little “Get off my lawn” — ish, so be it.

Improving mental health through fitness

When you are struggling with your mental health, getting active may be one of the last things you feel like doing. But ...

Instinct in world of analytics

I’ve always relied on instinct when it comes to calculating risks, putting trust in people and making important business ...

Why we need web contract for the web

It’s been 50 years this year since a group of computer scientists at UCLA exchanged the first message between computer ...

Botswana reclaims Africa’s best safari country title

Botswana has reclaimed the title for best country in safaris for 2019, a second year running. Here’s why, and how the ...

MTN, Vodacom to slash data prices or face prosecution

The Competition Commission of South Africa wants all mobile operators to provide prepaid customers a lifeline package, ...

MTN, Vodacom to slash data prices or face prosecution

The Competition Commission of South Africa wants all mobile operators to provide prepaid customers a lifeline package, ...

2 months ago | November 29, 2019

Dolly Parton’s ‘no’ advice to the young

To many fans, Dolly Parton is more than just an iconic musician and a living legend, she’s a role model for success.

Activists to the rescue . . . as over 70 elephants die

Activists have begun hauling bales of hay into Zimbabwe’s struggling national parks in response to a drought that has ...

‘Frozen 2’ delivers for those willing to chill out

To their credit, the filmmakers haven’t completely rested on their laurels, but for better and worse have bitten off a ...

Taylor Swift beats Michael Jackson’s trophy record

Going into the American Music Awards, Taylor Swift became embroiled in a feud with her former record label over whether ...

Mobile access won’t fix digital divide

Mobile services have had an important and positive impact on developing countries where they are the main means of ...

Separating winners from losers

The recipe for succeeding in any given field is hardly a mystery: Good ideas, hard work, discipline, imagination, ...

Good transport network key to regional trade

Billions of dollars have been set aside for the transport sector as Treasury identifies it as key in opening the country ...

Europe treasure heists in recent times

BERLIN. — A brazen burglary on Monday at a German museum holding priceless treasures is another in a long history of ...

2 months ago | November 28, 2019

Harvesting prosperity through innovation, technology in agric

The history of early human advancement is the history of harvesting prosperity from agricultural innovation. In ...

2 months ago | November 15, 2019

US, China fight over AI

“China is betting on AI and investing in AI and deploying AI on a scale no other country is doing,” says Abishur ...

‘The Crown’ returns to Netflix

The entire cast of the worldwide hit series has been replaced for its third series, as the story moves into the 1960s ...

Sunset experiences at Khami Ruins

There’s nothing quite like watching the African sun melting into the landscape.