Technology

4 days ago | September 13, 2019

Victoria Falls never gets old!

It really doesn’t matter how many times you have seen these mighty falls, every fresh sighting is as good as your first ...

Apple bets on cameras, battery life to sell latest iPhones

Apple unveiled new iPhones with camera enhancements and improved battery life, making incremental tweaks to lure buyers ...

1 month ago | August 16, 2019

Apple faces life after iPhone. . . but still banks on its ...

Apple generated less than half of its total quarterly revenue from sales of the iPhone for the first time since 2012 — a ...

Mobile phones replace bank accounts in Africa

It doesn’t look like the hub of an online bank. But that’s what the yellow and blue metal kiosk becomes when Albert ...

2 months ago | August 2, 2019

What is facial recognition?

As a surveillance technique it’s ubiquitous, but is still a political, legal and ethical conundrum. Facial recognition ...

Leapfrogging into digital literate can give youth work

StatsSA recently released their latest unemployment figures and the news was bleak, particularly for the youth of our ...

US trade ban to impact revenue growth: Huawei

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI.  — Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies warned on Tuesday a US trade blacklisting will impact ...

3 months ago | June 28, 2019

Are we tech ready to confront climate change?

2019 is proving to be a historic year for climate change in many ways. One of these significant moments happened in ...

Rebuilding trust in regulating technologies

Trust in governance is at an all-time low. Experts trace a first major decline in trust back to the 1970s, corresponding ...

4 months ago | May 31, 2019

What if China, US split tech world?

If the ongoing tensions between Beijing and Washington force companies to develop two different sets of technologies — ...

Zim solid waste project back on track

Zimbabwean solid waste-to-energy project is back on track with an investor, Pragma Leaf Consulting Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd, ...

Rise of African start-up cities

The geographical focus of innovation and entrepreneurship is shifting and cities in the United States are no longer the ...

4 months ago | May 24, 2019

Why Google, Microsoft invest in Africa

What if you could tell what was wrong with your plant by simply hovering your smartphone over it? Well, farmers in ...

5 months ago | May 3, 2019

‘No Endgame in sight for Disney’s Success’

Disney blockbuster “Avengers:Endgame” passed the $1 billion box office mark in the opening weekend and J.P. Morgan sees ...

Ukhozi wants better data to develop Zim

“There are big things happening in Zimbabwe with the potential to impact the economy in a massive way, yet in some cases ...

Retailers tracking where you shop

Retailers are finding all kinds of uses for location data from customers’ phones.

5 months ago | April 26, 2019

Tapping into digital tech platforms. . . to boost farming ...

Africa is a bit of an anomaly as far as agriculture is concerned. On the one hand, it has 65 percent of the world’s ...

DHL brings online stores to African consumers

Dhl Express has announced the launch of its new mobile and desktop app aimed at improving the online shopping experience ...

5 months ago | April 17, 2019

Apple’s potential to lead in health care

Apple’s health care ambitions go beyond wearables like the Apple Watch, with the company poised to soon emerge as a ...

E-commerce could create 3 million jobs in Africa

Online marketplaces establishing themselves across Africa, could create around 3 million new jobs by 2025.