Technology

3 weeks 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

3 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.

3 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 ...

3 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.

Zimbo’s WhatsApp Stickers app trends

A Dubai-based Zimbabwean tech developer has come up with a mobile application that has revolutionised the way ...

3 months ago | April 12, 2019

Latest technology isn’t enough. . . business model should go with it

Manufacturing executives today are confronted with an enormous variety of promising new technologies, ranging from ...

How to bend tech towards positive

Technology is playing an increasingly important role in our lives, from facial recognition systems in policing, to ...

‘Corporates are not using blockchain technology’

If a recent poll conducted by KPMG is anything to go by, blockchain technology still has a way to go in terms of ...

4 months ago | March 29, 2019

Robots are coming: How to stay relevant

We are now well into 2019. It is scary how time flies, it only seemed like yesterday many of us were still on holiday, ...

Cost of internet access still high in Africa

The already high price of internet access got even more expensive for Africans over the past year.

World investors stamped for electric vehicles

Over the next decade, carmakers will be investing heavily in electric vehicle technologies. Reuters analysed investment ...