Technology

3 months ago | March 22, 2019

Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technology

In just five short months, two Boeing 737 Max 8 airliners crashed, killing a total of 346 passengers and crew members. ...

3 months ago | March 15, 2019

Potraz engages stakeholders on tariff adjustment

The Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority has started consulting stakeholders on tariff increases after the ...

BMW’s China electric car export plans on hold

BMW’s ambitions to establish China as a hub for exporting electric cars are in limbo because of uncertainty over ...

Men with prostate cancer could avoid invasive surgery

Thousands of men with prostate cancer could avoid invasive treatment and side-effects after scientists developed a ...

Airlines ground latest 737 MAX 8 planes

Two models of Boeing’s latest twin 737 MAX 8 jet have crashed in the last six months: An Ethiopian Airlines flight ...

4 months ago | March 8, 2019

Deere eyes green revolution in Africa

Johannesburg — US Deere & Co (DE.N) expects to see demand for its farm equipment in Africa grow 8 to 10 percent ...

Fashion’s huge waste problem

The biggest trends in fashion today are ones no one wants to be seen in. They include vastly increased clothing ...

DFA opens office in Zim

Dfa has opened a new office in Harare, Zimbabwe marking its first expansion into African markets outside of South Africa.

4 months ago | March 1, 2019

Using tech to fight food shortage

Agriculture is an integral part of any economy and countries who fully realise this fact are put in a strong position ...

Could taxation of mobile banking in Africa stall financial inclusion?

Mobile phone-based financial services have produced celebrated economic outcomes for Kenya and other African countries, ...

Re-imagining Rural: Starting at home

I have a vision. I call them Rural Entrepreneurship Centres. Each one would be located at a business centre in rural ...

5 months ago | February 8, 2019

Packaging firms profit from plastic distaste

From pink plastic dinosaurs to clothing, carpets, toothbrushes, computers and components for planes and automobiles, ...

Do money apps make us better or worse?

Finance apps are proving increasingly popular, but are they making us better at managing our money or encouraging us to ...

Why Big Brother doesn’t bother most Chinese

Who says government can’t innovate? In one Chinese city, the local court system recently launched a smartphone-based map ...

5 months ago | February 1, 2019

Facebook’s plans face blockage in EU

Facebook’s plans to integrate the messaging functions of Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger could be blocked in the EU by ...

Major privacy flaw in Apple’s FaceTime

A Malaysian start-up is betting that there’s plenty of pent-up demand for a new browser that’s compliant with Islamic ...

Islamic browser promises better web experience

A major privacy flaw in Apple’s FaceTime video chat product has been discovered that allows people to secretly eavesdrop ...

Vaya Ride service gets thumbs up

Own Correspondent Cassava-on-Demand’s Vaya Ride service has received a boost from customers that have hailed the popular ...

5 months ago | January 18, 2019

Phone apps help heart patients remember meds

Tamara Mathias Smartphone apps that remind heart patients to take their pills could help them stick to prescribed ...

Will electric vehicles create cleaner planet?

In order to understand the full implications of the EV movement, it helps to look closely at what’s driving it.