Technology

2 months ago | December 7, 2018

Can technology save rhino from extinction?

Doc Watson Rhinos, for their horns. Elephants, for their tusks. Pangolins, for their bush meat and scales. The list of ...

3 months ago | November 23, 2018

Huawei celebrates 20 years in Africa

Huawei kicked off its 20 years in Africa celebrations at the recently concluded AfricaCom ICT event in Cape Town, South ...

Google plans high-flying balloons . . . to provide internet in Africa

Bringing fast, widespread internet to rural Africa has proven vexing for companies that have tried — and largely failed ...

Harare mulls urban renewal

Kudakwashe Mhundwa Urban renewal is defined as a process of land redevelopment in cities, particularly in areas which ...

4 months ago | November 2, 2018

Robots building future cities

Shinichi Sakamoto is 57, and works for Shimizu, one of Japan’s biggest construction companies. He is part of a greying, ...

4 months ago | October 12, 2018

Mining technology boosts competitiveness, efficiency

Johannesburg. — The miners of today look to create greater efficiencies to ensure their sustainability and ...

India clinic treats first-ever case of Netflix addiction

Are you still watching? Well, researchers and doctors in India might have something for that. The Service for Healthy ...

Dandemutande partners UAE-based Yahsat

Michael Tome United Arab Emirates-based global satellite operator, Yahsat yesterday launched YahClick a satellite ...

6 months ago | August 10, 2018

China moves ahead with robot farming

China has launched a pilot programme to replace farmers with robots, putting millions of people at risk of losing their jobs.

7 months ago | July 27, 2018

Google brings AI intelligence to edge devices

Google has announced its first purpose-built chip designed to help companies run machine learning models across IoT ...

Bitcoin mining: Enter the cryptocurrency summer

Jeffrey Gogo A meeting in Harare tomorrow (July 28) will seek to debunk the complexities of bitcoin mining, even to an ...

8 months ago | June 29, 2018

Akon creates AKoin in Senegal

Rapper Akon is building a new futuristic ‘Crypto city,’ in Senegal, which will trade exclusively in his own ...

Big data coming to agriculture

The industrialisation of agriculture began some 100 years ago. We are now witnessing its digitalisation. But a wave of ...

Drone regulation necessary to democratise the sky

The future of the skies is being defined this week in Zurich, Switzerland, as the most progressive government and ...

10 months ago | April 13, 2018

Of Cybersecurity, cashing in on Bitcoin . . . A busy week for ...

Aurra Kawanzaruwa This week was a busy week in the world technology in Zimbabwe. Tuesday saw the Ministry of Information ...

1 year ago | February 16, 2018

Internet of Things: Are global firms winning on implementation?

Aurra Kawanzaruwa The idea around The Internet of Things (IoT) has been around longer than most people know. The ...

Technology pushes fashion boundaries for footwear

Taurai Mangudhla It appears science fiction clips have always been ahead of everyone when they predicted the invention ...

Zim developers come up with Uber-like app

Enacy Mapakame The country could soon have its own Uber-like service with the local development of the “SmartGo mobile ...

1 year ago | February 9, 2018

The evolution of WhatsApp: From social to business

Aurra Kawanzaruwa Imagine if you could set auto-replies for all new customers and potential clients on WhatsApp. Or ...

1 year ago | December 29, 2017

Top technology trends that will dominate 2018

The year 2017 saw technological advancements that revolutionised the way the world works. For example, probably the most ...