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11.07.2024 | 07:44 AM

Samsung unveils AI features for new foldables, smart ring and smart watch

11.07.2024 | 07:42 AM

The TE Group: Your Partner in Navigating Complex Business Landscapes with Expert Financial and Operational Insights

09.07.2024 | 10:59 AM

There’s more than Zoom and Meet for virtual meetings

08.07.2024 | 12:29 PM

SA Health Tech needs to be overhauled

04.07.2024 | 03:17 PM

Google adds more African languages online

04.07.2024 | 06:26 AM

It’s been a year for Threads – the X competitor

03.07.2024 | 01:56 PM

Change is coming for Meta product users (Facebook, Instagram…) when using AI generated content

03.07.2024 | 04:50 AM

It’s the end of the road for this iPhone

02.07.2024 | 07:44 AM

The Minister of Communications will need Tech and Innovation to save National Dinosaurs

01.07.2024 | 05:05 AM

Here’s how Tech is taking over Soccer at Euro2024

28.06.2024 | 07:43 AM

Driver’s Ed Taken to New Heights With CyberActive’s Interactive Platform

27.06.2024 | 02:13 PM

The AI effect on Freelance Jobs

27.06.2024 | 07:38 AM

The Promise of AI and Data-Driven Decision-Making in Africa’s Healthcare Future

26.06.2024 | 09:28 AM

Notion will now enable website building

25.06.2024 | 10:19 AM

Could Siri emerge as a winner in AI Wars?

24.06.2024 | 11:37 AM

Inside the Design of a Warning Label for Social Media

20.06.2024 | 12:39 PM

Meet The Records Company: Record Retrieval, Consulting, Legal Service, and More

20.06.2024 | 07:40 AM

The Future Miss SA could be AI generated, Are you ready for Miss AI?

19.06.2024 | 01:51 PM

This company invented the first smartphone – Simon

19.06.2024 | 01:30 PM

Work From Anywhere: Unleash Your Freedom with Top Portable Laptops for Sale

All Impact Stories

The Science Behind Erthecode: Merging Ancient Wisdom with Modern Innovation

The personal wellness industry, from nutraceuticals to skincare, has long been scrutinized for its heavy reliance on man-made ingredients, including plastic packaging, raising serious concern about the contribution of environmental pollution, waste, and harm to […]

This Student got into trouble for using an AI Tool: Grammarly

Marley Stevens posted a video on TikTok last semester that she described as a public service announcement to any college student. Her message: Don’t use grammar-checking software if your professor might run your paper through […]

Apple Vision Pro is already being used by Medical staff. Here’s how

Two British surgeons say that they used Apple’s new $3,500 headset to carry out Britain’s first virtual-reality operation. The team at London’s Cromwell Hospital, led by orthopedic surgeons Fady Sedra and Syed Aftab, used the […]

Fake food challenge,there’s tech for that

It has become very difficult to distinguish an authentic product from a fake product. Fake goods manufacturers have become so advanced that consumers are fooled into buying a product assuming they are buying an original […]

How Unrecommend.com Became the Gold Standard for Unbiased News Coverage

Amid increasing polarization, one anonymous collective stands out as a trusted source of impartial reporting—Unrecommend.com. Comprised of journalists, researchers, and writers from varied backgrounds, Unrecommend.com has implemented rigorous safeguards to eliminate bias from news reporting. […]

These contact lenses could give you perfectly clear vision

If you wear eyeglasses or contact lenses, this might sound like a sci-fi dream come true: Researchers have designed a new spiral-shaped optical lens that can fix your sight. No matter the distance, or your […]

Tech on Human beings needs Authentic Intelligentia

In between the noise, Elon Musk has been leading a team that has managed to plant wires on a human brain. The wireless brain-computer interface (BCI) developed by one of Elon Musk companies, Neuralink, seeks […]

VC Funding Bias: The real reason behind funding Sam Bankman-Fried and Elizabeth Holmes instead of Black founders

Sam Bankman Fried, former founder and CEO of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, was found guilty of wire fraud, conspiracy, and stealing as much as $10 billion in customer money. Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos, is serving […]

The New Elon Musk X War with Journalists

On Tuesday, X published a roadmap explaining how the social network will be “transforming the global town square” over the coming year. The plans include leaning into features the site rolled out in 2023—things like […]

Tesla charging stations are becoming an industry standard

The White House is lending its support to an auto industry effort to standardize Tesla’s electric vehicle charging plugs for all EVs in the United States, part of a broad effort to stimulate their sales […]

Pope Francis calls for regulation of AI

Pope Francis on Thursday called for an international treaty to ensure artificial intelligence is developed and used ethically, arguing that the risks of technology lacking human values of compassion, mercy, morality, and forgiveness are too […]

The Future of Transportation is here

Once in a while technology makes a significant change that impacts every part of society. In 2024 we are about to witness such an impact in how people move from point A to B. After […]

How to Stop the Onslaught of Fake Content?

It is becoming difficult to distinguish between fake and real identities. Recently, I’ve been exposed to a series of artificial intelligence generated videos and audio material. Most of them are designed to deceive and they […]

17th ICT Summit: The Tech event to hack Eastern Cape challenges

South Africa’s leading thought leaders will convene in the Eastern Cape from the 21st to the 23rd November to discuss tech in the public sector. This discussion will take place under the auspices of the […]

Everywhere Microplastics, the air we breathe and impact on our bodies

Research from 2019 suggests that we might breathe in up to 11.3 microplastics per hour, or up to 272 microplastics in 24 hours. And now, a new study published in the journal Physics of Fluids […]

Transforming Africa’s Future through Technology

There is a significant shortage of tech talent in today’s world, with an expected global deficit of over 85 million tech workers by 2030, according to a recent report by Korn Ferry. Despite this, Africa’s […]

The Big Google Trial starts

The U.S. government is taking aim at what has been an indomitable empire: Google’s ubiquitous search engine that has become the internet’s main gateway. The legal attack will swing into full force Tuesday in a […]

WANTED: Xhosa version of ChatGPT and other Artificial Intelligences?

The rise of Generative AI, an artificial intelligence technology that produces various types of content, including text, audio and synthetic data, raises an urgent need to feature African languages online. When we consider the fact […]

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