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22.06.2021 | 09:03 AM

3 ways to resolve conflict in a remote workforce

21.06.2021 | 03:34 PM

Nokia is making a comeback with C10 and C20 smartphones

21.06.2021 | 01:07 PM

Young entrepreneurs behind Local Brands

21.06.2021 | 10:25 AM

Inside Google’s first retail store

21.06.2021 | 09:45 AM

These scientists are turning plastic waste into vanilla extract

18.06.2021 | 11:00 AM

New virtual reality gaming arcade set to open in Cape Town

18.06.2021 | 10:36 AM

How to manage your workplace screen time

18.06.2021 | 10:23 AM

This digital sculpture functions as a portal between two cities

17.06.2021 | 03:19 PM

Maserati unveils new GranTurismo electric vehicle in prototype form

17.06.2021 | 12:45 PM

This city just appointed a Chief Heat Officer to combat global warming

17.06.2021 | 09:41 AM

Samsung to bring foldable flip phones back to life

17.06.2021 | 08:49 AM

5 great podcasts to listen to right now

15.06.2021 | 08:58 AM

This bidder just paid millions to fly to space with Jeff Bezos

15.06.2021 | 08:30 AM

This hand-held iron eliminates the need for an ironing board

14.06.2021 | 01:04 PM

Nigeria vs Twitter: The ongoing saga

14.06.2021 | 08:52 AM

Netflix has launched its own online store

14.06.2021 | 08:28 AM

The ultimate hack for beating procrastination

11.06.2021 | 03:51 PM

4 talking points from Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference

11.06.2021 | 01:13 PM

These subtle body language signals could be ruining your virtual job interview

11.06.2021 | 09:41 AM

All new heath features coming to iOS15

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Now you can earn screen movies and earn money like an Airbnb host, thanks to this company

Kinema’s plan was to apply the Airbnb model to the movie industry and turn individuals into movie screening “hosts” who would be given the tools to organise film screenings in places like churches and community […]

Would fast fashion survive if the world stopped shopping?

Fast fashion is destructive and exploitative—and yet millions of people rely on it for work. In a new book, J.B. MacKinnon explores these complexities. The 21st century has brought a critical dilemma into sharp relief: […]

Is indoor farming having a moment?

Four years ago, the vertical farming startup Bowery opened what it called the first “post-organic” farm, growing pesticide-free leafy greens inside a warehouse in New Jersey, United States. Now its products are in 850 stores, […]

How long we have to wear masks depends on where you live

A study published by MIT revealed that mask wearing tends to be higher in ’collectivist’ regions of the world, where people tend to be concerned with the needs, goals, and interests of the group rather […]

How Minimalist Chocolate is enhancing cacao to its full potential

No sugar, no additives You might know David Donde as the man responsible for bringing specialty coffee roasting to South Africa, but he is now pioneering a new venture. Off the success of his Truth […]

Will there ever be a baby born in space?

When the first baby is born off-Earth, it will be a milestone as momentous as humanity’s first steps out of Africa. Such a birth would mark the beginning of a multiplanet civilization for the human […]

SpaceX to launch satellite to the moon paid for with cryptocurrency Dogecoin

The “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon” will be the first-ever commercial lunar payload in history paid entirely with Dogecoin. SpaceX will launch a satellite to the Moon next year funded entirely with the cryptocurrency Dogecoin, […]

How 5G, cloud and AI are the recipe for South Africa’s digital future

It’s no surprise that the world is about to enter a new ‘Roaring 20s’, if we are not there already — a decade where technology and innovation drive significant improvements in the way we do […]

This app lets you buy leftover food from your favourite restaurant at the end of the day

At the end of the business day, a bakery may have a few leftover cupcakes, or a market may have made more boxes of fresh sushi than what was sold earlier at lunch. A food […]

Amazon to set up Cape Town headquarters: Is South Africa ready?

The announcement that Amazon will set up South African headquarters in an R4 billion Cape Town development was met with excitement and concern. It was exciting to those who care more about the economy and jobs […]

Is South Africa ready for a digitised built environment?

This online platform seeks to modernise and simplify the African architecture industry. Before COVID-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to […]

The evolution of Africa’s e-commerce market

According to a PayU report, multiple factors have combined to bring African countries to an e-commerce adoption tipping point, creating more opportunities than ever for online and omnichannel merchants This is particularly true for merchants […]

Vaccine passports: Is SA ready for a Covid-19 dompas?

When South Africa finally goes full steam with the vaccination process, the next big thing will be whether to implement a vaccine passport. A vaccine passport is a certification of either vaccination status or immunity […]

Bill Gates vs The Pandemic: Inside the Gates Foundation fight against the Pandemic

He warned, in 2010, that the H1N1 outbreak was a “wake-up call” for the world to prepare for a deadly pandemic.Bill Gates has been predicting for years: a deadly virus with the potential to sicken […]

One-on-one with Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer

To mark the year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla penned an open letter, reflecting on a year of loss and discovery. He praised his employees and […]

This pay-as-you-go gas retailer has opened its first station in Soweto

PayGas is providing thousands of beneficiaries with access to affordable, clean cooking energy. Pay-as-you-go gas provider PayGas has opened its first station in South Africa’s sprawling Soweto township to reach thousands of beneficiaries previously without […]

Huawei dabbles in electric cars

Chinese electronic giant Huawei plans to make electric vehicles under its own brand and could launch some models later this year. Chinese electronic giant Huawei plans to make electric vehicles under its own brand and […]

The creativity and science behind the N95 mask

What started as personal protective gear for healthcare workers, has now become somewhat an entire industry on its own – with demand far outweighing supply and new variations of it being invented constantly. What started […]

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