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25.11.2020 | 01:19 PM

These batteries generate renewable energy from the ground

24.11.2020 | 04:23 PM

3 things to do before you sell or give away your phone

24.11.2020 | 02:57 PM

SA researchers explore medicinal plants for possible Covid-19 treatments

23.11.2020 | 12:08 PM

Contrary to all other industries, 2020 was a great year for gaming

23.11.2020 | 11:51 AM

12 useful Gmail settings to help make your life easier

20.11.2020 | 09:54 AM

Here’s why women shouldn’t turn off their cameras during Zoom calls

20.11.2020 | 09:27 AM

20 jobs that will be most at risk in 2021

19.11.2020 | 01:20 PM

How the Obama and Oprah interview was produced by Apple

19.11.2020 | 10:08 AM

PS5 launches in South Africa today

19.11.2020 | 09:10 AM

Your team is probably gossiping about you behind your back. But here’s why it’s a good thing

18.11.2020 | 02:01 PM

The banking app that turns clients into company investors

18.11.2020 | 11:34 AM

Starbucks launches in Cape Town

18.11.2020 | 10:14 AM

This AI-powered parking garage encourages the use of public transport

18.11.2020 | 09:37 AM

New Twitter feature allows Tweets to vanish after 24 hours

17.11.2020 | 03:04 PM

Another COVID-19 Vaccine: 5 Things you need to know

16.11.2020 | 03:02 PM

This Porsche electric van never made it to production

16.11.2020 | 02:19 PM

This is why wood buildings should be a requirement for all climate change policies

16.11.2020 | 11:38 AM

Inside the latest issue of Fast Company SA magazine

16.11.2020 | 10:27 AM

Why these tech companies are all building AI notetakers for doctors

13.11.2020 | 10:54 AM

How to stay engaged with work even when your mind has checked out

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New Twitter feature allows Tweets to vanish after 24 hours

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it was globally launching tweets that disappear after 24 hours, similar to the stories feature that is popular on Snapchat and Facebook’s photo-sharing app, Instagram. Twitter has previously announced its […]

Another COVID-19 Vaccine: 5 Things you need to know

Early signs are encouraging, but we need to let the science take its time and not get our hopes too high yet. Last week the world got a big dose of promising news: Pharma giant […]

This Porsche electric van never made it to production

A lot goes on behind the closed doors of automotive design studios around the world. The cars we see on the roads are the result of a lengthy conception process that often involves more than […]

This is why wood buildings should be a requirement for all climate change policies

It’s not as visibly bad as the belching smokestacks of the coal industry or the gas-chugging backups on suburban highways, but the building industry is a major contributor to climate change. From their materials to […]

Why these tech companies are all building AI notetakers for doctors

For doctors, taking notes and inputting them into electronic medical records is so cumbersome that they often have to use human medical scribes to do it for them. That’s changing as more hospital systems turn to artificial […]

How to stay engaged with work even when your mind has checked out

As the pandemic and a flurry of current events wears on, so does work. You’re stressed, exhausted, and overwhelmed. You’re eager for this to be over. There are certainly days when you’d like to just […]

How the design of the PlayStation 5 came to life

When the design of the Playstation 5 console went public in June, the internet roasted it, comparing the design to everything from a Wi-Fi router to a mitre (aka pope hat). It’s easy to understand why. Competitor Microsoft had revealed its […]

This is how McDonald’s plans to turn customers into superfans

Back on September 3, artist Travis Scott dropped a cryptically branded Instagram post featuring a suspiciously familiar action figure arm reaching out of a McDonald’s bag. It preceded the fast-food giant’s official announcement of their […]

The Biden effect on Silicon Valley

As the election dust settles, it seems safe to assume that Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States. And while control of the Senate likely won’t be decided until the outcome […]

All Bentleys will be fully electric within the next ten years

Bentley’s model line-up will include only plug-in hybrids and electric cars by 2026 and will be fully electric by 2030, the British carmaker announced this week. This is indeed a big shift for a company […]

The one thing you can’t outsource or automate

We all, on some level, know that our friends and family didn’t memorize our birthdays and anniversaries—they use a calendar to keep track of those dates. And there’s nothing impersonal about that. But if a […]

This is how AI could save us from the coronavirus

Early this spring as the pandemic began accelerating, AJ Venkatakrishnan took genetic data from 10,967 samples of the novel coronavirus and fed it into a machine. The Stanford-trained data scientist did not have a particular […]

This horrifying Zoom hack will stop you from side-chatting ever again

It’s time to rethink the way we connect Zoom, Skype, and Google Hangouts. Now that we spend so much of our days on Zoom, I think we can all be adult enough to admit: We’ve […]

How Data is used to win US elections

Former Facebook employee James Barnes is part of a team that’s tapping big data to nudge critical voters to the polls—amid intense efforts to keep them home. Starting in August 2019, you may have seen […]

The next-gen quantum computer is here

Tech company Honeywell on Friday introduced its next-generation quantum computer, the System Model H1. The H1 generation of computer, which uses trapped-ion technology, is strategically designed to be rapidly upgraded throughout its lifetime, said the […]

This software can track a company’s carbon emissions in real time

Calculating all of the carbon emissions for a company—from the electricity used by suppliers to airplane flights taken by employees to the hundreds of other energy uses that happen on any day of operations—is typically […]

This is how to send disappearing messages on WhatsApp and Instagram

Disappearing and vanishing messages on communication apps have been all the rage, so it is about time that Facebook-owned apps joined the party. Now you can make your Facebook and Instagram messages vanish. Facebook has […]

This Nigerian tech startup is the pride of African fintech

In the midst of all the gloom in Nigeria, technology entrepreneurs in the region are an inspiration to many other African tech entrepreneurs. When African technology history books are written about financial technology (fintech), Shola […]

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