Local health app wins the Afric@Tech challenge

Vula Mobile walked away with first prize at the Sanofi Afric@Tech challenge held in France.

Audi wants to connect electric cars to homes

Friday

The motoring manufacturer creates a system that connects its electric vehicle to the user's home and, in some cases, makes use of solar power to charge.

Local students develop safety-first aircraft

Belgium Campus students program and design an aircraft to spruce-up safety in the aviation industry.

Making water while the sun shines

Thursday

Claimed to be a world-first, Zero Mass Water's SOURCE Hydropanels use sunlight and air to make safe, pure drinking water.

New wearables-for-your-feet track running technique

Thursday

German-designed smart insoles for runners use sensors to track how the user is running and provide real-time in-ear feedback.

Musk's Boring Company to build high-speed system

Thursday

Chicago selects Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system.

Manufacturing sector to lead DX spending in 2018

It will also set the agenda for many digital transformation priorities, says IDC in its latest worldwide spending guide.

Viewpoint : #yourbotsaidwot

In a world where human speaks to machine and vice versa, we are forced to relearn our cultural familiarities, says Pommie Lutchman, CEO at Ocular.

Ford pilot sees 'autonomous' vans deliver food

Wednesday

The motoring manufacturer tests an on-demand delivery system in Miami to research how people and businesses interact with self-driving tech.

Emergency app turns phone into panic button

Wednesday

Locally-developed iER allows users to send GPS co-ordinates to their loved ones, as well as emergency services.

SA's new crypto-currency developed to save rhino

Tuesday

Rhino Coin aims to generate funding for rhino conservation and support anti-poaching initiatives through blockchain technology.

MTN, Solution Space seek 10 digital entrepreneurs

Digital ventures are invited to participate in the Winter School Venture Incubation Programme which begins in September.

Tesla's Autopilot to get 'full self-driving feature'

Tuesday

Tesla's Autopilot driver assistance system will get full self-driving features following a software upgrade in August, says CEO Elon Musk.