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5:40

Three must-have apps for electric cars in SA

One of the great benefits of electric cars is that users can control and monitor the vehicle by syncing it with their smartphone.

4:30

Govt policy, range anxiety hinder EV adoption in SA

Government’s policy framework and a host of other conditions do not favour electric vehicle adoption in SA, says the uYilo eMobility Programme.

4:00
Tuesday

Facebook, YouTube up fight against 5G, COVID-19 falsehoods

Amid the surge of social media rumours linking coronavirus to 5G technologies, some platforms have stepped up the fight against the baseless claims.

2:50
Tuesday

Jack Ma Foundation seeks more of Africa’s Business Heroes

The Jack Ma Foundation kick-starts its second annual search for “Africa’s Business Heroes”, with a prize pool of $1.5 million.

3:30
Monday

Google location data shows SA becoming a ghost town

The tech giant’s COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports show up to an 80% decrease in foot traffic in some public areas around SA.

3:00

University’s 3D-printed surgical face shields help medical staff

As the world experiences a shortage of medical protective gear, the University of Johannesburg’s Library Makerspace uses 3D printing to develop surgical shields.

3:50

SA turns to telemedicine during COVID-19 lockdown

As COVID-19 escalates, more technologically-driven healthcare solutions are preferred, with companies releasing telemedicine solutions to help ease the situation.

5:20

Where to go online for digital learning in SA

The 21-day lockdown results in a mass shift to virtual learning, with edtech companies offering more e-learning resources.

4:10

Dr Zweli Mkhize debunks 5G-coronavirus link theories

The health minister refutes claims that 5G technology played a role in the conception or spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

3:30

Govt puts mobile tech at centre of COVID-19 mass screening, testing

The South African government leans on mobile technology as it enters a new phase in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

4:40
31 Mar

Blockchain, Bitcoin show promise in SA, but more skills needed

John Singh, head of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA Blockchain Special Interest Group in KwaZulu-Natal, believes there will be strong demand for blockchain and crypto-currency skills in future.

2:10

MS severs ties with controversial facial recognition start-up

The company will no longer make investments in firms that sell the controversial technology, and will disassociate itself from AnyVision.