YouTube is far more than a place to derive some comic relief from neon cats dancing on pianos. It has become a key marketing tool for businesses that can get it right.
Microdotting is catching on fast as a crime-fighting and theft prevention tool, with South Africa leading the way in terms of innovation and adoption.
Labelled by many technology futurists as the 'next digital frontier', location-based services are starting to have an impact on various industries with wide-ranging applications.
Despite some formidable challenges, local developers are tapping into our growing addiction to socially fuelled mobile games.
With many new players on the local development scene, the question is whether SA's numerous technology hubs, incubators and accelerators are having the desired impact.
'Gamification' is starting to enter the corporate lingo, as companies look for novel ways to engage both employees and consumers.
With the massive popularity and uptake of social media, the term 'social' has been tagged onto just about everything in the online space to replicate its success.
Since Mark Shuttleworth became the first African in space in 2002, commercial space travel, or 'space tourism', has become a lucrative and highly competitive industry.
SA is bidding against Australia for front seats to the Big Bang with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a giant radio telescope. But with its massive bandwidth and power requirements, do we have what it takes to host this astronomical beast?
As the world of print publishing faces its most disruptive period yet, one South African startup hopes to redefine digital workflows and save some papers along the way.
With a mass of new information now only a click or two away, people are learning to make online data do the things they want it to.