Is YouTube overlooked?
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.
Preventing crime, one microdot at a time
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.
LBS market set to boom
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.
To the moon and beyond
Despite some formidable challenges, local developers are tapping into our growing addiction to socially fuelled mobile games.
Can incubators and hubs ignite local IT?
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.
Playing for profit
'Gamification' is starting to enter the corporate lingo, as companies look for novel ways to engage both employees and consumers.
Social platforms enter the enterprise
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.
Aiming for the stars
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.