Tim Cook has called on US legislators to rethink their support of so-called religious freedom laws.
Fortunes could be saved from going down the drain by extracting gold and precious metals from poo, scientists suggest.
SurveyMonkey's CEO unravels realities behind Big Data, and explains the two distinct kinds of data that need to be collected, writes Liron Segev.
A legacy programme captures South Africa's active involvement in scientific research in Antarctica and the Prince Edward Islands since World War II.
American researchers think it will help to get rid of senescent cells, that were previously thought of as inert instead of trouble-causers.
During Terry Pratchett’s first visit to SA in 1999, he revealed the secret to the gadgets that helped mould the technology of his Discworld.
Researchers in Stellenbosch have developed a cheap but sustainable way of providing electricity to shack dwellers.
The announcement of Samsung Pay, in direct competition with Apple Pay, is a signal that payments with mobile devices are growing up.
The latest design of the Square Kilometre Array is smaller but allows phase one to remain within the budget cap.
South Africa has failed to migrate to digital broadcasting, now we have to live with the consequences, writes Alistair Fairweather.
Samsung, LG and HTC unveiled their high-end smartphones at the world's biggest mobile fair, in the hopes of challenging Apple.
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says that a backup system has been developed so that the site can manage for three days without power.
Virtual communities need to realise that the tweet can be more powerful than the bullet in this world of cyberterrorist realities.
Lenovo did not set out to compromise its customers security. But its behaviour makes it a greedy accomplice, writes Alistair Fairweather.
The commercial potential of intoxicating kougoed, or Sceletium tortuosum, is reinvigorating a Nourivier community in the Northern Cape.
Scientists in the Western Cape town watch more than whales – they have a flair for space weather too.
Kobus Vermeulen has spent his life dreaming of adventure – and now the Red Planet is calling.
A new service allows users to sell old phones and tablets, but deleting information before selling a device does not wipe your slate clean.
Four South Africans are among the 100 hopefuls who have made it through to round three of the Mars One human settlement mission.