The latest figures released by the ITU show that global Internet penetration has increased almost seven-fold in the past 15 years.
In the space of 5 years tablets have become a must-have device, a report shows that one in 10 three to four-year-olds own one.
A genetically modified herpes virus succeeded in fighting skin cancer by infecting and destroying cancer cells and triggering an immune response.
Computers are still far too limited and stupid to understand how offensive mistakes in "tags" and categories can be, writes Alistair Fairweather.
Nanotechnology has made it possible for even poorer countries to stake a claim in space.
E-tailing in SA has yet to make a dent in retail owing to a poor online presence, but tools are becoming available to fix it, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
When disasters strike, we often feel compelled to support fundraising campaigns online. But there are many pitfalls, warns Liron Segev.
Food security is threatened when irrigation systems get worn out by biofouling.
Extremophiles that thrive in the desert's heat could help in the search for extraterrestrial life forms.
Those strange little square barcodes now popping up everywhere represent a quiet rebirth of QR Codes, once left for dead, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
Elon Musk thinks batteries suck, but this didn't stop his customers from buying the entire supply of the Tesla Powerwall in a matter of days.
Admittance to the particle accelerator reveals our ability to back international science experiments.
At the Microsoft Build conference last week, the company allowed developers to get their hands on its new holographic viewing device, the HoloLens.
New live-streaming apps could be at the centre of major world events in the future, ensuring everyone's video footage gets out there.
Scientists in China have genetically modified human embryos that has re-ignited the debate over the ethics and safety of genetic therapies.
Thanks to the inexorable progress of chip design, any smartphone built today is "obsolete" tomorrow, as Moore's Law marks its 50th anniversary.
A survey reveals that 3G is overtaking 2G as the primary cellular technology, with 4G accounting for 56% of mobile data traffic by 2019.
Arthur Goldstuck presented a talk via Skype at the Professional Speaker’s Association of Southern Africa on the new "smart audience", here's key tips.
Writing about their research in last year's Science Voices supplement has been beneficial to the 28 young scientists involved. Participate this year!