Twenty years ago this week, South African newspaper readers were given their first in-depth exposure to the internet by the Weekly Mail.
As the Italian capital approaches its 2 767th birthday, excavations have revealed a wall built long before the city's official founding year.
Charlie Shrem, known as one of the digital currency's most visible promoters, is accused of conspiring to sell more than $1-million in bitcoins.
Learners have hundreds of educational apps at their fingertips, but how do parents choose the right ones for their children? Here are some guidelines.
The cloning of a dachshund puppy named Mini-Winnie by a Korean company called Sooam Biotech has raised ethical issues, say scientists.
As the "malaria belt" widens, research shows that changing climates may be a major challenge to SA's ambitious plan to destroy the deadly disease.
A South African DJ is changing the face of electronic dance music with high-tech equipment straight out of sci-fi movies, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
Microsoft SA has officially pulled the plug on Windows XP support.
The high court’s decision on MTN and Vodacom’s review of Icasa’s regulation of mobile interconnection rates highlights the role that regulators play.
From iTranslate Voice 2 to Search for BBM and Checkers Eezi Coupons, here are five apps that you should check out.
SA businesses face unprecedented levels of cyber attacks as global security vulnerabilities against systems reach their highest recorded level.
After backing a successful Kickstarter project, but not seeing the product in development, Liron Segev believes he may have been the victim of a scam.
Gravity measurements taken by a Nasa spacecraft indicate that a small moon orbiting Saturn contains an underground ocean in its southern hemisphere.
A locally built 3D printer that makes prosthetics is giving hope to amputees.
We are looking for master's and doctoral candidates who want to work with the M&G's science editor to have their writing published.
From the Garmin Vivofit to the GoPro Lang-Arm and speakers from Philips, here are some nifty portable gadgets to making waves this week.
At what age should a child have a cellphone? There is no easy answer, but there are guidelines.
South Africa's first MeerKAT antenna, one of 64 that will dot the site, has been launched in the Northern Cape.
The Mail & Guardian has launched a free elections app, to keep the public informed in the run-up to May 7.