The future of drone technology is about to come dramatically to life at a tech conference in Cape Town, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
"Two can keep a secret if one is dead", the saying goes. But even if you've been dead for more than 500 years, your bones can spill your secrets.
Nasa's Stardust probe collected exotic particles in its cosmic flypaper after a manic comet chase.
Poisoning is the chief menace but power lines, wind turbines and loss of habitat are also a threat to the birds.
British company Engineered Arts's creation can hold eye contact with humans, perform "Singin' in the Rain" and even guess your age.
Mike Gaylard's passion and brilliance in radio astronomy and dedication to the discipline in South Africa will be sorely missed.
Scientists have built a tissue replica of our cognitive centre in the hope of decoding how this complex organ works.
We're are on the verge of making contact with alien life, but are we prepared? What, for one thing, would we say to them?
The iPad might be the benchmark for tablet design and efficiency but Samsung and Sony have released tablets that redefine the idea of a "benchmark".
M&G science editor Sarah Wild tells us why we need well-informed science writing to raise the tenor of our debates.
Most existing backup solutions are failing to give businesses the data protection they need, says Warren Olivier.
While smartphones are beginning to invade the mass market, an equally big divide remains. Arthur Goldstuck writes about the cost of access to data.
South Africa's largest digital marketing show will explore the key themes of authenticity, purpose, values and doing good.
Following a disastrous South African launch in 2010, Vodacom has redesigned and relaunched M-Pesa, the mobile money service that transformed Kenya.
Samsung Electronics is to open a TV manufacturing plant in the Dube Trade Port near Durban, investing $20-million over the next four years.
The numbers from South Africa's largest mobile phone retailer show a massive shift is happening in the smartphone market.
Sex experiments involving lizards are continuing as planned after communications with Russia's Photon-M satellite were re-established.
Apple Inc has acknowledged that personal data can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicised techniques by employees.
The countdown for a one-way trip to the Red Planet has begun and several South Africans want to go.