High-tech tools such as fingerprint scanners are useful during polls, but a credible vote depends on those who run the system.
South Africa has been slow to adopt renewable energy sources, but there is one option which has proved successful elsewhere and could be adopted.
Companies that suddenly find themselves having to pay higher wages may decide to invest in labour-saving technology.
Two cousins - Tresford Himanansa and Clive Simanansa - are ahead of the game in Africa's exploding IT revolution.
Technology will anoint the high priests of the new world religion of knowledge, it appears.
The annual IFA tech expo in Berlin delivered both the usual cut and paste slew of copycat devices and some truly new technology.
What can you buy for R110 these days? Lunch for two, a cheap T-shirt? How about a fully functional computer?
Asus was under pressure to deliver at this year's Computex expo in Taiwan, and responded by pushing the edges of transforming notebooks once again.
YouTube was, for the first half of its history, a service for watching online videos on your computer. What's in store for the next 10 years?
Scrambl3, a new app on the market, creates the smartphone equivalent of a virtual private network to make messages invisible on the internet.
Thousands are fighting for the right to be forgotten on the internet, a place where embarrassments are rarely erased, writes Alistair Fairweather.
No longer is schmoozing over long lunches and fine wines enough; Swiss private bankers are turning to video games to see off digital rivals.
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.
Poor pass rates and stifling government policies and regulations have been undermining efforts to boost local innovation in technology.
At the Microsoft Build conference last week, the company allowed developers to get their hands on its new holographic viewing device, the HoloLens.
Thanks to the inexorable progress of chip design, any smartphone built today is "obsolete" tomorrow, as Moore's Law marks its 50th anniversary.
A simple tool could give meteorologists access to the world's information deserts, enabling data collection from large areas of the developing world.
Watson, the technology company's cognitive showpiece, is bringing artificial intelligence into the kitchen by conjuring up recipes.