Arthur Goldstruck

IBM aims AI at Africa

Artificial Intelligence is seen as an advanced and dangerous technology, but IBM is showing how it can help solve problems in Africa

Gaming rAges on in South Africa

The recent rAge festival again proved that gaming is booming in South Africa – and there’s no sign of it letting up, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Facebook’s flavour of the Moment

When a billion human beings logged onto Facebook last Monday, it was just one landmark in the social network’s quest to connect humanity.

SmartMobile enters network war

SmartMobile has officially launched its mobile virtual network operator service through MVN-X.

Samsung goes large – again

Samsung faced a big challenge for its latest product launch. It had a big answer in its S6 edge+ and Note 5, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

BlackBerry pursues Greatness: The sequel

BlackBerry may be yesterday's smartphone but at its annual Security Summit in New York, it was looking a lot like tomorrow’s mobile security leader.

The bright secret of battery life

On most smartphones batteries last little more than half a day. But there's a simple secret to the real battery hog and how to double that life.

SA’s digital ad campaigns need work

SA scored many accolades at this year's Cannes Lions advertising festival, but not a single award for digital work. This was hardly surprising.

QR Codes invading – even if you don’t know it

Those strange little square barcodes now popping up everywhere represent a quiet rebirth of QR Codes, once left for dead, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

The ‘Smart’ Audience is here

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.

Smart options for new arrivals of high-end phones

Arthur Goldstuck considers the various formats and price tags of the new high-end phones that have arrived in South Africa in the past few months.

The gadgets that will connect 2015 to your past and future

It's customary, in January, to make predictions for the year ahead. Arthur Goldstuck sees 2015 as the year of connections.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences