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Data shows dramatic change in where people go

Movement in the grocery and pharmacy category — supermarkets, food warehouses, farmers’ markets, specialty food shops and pharmacies — has dropped by 60%

The platform economy needs laws

Algorithms and big data could improve social well-being; currently they serve personal gain

Cape Town’s map of water usage has residents seeing red

Cape Town's new water map shows users who are within the water restriction limit— it doesn't single out those using more water than the limit allows

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.

Apple’s map flop and the battle for mobile control

Renowned perfectionist Steve Jobs would likely not have been pleased with Friday's launch of the new iPhone 5 in North America and other countries.

Google Maps adds traffic monitoring for SA cities

Motorists in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town are now able to use Google Maps to avoid traffic congestion, the company says.

Learning in 3D

Teachers and learners can now take virtual field trips to areas of importance using the local Google Street View Teachers' Guide.

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Madibeng has a ‘blatant disregard for the law’

The local municipality irregularly spent at least R443.8-million according to the auditor general’s latest report

Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies

Public protector’s ‘mistakes’ were made to nail the president, court hears

Busisiwe Mkhwebane discarded facts that were inconvenient to her when she investigated the CR17 campaign, Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers argued

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National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Nurturing expert teachers

There's a shortage of resources in many schools and it's important for teachers to understand that they are the biggest resource in a classroom

Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation