The end of Moore’s Law

Billions of people now carry around more computing power in their pockets than was used to land a man on the moon, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Moore’s law of shrinking circuits has its limits

Even for its author, Moore's law – a predictor of progress in the electronics industry – has been around a lot longer than expected.

Intel aims to reinvent desktop computing

Intel unveiled developments at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco that it says will help drive the reinvention of desktop computing.

CES 2014: Intel to speed up wearables, slow conflict minerals

At the CES, Intel's Brian Krzanich has announced its plans to accelerate innovation across devices while addressing the issue of conflict minerals.

Yolo! Intel smartphone launched in Kenya

Kenya's Safaricom has announced the release of the Yolo smartphone, the first smartphone for Africa using the Intel smartphone platform.

Google chief to face competition chief in antitrust inquiry

Google's Eric Schmidt is to meet the European Commission's antitrust chief amid signs that the search giant will be accused of abusing its position.

Will Intel’s Ultrabook take on the iPad?

Intel has said computer makers Lenovo, Asustek and Acer will launch its new lightweight notebook PCs -- known as Ultrabooks -- at the end of May.

PC doubts lead as Microsoft profit looks set to rise

Microsoft is expected to post a 9% increase in fiscal fourth-quarter profit, but investors may be distracted by evidence of flickering PC sales.

Hardware? Software? Who cares?

Right now a tectonic shift is under way in one of the world's most important industries: information technology.

Intel sets bright tone for earnings, tech rises

Resilient demand for PCs and servers helped Intel's margin and revenue forecasts blast past Wall Street expectations.

Press Releases

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.