Smartphones

Biometric data poses grave risks to privacy

The technology is permeating every facet of our lives, but few countries have laws to make it safe

Huawei takes mobile photography to new heights

The P30 Pro is capable of shooting images in low-light that are ridiculously good when compared to that of an iPhone or Samsung

Mobile tech is going to the dogs… literally

Among countless new 'wearable' gadgets presented this week at the Mobile World Congress trade fair were monitors that attach to dog or cat collars

After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future

The next catalyst for smartphones could be the possibilities offered by the forthcoming 5G or advances in virtual and augmented reality

Italy fines Apple and Samsung

Italy’s competition authority has fined Apple and Samsung €10-million and €5-million respectively for the 'planned obsolescence' of their smartphones

Samsung Electronics profit dips as phone sales fall

Samsung, the world's biggest maker of memory chips, has weathered a series of setbacks, including an embarrassing global recall of its Galaxy Note 7

SA smartphones hammered as sales decline after festive season

South African mobile operators have shown resilience amid lower smartphone sales data

Sticks and stones and smartphones

Teachers and parents must watch for signs of cyberbullying and help children to deal with it

Smartphones have unintelligent effects on classrooms

Positive use of cellphones appears to be limited to mundane tasks such as contacting friends to check homework.

Are new cheaper smartphones really all that smart?

There's been an explosion of cheaper smartphones that are affordable to most people and offering many high-end features. But are they smart enough?

Smartphone makers bring us virtual reality headsets

Virtual reality headsets led the charge in the maelstrom of new gadgets to expand phones’ capabilities at the Mobile World Congress 2016.

Smartphones dumb down the news

Certain tactics win. Short and fast beats long and detailed. The headline becomes incredibly important, especially the one that appears on Facebook.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories