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Original copy of ‘Schindler’s List’ up for sale on ebay

An original copy of the list of Jews Oskar Schindler saved from the Holocaust is up for sale on eBay, with the starting bid set at $3-million.

Spielberg defends lesbian sex scene in Palme d’Or-winning film

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has defended the graphic sex scenes in "Blue is the Warmest Colour", which won the Cannes Film Festival's top prize.

Spielberg, Day-Lewis unite for epic ‘Lincoln’ tale

By Hollywood standards, "Lincoln" is as monumental as it gets, even for multiple Academy Award winners as Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis.

The misadventures of Spielberg

Hergé's Tintin is one of the great ­creations of the 20th century, which makes the dismal Hollywood film version little more than murder, says a fan.

China faces Games crisis over Darfur

China was facing a major international crisis linked to the Olympics on Thursday amid mounting pressure over its role in Darfur after United States filmmaker Steven Spielberg severed his links to the Games. So far neither the Foreign Ministry nor the Olympic organising committee has responded to the decision by Spielberg.

Are robots the sex partners of the future?

By mid-century, getting it on with an electronic femme fatale or a superstud sexbot will become an accepted part of the human landscape, predicts David Levy, a PhD in gender studies and artificial intelligence and author of <i>Sex with Robots: The Evolution of Human-Robot Relations</i>.

Gates eyes next digital decade

Microsoft chairperson Bill Gates took centre stage at the world's largest technology show for the last time on Sunday and predicted that his industry was on the cusp of the next "digital decade". Gates said computing will become a pervasive part of everyday life through devices like televisions and cellphones.

Robot ‘Geppetto’ builds artificial boy

David Hanson has two little Zenos to care for these days. There's his 18-month-old son Zeno, who prattles and smiles as he bounds through his father's cramped office. Then there is the robotic Zeno. It cannot speak or walk yet, but has blinking eyes that can track people and a face that captivates with a range of expressions.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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