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SA tech fights shack fires

A homegrown invention designed to prevent shack fires turning into infernos has won a global innovation award.

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Teaching computers sarcasm

Scientists believe they are getting closer to having technology recognise sarcasm in humans, but not that close.

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Google’s OnHub revealed

Google’s new Wi-Fi router comes with antennas that will scan the airwaves to spot the fastest connection.

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SA tech fights shack fires
August 27 2015 at 16:30

A homegrown invention designed to prevent shack fires turning into infernos has won a global innovation award.

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Teaching computers sarcasm
August 24 2015 at 10:31

Scientists believe they are getting closer to having technology recognise sarcasm in humans, but not that close.

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Google’s OnHub revealed
August 19 2015 at 06:23

Google’s new Wi-Fi router comes with antennas that will scan the airwaves to spot the fastest connection.

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Sony’s new ‘submersible’ phone
August 18 2015 at 11:38

Mobile phones and water don’t mix, unless you have a waterproof one like the new Sony M5.

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Four reasons to get an Xbox One
August 18 2015 at 09:31

Microsoft is doing its best to woo players from Sony’s PlayStation 4 and push Xbox 360 players to upgrade.

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Hooked on the smartphone
August 12 2015 at 09:44

A third of adults now say they check their smartphone within five minutes of waking up.

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Facebook builds full-scale drone
July 31 2015 at 12:58

Facebook completes assembly of its first full-scale drone designed to bring web access to remote parts of the globe.

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Jawbone UP3: for the not so fit
July 29 2015 at 10:39

Most fitness trackers focus on achieving personal bests. The UP3 focuses more on how you sleep.

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Intel, Micron claim chip breakthrough
July 29 2015 at 10:19

Companies say new memory technology is biggest breakthrough since NAND flash in 1989.

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Stop killer robots - researchers
July 28 2015 at 11:29

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Steve Wozniak add their voices to call to ban autonomous weapons.

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