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How bots conned Brexit voters
How bots conned Brexit voters

Oxford’s Computational Project says that a significant number of the accounts tweeting about Brexit were bots.

Hardware
23h
Dear Google: Please make smartphones interesting again
Dear Google: Please make smartphones interesting again

Hayley Tsukayama hopes that rumours that Google will launch its own smartphone are true.

24h
Sponsored: Denel salutes its young innovators during Youth Month
Sponsored: Denel salutes its young innovators during Youth Month

Young innovators at Denel are doing pioneering research that contributes to the creation of new industries in SA.

Companies
24h
Second time the charm for Neotel?
Second time the charm for Neotel?

Econet’s R6.55 billion offer for Neotel - through its Liquid Telecom subsidiary - spells the end of Neotel’s role as heads on a competitor to Telkom.

4 days ago
Your new best workmate: a cobot
Your new best workmate: a cobot

Collaborative robots, which work alongside humans, are pushing the frontiers of automation.

5 days ago
Scents are smart sensors’ last frontier
Scents are smart sensors’ last frontier

Researchers are working hard to try and get smart devices to be able to distinguish smells.

7 days ago
European robots to be classed “electronic persons”
European robots to be classed “electronic persons”

New draft plan will re-classify robots as persons liable for payment of social security.

8 days ago
Bitcoin Foundation appoints SA head
Bitcoin Foundation appoints SA head

Cape Town-based Llew Claasen was appointed Executive Director at the foundation’s recent DevCore conference.

8 days ago
Computer-generated sounds for silent movies
Computer-generated sounds for silent movies

Researchers are experimenting with comuter sounds that automatically create sounds effects for movies.

Companies
19 days ago
Naspers to sell eBay competitor?
Naspers to sell eBay competitor?

Naspers is planning to sell its Polish online auction website Allegro, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

25 days ago
Apple suffers outage
Apple suffers outage

Company confirms that some of its services experienced downtime yesterday.

Internet
27 days ago
Pressure to block internet content growing
Pressure to block internet content growing

Yesterday four US companies agreed to block hate speech in Europe, highlighting the growing pressure for internet censorship.

Hardware
28 days ago
The kitchen of the future knows what’s in your fridge
The kitchen of the future knows what’s in your fridge

Silicon Valley company is building the connected kitchen that will recommend dishes and warn you when you’re low on ingredients.

30 days ago
Reading app terms would literally take days
Reading app terms would literally take days

A group of Norwegians tested how long it would take to read the terms and conditions for the apps on their phones.

33 days ago
Google beats Oracle in $9bn Android trial
Google beats Oracle in $9bn Android trial

Court backs Google and says its use of Java APIs in developing Android were covered by fair use.