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Your new best workmate: a cobot
Your new best workmate: a cobot

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

Technology
32h
Clash of Clans leads the rise of mobile gaming
Clash of Clans leads the rise of mobile gaming

China’s Tencent to buy CoC maker, Supercell, for record $8.6 billion.

Business
32h
HP, Apple top companies fighting forced labour
HP, Apple top companies fighting forced labour

KnowTheChain ranks technology companies based on their efforts to erradicate forced labour.

Space
2 days ago
Human trips to Mars still 15 years off
Human trips to Mars still 15 years off

The European Space Agency says the first step would be to build a base on the Moon before heading to Mars.

Internet
2 days ago
This guy is dating an Android ..? #Android18isBae?
This guy is dating an Android ..? #Android18isBae?

Kay Webster (real name Webster Phasha) is in a ‘loving relationship’ with Dragon Ball Z’s Android 18... and the internet is going nuts!.

SciTech News
2 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.

Western Cape
3 days ago
Leopard kills 33 endangered African penguins
Leopard kills 33 endangered African penguins

Night patrols have been increased and camera traps set up after 33 endangered African penguins were killed by a leopard at Stony Point in Betty’s Bay.

Gadgets
3 days ago
LG G5 goes all ‘Transformers’ on you
LG G5 goes all ‘Transformers’ on you

LG’s modular G5 includes expansion slots to add additional functionality to the phone.

Hardware
3 days ago
Bose noise-cancelling cans shut out the world
Bose noise-cancelling cans shut out the world

The wireless QuietComfort 35 headphones take noise cancelling to a whole new level.

Space
3 days ago
British astronaut keen to blast off again
British astronaut keen to blast off again

Tim Peake says he would join another trip in to space “in a heartbeat”.

SciTech News
3 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.

International
3 days ago
Say hello to longer Twitter videos
Say hello to longer Twitter videos

Social media titan extends its video push by allowing users to post longer recordings of up to 140 seconds.

Science News
4 days ago
Solar panels thinner than hair
Solar panels thinner than hair

South Korean researchers have developed flexible solar panels 100 times thinner than a human hair.

SciTech News
4 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.

Environment
4 days ago
Not so bird-brained
Not so bird-brained

Researchers say that budgies can be taught to recognise basic grammatical patterns.