During a time when the gaze of the world’s technology lovers is firmly on technologically developed areas such as North America, East Asia and Europe, the notion that one of the least developed areas on the planet, Africa, could soon … Read the rest
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Thursday predicted a totally invasive Internet.
At the end of a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where his comments were webcast, he was asked for his prediction on the future … Read the rest
Amid a looming broadband price war in South Africa, OpenWeb CEO Keoma Wright says that unscrupulous ISPs derive their profit from throttling the living daylights out of their clients.
The Minister of Communications, Yunus Carrim, recently met with the Council … Read the rest
Organisers of Vienna’s Pioneers Festival, an annual conference for future technology and digital entrepreneurship, announced on Thursday that they would unveil the prototype of “the world’s most advanced flying car” on 29 October.
An earlier prototype of the Flying Roadster … Read the rest
Back in February, in a San Jose courtroom, a bombshell was dropped that could have been erased from the public record.
It turns out that Google, which bases its business on collecting and analyzing huge reams of data for advertising … Read the rest
The ever-growing popularity of video gaming, online or not, is bringing a new set of problems for the big developers. Electronic Arts have recently come in for some heavy criticism from players, as the rise of social media brings disgruntled … Read the rest
Scientists from the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) and Necsa fluorochemical subsidiary Pelchem have developed a lower-cost method to produce high-purity phosphorus pentafluoride (PF5), which is used to manufacture lithium hexafluorophosphate (LiPF6) – the electrolyte used in most lithium-ion … Read the rest
They say, “When you’re on a good thing, stick to it.” Honda has followed that formula since launching the first Jazz back in 2001. And why not? It’s worked wonders for the automaker so far.
Now manufactured at 10 plants … Read the rest
BlackBerry’s CEO John Chen at the company’s earnings report and annual meeting confirmed that the long-rumoured square-shaped ‘Windermere’ smartphone will be officially called BlackBerry Passport.
Chen showed off the yet-to-be-announced Passport which will launch in September at an event in … Read the rest
Amazon announced its first smartphone today, a bold move into a segment currently dominated by Apple and Samsung. At an event in Seattle, CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the Fire Phone, a smartphone with a 4.7-in. 3-D display, a 2.2-GHz quadcore … Read the rest
We are excited about redesigning praag for greater speed and ease of use. Please bear with us while we are making the changes. We are sure you will like the end result.
In the meantime, you can still enjoy our … Read the rest
Scientists have created a thermogenetic tool that can alter a fly’s mind and make it sing and dance.
The Fly Mind Altering Device, or FLyMAD, lets the researchers use heat from infrared lasers to activate genetically defined brain cell types … Read the rest
Mobile phones have effectively revolutionised the way we live our lives, and continue to grow in technical capabilities to further extend the range of facilities and functions available to its users. One in five people across the world own a … Read the rest