E Cape works towards improving education
The Eastern Cape Province is working towards developing an E-Learning educational system to improve Matric results, says Director of e-Learning Summit Motse Mfuleni. “We believe in providing digital access to disadvantaged schools especially those in remote areas,” Mfuleni said. The Imbizo events and the Eastern Cape Department of Education... Read more
Facebook on Wednesday reported that its quarterly profit surged as its ranks of monthly users closed in on two billion, but warned of rising expenses and slowing revenue growth. The leading social network said it made a profit of $3.06bn on $8.03bn in revenue in the first three months... Read more
´CodeBus Africa´ arrives in South Africa
University students tour the African continent and teach kids to code to celebrate 100 years of Finland Education and technology organisations from Finland and South Africa will come together in May to run creative coding workshops for local students in Johannesburg, Tshwane, Kimberley and Cape Town. The collaboration is... Read more
While pundits and news outlets claim political polarization in America is at an all-time high since the November 2016 election, a study led by New Mexico State University researchers may have discovered one of the factors driving it – customization technology. “The MIT folks and others mapped out the... Read more
The structure of the social network to which a person belongs could shape how their brain responds to social exclusion, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher. The study is authored by assistant professor Ralf Schmälzle, from the College of Communications Arts and Sciences, and... Read more
Leading global provider of content and technology solutions, LexisNexis South Africa, today announced the official opening of a new office in Port Elizabeth – the fast-rising software development city in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The new outlet includes a software development centre through which LexisNexis intends... Read more
Apple Doctor’s decade of mobile repairing – a story to tell
Apple Doctor. There are a few things that come to mind when hearing such a name – why so? They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, is it a doctor’s office? Is it a new dietary plan? No. It’s one of the best specialised Apple mobile... Read more
Researchers invent process to make sustainable rubber, plastics
Synthetic rubber and plastics – used for manufacturing tires, toys and myriad other products – are produced from butadiene, a molecule traditionally made from petroleum or natural gas. But those manmade materials could get a lot greener soon, thanks to the ingenuity of a team of scientists from three... Read more
Samsung Print Service comes pre-installed on Samsung Galaxy S4, S5, S6, S7 and S8 phones Samsung Electronics has announced that Samsung Print Service, an Android mobile printing tool, has received full Mopria Print Library certification, extending Samsung’s leadership in the provision of ubiquitous mobile printing. The Samsung Print Service,... Read more
Research leads to a golden discovery for wearable technology
SOME DAY, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold, thanks to researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Writing in the March 17 issue of the journal Science, the Missouri S&T researchers say they have developed... Read more