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MONDAY, 15 JULY 2024, 22:22


SA Travel FinTech TurnStay Secures R5.4 Million From US Investors

Today at 10:09 AM, via Tech Financials

TurnStay, a South African travel-focused fintech, has secured $300,000 (over R5.4 million) from Silicon Valley and New York investors DFS Lab and DCG. The company plans to use the funding to expand into Africa and build on its significant traction. Founded by experienced entrepreneurs Alon Stern, co-founder of Slide Financial, and James Hedley, co-founder of […]

Scientists Discover How Pancreatic Cancer Switches Off a ‘Tumor Suppressor’ Gene

Today at 09:34 AM, via Slashdot

An anonymous reader shared this report from the Guardian:A team of researchers from the UK and US have found that pancreatic cancer is able to shut down molecules in one of the body’s most important genes, helping the disease to grow and spread rapidly… Dr Maria Hatziapostolou, of Nottingham Trent University’s John van Geest Cancer Research Centre, said: “This work, which has provided new...

Starlink alternatives in South Africa

Today at 09:02 AM, via MyBroadband

South Africa is becoming an island without official Starlink support. However, there are alternatives for those in areas with no fibre or mobile connectivity.

First Asian elephant vaccinated in fight against deadly herpes virus

Today at 09:00 AM, via The Guardian

Tess, a 40-year-old female at Houston zoo, has been given a trial mRNA vaccine to help combat the virus, a leading killer of calves in captivity

An Asian elephant at Houston zoo in the US has received the first mRNA vaccine against herpes, which is the leading killer of Asian elephants calves in captivity.

Tess, a 40-year-old Asian elephant, was injected with the trial vaccine at the Texas zoo...

Security, time, attendance app free to SMEs

Today at 08:38 AM, via ITWeb

Developed in SA by R8Code, faceATT takes accurate facial recognition to smartphones for verification anywhere on a site, or when users are working remotely.

Goldrush case study

Today at 08:32 AM, via ITWeb

Logicalis SA partnered with Huawei Digital Power to provide the fully integrated, fully scalable smart power system that supports multiple power sources.

Uncanny Me review – skin-deep exploration of cloning tech

Today at 08:00 AM, via The Guardian

Unsurprisingly, creating a 3D avatar to increase a model’s income is fraught with moral and ethical questions, but this documentary seems uninterested in addressing them

Doubles, doppelgangers, clones; twin visions have long fascinated directors and audiences alike. It’s unnerving, however, when technologies that once belonged to the realm of science fiction are now realised in the present. A...

Truth about Joburg’s R230 electricity fee

Today at 07:59 AM, via MyBroadband

Johannesburg is not the first municipality to implement a fixed charge for prepaid electricity users but it’s apparent apathy with poor households seems severely lacking.

REVIEW: Huawei Watch Fit 3 Is A Smartwatch That Simplifies Your Day

Today at 07:38 AM, via Tech Financials

The Huawei Watch Fit 3 embodies a remarkable fusion of style, functionality, and innovation, meticulously crafted to enhance both daily life and fitness routines. Whether you’re an avid fitness enthusiast or someone who values cutting-edge technology, this smartwatch delivers a plethora of features designed to cater to all aspects of your lifestyle. Design and Display […]

Amazon’s big fight in South Africa

Today at 07:03 AM, via MyBroadband

It might have deep pockets, but taking market share from established retailers in South Africa won’t come easy for Amazon.

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