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  • Musk's SpaceX is downsizing

    Musk’s SpaceX is downsizing

    January 15, 2019 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Musk’s SpaceX is downsizing

    Elon Musk’s SpaceX, a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company, is looking to lay off around 10 per cent of its workforce in an attempt at better managing costs. This news comes shortly after the company’s...

  • “Emerging markets are the ones to crack the big problems” – Intel

    October 22, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on “Emerging markets are the ones to crack the big problems” – Intel

    In one of the panel discussions at Intel Capital’s annual CEO Summit, currently underway in San Diego, California, it was agreed that emerging markets like Africa has the ability to solve major problems  – and, in so doing, help the globe in the...

  • South African-born Elon Musk designs Hyperloop transport system

    August 13, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on South African-born Elon Musk designs Hyperloop transport system

    South African-born tech entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled the blueprint for his Hyperloop rapid transportation system today, giving technology enthusiasts a glimpse of what could be possible in the future. The hypothetical mode of high-speed transportation will...

  • Musk listed amongst Time’s 100 most influential people

    April 19, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Musk listed amongst Time’s 100 most influential people

    South African born technology innovator, scientist and space exploration enthusiast Elon Musk has been listed on Time magazine’s Time 100 issue featuring the 100 Most Influential People in the World. The 41-year-old is the founder and CEO of Space...

  • Africa’s Top 10 Tech newsmakers in 2012

    December 11, 2012 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    They are the movers and shakers, people who continue to influence and impact the broader African Information and Communications Technology industry in a big way. Their actions have made others sit up and take notice … they are the ‘headline grabbers’....

  • Africa Day dawns on new, connected continent

    May 28, 2012 • FeaturesComments (1)

    Friday 25th May marked Africa Day, the annual commemoration of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and almost fifty years later there is a growing awareness of how far Africa has come in technology innovation, application and use, and...

  • Dragon rising: SpaceX flight takes to the sky

    May 22, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Dragon rising: SpaceX flight takes to the sky

    South African-born Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule successfully launched from Cape Canaveral in the United States on Tuesday, making it the first space launch by a private company in the history of space flight. “Three, two, one...