Robots in the Workplace – Helping employees and improving work

By Press Release 20 September 2016

Robots seem to be everywhere these days—on the big screen in popular science fiction movies, in books and in toy stores, and also in a real way improving our workplaces and other aspects of our daily lives. FULL STORY >


Robot stingray carries gold and rat cells

By Staff Writer 8 July 2016

It seems like the rat heart cells gold robot stingray market is about to become crowded. Scientists have managed to construct a small stingray soft robot that can be guided by light. FULL STORY >


Pacific Rim 2 slated for February 2018 release date

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 July 2016

Guillermo del Toro and his Kaiju are set to hit the big screen once again, with Pacific Rim 2's release date set for 23 February 2018. FULL STORY >


Trailer for first Fallout 4 add-on, Automatron, arrives

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 March 2016

Slated for release on 22 March, Automatron is the first add-on for Fallout 4, pitting man against machine and putting gamers’ crafting skills to the test. FULL STORY >


Dubai announces that it will be host city for 2017 World Future Sports Games

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 March 2016

While Dubai might prove too hot a destination to host the Olympics, it seem perfect for robotic sports, with the city announcing that it will host 2017's World Future Sports Games. FULL STORY >


Report says robots could claim up to 5 million jobs by 2020

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 January 2016

The World Economic Forum has released a report on robots’ use in the workplace, with 5 million jobs expected to be replaced by 2020. FULL STORY >


US-based MegaBots Inc. challenges its Japanese rivals to a robot duel

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 July 2015

If you've designed a massive robot, you need to prove it's the best, and that's what US-based manufacturers MegaBots Inc. has done, challenging its Japanese rivals to a duel. FULL STORY >


SPOT now offers South Africa comprehensive satellite coverage

By Staff Writer 26 June 2015

Affordable tracking and safety devices now available to adventurers across South Africa FULL STORY >


EZ Robots land in The Gadget Shop

By Staff Writer 4 March 2015

More than toys, the new range of EZ Robot offerings are now available in SA through The Gadget Shop, giving enthusiasts the chance to get creative. FULL STORY >


Boston Dynamics debuts smaller four-legged robot - Spot

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 February 2015

Spot may be named after a dog, but the new smaller quadrupedal robot from Boston Dynamics looks and moves like anything but. FULL STORY >


Bits on Bots

By Staff Writer 24 February 2014

50 years ago, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov predicted that by 2014 robots will be common but not really clever. True, but there are a few darn smart ones around. FULL STORY >


SciNews - March 2013

By Linda Pretorius 18 March 2013

Coldness, bouncing robots and Achilles' heel all feature in this month's SciNews. FULL STORY >


Botswana comes to Street View on Google Maps

By Staff Writer 28 November 2012

Following the launch of Street View in South Africa just before the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Botswana will become only the second African country to be integrated on Street View. FULL STORY >


More Cape winelands now on Google Street View, Botswana next

By Hanleigh Daniels 6 February 2012

Web search giant Google is expanding on the number of Cape wineries available via its Google Street View service and also reveals Botswana as the next location that its Street View cars are headed to. FULL STORY >

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