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Coronavirus: We are now Entering a New Phase in the Fight Against the COVID-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday night revealed that the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has risen to 1,326 - and three people are confirmed...

Social Media Firms are Taking Steps to Tamp Down Coronavirus Misinformation

by Bhaskar Chakravorti As we practice social distancing, our embrace of social media gets only tighter. The major social media platforms have emerged as the...

10 Ways to Spot Online Misinformation

by H. Colleen Sinclair Propagandists are already working to sow disinformation and social discord in the run-up to the November elections. Many of their efforts have...

6 Things you can do to Cope with Boredom at a Time of Social Distancing

by Erin C. WestgateMore and more of us are staying home in an attempt to slow down the spreading coronavirus. But being stuck at...

Vehicle Safety: From Carjacking to Car Hacking

By Sarah Archer With the rise of keyless-entry cars and modern technology, car hacking is still prevalent in the auto industry. People attempting to steal...

How 5G Can Help the Fight Against Coronavirus

5G can enhance the effectiveness of pandemic prevention and treatment, and drive the digital transformation of healthcare systems in response to major public emergencies,...

Working at Home to Avoid Coronavirus? This Tech Lets You (almost) Replicate the Office

by Geoffrey Mann Working from home is already so common it has its own acronym, and it’s about to get even more common still. Companies...

SA Bungled the Spanish Flu in 1918. History mustn’t repeat itself for COVID-19

by Howard Phillips As the issue of repatriation of foreign nationals from China grabs the headlines in South Africa and elsewhere on the continent in...