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IBM Letting Anyone Play With Its super PC

 IBM’s five five qubit processorIBM Research Quantum computing is computing at its most esoteric. It’s an experimental, enormously complex, sometimes downright confusing technology that’s typically the domain of hardcore academics and organizations like Google and NASA. But that might be changing. Today, IBM unveiled an online service that lets anyone …

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Cruz Suspends His Campaign After Indiana Loss

Call it Black Tuesday for the world’s bookies. Today, Leicester City, a UK football club given 5000-to-1 odds to win the Premier League, clinched the title. And Donald Trump is going to be the Republican Party’s nominee for president. At least, the odds are heavily in his favor. Texas Sen. …

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Mamelodi Sundowns edge closer to title

Mamelodi Sundowns edge closer to title

Mamelodi Sundowns edged closer to the title and Maritzburg United closer to relegation following the latest round of Absa Premiership action over the weekend. The Brazilians beat Kaizer Chiefs in a pulsating contest in Pretoria, while their closest rivals Bidvest Wits dropped more points. Meanwhile, in the relegation scrap, the …

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Lions mauled by the Hurricanes

Suffering a humiliating 50-17 hammering the Canes scored seven tries to three and being outplayed from the start the Lions have to wonder where they are headed now after being embarrassed and outplayed in this manner and in all facets. The Hurricanes appeared more street-wise and seemed to have an …

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Wheelchair gladiators primed for SA Open

Popular Afrikaans musician Mathys Roets and highly-rated former Border left-hand batsman Ralph Cullinan come from very diverse backgrounds, lead vastly different lives and don’t even speak the same language. Yet, on the eve of their debut in the 2016 Nedbank SA Disabled Golf Open, the pair discovered that they share …

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Gays are worse than pigs and dogs, Mugabe

Gays are worse than pigs and dogs, Mugabe

As many as five Zimbabweans in the much-maligned Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender and Intersex community commit suicide every year because of homophobia, a Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) official said. Speaking at a media training workshop in Harare on Thursday, GALZ Programmes Officer, Sylvester Nyamatendedza, said there was …

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Behind the Scenes of the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb

jaguar Simola Hillclimb

The Jaguar Simola Hillclimb originated as a mere dream shared by a couple of motorsport enthusiasts, but since the very first edition came to fruition in 2009, it has set the benchmark for the most enthralling and accessible form of racing in the country. Now in its seventh year, and …

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SpaceX Plans to Reach Mars by 2018

Elon Musk wants to launch a spacecraft to Mars as soon as 2018. Let that sink in. Depending on your definition of “as soon as,” that means sometime between 20 and 32 months from now. But Musk probably meant roughly 24 months, because May 2018 is when the next Mars …

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Facebook sees 52-per cent increase in first quarter

Facebook sees 52-per cent increase in first quarter

Social media juggernaut Facebook had a banner first quarter, seeing a 52-per cent increase in gross revenue, and a three-fold increase in profit over the same period in 2015, it reported Wednesday. The Menlo Park, California-based tech company saw revenue of $5.38-billion (R78.08-billion) versus $3.5-billion in the first three months of last year. …

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Aces lose to Supersport in the Nedbank Cup

Aces lose to Supersport in the Nedbank Cup

 SuperSport United advanced to the semi-finals of the Nedbank Cup after they beat Mpumalanga Black Aces 2-1 in a pulsating quarterfinal clash at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Friday night. After Judas Moseamedi gave Aces an early lead, SuperSport’s Jeremy Brockie and Thuso Phala scored a goal each in the …

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