Uber lifts financial veil on cash-burning machine

2017-04-17 07:37

Uber has said its revenue growth is outpacing losses, hoping to show the business is on a strong trajectory as it attempts to address a recent cascade of scandals.

Typo caused Amazon's big cloud-computing blackout

2017-03-03 08:51

Amazon says an incorrectly typed command during a routine debugging of its billing system caused the five-hour outage of some Amazon Web Services servers on Tuesday

Amazon launches video-conferencing for cloud customers

2017-02-15 09:22

US online giant Amazon has announced the launch of a "unified communications service" which offers video and audio conferencing through its cloud computing service.

The 8 billionaires who own the same wealth as 3.6bn people

2017-01-17 05:31

Here's the list of the eight billionaires with the same wealth as the bottom 50% of the world's population.

Amazon’s personal assistant ‘Alexa’ coming to Huawei phones

2017-01-06 07:16

Huawei plans bolting Amazon’s personal assistant technology ‘Alexa’ to its Mate 9 phones as the Chinese company announces its debut in the US market.

You can now stream The Grand Tour in SA

2016-12-14 14:57

Amazon PrimeVideo is now available in South Africa and you can catch all of the American company's best original content with the click of a button.

And on that bombshell! Grand Tour most pirated show in history

2016-12-12 11:22

Jeremy Clarkson's new motoring show, The Grand Tour, is the most illegally downloaded TV show according to data captured by an analyst company on the piracy market.

Trevor Noah’s audiobook is a bestseller in the US

2016-11-28 12:02

South African comedian Trevor Noah’s autobiography about growing up during Apartheid has reached another milestone.

Amazon spooks investors with big spending

2016-10-28 14:28

Amazon has reminded investors it’s still willing to spend lavishly on products or areas that could be the next big thing even if it means thinner profit margins and a weaker stock price.

Amazon launches interactive car-buying website

2016-08-26 07:57

Amazon is starting a site offering research, reviews and other information on new and used cars


Moonlight director working on a series for Amazon

2017-03-28 21:02

"Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will follow up his Oscar-winning film with a drama series for Amazon.

Israel to Amazon: Stop selling Holocaust-denying literature

2017-02-26 17:55

Israel's official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II.

Amazon ‘walks away’ from takeover of Naspers-linked

2017-01-18 17:01 and India’s Flipkart Online Services are said to have walked away from talks to acquire Dubai-based after disagreeing over price.

These 8 men own more wealth than half the world combined

2017-01-16 11:55

The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology.

Here come 'smart stores' with robots, interactive shelves

2017-01-04 10:36

Technology may soon change the way you shop in brick-and-mortar stores, and not just online.

Amazon launches Netflix rival in SA

2016-12-14 12:53

Global technology giant Amazon has switched on its internet video service ‘Prime Video’ for over 200 countries and territories, including South Africa.

When the grocery store checkout lines go away

2016-12-07 19:01

Have you watched that new video of Amazon Go, where you just pick up stuff (prepared food and drinks, mostly) and walk out? It's pretty hypnotic, especially with the sound off.

Clarkson, Hammond & May: 'Utter chaos' on set of The Grand Tour

Ahead of their new motoring show, hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May ponder could possibly go wrong on the set of The Grand Tour.

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Amazon dabbling with 30-hour work weeks: report

2016-08-28 13:30

Amazon, which has been accused of fostering a cutthroat workplace atmosphere, will try out teams that log 30-hour work weeks, reports the Washington Post.

PICS: Miley Cyrus makes a retro return to TV

2016-08-08 18:00

Woody Allen's new TV show, which stars Miley Cyrus, will be called Crisis in Six Scenes.

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