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Media24 wins award for graduate employment

2017-07-24 10:57

Media24 has won the 2017 SA Graduate Employers Association award for the media company with the best graduate employment programme.

India's richest man launches R300 phone with unlimited data

2017-07-21 16:10

The Indian tycoon who started a carrier with free services took another swing at rivals, unveiling a cheap feature phone with access to unlimited data.

SAP lifts sales outlook, buying back stock on cloud growth

2017-07-20 09:30

SAP has raised its outlook for revenue after reporting a better-than-expected 10% sales jump, as it kept attracting customers to a new version of its software.

Should Tesla's autopilot cars be allowed on public roads following crashes?

2017-07-19 09:01

'We need to build safeguards into the emerging industry for driverless cars,' writes Toby Walsh, Professor of AI at UNSW, as he speaks on Tesla's autopilot technology.

Vodacom CEO calls R34.6bn Safaricom deal transformative

2017-07-18 10:31

Vodacom shareholders have voted in favour of the acquisition of an indirect stake in Kenya’s Safaricom.

A year on: Pokemon GO developers want trading and player battles

2017-07-09 14:01

It has been a year since the short-lived smash-hit Pokemon Go app was initially released, with developers adamant of retaining audience through new Pokemon and app functionality.

Facebook's small print might be antitrust's next big target

2017-07-03 11:56

Facebook may be the next big target of European antitrust watchdogs as they home in on how the social network collects user data that helps generate vast advertising revenues.

Ransomware becomes go-to hack as Bitcoin rallies, NSA tools leak

2017-06-28 15:16

A recent outbreak of ransomware attacks have shown that digital stickups are becoming the go-to hack for cybercriminals, fuelled by powerful leaked US government exploits.

Prize-winning tech helping Ghana's farmers

2017-06-25 13:44

Agyei Douglas is a farmer who grows vegetables near Kumasi in Ghana's central Ashanti region. He used to struggle to access markets and capital.

Global partnerships, new tech part of Nouwens Carpets strategy

2017-06-15 18:39

SA carpet manufacturer Nouwens Carpets is using new technology and a series of strategic partnerships in line with its long term vision.

 

This app tells you when you’re depressed. Who else does it tell?

2017-07-22 12:00

Clinicians and privacy experts are welcoming mental-health app inventions with one hand while holding up warning signs with the other.

Elon Musk claims US approval for Hyperloop

2017-07-21 11:09

Elon Musk says he won 'verbal' government approval to build the world’s longest tunnel for an ultra-high-speed train line to connect New York to Washington

Vodacom revenue rises as customer numbers swell in SA

2017-07-20 08:48

Vodacom's first-quarter sales have gained 3.9% as sales of smartphones increased.

World's most high-tech voting system to get hacking defenses

2017-07-18 15:41

Estonia, the only country in the world where voters elect their leaders through online balloting, is taking steps to fend off potential hacking attacks.

SA to spend R266bn on IT services in 2017

2017-07-13 10:36

IT spending in South Africa this year is expected to grow by 2.4% to R266bn, according to IT information firm Gartner.

Winning Women: Learning to farm gold

2017-07-08 06:00

Tshiamo Legoale (27), a geologist at Mintek, has worked out a way to ‘farm gold’. This research resulted in her winning the FameLab International 2017 contest last month in the UK.

Important for retailers to innovate effectively

2017-06-30 13:53

The retail sector is in the midst of the digital revolution, says the CEO of the RCS Group, a financial services provider in the retail credit market.

Bitcoin bull unfazed as cyberattacks resume globally

2017-06-28 11:05

Michael Novogratz says cryptocurrencies could be worth north of $5trn in five years - if the industry can come out of the shadows.

Naspers to meet investors in US, UK

2017-06-25 11:12

Naspers will approach investors in the US and UK about a bond issue as it continues its quest to expand its internet businesses.

Undervalued Sony poised to rise 39%

2017-06-07 12:30

Sony Corp shares are undervalued and could rise as much as 39%, says Oasis Management’s Seth Fischer at the Sohn Conference in Hong Kong.

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