What SA can learn about business confidence from the global tech giants

2019-07-15 18:08

SA can learn something about building business confidence from the tech giants like Google and Amazon, says Grant Sieff.

WATCH: iPhone apps use hidden trackers to share data without users' consent

2019-07-01 20:33

A privacy test conducted by Washington Post columnist Geoffrey Fowler has found that popular iPhone apps are using trackers and sharing user data, sometimes including sensitive information like email, phone number, location, and IP address.

Google speeds up shift of hardware production away from China

2019-06-12 15:19

Alphabet’s Google is moving some production of Nest thermostats and server hardware out of China, avoiding punitive US tariffs and an increasingly hostile government in Beijing, according to people familiar with the matter.

A guide to the US antitrust case against Facebook, Google

2019-06-08 17:00

In a sign that formal inquiries could be forthcoming, the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission last week divvied up antitrust oversight for Apple, Amazon.com, Facebook and Alphabet’s Google.

WATCH: The 5 things you need to know about the death of iTunes

2019-06-05 22:23

Apple announced it's going to scrap iTunes, its historic media service. What does this mean?

WATCH: Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software

2019-06-04 14:36

Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and personal privacy.

Google, Facebook and Apple fall amid antitrust scrutiny

2019-06-04 05:05

Google parent Alphabet, Facebook and Apple tumbled as the companies appear set to undergo US antitrust probes after the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to split up oversight of technology giants.

Chinese diplomat jokes that Huawei 'has cut Apple into pieces'

2019-05-21 13:32

China has reacted with uncharacteristic fury to what it deems a concerted US attack on its national champions and even its way of life. But one diplomat showed a touch of humour as he jumped to Huawei Technologies Co.'s defence.

Tim Cook says his generation has failed by over-debating climate change

2019-05-20 06:30

The Apple chief executive told graduates at Tulane University in the US that his "generation has failed" them by fighting more than making change on issues including immigration, criminal justice and climate change.

WATCH: High court says Apple lawsuit can move ahead

2019-05-14 12:38

A divided Supreme Court has ruled that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolised the market for the sale of iPhone apps.


Samsung completes folding phone redesign after screen failures

2019-07-03 12:04

Samsung Electronics has completed a two-month redesign of the Galaxy Fold to fix embarrassing screen failures that forced its delay, according to people familiar with the matter.

Inside Apple's long goodbye to design chief Jony Ive

2019-06-30 11:23

Jony Ive has been leaving Apple for years. When it was finally made official, there was nevertheless hand-wringing about the company’s future.

Apple's US iPhones can all be made outside of China if needed

2019-06-11 12:54

Apple has a backup plan if the US-China trade war gets out of hand.

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS

2019-06-07 13:34

Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps.

RIP: Apple ends iTunes

2019-06-04 14:55

Apple has announced that it is ending iTunes, which it will be replaced with Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts.

Apple sets vision for unified app strategy at developer confab

2019-06-04 10:16

Apple upgraded the operating systems that power its devices, previewed a new Mac Pro desktop computer and showed off new health and augmented-reality features at its annual developer conference.

Apple plans end of iTunes, to reveal glimpses of its next era of apps and devices

2019-06-03 06:00

Apple’s developer conference beginning Monday will move the company closer to a future in which the iPhone is no longer the central cog for other products and services.

Huawei's smartphone plans imperiled by Trump administration ban

2019-05-21 07:56

While Trump has restricted American companies from selling to Huawei, the Chinese company continues to rely on Android to power its smartphones globally.

Want to be a disruptor? Forget technology, focus on the customer - exec

2019-05-19 17:57

The key challenge for businesses today is not to master new technologies, but to solve the 'wicked problems' they and their customers may face in an increasingly complex environment.

Apple says it pulled parental control apps over privacy concerns

2019-04-29 07:54

Apple said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a media report that the iPhone maker was eliminating competition with its own tools.

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