Huawei flagship phone goes Google-free

2020-03-27 21:30

Huawei drove into its post-Google era Thursday with a flagship smartphone that uses none of the Android maker's apps now that the Chinese group has been blacklisted by US authorities.

WATCH: Delivery drivers face pandemic without sick pay, insurance, sanitizer

2020-03-26 20:55

In a global coronavirus pandemic, delivery drivers have become as essential as first responders, providing food and other basics for millions of people.

WATCH: Boeing plans to restart production of 737 MAX jet

2020-03-25 15:41

According to industry sources, Boeing plans to restart production of its 737 Max airplane in May, after a months-long halt sparked by a safety ban on the best-selling jet.

WATCH: Amazon shuts New York warehouse after associate tests positive

2020-03-20 14:21 said it's temporarily closing a small New York warehouse after one of its associates tested positive for the coronavirus. As Fred Katayama reports, it highlights the operational risk it faces as the disease spreads.

WATCH: Amazon to hire 100 000 workers as virus sparks order surge

2020-03-18 14:48

Amazon said it would hire 100 000 warehouse and delivery workers in the United States to deal with a surge in online orders, as many consumers have turned to the web to meet their needs during the coronavirus outbreak.

WATCH: Apple reopens stores in China

2020-03-16 22:03

Apple is reopening all 42 of its branded stores in China on Friday. As Fred Katayama reports, that could stem the massive sales slide its iPhones experienced in February.

Coronavirus: Owner of British Airways, Iberia cuts flight capacity 75%

2020-03-16 14:59

IAG, owner of British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, has said it would slash the group's flight capacity by 75% during April and May owing to the coronavirus outbreak.

Sasol considers selling stock, assets after debt surge

2020-03-12 19:51

Sasol said it may sell assets or stock to ease its financial woes after an oil-price collapse exacerbated a debt burden swelled by a troubled expansion in the US.

Bitcoin plunges through $6 000 as crypto rout worsens

2020-03-12 17:00

Bitcoin plunged at one point sinking through $6 000 for the first time since May as a sell-off in cryptocurrencies became a rout amid wider market turmoil sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

WATCH: Apple's China sales slump as shoppers stay home

2020-03-11 19:19

Sales for Apple and other smartphone makers slumped in China in February as the coronavirus kept shoppers at home.


Unions, small businesses 'underwhelmed' by banks' response to virus

2020-03-27 13:28

South African banks are being criticised by labour unions and small business owners for not doing enough to help struggling customers as the coronavirus lockdown looms.

Lockdown blues? Instagram has a new video feature to ease isolation

2020-03-25 15:41

Instagram unveiled a new feature on Tuesday allowing users to connect more easily over video and shared content as part of a move to ease isolation stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

WATCH: Global businesses pitch in to help battle coronavirus

2020-03-21 10:00

Companies all over the world are joining in the battle against coronavirus, helping to make ventilators, face masks and hand sanitizer.

WATCH: FedEx suspends 2020 profit outlook

2020-03-19 17:12

FedEx withdrew its earnings outlook for 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. But as Fred Katayama reports, shares rose in early trading Wednesday as some investors bet it'll benefit from ecommerce boosted by the practice of social distancing.

Facebook offers $100m to virus-hit small businesses in 30 countries

2020-03-17 20:59

Facebook said on Tuesday it was offering $100 million to help small businesses in 30 countries cope with the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

France slaps Apple with record R20.4bn fine

2020-03-16 16:02

France's competition authority slapped a record €1.1 billion (R20.4bn) fine on US tech giant Apple for anti-competitive behaviour towards its retail distributors.

WATCH: Nike, Under Armour shut stores to combat virus

2020-03-16 14:58

Nike, Lululemon Athletica and Under Armour on Sunday said they would close stores in the United States and other markets, joining a growing list of major retailers moving to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.

New CEO stands by 737 MAX, eyeing reset at troubled Boeing

2020-03-12 18:38

Boeing Chief Executive David Calhoun sought to pivot from a bruising period of crisis and scandal, pledging a renewed commitment to safety and transparency and endorsing the long-term viability of the 737 MAX plane.

WATCH: Adidas shares tank after coronavirus warning

2020-03-11 21:26

Adidas shares tumbled Wednesday after it warned of a $1bn hit from the coronavirus.

Amazon offers cashierless tech to rival retailers

2020-03-11 19:19

Amazon began offering its "just walk out" technology to other retailers in a move aimed at boosting the use of the cashierless store system.

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