Boost for SA tech training to benefit 3 000 young people

2018-04-23 04:45

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative has scored an impressive cash injection to boost technology skills among young South Africans.

Why spending on cloud computing is increasing in SA

2018-04-22 05:57

Spending on cloud computing has sharply increased in Africa and is set to rise further.

The top 3 industries competing for employees

2018-04-14 10:45

Tech, real estate and manufacturing top the competitive list of industries vying for talent, according to the 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report by American company PayScale.

How Zuckerberg planned to rebut questions about Facebook breakup

2018-04-11 19:00

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had been prepared to cite competition with China if asked whether the social-media giant should be broken up, according to a photograph of internal notes.

Facebook says data on most of its 2 billion users vulnerable

2018-04-05 05:00

The social media giant has said that data on most of its users could have been accessed improperly, giving fresh evidence of the ways it failed to protect people’s privacy.

Tesla’s Model 3 is now America’s best-selling electric car

2018-04-04 06:15

The company delivered more Model 3s in the US in the first three months of 2018 than Toyota did with its Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, or General Motors' did with the Chevy Bolt.

Facebook reveals new security settings amid privacy concerns

2018-03-28 19:24

Facebook says it will make it more straightforward for users to change their privacy settings and delete data they’ve already shared with the social media company.

MTN's record Ghana IPO seen drawing Africa-focused funds

2018-03-27 18:08

A record wave of stock is heading for Ghana’s market as MTN is said to prepare to sell a chunk of its local unit to investors for about $790m.

Cloud firm Dropbox surges in Wall St debut

2018-03-25 15:40

Dropbox shares have surged as the cloud data storage firm made its Wall Street debut following a public offering raising some $750m.

Naspers CEO explains Tencent move

2018-03-23 19:36

Naspers may have sold 190 million shares in Tencent for $9.8bn, but it remains bullish about the Chinese firm as well as growing its other businesses to scale, CEO Bob van Dijk tells Fin24.


Ericsson shares fly as Swedish telecom giant caps losses

2018-04-22 12:51

Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson has posted improved first quarter results, as it presses a massive cost-saving drive that has prompted thousands of jobs cuts.

Japan just found a 'semi-infinite' deposit of rare-earth minerals — and it could be a 'game-changer' in competition with China

2018-04-14 14:06

Japan could supply the world with rare-earth minerals for centuries, according to a new study.

Google in talks to buy Nokia's in-flight broadband

2018-04-11 21:53

Google is in talks to acquire Nokia Oyj’s plane broadband business as the Alphabet unit seeks to tap into new services and reach more users by offering in-flight high-speed internet.

Elon Musk's 'Boring Company' now prioritises pedestrians over cars — here's how it would work

Elon Musk's 'Boring Company' now prioritises pedestrians over cars — here's how it would work.

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Spotify climbs after going public in unusual direct listing

2018-04-04 10:36

Spotify shares have climbed from their reference price after it began trading through a direct listing.

Tesla plunges again as questions swirl around fatal accident

2018-03-29 14:05

Tesla shares have dropped for a second day as questions about a fatal Model X crash in California intensified the pressure on Elon Musk’s electric-car maker.

Fund in Focus: Sygnia 4th Industrial Revolution Global Equity Fund

2018-03-28 07:47

The fund offers access to global companies that are optimally positioned to benefit from new technologies and innovations, which have the potential to transform the global economy.

Naspers' Tencent share sale a smart move - Moody's

2018-03-26 15:05

The ratings agency has said the sale of 2% of the Chinese internet giant's shares by Naspers will help it strengthen its balance sheet to fund the scaling of its e-commerce operations, without incurring more debt.

Irate customers bash FNB after downtime

2018-03-25 10:54

Scores of FNB customers took to social media to lambast the financial services provider after downtime hit users on Sunday.

Tencent sheds $26bn as margins warning spooks market

2018-03-22 20:10

Tencent has lost more than $26bn of market capitalisation after Asia’s most valuable company warned it will sacrifice short-term margins, spending on content and technology in pursuit of growth.

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