Apple dips billion-dollar toe into Netflix challenge

2018-06-19 13:43

Apple isn’t known for the unique video content offered by Netflix, Walt Disney and, but it may have just taken the gloves off in a new fight.

Liberty customers urged to change all banking passwords amid inside-job rumours

2018-06-18 13:04

There is speculation that there was inside involvement. It appears [they] had access to the entire server [so] it seems unlikely it was external, says IT guru Arthur Goldstuck.

Naspers climbs as sale of part of Tencent stake lifts earnings

2018-06-13 17:44

Naspers shares rose following reports of expected ore earnings growth boosted by the sale of its 2% stake in Tencent, Bloomberg reports.

Acer broadens market with Chrome laptops and tablets

2018-06-10 00:00

Acer recently announced its line-up for the year during its annual press conference in New York, which promised something for everyone – from education to lifestyle, business and gaming, writes Nafisa Akabor.

Emirates wants Amazon-like robots sorting out airport baggage

2018-06-05 12:08

Emirates, the world’s biggest long-haul carrier, can’t understand why robots - like the ones used by’s warehouses - aren’t handling airport baggage yet.

Now in SA, a fridge that can tell when you have run out of milk and works from your phone

The latest smart fridge from LG has just been launched in South Africa.

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Cambridge Analytica to face Facebook users in bankruptcy

2018-06-01 12:21

Cambridge Analytica, the UK political consulting firm that has closed its doors after a scandal over how it harvested data, now faces a group of Facebook users in its bankruptcy.

Fintech in Africa: what investors are looking for

2018-05-30 19:34

Fintech companies that solve issues around fraud will feature prominently, especially in SA which has Africa’s most advanced financial system, says an industry expert.

Airline geek's beating the competition with a newsroom run by robots

2018-05-28 15:26

Millenial Katsuhiro Yoneshige’s startup is an example of how millennial entrepreneurs are harnessing social media to create businesses that re-imagine how a given industry should work.

Selfie app loved by millions is a big loser for investors

2018-05-25 09:48

Add Meitu to the list of once-promising Chinese tech startups that are now saddling shareholders with big losses.


Uber, taxify drivers threaten to shut down Gauteng over increases

2018-06-18 17:52

A number of Uber and taxify drivers have threatened to shut down Gauteng if their concerns over increases are not resolved.

Apple partners with Oprah Winfrey for original content push

2018-06-18 11:56

Apple has unveiled an original programming partnership with TV star and producer Oprah Winfrey, in a battle with Netflix, Google and over the future of online video.

Microsoft honours Dimension Data, Britehouse

2018-06-12 17:45

Dimension Data has won Microsoft's Modern Workplace Transformation Award, while its subsidiary – Britehouse – scooped the 2018 SA Partner of the year Award.

40% of cargo space on SA trucks is empty — this new app is selling it, cheap

2018-06-07 09:14

An innovative new app is connecting South African transport companies with spare space on their trucks with consumers who want to transport goods.

Nintendo investors seek answers after 'shocking' share drop

2018-06-04 15:06

Nintendo has suffered its biggest two-day drop in 18 months, befuddling analysts and sending investors scrambling to explain the sell off.

WATCH: Cars that brake all the rules

2018-06-02 13:00

Driverless cars promise a safer ride, with fewer crashes – by removing human error from the equation.

Uber seeks 18-month permit to operate in London - reports

2018-06-01 06:05

Uber is seeking an 18-month permit to operate in London as the company battles the city’s transport regulator to keep offering rides.

Global electric car sales up over 50% in 2017: IEA

2018-05-30 10:49

Electric car sales around the world have risen by 54% in 2017, taking global stock across the three-million threshold, according to a report.

ICYMI: Here's how we celebrated #AfricaDay

2018-05-25 17:55

From a gallery of some of the best looks from Instagram to young women making big waves on the continent to remembering that time UTata had tea and milk tart with Betsie Verwoerd...

BuzzFeed opens new Hollywood chapter With R Kelly documentary

2018-05-24 15:30

BuzzFeed is getting more serious about Hollywood.

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