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Authorities have warned social media users over spreading pictures and videos about Zimbabwe's economic woes, after a prominent activist was charged with subversion for a video circulated at the weekend.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 5:00 pm
Dubai, with its 14-lane highways and car-dependent residents, will provide free parking and toll-free driving to encourage motorists to shift to electric cars as a way of cutting carbon emissions.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:00 pm
Apple iPhone 8 pre-orders are "substantially lower" than iPhone 7 and iPhone 6 levels, says an analyst.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 5:11 am
With a handful of US technology giants growing more powerful and dominant, debate is intensifying on whether big tech's growth is healthy or not.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 9:46 am
The internet is set to be a key growth driver in media and entertainment for the next four years.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 4:46 am
The launch has been highly anticipated, but the reviews so far are lackluster for Apple’s new gadgets.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 4:17 pm
While the ranks of women engineers have risen, they’ll need to take a quantum leap to shrink the gender pay gap in a global economy hurtling into the digital age.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 12:00 pm
Hewlett Packard is planning to cut about 10% of its staff as part of a broader effort to pare expenses as competition mounts.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:30 am
Uber’s licence to operate in London has been revoked, a surprise decision that will affect the 3.5 million people and 40 000 drivers who use the app in the city.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 10:48 am
It’s 10 years since Apple has unleashed a surge of innovation that upended the mobile phone industry. Electric cars, could be about to pull the same trick on Big Oil.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 9:15 am
Facebook, under fire over Russia’s use of its social network to spread pre-election discord in the US, has pledged a sweeping overhaul of political advertising.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 8:30 am
Apple reviewers have rarely been as grumpy as this month, when Apple unveiled its collection of new gadgets for the holidays.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 7:38 am
A network glitch which knocked service provider, MTN for several hours has been resolved, the company told Fin24 on Thursday night.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 6:36 pm
Google has agreed to buy part of HTC’s engineering and design teams for $1.1bn, taking on a cadre of veterans that worked on the Pixel phone.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 12:36 pm
Tencent is entering the traditional finance industry by investing in CICC International Capital, a move that may help the investment bank’s expansion in wealth management.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:38 am
Machine learning - making computers perform functions without specific programming - could be used to diagnose cancer earlier through advanced deep learning, says an expert.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 6:23 am
Naspers is seeking Competition Commission approval to acquire South African classifieds site AutoTrader
Posted: September 20, 2017, 6:14 pm
Take these steps to help ensure you don’t cause undue damage to your mobile device.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 4:00 pm
Sandton City and Mandela Square visitors can now ditch ticketed parking vouchers for automated payment, which recognises number plates and automatically opens boom gates.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:54 am
As data costs drop, social media use has intensified among South Africans in the past year, with Facebook now being used by 29% of the population.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 10:28 am