Despite the launch of its new smartphone, Amazon should not be compared to Apple or Samsung.
Johnny Depp's film "Transcendence" highlights that the battle for "the singularity" - the merging of man and machine - is closer than we think.
This week, the ANC and the public protector spar about Nkandla, Dina Pule must apologise and Santaâ€™s drones deliver gifts.
Major companies like Amazon are looking to outsource their call centres to SA, listing South Africans' "English premium voice quality" as ideal.
Four years of scientific expeditions have uncovered previously unknown animals and plants in the world's largest tropical rainforest.
European bookshops are taking a stand against competition from the Internet, boosted by a renaissance in independent stores and an enhanced know-how.
British retailer hopes to grow its business in a difficult economic climate.
Google is rumoured to be opening retail stores later this year. Alistair Fairweather looks at why the search engine business needs retail presence.
Record Christmas takings have swollen Amazon's cash pile to as much as $9-billion, the online retailer is expected to declare.
A sales war could determine whether Apple, Google or Amazon will dominate the fastest-growing area of personal computing.
Britain's Pearson and Germany's Bertelsmann are to merge their publishing units, Penguin and Random House, to recover ground lost to Amazon and Apple.
A fierce row has broken out over a plan to drive a road through the Amazon, imperilling the future of some of the world's last uncontacted tribes.
A new Global Witness report has revealed that environmental activists were killed at the rate of more than two a week in 2011.
Bookstores around the world have been shutting their doors in the face of what looks a lot like publishing Armageddon. What's a bibliophile to do?
An unprecedented land grab for new web addresses has begun with fierce competition for new internet real estate including .app, .blog and .web.
Greenpeace says British consumers are unwittingly contributing to the devastation of the Amazon rainforest by buying meat products from Tesco.
All eyes are fixed on Brazil's president as she considers a forest code that could spell the end of vital parts of the Amazon and other forests.
It was started by a handful of isolated enthusiasts, gradually became a cult craze, and is now threatening to become a commercial enterprise.
Things can only get better for users as the major players battle over market share and innovation.