From the Marantz Consolette Premium Speaker Dock to a clock safe and the Nike+ SportWatch GPS, we introduce this week's top five gadgets.
Nike has suspended payments to and its contract with Oscar Pistorius, who was arrested for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day.
As Oscar Pistorius's bail application runs into its second day, brands Oakley and Nike have severed business ties with the athlete.
As Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius gets ready for his second day in court, Nike has said it has no plans to use him in future advertisement campaigns.
As the M&G went to print, with the details of the shooting at Pistorius's home still sparse, none that were immediately contactable.
A Nike advert of paralympian Oscar Pistorius with the tagline "I am the bullet in the chamber" has been removed from his official website.
Nike has broken ties with Lance Armstrong over his alleged doping and accused the disgraced cycling star of deceiving his sponsor for years.
How much difference does equipment design make to Paralympians? Leo Benedictus looks at the innovations that enable athletes to reach gold.
This is not just a T-shirt. It is a map of Johannesburg as it could be -- an invitation to plot the city with your own two feet.
Ethical consumerism is on the rise. Do ethical companies really trump the rest? Research suggests they do, and investors want to follow the money.
Tiger Woods won much-needed backing on Monday from Nike, while one of his alleged mistresses apologised to his wife Elin for the pain she had caused.
Multinationals have paid a king's ransom for their right to sponsor the Olympics and they are scanning the horizon for ambushes as they drive the marketing bandwagon towards Beijing.
Guitarist and songwriter Bo Diddley, who died of heart failure on June 2 at age 79, was an innovative R&B pioneer who forged rock'n'roll's signature beat but rarely got the credit -- or the riches -- heaped on his fellow musical icons. He died at his home in Archer, Florida, where he had been convalescing since last year after suffering a stroke and later a heart attack.
Had I been two shades lighter, I would have turned red with embarrassment when strangers inquired if I was "Ronnie Pillay's daughter. You're that reporter at the Natal Witness newspaper. How was your scholarship to America?" they asked. It was the late 1990s and my father had been telling his friends about his eldest daughter's exploits.
Chocolate maker Cadbury Schweppes announced on Monday an investment in sustainable cocoa production in Ghana, a move intended to guarantee a long-term supply of the most important ingredient used in its signature bars and candies. The investment will affect an estimated one million cocoa farmers located primarily in Ghana.
United States sportswear giant Nike ventured further into the British football market on Tuesday after agreeing to buy rival Umbro, maker of the England soccer strip, for $582-million. The cash bid, worth 195 pence per Umbro share, values the British group at £285-million, a joint statement said.
Fuelled by last year's Nobel Prize for a man nicknamed "banker to the poor", microlending to small businesses in the world's poorest countries is booming as individuals discover they can be their own mini World Bank. And you don't have to be Bill Gates to get in on the act.
Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club on Saturday announced that, effective from June 1, Nike South Africa will be the official technical sponsor of the club for a period of four years. Nike partners with the world's most successful players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Wayne Rooney as well as Benni McCarthy and Aaron Mokoena.