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Amazon dethrones Google as top global brand —survey

The brand value of Amazon surged by 52% to $315-billion, global market research agency Kantar said in its 2019 100 Top BrandZ report

Mass movement: scientists adopt new kilogram definition

Instead of relating to the mass of a singular physical object, the kilogram will now be defined in terms of the Planck constant

Trump ramps up battle against Chinese telecom giant Huawei

​Donald Trump stepped up his battle against Huawei on Wednesday, effectively barring the Chinese telecom giant from the US market

Beulah Mosupye

Managing director: HBS Consulting- Hauweng Business Services

Huawei takes mobile photography to new heights

The P30 Pro is capable of shooting images in low-light that are ridiculously good when compared to that of an iPhone or Samsung

Take me to church … on my app

Although digital worship cannot replace human fellowship, it can certainly help one avoid the self-righteous

No human producer? No problem

A computer has, for the first time, been used to produce an album, but people are still needed for the creative side

Mobile tech is going to the dogs… literally

Among countless new 'wearable' gadgets presented this week at the Mobile World Congress trade fair were monitors that attach to dog or cat collars

Galaxy Fold will be in SA stores in May

Samsung, the world’s biggest seller of smartphones, unveiled a handset that folds open like a book

Foldable phone outlook hinges on the bend

Samsung, the world’s biggest seller of smartphones, unveiled a handset that folds open like a book

Ballerina bots of the Amazon job-pocalypse

Warehouse droids bring benefits but eliminate jobs — and contribute to economic inequality

Malaysia’s flying car plan jets into controversy

The prototype of the vehicle, which uses local technology, will be unveiled later this year

‘Xi cult’ app is China’s red hot hit

A propaganda app that puts China's powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone's pockets has become a hit in the country

New universe map unearths 300 000 more galaxies

The known universe just got a lot bigger

AI set to transform healthcare

High-perfoming computers can analyse huge swaths of health data accurately and quickly

Our appetite for fake news is a global threat to health

The next battle for global health is likely to be fought on the internet

​France to tighten online bullying laws after media ‘boys’ club’ scandal

Two government ministers said new rules will be tabled before the end of June to force YouTube and social media platforms to pull hateful posts.

Huawei charm offensive runs into buzzsaw of US charges

The US Justice Department unveiled a raft of charges against Huawei which could see its Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou extradited to the US
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