Juliette Garside

Apple efforts fail to fix Foxconn

Abuses continue at Foxconn despite warnings from Apple, a rights group says, with staff enduring gruelling workloads and humiliating punishments.

Buffy the empire slayer? Facebook takes on Google, Apple

Facebook is preparing to take on Google and Apple's domination of the smartphone market by creating its own handset, codenamed Buffy.

Samsung shows the confidence of leading phone maker

With recent results suggesting that it has outsold Nokia, the Korean manufacturer is dominating a difficult market.

PayPal pooh-poohs Google’s credit card replacement

Internet bank PayPal says Google's mobile wallet payment system could be obsolete before it even comes to market.

A public Facebook

The site is expected to sell a 10% stake for as much as $10-billion but there are doubts about its value.

Markets agog: Will Facebook’s debut outshine Google?

The world's leading social site is expected to sell off a 10% stake for up to $10-billion -- implying an overall value of $100-billion.

Taste for Apple sours BlackBerry

Service outages and failure to keep up with the iPhone mean BlackBerry's popularity is waning and its creators have paid the price.

Smartphone captures camera’s decline

Not long ago, life's precious moments were captured by someone who had the foresight to carry a camera.

Google and Apple to go head to head over ‘smart’ TVs

LG and Samsung to join Sony and Vizio in producing Android sets, while Apple is expected to launch iTV later this year.

Five predictions for the communications world in 2012

Free phonecalls and Apple TV? The future is now.

Nokia aims to upset Apple’s cart with Microsoft tablet

After trailing behind in the smartphone race, Nokia plans to take on Apple's iPad next year with its own tablet, running Microsoft's Windows software.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it