Marissa Mayer

CES: Yahoo set to battle Microsoft, Google

AT CES this week, Yahoo head Marissa Meyer stepped up the ailing search company’s battle plans as it prepares to take on Microsoft and Google.

US spying: Yahoo! chief fears jail for going against NSA demands

Yahoo! chief Marissa Mayer said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data.

Scarcity of female geeks questioned

Why is it that although women make up 49% of the UK's labour force, they account for just 17% of IT and telecommunications professionals?

New chief must revive Yahoo’s yodel

Marissa Mayer is taking her talent for revenue enhancement from Google to the competition. Josh Halliday & Charles Arthur report.

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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