Phones, watches, wristbands – a whole Samsung ecosystem

Samsung's "Unpacked" event in Barcelona has delivered not only the new Galaxy S5 and Gear products, but also the promise of a new device ecosystem.

Sony’s Xperia T2 Ultra destined for Africa

Sony Mobile has unveiled a large-screen 6" smartphone, the Xperia T2 Ultra, targeted at emerging markets, including Africa.

Samsung aims to double smartphone sales in Africa in 2014

Samsung Electronics expects to supply half of the smartphones sold in Africa this year and hopes to double sales on the continent in 2014.

Smartwatches aren’t as dumb as they sound

Rumours are swirling that both Apple and Samsung are working on a new gadget: the smartwatch. But does the world really need - or want - these gizmos?

What happened to BlackBerry?

The once high-tech tool of world leaders and the financial elite has lost its cutting-edge reputation, aspirational appeal and its customers.

Weekend 101: Mandela vs Mandela, Egyptians revolt

On Weekend 101 this week, Mandla and Makaziwe Mandela battle in court, Egyptians overthrow their president; and where the hell is Edward Snowden?

Samsung, Chelsea initiative scores big with SA youth

An initiative to give boys a chance to be coached at Chelsea has shown how sponsorship can go beyond return on investment, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Samsung makes 5G breakthrough

Samsung has tested super-fast fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology that will eventually allow users to download an entire movie in one second.

Living up to expectation: Samsung Galaxy S4 comes to SA

The recently launched Samsung Galaxy S4 will be released in April and for once "around the world" means South Africa, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Samsung raises the stakes even higher with S IV

With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S IV this week, it will be easy to forget the massive presence of the company’s other devices.

Is personal technology the rock ‘n roll of the 21st century?

Personal technology is now a fully fledged cultural force, and it will only become more powerful, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Apple loses world’s most valuable company crown

Apple shares have extended their losses, ending a miserable week for the tech giant as it surrendered its position as the world's biggest company.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences