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Old dog, new tricks: Sony unleashes ‘intelligent’ robot pet

The 30-centimetre long hound-like machine comes complete with flapping ears and its eyes can show various emotions.

Smartphone makers bring us virtual reality headsets

Virtual reality headsets led the charge in the maelstrom of new gadgets to expand phones’ capabilities at the Mobile World Congress 2016.

‘The Interview’ released on YouTube, other digital platforms

Sony has debuted the movie online after hackers threatened its release, making it available on YouTube before screenings at 320 independent theatres.

Sony Pictures CEO says Sony had no choice but to pull ‘The Interview’

Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive, Michael Lynton, said the Hollywood studio did not make a mistake in pulling the film "The Interview."

Hollywood voices outrage over Sony cancelling N Korea movie

Celebrities have criticised the decision made by movie theatres and Sony to cancel "The Interview"'s December 25 release after threats from hackers.

Samsung takes Berlin at tech expo

At the annual IFA consumer technology expo in Berlin, most of the big guns rolled out new weaponry, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Tablets: Samsung, Sony in hot pursuit of iPad Air

The iPad might be the benchmark for tablet design and efficiency but Samsung and Sony have released tablets that redefine the idea of a "benchmark".

Bigger smartphone screens? It’s all about video

As smartphone screens go ever-larger, some expect a backlash and a return to poky displays. But there is a powerful force behind the trend.

Sony announces release of 100 PS4 games

The PS4 is still the darling console in the gaming industry despite the fact that it has very few games, but games will be released soon, says Sony.

Sony PS4 attracts gamers as rival fails to win them over

As the E3 conference takes place, Sony has insisted that the game console war is far from won despite its PR launch triumph over Microsoft.

Smartphone captures camera’s decline

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

Made in Japan, but it might not be for long

More firms face a tough choice over whether or not to move production in Japan overseas to escape the impact of the relentless rise of the yen.

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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