Steve Jobs

This wasn’t in the Jobs description

Steve Jobs died two years ago this month. They should have waited a few more years before releasing Jobs.

Apple lacks imagination with ‘meh’ iPhone 5S

Once a company renowned for breaking new ground, Apple is turning into a typical American corporation, writes Aditya Chakrabortty.

Ashton Kutcher channels Steve Jobs to give advice at teen awards

Ashton Kutcher, who stars as Steve Jobs in the "Jobs" biopic, has decided to use his status to impart worldly advice at the Teen Choice Awards.

Steve Jobs biopic featuring in upcoming Sundance Festival

A Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher, "jOBS", will be the closing night film at the 2013 Sundance film festival.

Apple’s map flop and the battle for mobile control

Renowned perfectionist Steve Jobs would likely not have been pleased with Friday's launch of the new iPhone 5 in North America and other countries.

Apple victory could harm Google but benefit RIM and Microsoft

Apple's victory in a landmark US patent case against Samsung could reshape the mobile sector and slow the momentum of Google and its Android system.

Apple’s Cook shares $98-billion cache

Apple's Tim Cook fulfilled a desire of investors by initiating a quarterly dividend and share buyback that will pay out $45-billion over three years.

iPad, therefore I love computers

The tablet has revolutionised the way its enthusiastic users work, live and play.

‘Steve Jobs’ is most used name in media for 2011

"Arab Spring" and "Royal Wedding" have been deemed the top phrases of 2011, while late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is the year's top name.

‘Steve Jobs swore to destroy Android’

Steve Jobs was furious at what he saw as outright copying of Apple's ideas in HTC's Android phones, claims his biography.

Apple sales rise, but fail to soar

Weaker iPhone sales than expected have prompted questions over the decision of Apple to release its latest smartphone model when it did.

Malaysian Buddhists hold Apple ritual for Jobs

A Buddhist temple in Penang has held a religious ritual in which mourners bit an apple to hasten Apple visionary Steve Jobs's reincarnation.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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