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Apple Watch supplier under fire over China student labour

​Apple is investigating a factory in China after a labour rights group said the tech giant's supplier forced student workers to work 'like robots'

Apple wants US privacy law

The chief executive says internet users are under surveillance and companies use data as a weapon

EU hits Apple with €13-billion Irish tax bill due to illegal state aid

The US feels its firms are being targeted by the EU and a US Treasury spokesperson warned the move threatens to undermine US investment in Europe.

Apple’s Tim Cook calls out ‘religious freedom’ laws as discriminatory

Tim Cook has called on US legislators to rethink their support of so-called religious freedom laws.

Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album

Apple has released a special tool that lets users remove U2's new album, 'Songs of Innocence' from their collections.

Has Apple lost its bite?

Apple is expected to post its worst financial results for a decade, with profits falling for the first time since 2003 and revenues flat on last year.

Apple releases smaller iPad tablet

Apple has unveiled its iPad mini with prices starting at $329 to compete with Amazon and Google's tablets. But is it good, despite its price?

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.

Cook to serve up slices of $100-billion Apple pie?

Steve Jobs wasn't a fan of paying out, but will new chief Tim Cook reward Apple investors today, or make a big purchase with its $100bn cash reserve?

After Steve Jobs: Apple’s faster, better iPad

Apple has unveiled a new iPad and an updated Apple TV box -- its first new products since co-founder Steve Jobs passed away last year.

New boost for workers at suicide-hit Foxconn

Foxconn, one of Apple's main contractors, has raised wages for the second time after a spate of suicides last year put the company under scrutiny.

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.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world