Outrage at Japan’s ivory sales

Yahoo sold sold an estimated 12 tonnes of elephant tusks and fashioned pieces of ivory on its Japanese auction site

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.

WTF, NSA? Tech giants vent spy fury

Google and Yahoo! are fuming over revelations that the agency intercepted their users' records.

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.

Yahoo!: Can’t buy me cool

It is not unusual that Yahoo! has snapped up 10 companies so far this year. But what is unusual is the scale of the purchases.

Yahoo’s Tumblr takeover could boost the blog’s business

Yahoo's $1.1-billion deal to buy Tumblr is a bold acquisition that means business, says the search engine's chief executive Marissa Meyer.

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.

Yahoo! and CNBC join forces

Yahoo! and CNBC have agreed on a content sharing deal in which CNBC will provide stories and videos that will be featured on Yahoo! Finance pages.

Yahoo! cuts off 2 000 workers

Struggling US internet firm Yahoo! will slash some 2 000 jobs in a sweeping restructuring aimed at building a "nimbler, more profitable" company.

India won’t censor social media, says minister

India does not intend to censor online social networks such as Facebook but demands that they obey the same rules governing the press and other media.

PayPal’s Scott Thompson to pick up the pieces at Yahoo!

Struggling internet company Yahoo! has appointed the president of PayPal, Scott Thompson, as its new CEO, replacing the ousted Carol Bartz.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

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