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Huawei will leapfrog Apple and HP to lead the PC market...

Huawei will become the top personal computer maker in the world in three to five years.

Sony’s PlayStation VR headset sales top 1 million units

Sony Corp has sold more than one million units of its virtual reality (VR) headset globally.

Facebook is planning to move WhatsApp off IBM’s public cloud, source...

Facebook is planning to move off of IBM's cloud and into Facebook's own data centers.

Fraud and Technology: No one should get away with it

Even information that is carefully hidden or deleted can be identified and disclosed From intentionally erased emails to deleted SMS’s; through techniques using forensic technology,...

Apple launches peer-to-peer payments to take on Square, PayPal and Venmo

Apple is launching peer-to-peer payments in iOS 11.

Apple unveils ‘the most powerful Mac we have ever made’

IMac Pro is the most powerful computer Apple has ever announced.
Tough competition in S.Africa’s mobile space

Net1 caps investment in South Africa’s Cell C at 15% stake

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Net1 UEPS Technologies will invest 2 billion rand ($153 million) for a 15 percent stake in debt-ridden South African mobile operator...

Africa creates world-first next generation digital identification technology to fight identity...

Mobile technology has helped make identify theft the top white collar crime in the world and yet existing authentication methods such as password and biometrics have failed to counter this. A new solution has been created to counter this.

Charity calls for ‘period emoji’ to address taboo of menstruation

Lin Taylor | Thomson Reuters Foundation A 'period emoji' on mobile devices could help break the taboo of menstruation, according to an international child rights...

Botswana power utility invites bids to build 100 MW solar plant

Botswana's state-owned power utility has invited bids to build a 100 megawatt (MW) solar power plant.

Microsoft researchers are trying to humanize virtual assistants

Saheli Roy Choudhury | @sahelirc HYDERABAD, India — Voice-powered virtual assistants, underpinned by artificial intelligence, like Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa, Google Assistant and Microsoft's Cortana...

This ex-Googler is building a LinkedIn killer

Managing contract workers is expected to become more valuable as their ranks grow.

Op-Ed: Growth is dying as the silver bullet for success. Why...

The idea that the economic “pie” can grow indefinitely is alluring. It means everybody can have a share without limiting anybody’s greed. Rampant inequality...

Amazon poised to disrupt pharmaceuticals

Amazon’s latest revelations show it wants to swallow a completely different industry – in this case, pharmaceuticals.

Supply problems hit production at BMW, these are the BMWs impacted

Problems at one of its suppliers has forced German carmaker BMW to halt production in Leipzig

Britain’s Heathrow says BA still experiencing some disruptions

London's Heathrow Airport said early on Monday that there were still some disruptions to British Airways flights from the airport following a global computer...

South Africa’s Naspers pay TV unit agrees to $13 mln fine

South Africa's Naspers' pay-television subsidiary has agreed to pay an accumulative fine of 180 million rand ($13.97 million) for price fixing, the competition commission said on Thursday.

Ivory Coast to build 25 MW solar power station

Ivory Coast plans to build a 25-megawatt solar power plant in the north of the country as it seeks to bolster a strained power grid with renewables, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.

S.Africa allows telecoms operators to keep broadband spectrum until 2028

Creating a single open-access network is at the heart of a government goal to roll out broadband access in Africa's most industrialised economy.
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