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Eskom the ‘biggest risk to SA’s economy’

Debt and corruption scandals at Eskom make the utility the biggest risk to South Africa’s economy and the government needs to replace its management, Goldman Sachs Group has said. Eskom plans to

London revokes Uber’s operating licence

Uber Technologies’ licence to operate in London has been revoked, a surprise decision that will affect the 3.5m people and 40 000 drivers who use the app in the city. The city’s transportation regulator, Transport for London, said the


Google deal does not solve HTC’s problems

It was a long wait, but Thursday morning finally looked like the time to congratulate HTC on a smart move. Except I can’t. HTC messed up. Taiwan’s iconic smartphone maker is selling 2 000 of its best and brightest engineers to

TalkCentral: Ep 191 – ‘Pocket God’

It’s the weekend, and that means it’s TalkCentral time. In this week’s podcast, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the biggest technology news, including the improvements MultiChoice

Guptas lose crucial court bid

Companies controlled by the Guptas lost a court bid to prevent Bank of Baroda from shutting their accounts, which would leave the politically connected family without banking services in South Africa from the end of this month

Toshiba Portégé X20W-D two-in-one reviewed

It was only a few years ago that powerful laptops were heavy, clunky things that weighed you down on your travels. Thanks to the miniaturisation of electronics, the latest high-end laptops are not only powerful, but also so