Jo’burg speed cameras offline

An intervention by the Democratic Alliance administration in Johannesburg to clean up contracts with service providers has brought the electronic enforcement of speed limits to a halt and seriously affected law enforcement

Twitter’s biggest asset: Donald Trump

Without Donald Trump, Twitter could lose almost a fifth of its value. That’s the conclusion of Monness Crespi Hardt & Co analyst James Cakmak, who said that the social media company would see as much as $2bn in market


Worries that Naspers is a one-trick pony

Naspers’s conglomerate discount is widening. Its one-third stake in Tencent Holdings alone is now worth 27% more than the South African Internet company’s entire market cap. After a 70% increase in its stock so far this year


Worries grow over Tencent, Alibaba valuations

Alibaba and Tencent can count themselves among the world’s costliest technology companies after a stellar run. To justify those lofty valuations, China’s two largest corporations have to deliver on some of the riskiest bets they’ve

Interview: HMD Global on the future of Nokia phones

Nokia is a brand that still has enormous cachet among South African consumers. In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod chats to Justin Maier and Patrick Henchie, vice-president and product

Mashaba plans ‘shock and awe’ for Jo’burg CBD

Johannesburg’s new mayor, Herman Mashaba, said that international aid agencies must help to care for undocumented foreigners that he plans to evict from inner city buildings in a bid to attract private investment to rebuild

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