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Internet billionaire and aspiring rocket man Jeff Bezos said he sells US$1bn/year in stock to fund Blue Origin, the company fuelling his dream of sending people into space. “My business model right now for

Samsung Electronics took the wraps off the Galaxy S8 and S8+ at an event in New York on Wednesday. The phones, the Korean company’s new flagships, feature a new “Infinity Display” for “immersive

President Jacob Zuma has appointed five members to the interim board of the SABC, with respected journalists among the people named at a crucial time for the financially troubled broadcaster. Zuma said in a statement on Sunday that

Duan Yongping is convinced Tim Cook didn’t have a clue who he was when they first met a couple years ago. The Apple boss probably does now. Duan is the reclusive billionaire who founded Oppo and Vivo

Intel’s expensive splurge at the car dealership makes sense, but it’s also clear that hype for the next generation of automotive technology is getting out of hand. Intel said Monday it will acquire Mobileye, an Israeli company

Netflix and ShowMax rival Iflix, which is promising a lower-cost alternative video-on-demand service, will be launched in South Africa and six other African countries, including Kenya and Nigeria. The platform, which until now has focused

Since Bracken Darrell took over Logitech International four years ago, the company’s stock has quadrupled on robust sales of snazzy PC accessories that complement products by the likes of Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google. But as Darrell plots

The comeback of the Nokia 3310, the icon of the “dumb phone” industry, is mainly a marketing gimmick by a Finnish start-up. But there are plenty of reasons to embrace it as something more – as an antidote to these

When astronomers eyeball little stars twinkling through their telescopes, they now know for certain that circling around some of them are worlds not unlike our own. On Wednesday, an international research team using

The dispute over South Africa’s social grant system and threatening millions of vulnerable beneficiaries with non-payment creates risks that go far beyond interrupting poor people’s access to desperately needed grants. The failure of the South African