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Earlier this month, Apple poached the chief of Amazon’s Fire TV unit to run its television operations. Timothy D Twerdhal brings hardware and content experience to his new gig, and his hiring suggests a renewed

Liquid Telecom, the fast-growing pan-African telecommunications operator controlled by Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, will spend billions of rand expanding newly acquired subsidiary Neotel’s data centres, wireless networks and fixed-line

When our robot overlords arrive, will they decide to kill us or cooperate with us? New research from DeepMind, Google parent Alphabet’s London-based artificial intelligence unit, could ultimately shed

In this episode of the TechCentral Podcast, we go inside AlphaCode, the Sandton-based club for fintech entrepreneurs built and operated by Rand Merchant Investments and headed by RMI senior investment executive

In the latest episode of South Africa’s top technology podcast, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg discuss Microsoft’s blow-out earnings, all thanks to the cloud. Also this week, they discuss the latest rumours, thanks to

La La Land, Lions Gate Entertainment’s film about star-crossed lovers trying to make it in the entertainment industry, was nominated for 14 Academy Awards, including best picture, tying for the most ever.’s Manchester By The Sea

The finance world’s attempt to build a white-collar version of blockchain – the shared-ledger technology that underpins rebellious virtual currencies such as Bitcoin – has generated Silicon Valley quantities of buzz. There hasn’t

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, returned to the skies on Saturday with a flawless delivery of communications satellites into orbit, its first flight since a 1 September fireball destroyed a rocket

Global PC shipments fell 5,7% last year because … well, you know why: fewer people want to buy a PC. It really is as simple as that. Analysts can slice and dice the numbers to try to explain every twist and turn in the

Long a symbol of Internet-era value destruction, the music industry has scratched and clawed its way to an impressive milestone: an estimated 100m people now have streaming music subscriptions that they pay for each month. That’s more than