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Shares in Apple plunged by almost 10% in after-hours trading on Wednesday in New York after the consumer electronics company published first-quarter financial results that fell short of analysts’ expectations. Investors appear to have taken fright, in particular, at the

Have a Pretoria-based attorney and his partners invented a technology that could help change the world? Corrie de Jager believes his company, Hydrox Holdings, has developed a process that represents a “major step forward in unlocking the hydrogen era”. De Jager says the

The ANC is trying to deflect attention away from the fact that millions have been siphoned out of state-owned enterprises, including Telkom, for a series of The New Age newspaper’s business breakfasts, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said on Wednesday. “[Telkom’s involvement] was

The Galaxy S3 Mini, the smaller brother of the world’s best-selling Android smartphone, the Galaxy S3, has gone on sale in South Africa for a recommended retail price of R4 599 for an 8GB model. A 16GB version of the Mini will retail for R4 999. A 16GB of the bigger S3 starts at about

Electricity demand has remained static, requiring an urgent change in future energy plans, National Planning Commission member Anton Eberhard said on Wednesday. “Electricity demand today is still at 2007 levels. It’s unprecedented. In the entire history of the electricity industry in South Africa

Mapping is one of fastest-growing areas in companies’ IT expenditure. Three-quarters of large companies and two-thirds of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) expect to spend more of their budgets on digital mapping services this year. These are just some of the findings

The high court in Pretoria will hear an application to appeal against e-tolling on Friday, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said. “Outa remains committed to this case, which largely seeks to protect citizens’ constitutional rights, along with challenging the onerous, expensive, inefficient and cumbersome matters

Communications minister Dina Pule has placed her director-general, Rosey Sekese, on “special leave”, potentially igniting a new round of turmoil in the troubled government department. Pule’s spokesman, Siya Qoza, confirmed the move on Monday morning after the Sunday Times carried

Tellumat, one of the companies hoping to build set-top boxes for digital terrestrial television, says if succeeds in its bid for free-to-air broadcasters to manage the control system for the boxes, this could lead to further delays in the already long-delayed migration away from analogue broadcasts

South Africa’s online streaming music market has gone from nowhere to crowded in a matter of months. This week, another online music service, France’s Deezer has been launched — or “soft-launched”, according to a company source. France’s Deezer, which enjoys a close