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Elon Musk unveiled his latest “master plan” for Tesla Motors, delivering a long-term vision that includes an integrated solar and battery product, the addition of a pickup, freight truck and bus to its electric vehicle lineup, and plans for a

Jeff Bezos just snuck past Warren Buffett to become the third richest person on Earth. The Amazon.com founder’s net worth was US$65,05bn on Thursday (R923bn at the time of writing), topping Buffett by $32m on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has presided over five new phones during his two-and-a-half years running the company, none of which has managed to turn around steadily declining smartphone sales. Some analysts are wondering who would buy a sixth. BlackBerry

Eight-year-old Lillian looks nervously at her king. It’s stuck; hemmed in on F3 by her opponent’s castle and queen. Two moves later, it’s all over. Checkmate. She looks around, despondently. Behind her around 20 other youngsters hunch over their chess boards

At some point, everyone knew, Netflix’s subscriber growth in the US had to slow down. The company’s video streaming service is nearing market saturation among its core demographic

BT Group – formerly British Telecom – is using its control of the UK’s main broadband network to favour its own interests and regulators should consider a breakup unless the company steps up investment and gives rivals better

Outgoing African Union Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has managed to tick at least two big items off the to-do list she had in her term at the helm of the continental body

SoftBank Group has agreed to buy ARM Holdings for £24,3bn (US$32bn; R460bn), securing a slice of virtually every mobile computing gadget on the planet and future connected devices in the home. The Japanese company is offering £17/share in cash

Google faced a new antitrust attack from European Union regulators who allege the search engine skews results in its own favour and unfairly restricts rival online advertising platforms. The European Commission