US technology giants are headed for their biggest antitrust showdown with congress in 20 years as lawmakers and regulators demand to know whether companies such as Google and Facebook use their dominance to squelch innovation.
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In the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the woes at Econet Media and what they might mean for the launch of Kwese Free TV in South Africa. Plus lots more…
Apple’s Steve Jobs was singular in his ability to take a company “on a path to die” and turn it into the world’s most valuable – in part by “casting spells”, billionaire Bill Gates said.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said his “greatest mistake ever” was allowing Google’s Android, rather than his own company’s software, to become the world’s biggest mobile operating system.
Bloomberg tracks the fortunes of some 2 800 billionaires. Of those, 145 are worth at least $10-billion, making them decabillionaires. Now, the world contains two centibillionaires simultaneously.
Bill Gates thinks toilets are a serious business, and he’s betting big that a reinvention of this most essential of conveniences can save a half million lives and deliver $200-billion-plus in savings.
Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with fellow billionaire Bill Gates, has died. We have a look back at his extraordinary life.
Early in Warren Buffett’s life, his father failed to get hired at the family grocery store during the Great Depression. Without a job, and without any money after a run on the banks, the family of four ran up a tab
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken Warren Buffett as the world’s third-richest person, further solidifying technology as the most robust creator of wealth. Zuckerberg, who trails only Amazon.com
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg came within a whisker of leapfrogging Warren Buffett as the world’s third-richest person on Wednesday. Zuckerberg, more than half a century younger than the Berkshire