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Bill Gates has made his largest gift since the turn of the century, giving away Microsoft shares that accounted for 5% of his fortune, the world’s biggest. The billionaire donated 64m of the software maker’s shares valued at $4.6bn

Alibaba and Tencent can count themselves among the world’s costliest technology companies after a stellar run. To justify those lofty valuations, China’s two largest corporations have to deliver on some of the riskiest bets they’ve

Bitcoin soared past $4 000 for the first time on growing optimism faster transaction times will hasten the spread of the cryptocurrency. The largest digital tender jumped to a peak of $4 125.17 on Monday,

Lycamobile, one of the world’s largest mobile virtual network operators, has firmed up its plans to launch services in South Africa, piggybacking on Cell C’s network. TechCentral first reported in March that Lycamobile

Icasa’s move to regulate what it terms “out-of-bundle billing practices” and “expiry of data practices” is years overdue. The regulator wants to get rid of the typical 30-day expiry period for mobile data bundles, which has been a

It was only a few years ago that powerful laptops were heavy, clunky things that weighed you down on your travels. Thanks to the miniaturisation of electronics, the latest high-end laptops are not only powerful, but also so