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Tablets need to stop ‘being so boring’

Mar 04 2015 08:27

Slowing tablet sales can be curbed by launching more interesting devices, says an expert.


Be prepared for load shedding, says Eskom

Mar 04 2015 07:24

Eskom has issued a warning that there is a medium risk of load shedding during the day, shifting to a very high probability in the evening.


Brown: Eskom can pull plug on Zim, Zambia

Mar 04 2015 06:54

SA has power deals with seven countries in southern Africa but Eskom can cut power to Zimbabwe and Zambia, according to Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.


Aurora dismissal a 'victory' - union

Mar 04 2015 05:00

The dismissal of Khulubuse Zuma's application to have claims of R1.5bn against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside is a victory for workers, trade union Solidarity says.


Gold Fields to spend up to $500m on mines

Mar 04 2015 06:00

Bullion producer Gold Fields can afford to spend $300 to $500m on an acquisition but is only interested in working mines, says chief executive Nick Holland.

Financial Services

Judgment reserved in Shuttleworth case

Mar 03 2015 21:15

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the Reserve Bank application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of billionaire Mark Shuttleworth.


Africa project to tap ocean potential, SA's Phakisa takes off

Mar 03 2015 20:00

A new pan-African project has been launched to strengthen the continent’s potential for increased trade in fish, as South Africa's operation Phakisa takes off.


Samwu not boycotting Cosatu

Mar 03 2015 20:00

Samwu says it is not one of the unions boycotting the Congress of SA Trade Unions' (Cosatu) central executive committee meeting.


In other news

New Yorkers spend nearly 60% of income on rent

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Rent will gobble up nearly 60% of New Yorkers' income in 2015 with the median cost of an apartment to rise to $2 700 a month, according to a real-estate website.

SA, Canada sign mining agreement

Mar 04 2015 06:37

South Africa has signed a memorandum of understanding with Canada on co-operation in mining development, with a particular focus on the junior to mid-tier mining sector.

Asia markets mostly track Wall St losses

Mar 04 2015 07:24

Asia markets have mostly tracked a retreat on Wall Street, with Tokyo hit by a firmer yen and Sydney dipping on disappointing economic growth data.

US stocks retreat from records

Mar 04 2015 07:14

Wall Street stocks have retreated from record peaks, losing ground after lacklustre US auto sales.

European stocks close lower

Mar 03 2015 19:17

Europe's main stock markets have finished the day lower with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index sliding 0.74% to 6 889.13 points.

Germans working most hours since 1992

Mar 03 2015 18:39

German workers last year clocked up the most hours at work since 1992, according to a report by the German Institute for Research into the Labour Market and Careers.

Fuel shortages hit Nigeria

Mar 03 2015 18:06

Nigeria's main cities are facing acute gasoline shortages as importers feel the pinch of a plummeting currency, tighter credit lines and unpaid government subsidies.

Barclays, Glencore earnings knock FTSE down

Mar 03 2015 16:51

Britain's blue-chip share index gave up dropping back from record highs, as Glencore and Barclays weighed on the market after earnings releases.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
ACL Arcelormittal South Afric...R25.57R0.000.00%
ACP Acucap Properties LimitedR57.50R0.000.00%
AFE A E C I LimitedR129.00R0.000.00%
AFH Alexander Forbes Group Ho...R10.80R0.000.00%
AGL Anglo American PlcR218.72R0.000.00%
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WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R89.00R0.000.00%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR136.43R0.000.00%
TSH Tsogo Sun Holdings Limite...R28.75R0.000.00%
TRU Truworths International L...R88.50R0.000.00%
TRE Trencor LimitedR67.30R0.000.00%
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'Freak attack' stalks Apple, Android browsers

Mar 04 2015 07:48

Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "Freak attack".


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