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Tech

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.

Eskom

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.

Economy

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.

Mining

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.

Mining

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.

Economy

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.

Economy

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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'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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