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Samsung teases S8 phone, promises it won't explode

Feb 27 2017 08:00

Samsung Electronics teased its coming Galaxy S8 smartphone and released new tablets targeting video-gamers and professionals as the company seeks to regain lost ground.

Budget Reaction

Judge Dennis Davis: SA's super rich likely not bitter over tax hike but …

Feb 27 2017 06:01

Amid fears of South Africans skipping the country over the new tax rate for those earning over R1.5m, Judge Dennis Davis reckons they likely have no qualms with the hike, but more so with how the money is used.

Economy

Warren Buffett: Don't waste your money on investment fees

Feb 27 2017 06:00

Billionaire Warren Buffett wants investors to be wary of the high fees Wall Street routinely charges because of the damage they do to investment returns.

Economy

Something is rotten in RSA, cautions tax ombud

Feb 26 2017 20:00

Judge Bernard Ngoepe, South Africa’s first tax ombud, has expressed concern over the political stability in South Africa and the ailing economy.

Tech

LG takes two steps forward and a huge step back with the G6

Feb 26 2017 18:24

South Korean electronics manufacturer LG took a step backward from their previous flagship smartphone when launching their G6 device.

MyBusiness

This Cape Town art-tech entrepreneur is inspired by maths!

Feb 26 2017 17:42

Victor Kirov, who quit his lucrative engineering career to create unrivalled stainless sculptors, explains to Fin24 how his work is inspired by mathematics.

 

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This Cape Town art-tech entrepreneur is inspired by maths!

Feb 26 2017 18:31

Victor Kirov, who quit his lucrative engineering career to create unrivalled stainless sculptors, explains to Fin24 how his work is inspired by mathematics.

Israel to Amazon: Stop selling Holocaust-denying literature

Feb 26 2017 17:55

Israel's official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II.

New LG phone influenced by Samsung's Note 7 troubles

Feb 26 2017 17:53

Samsung's fiasco with its fire-prone Note 7 phone has pushed its rival LG to take additional precautions with its next smartphone.

Damascus moment needed at the ANC's branches

Feb 26 2017 16:44

A few struggle stalwarts have expressed their disgust at the ruling party’s moral bankruptcy, but it is time for disgruntled party leaders in the various provinces to speak out en masse.

BEWARE: Woman scammed of R35 000 by online fling

Feb 26 2017 16:01

A Fin24 user has come forward to share her story of how she was conned by a man who she met online.

Chinese firm seeks to revive once mighty BlackBerry

Feb 26 2017 15:30

TCL has unveiled its first BlackBerry-licensed smartphone which brings back the device's signature physical keyboard.

Head-scratching investors call time on Trump stock rally

Feb 26 2017 15:00

World equity markets have come under pressure as analysts run out of ways to justify Donald Trump-inspired stock valuations.

INFOGRAPHIC: How the Budget impacts your pocket

Feb 26 2017 14:52

Have a look at this infographic to see how the tax announcements in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget will affect you.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Medical scheme misery

Mandi Smallhorne says her faith in the National Health Insurance is fading,...

Budget Insider

Credible Gordhan stymied by political and policy paralysis

In what might be his last budget, Pravin Gordhan could ultimately not...

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: A budget by any other name would smell the same

The government should scrap VAT - a tax that penalises the poor - and...

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Tech

Huffington weighs in on Uber sexual harassment investigation

Feb 26 2017 13:40

Member of Uber’s Board, Arianna Huffington, has thrown her weight behind the cab-hailing service’s founder Travis Kalanick and will be conducting an independent investigation into sexual harassment claims at the company.

Finweek

In the markets: What to watch this week

Feb 27 2017 07:21

The US, Russia and India are among the countries that will release their GDP figures. In SA, market watchers will focus on private sector credit figures as well as the local balance of trade data.

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