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    Culture change from below is the only way to overcome poverty, says Leopold Scholtz.

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    After the tech euphoria of 2013, the fast-moving sector has hit a speed bump.

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    Changing the money creation system may be simpler than we think, says Edward Ingram.

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Carrim: Costs of communicating have to drop

Apr 23 2014 15:41

The government remains fully supportive of Icasa's work, because the costs of communicating have to drop, says Communications Minister Yunus Carrim.


World Cup rush leaves gaps in Brazil cell network

Apr 23 2014 16:29

While Rio de Janeiro's legendary Maracanã stadium was in a frenzy, about 73 000 soccer fans could scarcely send a text message to celebrate.


Tech bubble talk

Apr 23 2014 14:29

After the tech euphoria of 2013, the fast-moving sector has hit a speed bump.


Good move, Telkom

Apr 22 2014 13:37

Telkom’s cellular play is good news for local industry, says Rob Lith.


China purges porn amid web censorship fears

Apr 22 2014 12:07

Critics worry that Beijing's crackdown on porn and the Wechat app is an attempt to tighten the state's grip on the internet and will be used to censor websites.


Android gains, basic phones almost extinct

Apr 20 2014 15:48

The Google Android platform has grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets.


Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India

Apr 22 2014 11:05

A former Apple chief executive, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India.


Sina Weibo shares jump 19% in US debut

Apr 20 2014 17:28

Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, has debuted on the Nasdaq exchange with a 19.1% jump despite an IPO that went out undersubscribed.


Microsoft reports strong sales of XBox One

Apr 18 2014 08:44

Microsoft says it it has sold more than five million XBox One consoles since they were launched in November.


Nokia recalls Lumia chargers on shock jitters

Apr 18 2014 09:00

Finnish telecom company Nokia has recalled 30 000 chargers for its Lumia 2520 tablet due to risk it could give customers an electric shock.

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Amazon hit by strikes in Germany

Apr 17 2014 14:18

Warehouse staff at US-based online retailer Amazon have resumed strikes in Germany in a year-old deadlock over pay.


Google takes hit on growth disappointment

Apr 17 2014 14:04

Google has lost some of its lustre as quarterly results failed to meet lofty Wall Street expectations, sending its shares down sharply.

We're Talking About: Small Business

Standard Bank is looking for 12 entrepreneurs to participate in a 10-part TV series. They could win a R1m investment into their dream.

Cope loses members to ANC

President of the Cope Youth Movement, Abel Rangata, and three other Cope members have resigned from the party to join the ANC.


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