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Children drowning in 'digital diet of pizza and sweets'

Oct 17 2018 05:45

Children are being swamping by the visual equivalent of 'pizza and sweets' in 'a digital Wild Wild West', some of the world's top kids television programme makers have warned.


WATCH: Uber's $120bn valuation

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Uber is eyeing a valuation above $100bn for its much-anticipated share offering due in 2019, which would be the biggest-ever in the tech sector, according to sources.


Your local cafe is probably streaming music illegally

Oct 16 2018 06:15

Artists and record companies lose $2.7bn (about R39bn) in revenue annually because small business owners typically stream music from personal accounts at cafes or barber shops rather than a commercial-use license.


Plastic surgeon buys top South Korea Bitcoin exchange

Oct 12 2018 13:25

A consortium led by a prominent Seoul plastic surgeon has purchased a controlling stake in South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, according to reports.


South Africa to start 4G spectrum auction by April 2019, says Cwele

Oct 11 2018 19:48

The sale is likely to attract interest from wireless carriers including Vodacom Group and MTN Group, which have long bemoaned a lack of opportunities to expand services.


Apple signs $600m deal with dialog for assets, staff

Oct 11 2018 16:44

Apple has signed a deal with Dialog Semiconductor to licence the UK chip designer’s power management technology and acquire certain assets, including more than 300 staff.


Musk denies report James Murdoch poised to be Tesla chairperson

Oct 11 2018 12:26

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied a report in the Financial Times that James Murdoch is poised to replace him as chairperson, prolonging the uncertainty over leadership.

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Gates Foundation backs self-checkup app's expansion in Africa

Oct 11 2018 05:45

A free app that lets patients do quick health checkups on themselves is the centerpiece of a Gates Foundation-backed project to bring better care to poor regions of Africa and eastern Europe.


Hong Kong bans e-cigarettes in latest blow for big tobacco

Oct 10 2018 12:00

Hong Kong is banning alternative smoking devices - the latest setback to the tobacco industry’s efforts to find growth markets as cigarette demand shrinks worldwide.

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