• The criminal mind

    Ace book reviewer Ian Mann takes a look at what causes someone to commit a white-collar crime.

  • Lessons from Zuma

    It is hard to find silver linings in the ex-president's nine-year storm, says Khulekani Magubane.

  • Love him - but watch him

    Ramaphosa has good intentions but is surrounded by shady characters, says Solly Moeng.


For Tesla, cars+cash+credit+convertibles = crunch time: Gadfly

Mar 23 2018 18:44

Opinions differ on the exact nature of Tesla, ranging from struggling car manufacturer to tech pioneer to something akin to the second coming. Regardless, it is undoubtedly one thing: a money machine, writes Liam Denning.


Psychometrics: How Facebook data helped Trump find his voters

Mar 23 2018 18:04

It was one of hundreds of cute questionnaires that were shared widely on Facebook and other social media, like "Which Pokemon Are You?" and "What Are Your Most Used Words?"


Naspers CEO explains Tencent move

Mar 23 2018 19:36

Naspers may have sold 190 million shares in Tencent for $9.8bn, but it remains bullish about the Chinese firm as well as growing its other businesses to scale, CEO Bob van Dijk tells Fin24.


MTN prepaid voice tariffs jump as new price structure kicks in

Mar 23 2018 15:02

MTN prepaid customers can expect to fork out up to an extra 41 cents per minute, as the mobile network adopts a new prepaid tariff price structure.


Naspers raises R116bn from Tencent share sale

Mar 23 2018 11:03

Naspers says the funds will be used to reinforce its balance sheet and invest in its development businesses.


Zuckerberg summoned by Congress as lawmakers fume over data leak

Mar 22 2018 19:22

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been called to appear before a House panel as fallout continues from the exploitation of data from millions of the site’s users by a political consulting firm linked to President Donald Trump.


SA Post Office website down for days

Mar 22 2018 16:04

The website of the South African Post Office has been down for a number of days, allegedly due to unpaid domain fees.


YouTube to `frustrate' some music users with ads so they pay

Mar 22 2018 12:59

YouTube says it will increase the number of ads that some users see between music videos, part of a strategy to convince viewers to pay for a forthcoming subscription music service.


Zuckerberg response fails to quiet critics scorning mea culpas

Mar 22 2018 17:18

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has broken his silence on the crisis over political-advertising firm Cambridge Analytica’s access to user data, outlining concrete steps taken to make sure such a leak doesn’t happen again.


Naspers plans to sell up to 190 million Tencent shares

Mar 22 2018 12:02

This will be the first time that Naspers has sold shares in the Chinese internet giant, the company said in a shareholder announcement.

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Tencent sheds $26bn as margins warning spooks market

Mar 22 2018 20:10

Tencent has lost more than $26bn of market capitalisation after Asia’s most valuable company warned it will sacrifice short-term margins, spending on content and technology in pursuit of growth.


App developer says he is scapegoat in Facebook data row

Mar 22 2018 05:00

The academic behind an app that harvested data from millions of Facebook users says he is being scapegoated in an online privacy row.

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Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi has announced that processed meat was the source of South Africa’s latest and worst listeriosis outbreak on record.

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