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Africa Business App launched by KPMG

A new Africa Business App has been launched by the KPMG Global Africa Practice. It will provide businesses and investors with seamless access to the very latest Africa information about doing business across the continent...

17 Feb 2015 11:32

Google, Mattel bring virtual reality to iconic toy

NEW YORK, USA: Google and toy giant Mattel said on Friday, 13 February 2015, they were teaming up to revamp the classic View-Master device, injecting it with digital-age virtual reality...

16 Feb 2015 14:43

Creative 3D doll design bags the Rado Star Prize for UJ student

Monica Monsanto, a graduate from the Department of Industrial Design at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is the recipient of the first Rado Star Prize South Africa for her 3D doll design...

16 Feb 2015 10:43

Quest to produce new vehicles

ZIMBABWE: Car assembler, Quest Motor Corporation says it plans to produce new vehicle models this year, a move expected to create an additional 100 new jobs at its Mutare assembling plant...

10 Feb 2015 12:45

Eskom implements load-shedding

Eskom has implemented load-shedding as of 1000 this morning...

4 Feb 2015 10:31

Kagiso PMI rises to 54.2 in January

Activity in the manufacturing sector picked up strongly last month as production returned to normal following the festive break when most workers went on leave...

2 Feb 2015 13:51

Factory data 'not market-moving'

Manufacturing growth data for November are to be released on Monday and that month's retail, wholesale and motor sales figures later in the week...

By Maarten Mittner 12 Jan 2015 14:23

'Selfie sticks' give new perspective at tech show

LAS VEGAS, USA: "Selfie sticks" - the lightweight monopods which hold smartphones to get a better angle for self portraits - are making the tech community look at things from a new perspective...

9 Jan 2015 15:32

BCI dropped in December

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) says the business confidence index (BCI) shed 2.5 index points in December 2014, coming in at 88.3...

9 Jan 2015 07:47

Uncertainty mars tender for digital TV

A state entity is forging ahead with a R4.3bn tender for the manufacture of television set-top boxes without the government having finalised its policy on the devices.

By Amuel Mungadze 8 Jan 2015 13:19

China replaces rare earth quotas with export permits

BEIJING, CHINA: China has instituted a system of export permits for rare earth metals, used in hi-tech goods such as mobile phones, the government said...

5 Jan 2015 18:04

Not such a rum idea...

... It's time for Durban Poison: There's a rum on my stoep...

By Shelley Seid 23 Dec 2014 11:01

The digital universe that is to come

The Internet of things has opened for us humans a digital world abundant of opportunities, that will further transform the way we learn, interact with each other, with devices, machines and other physical things around us...

By Nivin Xavier 16 Dec 2014 07:55

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