NEW YORK CITY, US: USA leads with 61 Shortlisted entries, followed by South Africa, Turkey, and Australia.
5 Dec 2013 12:34
TOKYO, JAPAN: Sony confirmed on Tuesday, 3 December, that it has sold more than 2.1m PlayStation 4 consoles in less than three weeks, as it battles Microsoft and Nintendo for supremacy in the lucrative gaming sector.
4 Dec 2013 06:32
WASHINGTON, USA: Online retail sales for Cyber Monday grew 16% from last year to US$2.29bn, lifted by more shopping on mobile devices, a market tracker said on Tuesday, 3 December.
4 Dec 2013 07:24
WASHINGTON, USA: - Want that Amazon order in just 30 minutes? Amazon's chief executive Jeff Bezos hopes to soon achieve this using an armada of mini-drones able to drop small packages on the doorstep of users in USA cities.
3 Dec 2013 08:47
WASHINGTON, US: America's plain old telephone network is rapidly being overtaken by new technology, putting US regulators in a quandary over how to manage the final stages of transformation.
29 Nov 2013 14:38
NEW YORK CITY, US: The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched US$14.2m in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.
28 Nov 2013 09:17
NEW YORK CITY, US: UN committee on Tuesday voted to create an international day to protect journalists as media activists condemned the mounting number of reporters killed on duty.
28 Nov 2013 09:24
NEW YORK, USA: Ford ordered a recall of nearly 150,000 of its popular Escape vehicle, citing a potential risk of an engine fire.
28 Nov 2013 06:14
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: US computer company Hewlett-Packard reported making a profit in its recently ended fiscal year, with cost-cutting efforts countering a slip in revenue.
WASHINGTON, USA: Fisker Automotive, whose high-end electric cars caught the eye of Justin Bieber and other celebrities, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
26 Nov 2013 07:34
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft says more than a million Xbox One consoles were snapped up within 24 hours in 13 countries after hitting shelves for the first time last week.
26 Nov 2013 06:49
NEW YORK CITY, US: Business magazine Forbes this week named Madonna the highest-paid musician in the world, estimating her earnings at $125m in the year to June.
21 Nov 2013 14:41
NEW YORK CITY, US: The 2014 One Show is ready to accept your entries - and there are several new categories.
21 Nov 2013 09:12
LOS ANGELES, USA: - Talking on the phone while driving is illegal in a growing number of countries, but with the explosion of in-car technologies the potential for drivers being distracted is greater than ever.
21 Nov 2013 06:23
WASHINGTON, USA: A US government agency said it was investigating fires in Tesla electric vehicles, as the company ordered modifications aimed at reducing what it called a negligible risk.
20 Nov 2013 07:30
NEW YORK CITY, USA: - Five people were arrested on Monday (18 November) following a global "cyber heist" in which hackers stole US$45m by overriding the cash withdrawal limits of prepaid debit cards, US officials said.
19 Nov 2013 07:48
NEW YORK CITY, USA: More than a million PlayStation 4 consoles were sold in the first 24 hours of its release in North America, according to manufacturer Sony.
19 Nov 2013 09:06
NEW YORK CITY, US / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising announced its 2013 award winners on Friday, 15 November at ceremonies in New York City and Sydney, Australia. Two SA agencies won Finalist Certificates.
18 Nov 2013 08:32
NEW YORK CITY, US: Forbes Media, publisher of Forbes magazine, has hired investment bankers to explore a potential sale, the company's chief executive said on Friday.
18 Nov 2013 06:44
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Internet company Google and investment firm KKR will invest $400m in six solar plants in California and Arizona, the companies said.
18 Nov 2013 06:04
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