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Episode 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Episode 107: IMC Conference Johannesburg 2014

Date: 3 Oct 2014
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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Woman stuck in chimney after online dating goes sour
Woman stuck in chimney after online dating goes sour

LOS ANGELES, USA: US firefighters rescued a woman from a chimney after she got stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online.

22 Oct 2014 08:45

UNITED STATES

IBM sells chip unit but bleeds money
IBM sells chip unit but bleeds money

NEW YORK, USA: IBM reported a collapse of its third-quarter profits because of the $4.7bn cost of offloading its micro-chip business to GlobalFoundries.

21 Oct 2014 09:59

UNITED STATES

Google profits fall as ad revenue declines
Google profits fall as ad revenue declines

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The rise of smartphone use to access the internet has slowed the number of clicks on advertisements and cut into profits earned by Google in the third quarter of the year. revealed.

20 Oct 2014 09:47

UNITED STATES

Facebook offers 'safety check' for disaster areas
Facebook offers 'safety check' for disaster areas

WASHINGTON, USA: Facebook has unveiled a "safety check" tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system it developed after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

20 Oct 2014 10:53

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Facebook challenging Google in online ad market
Facebook challenging Google in online ad market

NEW YORK: For years, Google has been the undisputed leader in online advertising, but Facebook is gaining quickly in the fast-evolving market.

16 Oct 2014 12:47

UNITED STATES

Microsoft's Skype launches video messaging app
Microsoft's Skype launches video messaging app

NEW YORK - Microsoft-owned Skype on Tuesday unveiled a new app enabling users to send short video messages to stay "connected between calls."

16 Oct 2014 11:59

UNITED STATES

Underground bank founder pleads not guilty
Underground bank founder pleads not guilty

NEW YORK, USA: A man accused of founding an online underworld bank that allegedly laundered $6bn for criminals, including child pornographers and drug traffickers, pleaded not guilty before a New York court this week.

15 Oct 2014 10:40

UNITED STATES

Windows flaws let Russian hackers spy on NATO
Windows flaws let Russian hackers spy on NATO

WASHINGTON, USA: Hackers based in Russia used a flaw in Microsoft Windows to spy on NATO, European governments and other organisations as far back as 2009, security researchers have found.

15 Oct 2014 10:16

UNITED STATES

GTAT wants court to cancel Apple's sapphire contract
GTAT wants court to cancel Apple's sapphire contract

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A supplier enlisted to make sapphire screens for Apple mobile devices has asked a bankruptcy court to free it from contracts that it branded "oppressive and burdensome."

14 Oct 2014 10:00

UNITED STATES

ICANN to be free from US control
ICANN to be free from US control

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The head of the agency entrusted to essentially run the internet said that the group is on course to break free of US oversight late next year.

14 Oct 2014 09:32

UNITED STATES

Newly-wed with cancer plans her own death
Newly-wed with cancer plans her own death

LOS ANGELES, USA: A newly-wed US woman with terminal cancer has announced plans online to end her life on 1 November to die with dignity and without debilitating pain.

13 Oct 2014 09:41

UNITED STATES

Hackers steal Snapchat images offer them online
Hackers steal Snapchat images offer them online

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A huge trove of evidently intercepted Snapchat images and videos were exposed online last week, raising fears about what may be revealed in messages intended to vanish seconds after being viewed.

13 Oct 2014 09:16

UNITED STATES

Nadella gaffe over pay raises women's ire
Nadella gaffe over pay raises women's ire

WASHINGTON, USA: Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella's gaffe over women, pay raises comes as the US technology sector is facing up to questions over diversity and gender equality.

13 Oct 2014 08:31

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Ultra-fast internet connections coming
Ultra-fast internet connections coming

WASHINGTON, USA: Really high speed Internet connections are likely open up new kinds of communication such as "telepresence" and improve services such as remote health care, a survey of experts has shown.

10 Oct 2014 10:12

UNITED STATES

Online voting still some way off
Online voting still some way off

WASHINGTON, USA: Online voting has the potential to boost election participation around the world, but is not yet ready to be widely rolled out due to security risks, a US study shows.

9 Oct 2014 08:51

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AT&T must pay $105m for unauthorised charges
AT&T must pay $105m for unauthorised charges

WASHINGTON, USA: AT&T will have to pay $105m to settle investigations that it added charges to mobile phone bills for unauthorised third-party services such as horoscopes and "fun facts," officials confirmed.

9 Oct 2014 09:32

UNITED STATES

Yahoo's system breach was not Shellshock
Yahoo's system breach was not Shellshock

WASHINGTON, USA: Yahoo said some of its servers were breached briefly by hackers, but that the attack was unrelated to the newly discovered Shellshock vulnerability, and that no user data was compromised.

8 Oct 2014 10:18

UNITED STATES

iPhone 6 prototype selling for $99,800 on eBay
iPhone 6 prototype selling for $99,800 on eBay

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Bidding for a rare prototype of Apple's new-generation iPhone 6 neared a whopping $100,000 on eBay, after the device appeared to have accidentally landed in a buyer's hands.

7 Oct 2014 10:20

UNITED STATES

Hewlett-Packard to separate into two divisions
Hewlett-Packard to separate into two divisions

NEW YORK, USA: Hewlett-Packard said it would split into two separate, listed companies with its computer and printer businesses in one company and its corporate hardware and services operations in another.

7 Oct 2014 10:47

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Entries open for New York Festivals World's Best Advertising 2015
Entries open for New York Festivals World's Best Advertising 2015

NEW YORK: Entries have now opened for the 2015 New York Festivals International Advertising Awards competition for the World's Best Advertising. Entries submitted before 16 December 2014, will earn a 10% discount on their entry fees by using code PRN2015.

6 Oct 2014 08:55

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