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AFRICA

Expanded engagement for Caterpillar: Boosting sales and alleviating poverty

A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large US corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1b in Africa over the next five years...

14 Jul 2017

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Electronic devices ban on flights from Abu Dhabi to US lifted

The electronic devices ban on flights between Abu Dhabi and the United States has been lifted following the successful validation of security measures at the US Preclearance facility at Abu Dhabi airport...

5 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boeing strengthens partnership with Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: New defense and commercial agreements will reportedly strengthen Boeing's partnership with Saudi Arabia...

25 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon to build its own $1.5bn air freight hub

Online retail colossus Amazon recently said it will strengthen its distribution muscle and create US jobs by building its first air freight hub...

2 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Costco to pay $11.75m over medical prescriptions

LOS ANGELES - Warehouse retail giant Costco has agreed to pay $11.75 million to settle allegations that some of its pharmacies improperly filled prescriptions for controlled substances, federal officials announced Thursday...

20 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show

Hoverboards are aiming for a comeback after a series of debacles and recalls for the quirky wheeled personal transport devices...

10 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Uber puts brakes on self-driving cars in California

Uber on Wednesday said it put the brakes on self-driving cars in California because state officials yanked registration for vehicles...

23 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Uber defies California, keeps self-driving cars rolling

Uber said on Friday it planned to keep its self-driving cars on the streets of San Francisco, defying a state order to halt the test programme...

19 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon completes its first drone delivery, in England

WASHINGTON - Amazon said on Wednesday it completed its first delivery by drone, in what the global online giant hopes will be a trend in automated shipments by air...

15 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Airbus in Iran to finalise plane deal

Airbus delegates have arrived in Tehran for talks aimed at finalising a deal to sell around 100 planes, an Iranian official said on Monday...

14 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Driverless Ubers hit the streets in Pittsburgh

Uber launched a groundbreaking driverless car service on Wednesday, jumping ahead of Detroit auto giants and Silicon Valley rivals...

15 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Catch an autonomous flying drone to work

International aerodynamics corporation Airbus is at the forefront of the air and space travel industry. While currently focused on setting up...

By Kate Walker 25 Aug 2016

UNITED STATES

Protecting security and privacy in the connected car

One very real sign that a new technology has gone mainstream is when news reports about its security risks - real, imagined or both - start to appear...

By Neil Cawse 16 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon 'Prime' plane takes flight

WASHINGTON - Online giant Amazon unveiled its first branded airplane on Friday, part of what is expected to be a fleet of 'Prime Air' cargo planes...

5 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon to test delivery drones in Britain

Amazon announced plans to test delivery drone technology in Britain, as the US online commerce giant tries to advance the idea safely...

26 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in New York

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft flew into New York past the Statue of Liberty completing the US leg on Saturday, 11 June, of a record-breaking bid to circumnavigate the Earth powered only by solar energy...

14 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Walmart to partner with Uber, Lyft on delivery

WASHINGTON - Walmart announced plans to team up with Uber and Lyft on a pilot grocery delivery program, in a fresh challenge by the US retail giant to Amazon...

6 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Google makes fresh push into grocery delivery

SAN FRANCISCO - Google said on Wednesday it was adding fresh foods to its grocery delivery service, ramping up its challenge to Amazon and a long list of delivery startups...

19 Feb 2016

UNITED STATES

Boeing offers weak 2016 outlook; shares plunge

Boeing warned that aircraft revenues and deliveries could fall in 2016 and forecast profits well below what analysts were expecting after a fourth quarter slowdown last year...

28 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Boeing releases 2016 market outlook

As new participants enter the aircraft financing industry and current participants innovate and provide more options, airlines and lessors will continue to have access to...

25 Jan 2016

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