SWISS Geneva renews fleet to Bombardier C Series
SWISS Geneva renews fleet to Bombardier C Series

SWISS is commencing the renewal of its Geneva-based aircraft allocation to an all-Bombardier C Series fleet.

9 minutes ago

WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years
WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years

NEWSWATCH: Yesterday, 23 March 2017, saw the release of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 "Dark Matter", a cache of documents which explains the techniques used by the CIA to gain 'persistence' on Apple Mac devices, including Macs and iPhones. The documents also demonstrate the use of EFI/UEFI and firmware malware.

By Ilse van den Berg 2 hours ago

Ban on electronic devices will affect South African travellers
Ban on electronic devices will affect South African travellers

Following a US and UK government ban on electronic devices on flights, South Africans travelling to the UK and USA via Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Doha and several other cities will no longer be allowed to use their laptops, iPads, tablets, kindles or e-readers inflight. The ban comes into effect on 25 March 2017 for people travelling to the US and immediately for people travelling to the UK.

16 hours ago

UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban
UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban

MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes, global aviation authorities said on Wednesday.

20 hours ago

R60m R300/Bottelary road interchange opens today
R60m R300/Bottelary road interchange opens today

The City of Cape Town has partnered with the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works and the South African National Road Agency Limited (SANRAL) to deliver major interchanges that will relieve traffic in Kuils River and surrounding areas.

22 hours ago

China's Alibaba to set up logistics hub in Malaysia
China's Alibaba to set up logistics hub in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Alibaba and Malaysia announced on Wednesday that they will set up a logistics and e-commerce hub in the Southeast Asian country to boost small and medium-sized companies, a first for the internet giant outside China.

23 hours ago

Pauline du Paty
#BrandManagerMonth: Building a new brand in SA

I often wonder how I managed before Uber came waltzing into my life, solving the parking issue I so often have when in town, simplifying short distance travel and even pickups from the airport. But what about longer distances? Not only does Uber get way too expensive too quickly as the kilometres add up, but it also doesn't really offer long distance rides as a standard.

By Ilse van den Berg 23 hours ago

Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics
Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada is considering prohibiting personal electronics onboard flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa after both the US and Britain announced bans, the transportation minister said on Tuesday.

1 day ago

Jeff Jones
Uber president leaves after six months

Ridesharing giant, Uber, took another hit with the departure of its president, Jeff Jones, after just six months, US media reported Sunday.

2 days ago

Row over R18m damage to ship in Cape dry dock
Row over R18m damage to ship in Cape dry dock

A 2400-TON ship is at the centre of a row over R18-million damage it sustained in an embarrassing dry dock blunder at the Cape Town harbour.

3 days ago

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Nigerian airline lays off two-thirds of staff

LAGOS, Nigeria: Nigeria's second largest airline Aero Contractors has laid off two-thirds of its workforce to save costs and prevent it from going under, a government agency official has confirmed.

3 days ago

Prasa pay hike twist
Prasa pay hike twist

There was nothing wrong with axed Prasa boss Collins Letsoalo's 350% salary hike, awarded because he could not be paid less than those who reported to him, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

By Sipho Mabena and Thanduxolo Jika 17 Mar 2017

DHL Express launches entrepreneurial training program
DHL Express launches entrepreneurial training program

DHL Express recently launched its ‘Growing Beyond Borders' entrepreneurial training programme in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) – a program specifically designed to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) understand the economic potential of international trade and the subsequent benefits to their businesses.

17 Mar 2017