Blow for Apple as India sticks to retail rules: report
Blow for Apple as India sticks to retail rules: report

NEW DELHI: Apple faces a roadblock in its quest to open stores in India after the finance minister decided it must comply with tough local sourcing rules, a report said Wednesday, days after a visit by chief executive Tim Cook.

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China's Lenovo posts USD128m net loss last year
China's Lenovo posts USD128m net loss last year

CHINA: Chinese technology giant Lenovo said Thursday it posted a net loss last year, as its smartphones struggle to keep apace with Apple and Android rivals and as the market for personal computers fizzles.

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VR to catalyse next growth explosion for tech industry
VR to catalyse next growth explosion for tech industry

Virtual reality (VR) is set to start moving into the mainstream of the technology market this year, creating the next wave of growth for the industry and delivering exciting new experiences for end-users.

2 days ago

#FreshTech: SanDisk launches second-generation iXpand Flash Drive
#FreshTech: SanDisk launches second-generation iXpand Flash Drive

SanDisk Corporation has launched the next-generation iXpand Flash Drive, a mobile storage device designed to help users quickly and easily free up space on their iPhone and iPad with up to 128GB of additional capacity.

3 days ago

Grohe launches CoolTouch technologies
Grohe launches CoolTouch technologies

Grohe has put an end to the irritation of scalding hot bath or shower taps by introducing Grohe CoolTouch technologies, which house the entire thermostat to ensure the surface remains at the desired temperature.

3 days ago

Building smarter, better malls
Building smarter, better malls

Since The Mall of Africa, South Africa's biggest single-phase shopping mall development, opened its doors on 28 April, it has dominated social media chat lately, as much for its promise as its problems. Is it the mall built for the future like some say? My colleagues who have been brave enough to venture forth tell me that it is well-designed, but otherwise unremarkable from an innovation perspective.

By Lee Naik 3 days ago

Google piecing together a modular phone
Google piecing together a modular phone

SAN FRANCISCO: Google showed off a modular Android-powered smartphone it said is on track to hit the market next year. Word that Project Ara was moving ahead, and not shelved as some had speculated during the past year, came on the final day of Google's annual developers conference in the Silicon Valley city of Mountain View.

24 May 2016

Uber to launch payment experiment in SA this week
Uber to launch payment experiment in SA this week

Uber, the smartphone app that connects riders to drivers, is to launch a cash payment experiment in South Africa on Thursday, 26 May, 2016, when SA becomes the first country in Uber's global network to experiment with cash payments across five cities simultaneously.

23 May 2016

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#InTouch2016: Digital opportunity in the automotive arena

Michael Frans, head of business operations: automotive at T-Systems South Africa, is a firm believer in the old adage 'the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.' It's no wonder that he speaks excitedly about the major shifts the automotive industry will be experiencing at the hand of disruptive technology.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2016