Google slams antitrust regulators for ignoring Apple

Google on Monday criticised EU antitrust regulators for ignoring rival Apple as it launched a bid to get Europe’s second highest court to annul a record €4.3-billion (R76.4-billion) fine related to its Android operating system.

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US is said to reach deal with Huawei CFO in extradition case

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Jennifer Gauthier/Reuters

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou has reached an agreement with US prosecutors to resolve the bank fraud case against her, according to sources familiar with the matter, in a process that should Read more

China shifts balance of power in $1.9-trillion crypto industry

China’s multiyear crackdown on the crypto industry may have reached its apex on Friday, cementing a shift in the balance of power away from one of the countries that first embraced the digital currency world.

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China bans crypto mining and trading nationwide

China intensified a crackdown on cryptocurrency trading on Friday, vowing to root out “illegal” activity and banning crypto mining nationwide, hitting bitcoin and other major coins and pressuring crypto and blockchain-related stocks.

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Bye-bye Lightning? EU to mandate universal mobile charging port

And soon there was … one?

The European Union aims to have a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones under a European Commission proposal presented on Thursday in a world first, with the move impacting iPhone Read more

How insight-led user experiences can drive growth

Nick Durrant

After a successful period in the UK, Nicholas Durrant returned to Cape Town to cement and grow Bluegrass Digital, offering insight-driven user experiences, innovation and technology to drive business growth for a global market.

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Telkom to spin off towers business in separate listing

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko

In an effort to unlock shareholder value trapped in its corporate structure, Telkom has announced it will seek a JSE listing for its masts and towers business.

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Webinar | Distributed cloud made real: Build faster, securely, anywhere

IBM Cloud services are available anywhere a client needs them, delivered as a service from a single pane of glass, controlled through the public cloud.

In this webinar, we examine the important expansion of hybrid cloud capabilities: how Read more

SpaceX capsule with world’s first all-civilian orbital crew returns safely

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashes down in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule off the coast of Kennedy Space Centre

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March of the fintechs: How upstarts are upending finance

Anyone can be a banker these days, you just need the right code.

Global brands from Mercedes and Amazon to Ikea and Walmart are cutting out the traditional financial middleman and plugging in software from tech start-ups to offer Read more