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05 September 2017 7:07 AM Solaris' update plan is real, but its future looks cloudy by design

Oracle OpenWorld catalog mentions virtual SPARC on cloudy x86, migratory motions Oracle looks like it's going to suggest Solaris users move to its SPARC-powered cloud. Now we finally have some hints about Solaris directions, thanks to the Session Catalog for OpenWorld, Oracle's annual gabfest that kicks off on October 1st. The description of one session 200

18 July 2016 10:30 AM 50% of SAA fleet to use biojet fuel by 2023

Project Solaris is a partnership between SAA‚ Boeing‚ industrial research company Sunchem‚ sustainable fuels specialists SkyNRG and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. The crop is grown on 60 hectares near Marble Hall in Limpopo‚ but the ultimate objective is to expand growing through Southern Africa and build up to sufficient volumes to justify 27

22 April 2015 6:00 AM World’s commodity trading houses have their sights set on Iran thaw

THE world’s largest commodity trading houses are first in line to profit from the much expected return of Iran to global markets as Tehran and Washington enter into the final three months of nuclear talks. While the global oil industry has been seen as the biggest beneficiary of a thaw, commodities’ traders including Cargill, Glencore, Vitol, Trafigura 1

24 March 2015 4:34 PM How to make sure the IoT is as secure as it should be

Attacks on Sony and Target suggest current enterprise security, in many companies, is not fit for purpose. The Internet of Things means that almost anything can now be connected to the Internet, but that also means that anything connected to the Internet can be hacked. Most of the information isn't transmitted securely and many apps have vulnerabilities 24

19 March 2015 4:46 AM Rockcastle to sell shares for global growth

THE listed property sector’s capital raising spree continues unabated, with rand hedge play Rockcastle Global Real Estate on Wednesday announcing another share issue to fund its offshore growth ambitions. The company, which is building shopping centres in Poland and Zambia, plans to raise about R1bn in a share placement. It is the fourth time in 12 months 5

03 February 2015 7:33 AM Coca-Cola shares outperform its bottler

Coca-Cola shares outperform its bottler COCA-COLA shares are outperforming Coca-Cola Enterprises as investors bet earnings will accelerate more for the soft-drink maker than for its international bottler this year. Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, has climbed almost 11% since February 21 last year and Coca-Cola Enterprises has fallen 4

13 January 2015 12:24 AM Wall St. falls; energy shares dragged down further by oil

Energy shares drag down stocks NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell for a second straight session on Monday, led by another sharp decline in energy shares as oil prices tumbled about 5 percent and concern grew ahead of corporate earnings season. Oil prices extended their recent free-fall after Goldman Sachs slashed its short-term price forecasts and Gulf producers 7

11 December 2014 11:33 AM A Boeing to fly on cigars

No, it’s not April’s fool day… Boeing and South African Airways are looking forward to the first harvest of energy-rich tobacco to make sustainable aviation biofuel. The pioneering project supports South Africa’s rural economy, environment, and public health: South African farmers will soon harvest their first crop of energy-rich tobacco plants, an important 26

10 December 2014 10:14 PM Boeing and partners launch Solaris bio jet fuel project in South Africa

Boeing and South African Airways (SAA) have launched a joint initiative to produce aviation biofuel from tobacco plants. In a major step in producing bio jet fuel, farmers in South Africa will soon harvest their first crop of nicotine-free tobacco plants called Solaris. Oil extracts from the plant seeds are expected to be converted into biofuel as early 7

02 October 2014 11:55 AM Tobacco jet fuel could power SAA

Durban - South African Airways is hoping to start powering some of its aircraft with a tobacco-based jet fuel and other crop-based biofuels within the next two years. Elaborating on the airline’s previous announcement that it was collaborating with the Boeing aviation group and Dutch-based SkyNRG, SAA environmental affairs spokesman Ian Cruickshank said small-scale 26