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11 April 2016 5:05 PM Cosatu slams banks for shunning Guptas

Johannesburg – The Congress of SA Trade Unions Cosatu) on Monday accused auditing firm KPMG and three of the country’s big four banks of “political posturing” for unexpectedly cutting ties with Gupta-owned businesses and shutting down their bank accounts. The move to close the bank accounts came amid allegations that the Gupta family had improper influence 17

11 April 2016 7:13 AM Chrome extension removes Zuma, from the Web

Had just about all the Jacob Zuma news you can handle? A new Web browser extension is here to help. Have you already had just about all the Jacob Zuma news you can handle for 2016? Are you fed up with reading about the president’s foibles? Well, a new Web browser extension for the popular Google Chrome is here to help. “Corruption allegations, constitutional 13

10 April 2016 12:41 PM Guptas had ‘enough luggage for 20 people’

Johannesburg - The wealthy Gupta family, accused of exerting undue influence over President Jacob Zuma, have left country for Dubai, a newspaper reported on Sunday. “The whole family is in the process of leaving,” family spokesman Nazeem Howa told the City Press weekly. The paper said that Ajay and Atul Gupta, two brothers from the family of wealthy 8

09 April 2016 10:50 PM Cameron releases tax returns information amid row

David Cameron paid almost £76,000 in tax on an income of more than £200,000 in 2014-15, figures released by the prime minister have shown. He earned £46,899 from his 50% share of rent on the London family home in Notting Hill, the first such papers released by a prime minister reveal. He also announced a new task force to investigate tax-dodging allegations 8

09 April 2016 7:54 AM Sea change on the way‚ Zuma tells Port Elizabeth

Jacob Zuma had only good news for the people of Port Elizabeth on Friday. He made no reference to the mounting calls for him to step down as president of the country in his address on Operation Phakisa’s initiative on the “ocean economy”. • Coastal and marine tourism‚ led by the Department of Tourism. “I have great pleasure to announce that government 17

07 April 2016 2:29 PM Lower prices good for clients and drivers‚ says Uber

The company‚ which has established itself in Pretoria‚ Johannesburg‚ Durban‚ Cape Town and‚ most recently‚ Port Elizabeth‚ seemingly raised the ire of some of its drivers when it announced price cuts of up to 20%. But according to its management its cheaper fares will result in more people using the service‚ which has not been hit by the economic downturn 27

07 April 2016 5:04 AM Just the ticket for parking app

Mobile parking payment app Wizzpass is one of 10 companies, and the only South African start-up, picked for a Cape Town business accelerator programme. The financial technology companies in the 13-week Barclays accelerator programme, which began on Tuesday, will work with mentors to improve strategies, change their products and raise capital. "Cape Town is a growing 20

07 April 2016 2:15 AM Humans become aroused when touching robot buttocks

We may bring human social rules into our robotic interactions. We are great at tricking ourselves to the point where what we feel it starts to get quite odd. According to an article on TechCrunch, this coming June, Stanford University researchers will be presenting a paper, entitled “Touching a Mechanical Body: Tactile Contact With Intimate Parts of a Human-Shaped 35

06 April 2016 5:38 PM Nine things you need to know about WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption

ALL WhatsApp messages are now supported by end-to-end encryption — but what does this mean for you? The new move will ensure that a user’s messages can only be read by the person it’s sent to. No one else will be able to see the message; not cyber-criminals‚ law enforcement agencies, not even WhatsApp itself. "The idea is simple: when you send a message 16

06 April 2016 5:24 PM Yep, Huawei announced the P9 and P9 Plus flagships

Were you expecting something else? Huawei announced the P9 and P9 Plus at an event in London on Wednesday. True to the leaks, the P9 line offers a dual-camera setup with Leica lenses, a front-facing 8MP shooter and a rear-mounted “3D” fingerprint scanner. Huawei is claiming a world first for the dual-cameras, as one camera features an RGB sensor and the other 16