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11 July 2018 12:24 PM INFOGRAPHIC: How SA's broadband speed really stacks up against other countries

The results are in – South Africa came 76th out of 200 countries in the worldwide broadband speed league 2018. It jumped up four places from its 2017 ranking, which was 80th out of 186 countries. Based on over 163 million speed tests, carried out over 12 months, the speed league ranks countries across the world for their broadband speed. Among African 72

11 July 2018 10:34 AM Departing Apple engineer stole autonomous car tech

San Francisco, July 11, 2018 (AFP) - An ex-Apple engineer on Monday was charged with stealing secrets from a hush-hush self-driving car technology project days before he quit to go to a Chinese startup. Xiaolang Zhang was in custody for stealing trade secrets from the Apple project, according to a copy of the criminal complaint posted online 96

05 July 2018 7:37 PM Elon Musk’s team in talks with Thai officials to help with cave rescue

Representatives for Elon Musk are in talks with Thai authorities about aiding in the rescue of a boys’ soccer team stuck in a cave, said a spokesperson for the billionaire. Musk’s companies could help by trying to locate the boys’ precise location using Space Exploration Technologies Corp. or Boring Co. technology, pumping water or providing heavy-duty 61

02 July 2018 12:52 PM Better late than never: Driver 'feeling guilty' pays 44-year-old parking ticket

A deriver has cleared their conscious by paying a 44-year-old parking ticket. The Minersville, Pennsylvania, Police Department received a letter last week with $5 and a note inside. Police Chief Michael Combs tells WNEP-TV the note said: "Dear PD, I've been carrying this ticket around for 40 plus years. Always intending to pay. Forgive me if I don't 67

28 June 2018 10:30 AM China digs in on trade as tariffs near, economy deepens slowdown

China reiterated its opposition to new curbs on investment in the US, as White House officials tussle over trade policy and the imposition of tariffs approaches. Restrictions on US exports to China - of sensitive technologies that the government wants to protect - will backfire, hampering President Donald Trump’s intention to lower his nation’s trade 50

25 June 2018 3:35 AM UK's Prince William begins politically delicate Mideast trip

Amman — Britain's Prince William has kicked off a politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories, planning to meet with young people, refugees and political leaders in a tumultuous region once controlled by Britain. In Jordan, he was welcomed Sunday by 23-year-old Crown Prince Hussein, a member of the Hashemite dynasty 63

19 June 2018 10:05 AM Facebook murder: Accused abandons bail

The man who seemingly confessed on Facebook to killing his 21-year-old girlfriend has abandoned his bail application at the Durban Magistrate's Court. Thabani Mzolo, 23, who is accused of shooting dead his ex-girlfriend Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) student Zolile Khumalo, appeared briefly before Magistrate Mohamed Motala. His case was postponed 42

16 June 2018 1:27 PM 'Good job there was VAR' says France's Griezmann

Kazan - France's Antoine Griezmann, who scored the first World Cup penalty awarded through the VAR system in the 2-1 win over Australia, said Saturday it was "a good job" the technology was in place. The Atletico Madrid star wrote his name into the history books after he went down under a tackle from Josh Risdon in the penalty box in the second half of the Group 32

13 June 2018 3:52 PM Naspers climbs as sale of part of Tencent stake lifts earnings

Johannesburg - Naspers [JSE: NPN] shares rose after Africa’s largest company said it expects to report core earnings growth for the just-ended fiscal year, bolstered by the sale of a stake in Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings. The South African media and investment company raised $9.8bn (about R116bn) in March by selling a 2% stake in Tencent 95

12 June 2018 1:34 PM Residents try to break world record for largest paper plane

Residents of a Massachusetts city are hoping to break the world record for largest paper airplane. The Revolving Museum of Fitchburg is revealing a nearly one-ton plane on Tuesday at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport. Volunteers have spent more than three years planning and building the plane. Organisers say they don't plan to fly the 19.5m, 680kg contraption 57