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Banks in South Africa to shutdown on Friday

Banks in South Africa to shutdown on Friday: Sasbo has warned that thousands of its members will take to the streets in a nationwide protest against retrenchments. Sasbo’s national strike will shut down ATM’s and banking services This means you might  not be able to takeout money from the ATM  […]

Banks in South Africa to shutdown on Friday

Women are underrepresented at science’s highest levels

Women are underrepresented at science’s highest levels Data from institutions across Europe, the US and Australia show that women are disproportionately excluded from full professorships in STEM fields, Volkswagen has developed an electric upgrade for classic Beetles New research has found that, although women represent over half of undergraduate, graduate, […]


US’ moves against Huawei will spur on new tech development in China

Under pressure from the US government, Google suspended its product-sharing agreements and licenses with Chinese communications giant Huawei. But how badly will the move affect Huawei and what could it do to retaliate? The Trump administration last week banned US companies from selling to Huawei without a government license, significantly upping the […]


Ren Zhengfei

Huawei founder says US cannot ‘crush’ telecoms giant

Huawei founder says US cannot ‘crush’ telecoms giant In interview with BBC, Ren Zhengfei describes arrest of his daughter and Huawei executive as ‘politically motivated’. The founder of Chinese telecommunications equipment giant Huawei has said the United Statescannot defeat his company’s global ambitions. “There is no way the US can crush […]


Top 10 best-selling smartphone brands in the world right now

New data from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, shows that global smartphone shipments declined 2% annually in Q2 2018, to 360 million units. Samsung led the smartphone market by volume with a market share of 20% in Q2 2018 even though it registered an annual decline of 11% due to weak […]