Microsoft in race to ring in till changes

Microsoft is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon.com’s automated grocery shop.The software giant, which is developing systems tha...

Amazon buys Blink cameras

AMAZON.COM paid about $90million (R1.08billion) to acquire the maker of Blink home security cameras late last year, in a secret bet on the start-up's energy efficient chips, people familiar with the matter said...

US share market: A correction or crash?

Global share markets last week recorded one of their biggest sell-off since the 2008 recession. In the US, the Dow Jones industrial index had lost 10.3% since the beginning of the current downward “correction” ...

Banks ban credit card cryptocurrency buys

Banks in Britain and the US have banned the use of credit cards to buy Bitcoin and other “cryptocurrencies”, fearing a plunge in their value will leave customers unable to repay their debts. Lloyds Banking Grou...