Developing economies forecast to grow in 2015

January 13, 2015 9:17 am0 comments
World Bank

JOHANNESBURG – ECONOMIC growth for developing countries grew by 4,4 percent in 2014 and is expected to edge up to 4,8 percent in 2015, the World Bank has said. The global financial institution pointed out that the economic growth would strengthen to 5,3 percent and 5,4 percent in 2016 and […]

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Microsoft patches 19-year-old Windows bug

November 15, 2014 4:18 am2 comments
Bugs Life

Microsoft has patched a bug that went undetected for 19 years. The security hole was discovered in May by IBM researchers, who then teamed up with Microsoft to fix it before publicly releasing its existence, BBC News reported Wednesday. The Windows bug, dubbed WinShock, could be used to remotely run […]

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BMW plans selling electric-powered i3 in SA

September 3, 2014 6:34 am1 comment
BMW plans selling electric-powered i3 in SA

Automaker BMW plans to sell its electricity-powered i3 in South Africa next year. The BMW i3 features a passenger cell made from carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) and ‘eDrive’ technology that enables it to be driven on electric power alone with a range of 130 to 160 kilometres. The vehicle, which is […]

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