Thabo Hermanus

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This Is What Happens When Tesla Has Competition

When the call came, Robert Wickel wasted little time.<p>The subject? Reservations for Porsche’s all-electric Taycan were coming, even though the vehicle …

Tesla

As Tencent Sinks, Analysts Cut Everything But Their Buy Ratings

They’ve reduced price targets, lowered earnings estimates and pulled the stock from focus lists. But good luck finding an analyst who’s willing to …

Tencent Holdings

Wine, Tasting Is Complex

“Hmmmm… Even tastes like berries and chocolate today” exclaimed Chomba, as she took another sip. The enchantment on her face was priceless for me. I …

Isaac Asimov

When Should You Decant Wine?

There's no doubt decanting offers a visual flourish to serving wine. But did you know decanters can sometimes do more harm than good? We take a deep …

Carbon Dioxide

Red Wine vs White Wine: The Real Differences

The differences between red and white wines go far beyond just the choice of grapes and the color. Here are several fascinating facts about the real …

Flavors

How to Fix Facebook

Facebook Inc. has a fake news problem. Its founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t seem to understand that. In a revealing and …

Internet

Baseline data and policy changes needed for small business to deliver jobs target for NDP | SBI

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE SMALL BUSINESS INSTITUTE (SBI)<p><b></b><b>Baseline data and policy changes needed for small business to deliver jobs target for NDP</b><p><i>Data key</i> …

Small Business

Amazon Turns Investor Attention From Growth to Big Profits

Amazon.com Inc. investors have traditionally given it a pass on money-losing quarters and narrow profit margins so long as revenue growth kept …

Profit

Everton seal Richarlison deal

Winger Richarlison has been reunited with former manager Marco Silva at Everton after completing a move from Premier League rivals Watford.<p>The …

Soccer

Top Facebook Security Officer's Departing Memo: "We Need To Be Willing To Pick Sides"

Stamos only vaguely alluded to such clashes in his note, stating he’s “had passionate discussions with other execs” without elaborating further on …

Framing

Wine critics want you to think expensive wines taste better. But most people can't tell the difference. https://t.co/IVfxGii7tN

Wine pairing may be the best Alexa skill ever invented

Alexa, what goes with Cheez-Its and unceasing ennui?<p>You’ll never have to think about which wine pairs well with eating your feelings again thanks to an Alexa skill called Wine Finder. The skill helps wannabe drinkers figure out which wine varietal will work best with whatever food they’re planning …

Amazon Echo

I miss Barack Obama. His Johannesburg speech was a reminder of what the voice of reason sounds like.

'Obama reminded us of Mandela’s stubborn will to keep moving on a course he knew was right.'<p>Until I switched on the car radio on the way to work Wednesday morning, I had almost forgotten what the voice of a statesman sounded like.<p>I had forgotten what the voice of reason sounded like, or the voice …

South Africa

Liverpool sign Alisson in world-record deal

Liverpool have announced the signing of Brazil international Alisson from Roma for a fee that could rise to £65million, a deal that smashes the …

Soccer

On the Difficulty of Describing Great Wine | Winemag.co.za | SA Wine Ratings, News, Opinion & Analysis

I’m wondering why I find it easier to write about wines that I don’t much like than about those I love. The question is no doubt cropping up now …

Sophisticated and Cool - Africa's New Tourist Destination – Bloomberg

Sophisticated and Cool - Africa's New Tourist Destination<p>Sophisticated and Cool - Africa's New Tourist Destination<p>Sophisticated and Cool - Africa's …

Africa

When Rio Tinto Met China’s Iron Hand

For eight years, Stern Hu rose every morning at 6 a.m. in Qingpu Prison near Shanghai. He and the dozen men who shared his cell would blearily pull …

China

Amazon Will Sell More Online Than Everyone Else in the U.S. Combined Next Year

Amazon's market share is expected to increase 15 percentage points from 2016 to 2019.<p><b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) has long been the 800-pound gorilla in …

British Prime Minister May says Parliament should prepare for several outcomes, including the possibility of no Brexit deal

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How long does it take to burn off 2 glasses of wine? Half an hour of Olympic kayaking: Alarming graphics reveal why so many of us are piling on the pounds

Many of us let two glasses of wine slip down our throats without a second's thought.<p>But new graphics reveal exactly how much exercise we'd have to do …

Kayaking

A Morgan Stanley Star Wants You to Back His Political Movement

Eric Grossman doesn’t look like he would want to do anything drastic. The top lawyer at Morgan Stanley is a 51-year-old homeowner in the New York …

Croatia's Vida free to face England after FIFA warning

FIFA has given Domagoj Vida a warning over his conduct but the Croatia defender is free to play against England in the World Cup semi-final.<p>The …

7 Types Of Travellers: Which One Are You?

One of life’s greatest privileges is getting to travel and explore new places, and for avid travellers the list of dream destinations can be somewhat …

North Korea Foreign Ministry says talks with Pompeo 'regrettable,' accuses US of unilateral demands for denuclearization

North Korea says high-level talks with a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were “regrettable” and has accused Washington of …

Why it could be much harder get a home loan in South Africa right now

The weaker rand, rocketing fuel prices and the steep electricity and municipal tariff increases that are taking effect in many cities and towns this …

WATCH | Concern over Maradona after being filmed walking with difficulty at World Cup stadium

Argentina's jubilation after a 2-1 win over Nigeria to qualify for the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup in Russia turned to alarm soon after the …

Baptism of fire for Rain Mobile

SIM delivery problems. Account activation delays. Poor customer support. Network problems.

The Chinese Powerhouse That Scares Banks—and Wants to Make Them Customers

Eric Jing, chief executive officer of Ant Financial, gathered his management team in between meetings at the Chinese financial conglomerate’s …

China

CO2 shortage sparks fears over World Cup beer supplies | Financial Times

Beer and fizzy drinks are in danger of falling flat after fears of a shortage of carbon dioxide production in Europe surfaced at the weekend.<p>Concerns …

A Ghost Army of Workers Is Paid to Do Nothing in the Gulf

Show up, swipe in. The routine is familiar to office workers everywhere. In Kuwait, it proved too much to ask.<p>The government was trying to trim a …