The Showmax Pro extension does not yet contain an SA

South Africans have to wait a little longer for the premium version of the Showmax streaming service because it has not been included in the list of 40 countries. The service launched earlier this month was only available in Nigeria and Kenya. Showmax has now announced another 40 countries that can access their Pro version. The company announced that it …

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Oppo’s 125W phone charger is full in 20 minutes

Do you have 20 minutes left? Great, because it takes so long for Oppo’s new battery charging technology to get a 4,000 mAh battery from empty to full. Maybe you have less time and just need some strength? That’s okay too, as the same technology delivers a 41% charge in just 5 minutes. It’s really impressive, since most of the …

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Llamas – yes, lamas – could help us fight Covid-19

Millions of years Some time ago, an unknown common ancestor of today’s llamas, camels and alpacas experienced an unusual genetic mutation. This evolutionary coincidence gave Lamas and their relatives a strange type of antibody that no other mammal has – which could surprisingly help in the fight against Covid-19. This Monday in the diary Natural structure and molecular biologyResearchers from …

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Google is investing in the Indian internet giant Jio and is planning a new “affordable” smartphone

Google announced today that it will invest $ 4.5 billion in a 7.73 percent stake in Jio Platforms, an Indian internet giant that offers broadband, cellular, and online trading platforms. The investment, pending regulatory review, is part of Google’s commitment to invest approximately $ 10 billion in India over the next five to seven years. A similar move follows from …

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Apple wins tax war against EU and avoids US $ 15 billion fine

Apple won its appeal against an EU $ 15 billion tax payment order to Ireland after the second-highest European court dismissed the bloc’s claims that the tax relief was an illegal subsidy. The case stems from a 2016 European Commission decision that Ireland violated EU state aid rules by granting Apple illegal tax benefits for more than a decade. The …

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Best VPN for streaming Netflix, Hulu and more

All of the products presented here are selected independently by our editors and authors. If you buy something through links on our website, Mashable can earn a partner commission. A three-year subscription to CyberGhost VPN is available starting July 15 for $ 3.69 per month. Image: pexels By Joseph GreenMashable shopping2020-07-15 09:00:00 UTC TL; DR: Starting July 15, a three-year …

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Samsung offers small business owners a free iZettle card reader

Samsung works with the iZettle mobile payment processor to encourage small businesses to accept more payments. Over half of all payments in 2020 will be made by cards, but last year only 12% of SMEs introduced card payment technology, the company found in recent research. As part of a collaboration to accelerate the transition, Samsung will offer a new small …

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Elon Musk teases a fancy extra for Tesla’s Berlin factory

Construction of the Tesla manufacturing facility in Germany is underway, and on Tuesday evening, CEO Elon Musk tweeted a picture of what it will look like when it starts operating in 2021. Tesla’s Crossover Model Y as well as batteries and drives for its wider range of vehicles are assembled in the facility. Giga Berlin pic.twitter.com/UXQMUVTWXf – Elon Musk (@elonmusk), …

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9 original Peacock titles that can be seen on the starting day: review

Catch sight of! Another streaming service that illuminates your life and / or darkens your door depending on how you feel about the full range of selected things. On Wednesday, NBCUniversal launched the Peacock streaming service nationwide. The young streaming competitor has been available to Comcast customers Xfinity X1 and Flex free of charge since mid-April and is now available …

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