Consumer body slams US lawmakers over Facebook crypto
An advocacy group says the lawmakers’ threats on Facebook’s new digital currency are harmful to consumer choice, and will backfire.
Banks conspicuously absent in Facebook’s Libra grouping
Analysts share their thoughts on how Facebook’s new crypto-currency will impact the banking sector.
Facebook confirms launch of crypto-currency, Libra
The company announces plans for a new unit, Calibra to provide financial services that let people participate in the Libra network.
New open source body to promote better, healthier cities
Uber, Facebook, Google and IBM are among the early sign-ups to the new Urban Computing Foundation.
Facebook removes politically motivated accounts targeting Africa
The social media giant shuts down hundreds of accounts run by Israeli organisations attempting to influence politics in African countries.
What South Africans searched for online on election day
South Africans turned to Google for voting information, while photo-sharing apps like Instagram were used to showcase their marks in the sixth democratic election.