Bitcoin to change the future of humanity: WeWork SA boss
Stafford Masie, computer scientist and GM of WeWork SA, believes Bitcoin is the greatest gift mankind has ever received technologically.
Facebook’s Libra to forge ahead amid partner exodus
Industry players believe the planned crypto-currency will still launch regardless of key partners pulling out.
More partners ditch Facebook’s Libra crypto project
In a blow to Facebook’s ambitions, major payment companies including MasterCard and Visa have quit the group behind the project.
Facebook’s Libra too hot to handle as pals ‘unfriend’ project
The crypto-currency suffers a major setback after a key partner pulls out, with others reconsidering their positions.
Vodacom targets business with digital transformation workshops
The mobile operator offers business acceleration workshops in collaboration with Google, Facebook and Business Doctors.
Afrikaans, Zulu, Sotho added for Facebook fact-checking
The social network adds new support for several African languages to reduce the spread of misinformation.
Naspers leads $125m investment in Indian online marketplace
The Internet and media group invests in India-based Meesho, with participation from Facebook and existing investors.
Facebook workshops unlock digital skills for 3 000 entrepreneurs
The “Boost with Facebook” workshops will empower over 3 000 local businesses with digital marketing skills to propel their business growth.
MultiChoice to merge digital assets as OTT race intensifies
The pay-TV operator looks to consolidate DStv Now and Showmax, after facing stiff competition from Netflix, Amazon Video, Facebook and iFlix.
Facebook slapped with record $5bn fine over privacy breaches
The FTC hits the social network with the largest penalty to date imposed on any company for violating consumers’ privacy.