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.

Aug 14, 2019

Afrikaans, Zulu, Sotho added for Facebook fact-checking

The social network adds new support for several African languages to reduce the spread of misinformation.

Aug 12, 2019

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.

Aug 7, 2019

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.

Aug 1, 2019

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.

Jul 31, 2019

Apple deepens its open source credentials

Long regarded as an open source community shirker, Apple has has boosted its OS credentials by joining the Data Transfer Project.

Jul 31, 2019

New global regulations to rein in big tech firms

A new GlobalData report provides a chilling warning to big tech firms that authorities will soon be punishing them, in order to deter data breach cases.

Jul 24, 2019

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.

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