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What GDPR means for SA businesses

South African entities that flout data privacy requirements face fines under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.

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 8, 2019

Crowdfunding campaign launched to stop EU’s new copyright regulations

Over five million people have already signed up in protest at the EU’s action.


IBM’s $34bn Red Hat acquisition on track

Another hurdle in one of the world’s largest tech mergers in history is removed as the European Union unconditionally approves the deal.


Rhodes creates storytelling digital hub

The Social Innovation Hub aims to unite people globally by sharing their stories digitally.

Apr 16, 2019

Blow for tech giants as EU approves copyright laws

Under the new law, online platforms will have to sign licensing agreements with authors and publishers to use their work.


China's Supreme Court to take on intellectual property cases

The Supreme Court to handle appeals on intellectual property rights cases starting in January.

Aug 23, 2018

Apple moves closer to finalising Shazam buy

Apple is set to win unconditional European Union anti-trust approval for its planned acquisition of British music discovery app Shazam.

Jul 24, 2018

Alphabet delivers strong results despite EU fine

Ongoing momentum in its ad businesses sees Alphabet deliver stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings, as it outlines big plans for artificial intelligence.

Jun 19, 2018

GDPR a golden opportunity for local firms

Local organisations should see the regulation as an opportunity to grow the pool of ICT skills services: expert.


EU privacy law ructions from day one

Ramifications were immediately visible, with major US-media outlets forced to shutter their Web sites in parts of Europe.

Apr 4, 2018

Zuckerberg fails to commit to extend EU privacy policy

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg agrees "in spirit" with the EU's new data privacy laws but makes no formal commitment to extending the standard globally.

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