ICASA turns to online inspections in compliance drive
The regulator says these inspections will be conducted through live video streaming services such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom or Skype.
Gauteng e-government dept embraces virtual amid lockdown
Gauteng finance MEC and e-government department head Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko sees virtual meetings as key to helping save time and money in future.
SA among nations with poor voice app experience
Opensignal finds the true state of voice app experience of smartphone users in Africa is either poor or very poor.
Skype admits it over-complicated its product
The original voice-over-the-Internet site decides to strip back the fussy features added within the last year and simplify its offering.
Apple upgrades focus on speed, parental controls
New software upgrades let older iPhones run faster, help parents limit children's screen time and make Siri work more like a rival feature from Amazon.
OTC crypto market flourishes, powered by Skype
Trading firms are negotiating buying, selling and lending digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ether over Skype.
Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores
Microsoft's Internet call and messaging service disappears from app stores in China, in the latest setback for a foreign tech service in the country.
Skype loses Belgian court appeal
Microsoft's online communication service lost the appeal after it failed to comply with a court request to share data from messages and calls.
Message apps used to evade dark Web crackdown
A police crackdown on dark Web markets drives cyber criminals to use mobile messaging apps to locate anonymous new hideouts.
WhatsApp, Skype privacy rules to be strengthened
€EU lawmakers will bring online messaging services into the scope of tough telecoms privacy rules that will restrict how they can track users.
ICASA to tackle 'crazy' out of bundle data prices
Acting chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga believes out-of-bundle and in-bundle price differentials are too high and need to be "nipped in the bud".