The high price of smartphones in Africa, often the result of high taxes, is undermining the continent’s digitisation.
Industry body Ispa has moved to reassure internet users that their members don’t routinely monitor their clients’ online behaviour.
Some African governments are spending vast sums on mass surveillance of their own citizens.
Zambia is one of the cheapest countries for Starlink satellite internet services in the world; the US is most expensive.
Covid-19 accelerated the transition among Africa’s 54 countries to wireless, remotely engaged commerce.
A stretch goal for the coming decade is the creation of a large-scale quantum computer free of errors.
EOH CEO Stephen van Coller will step down in March. By his own admission, the job was not what he expected it to be.
US politicians want to restrict American companies from working on a freely available chip technology widely used in China.
Cisco’s $28-billion deal for Splunk is likely to prompt other tech giants to splash out on similar acquisitions.
Vumatel is making significant progress with its fibre broadband trial in Alexandra in Johannesburg ahead of a wider roll-out.