Restrictions on social media app Parler underscore how technology companies have increasingly been held accountable for the potential consequences of what happens on their services.
The problems with communications regulator Icasa’s invitation to apply for the Woan licence are so significant that we might be witness to a process that will produce a stillborn entity. By Vuyani Jarana.
The Signal and Telegram messaging apps are seeing a sudden increase in demand after larger rival WhatsApp’s updated terms of service raised eyebrows on social media.
Bitcoin jumped more than 5% on Friday to fresh record highs of $41 530, reversing losses from earlier in the session. It has now rallied nearly 1 000% since a low in March.
If Apple is going to make a success of its car project, it has to target the $230-billion luxury automobile market. But displacing 125-year-old incumbents like Mercedes-Benz won’t be straightforward.
Hyundai said on Friday it was in early talks with Apple after a domestic broadcaster said the firms were discussing an electric car and battery tie-up, sending Hyundai shares surging 25%.
Elon Musk, the outspoken South African-born entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, is now the richest person on the planet.
Cartrack, whose shares more than doubled in value in 2020, plans to delist from the JSE and file for an initial public offering on the Nasdaq, the company announced on Thursday.
Mobile telecommunications infrastructure belonging to MTN and Vodacom has been torched and destroyed in KwaZulu-Natal, possibly as the result of conspiracy theories linking 5G and Covid-19.
The total market value of cryptocurrencies surpassed $1-trillion for the first time on Thursday amid a frenzied and volatile rally in bitcoin to yet another record.