South Africa’s MTN Group and France’s Orange announced this week that they will bring “smart feature phones” to Africa costing as little as US$20. The phones will run an operating system called KaiOS – but what is that?
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is betting the company’s future on video and disappearing posts called “stories”, not the company’s famous news feed. Investors are buying into the vision for now.
Facebook has unveiled a wireless virtual-reality headset called Oculus Quest, an attempt to help popularise the developing technology with a more mainstream audience.
The founders of Instagram are leaving Facebook after growing tensions with CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the direction of the photo-sharing app.
MTN South Africa is pulling the plug on its popular zero-rated Twitter offering, saying it is no longer feasible to offer the service without charging for data use.
In the podcast this week, rumours of a new foldable Samsung phone, the growing importance of WhatsApp as a communications platform in South Africa, mirrorless cameras, a new Lego store and much more.