YouTube is searching for creators in South Africa

September 16, 2021 News Room SA 0

YouTube has announced that the YouTube NextUp programme will be available in Nigeria and South Africa. The programme is an opportunity for local creators to […]

Facebook under fire over secret teen research

September 15, 2021 News Room SA 0

Facebook-owned Instagram has been criticised for keeping secret its internal research into the effect social media had on teenage users. According to the Wall Street […]

Apple rushes to block ‘zero-click’ iPhone spyware

September 14, 2021 News Room SA 0

Apple has issued a software patch to block so-called “zero-click” spyware that could infect iPhones and iPads. Identified researchers identified the flaw, which allows hackers […]

PayPal raised fees between UK and Europe

September 9, 2021 News Room SA 0

PayPal is introducing new fees for payments between businesses in the UK and those in Europe, from November. British businesses can expect to be charged […]

El Salvado accepts Bitcoin as legal tender

September 7, 2021 News Room SA 0

El Salvador has become the first country to accept Bitcoin as legal tender in a move that has got the nation and the world debating […]

Apple to allow Netflix-type apps a sign-up link

September 3, 2021 News Room SA 0

Apple will for the first time allow apps like Netflix and Spotify to link a website where users can sign up and manage new and […]

WhatsApp issued second-largest GDPR fine

September 2, 2021 News Room SA 0

WhatsApp has been fined 225 million Euros by Ireland’s data watchdog for breaching privacy regulations. It is the largest fine ever from the Irish Data […]

China cuts children’s online gaming to one hour

August 30, 2021 News Room SA 0

Online gamers under the age of 18 will only be allowed to play for an hour on Fridays, weekends and holidays, China’s video game regulator […]

Sphithiphithi Twitter account user to be unmasked

August 30, 2021 News Room SA 0

Johannesburg – South Africans are expected to find out today who is the person behind the famous Twitter account – Sphithiphithi Evaluator @_AfricanSoil. Yesterday, the […]

Apple chief executive Tim Cook gets $750m payout

August 27, 2021 News Room SA 0

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has received more than five million shares in the technology giant, as he marks ten years in the job. A […]