Global chip shortage: US reports plunge in firms’ stocks

January 26, 2022 News Room SA 0

Manufactures have seen their stocks of semiconductors plunge amid the global chip shortage, the US Department of Commerce has warned. A survey of more than […]

Elon Musk rejects claims he is hogging space

December 30, 2021 News Room SA 0

Elon Musk has rejected claims that his Starlink satellite internet project is taking up too much room in space. “Tens of billions” of satellites can […]

China artificial intelligence firm relaunches SenseTime $767-million listing

December 20, 2021 News Room SA 0

Chinese artificial intelligence start-up SenseTime Group has relaunched its $767 Hong Kong share sale. The announcement comes a week after the listing was pulled as […]

Reddit: Social media platform files to go public

December 17, 2021 News Room SA 0

Social media platform Reddit has announced that it has started the process to sell its shares on the stock market. In a confidential filing, it […]

Instagram sorry for blocking user named Metaverse

December 15, 2021 News Room SA 0

Instagram has apologised for wrongly disabling the account of an artist with the handle @metaverse, for a month. On November 2, Australian technologist and artist […]

Instagram announces changes ahead of political grilling

December 9, 2021 News Room SA 0

Instagram has announced new features it says will help teenagers and parents manage time spent on the app. Parents will be able to see how […]

Twitter prohibits sharing of personal photos, videos without consent

December 1, 2021 News Room SA 0

Twitter said on Tuesday it will not allow sharing of personal media such as photos and videos on its platform without the consent of the […]

Samsung chooses Texas as site of new $17bn chip plant

November 24, 2021 News Room SA 0

Samsung has chosen a site close to the city of Taylor in Texas for its new $17 billion computer chip plant, amid a global shortage […]

Facebook and Instagram encryption plans delayed by Meta until 2023

November 23, 2021 News Room SA 0

Plans to roll out end-to-end encryption on Facebook and Instagram have been delayed amid a row over child safety. Meta – as Facebook’s parent company […]

Facebook tells LA police to stop using fake accounts

November 19, 2021 News Room SA 0

Facebook has written to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), demanding that it stop setting up fake profiles to conduct surveillance on users. This comes […]