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    Fin24.com | WATCH: As Facebook turns 15, tech giant is under scrutiny

    Fin24.com | WATCH: As Facebook turns 15, tech giant is under scrutiny


    As Facebook prepares to celebrate its 15th anniversary since its launch in 2004, the company is battling a stream of negative...

    As Facebook prepares to celebrate its 15th anniversary since its launch in 2004, the company is battling a stream of negative headlines.
    Fin24.com | AYO, Survé hit back: Nothing untoward about 'informal' PIC discussion

    Fin24.com | AYO, Survé hit back: Nothing untoward about 'informal' PIC discussion


    Dr Iqbal Survé and AYO Technologies have issued a joint statement in response to a report by the Sunday Times, saying there "is not a single lie that has been told to the...

    Dr Iqbal Survé and AYO Technologies have issued a joint statement in response to a report by the Sunday Times, saying there "is not a single lie that has been told to the PIC".
    Fin24.com | #PleaseCallMe: Makate says Vodacom has portrayed him as greedy

    Fin24.com | #PleaseCallMe: Makate says Vodacom has portrayed him as greedy


    Nkosana Makate has hit out at Vodacom for portraying him as “greedy and unreasonable” after the company said it had been generous in its compensation offer to...

    Nkosana Makate has hit out at Vodacom for portraying him as “greedy and unreasonable” after the company said it had been generous in its compensation offer to him.
    Fin24.com | Please Call Me: Vodacom CEO was 'exceedingly generous' in his offer to Makate

    Fin24.com | Please Call Me: Vodacom CEO was 'exceedingly generous' in his offer to Makate


    Vodacom has asserted that its group CEO Shameel Joosub was not conflicted when he made a final offer of compensation to a former employee who proposed the Please Call Me...

    Vodacom has asserted that its group CEO Shameel Joosub was not conflicted when he made a final offer of compensation to a former employee who proposed the Please Call Me service.
    Fin24.com | Facebook faces 7 data probes as Irish watchdog gets tough

    Fin24.com | Facebook faces 7 data probes as Irish watchdog gets tough


    Facebook faces seven separate data-protection probes in Ireland as the country’s privacy regulator looks to take advantage of new rules that allow it to impose hefty...

    Facebook faces seven separate data-protection probes in Ireland as the country’s privacy regulator looks to take advantage of new rules that allow it to impose hefty fines.
    Fin24.com | Airbus could kill A380 as Emirates said to mull smaller jet

    Fin24.com | Airbus could kill A380 as Emirates said to mull smaller jet


    A year after Airbus SE won what appeared to be a lifesaving order for its A380 double-decker plane, the flagship program’s future is once again on the...

    A year after Airbus SE won what appeared to be a lifesaving order for its A380 double-decker plane, the flagship program’s future is once again on the line.
    Fin24.com | Apple apologises for FaceTime bug, says fix due next week

    Fin24.com | Apple apologises for FaceTime bug, says fix due next week


    Apple Inc. apologises for a bug that let users of its FaceTime video-chat service listen in on people they contacted even before the person accepted or rejected the...

    Apple Inc. apologises for a bug that let users of its FaceTime video-chat service listen in on people they contacted even before the person accepted or rejected the call.
    Fin24.com | Halaal internet? Islamic browser promises better web experience

    Fin24.com | Halaal internet? Islamic browser promises better web experience


    A Malaysian startup is betting that there’s plenty of pent-up demand for a new browser that’s compliant with Islamic values, at a time of mounting concerns over privacy, bias and online abuse over the...

    A Malaysian startup is betting that there’s plenty of pent-up demand for a new browser that’s compliant with Islamic values, at a time of mounting concerns over privacy, bias and online abuse over the internet.
    Fin24.com | Tencent scores twin game approvals after months-long freeze

    Fin24.com | Tencent scores twin game approvals after months-long freeze


    Tencent and Netease have gotten several of their less-important titles approved in China, as the world’s largest gaming market recovers from a months-long shutout that had thrown the industry into...

    Tencent and Netease have gotten several of their less-important titles approved in China, as the world’s largest gaming market recovers from a months-long shutout that had thrown the industry into disarray.
    Fin24.com | Facebook announces plan to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger

    Fin24.com | Facebook announces plan to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger


    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's plans would involve stitching together the three apps’ messaging products behind the scenes, though consumers would still interact with each service separately, according to a report by the New York...

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's plans would involve stitching together the three apps’ messaging products behind the scenes, though consumers would still interact with each service separately, according to a report by the New York Times.
    Fin24.com | Bitcoin is worth less than the cost to mine it - JPMorgan

    Fin24.com | Bitcoin is worth less than the cost to mine it - JPMorgan


    The production-weighted cash cost to create one Bitcoin averaged around $4 060 globally in the fourth quarter, according to analysts with JPMorgan Chase &...

    The production-weighted cash cost to create one Bitcoin averaged around $4 060 globally in the fourth quarter, according to analysts with JPMorgan Chase & Co.
    Fin24.com | Berkshire Partners buys stake in Africa's biggest data centre

    Fin24.com | Berkshire Partners buys stake in Africa's biggest data centre


    Berkshire Partners has acquired a stake in Teraco Data Environments, becoming the biggest shareholder in Africa’s largest data-centre to capitalise on growing demand for internet and cloud-based...

    Berkshire Partners has acquired a stake in Teraco Data Environments, becoming the biggest shareholder in Africa’s largest data-centre to capitalise on growing demand for internet and cloud-based services.
    Fin24.com | Microsoft seeks to restrict abuse of its facial recognition AI

    Fin24.com | Microsoft seeks to restrict abuse of its facial recognition AI


    Microsoft is planning to implement self-designed ethical principles for its facial recognition technology by the end of March, as it urges governments to push ahead with matching regulation in the...

    Microsoft is planning to implement self-designed ethical principles for its facial recognition technology by the end of March, as it urges governments to push ahead with matching regulation in the field.
    Fin24.com | Starbucks expands Uber delivery venture

    Fin24.com | Starbucks expands Uber delivery venture


    Starbucks is expanding its venture with Uber Eats, offering delivery in San Francisco followed by expansion into other major US cities, and rolling out a new test programme in...

    Starbucks is expanding its venture with Uber Eats, offering delivery in San Francisco followed by expansion into other major US cities, and rolling out a new test programme in London.
    Fin24.com | China rips into Tencent's news service, kills 9 300 mobile apps

    Fin24.com | China rips into Tencent's news service, kills 9 300 mobile apps


    China is stepping up its efforts to rein in the country’s internet, singling out Tencent’s popular news app for spreading vulgar information while shutting down more than 700 websites and thousands of apps in the span of just three...

    China is stepping up its efforts to rein in the country’s internet, singling out Tencent’s popular news app for spreading vulgar information while shutting down more than 700 websites and thousands of apps in the span of just three weeks.
    Fin24.com | Tencent, Netease still frozen out as China approves latest games

    Fin24.com | Tencent, Netease still frozen out as China approves latest games


    Tencent and Netease were left out again when regulators green-lit the latest batch of online games, spurring concern that China’s largest gaming companies may have to wait longer than anticipated to start making money off hit...

    Tencent and Netease were left out again when regulators green-lit the latest batch of online games, spurring concern that China’s largest gaming companies may have to wait longer than anticipated to start making money off hit titles.
    Fin24.com | WhatsApp limits message forwards to rein in fake news

    Fin24.com | WhatsApp limits message forwards to rein in fake news


    WhatsApp messaging service has begun to globally restrict the number of people a message can be forwarded to, in an attempt to fight fake and misleading information from going viral on its...

    WhatsApp messaging service has begun to globally restrict the number of people a message can be forwarded to, in an attempt to fight fake and misleading information from going viral on its platform.
    Fin24.com | Tesla gets green light to start delivering model 3 in Europe

    Fin24.com | Tesla gets green light to start delivering model 3 in Europe


    Tesla has received permission to start selling its Model 3 in Europe, clearing the final hurdle in bringing the electric-car maker’s top seller to the home turf of Audi, BMW and...

    Tesla has received permission to start selling its Model 3 in Europe, clearing the final hurdle in bringing the electric-car maker’s top seller to the home turf of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.
    Fin24.com | Google fined €50m as France uses new EU privacy law

    Fin24.com | Google fined €50m as France uses new EU privacy law


    Google has been at the receiving end of a hefty fine of $56.8m by France’s privacy regulator, which used its new powers to levy much higher penalties for the first time under European Union data protection...

    Google has been at the receiving end of a hefty fine of $56.8m by France’s privacy regulator, which used its new powers to levy much higher penalties for the first time under European Union data protection rules.