Nintendo's $30bn rally now depends on cardboard pianos

Apr 20 2018 07:50

Returning to its 1889 roots as a successful manufacturer of 'hanafuda', Japanese playing cards made out of stiff paper, Nintendo is now embracing the same materials for its new trick.


Twitter’s bet on video streaming is starting to pay off

Apr 19 2018 17:26

Despite sceptics who said Twitter couldn’t possibly compete with rivals like Facebook, it has carved out a niche in the world of video content and now streams a range of programming.


Facebook says more South Africans affected by data leak

Apr 19 2018 13:57

The social media giant has upped the numbers of South African possibly affected by a data leak from 59 777 to 96 134, as it faces worldwide scrutiny over how it deals with privacy and security.


US and UK issue joint alert warning of Russian cyber attacks

Apr 17 2018 06:15

Russia is using compromised computer network equipment to attack US and British companies and government agencies, the two countries have warned in an unprecedented joint alert.


Facebook is forming a team to design its own chips

Apr 19 2018 05:15

By doing so the social media giant is adding to a trend among technology companies to supply themselves and lower their dependence on chipmakers such as Intel and Qualcomm.


Mobile browser seen as safer than apps to access Facebook - Opera report

Apr 16 2018 21:52

South Africans trust their mobile browsers for social media access more than apps, Opera claims in its latest mobile web report.


Most of divisive Facebook ads paid for by 'suspicious' groups

Apr 16 2018 16:53

More than half of the sponsors of ads on Facebook that featured divisive political messages ahead of the 2016 presidential election have little or no public paper trails, a study shows.


A female engineer’s fight for equal pay at Google

Apr 15 2018 14:00

“I think I just didn’t want to believe that Google could be evil,” says Kelly Ellis who is heading a lawsuit against the tech behemoth over alleged gender pay discrimination.

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NTSB said to have kicked Tesla off fatal crash probe

Apr 12 2018 22:00

The NTSF reportedly told Tesla that the car maker was being removed from the investigation of a fatal accident, before the company announcing it had withdrawn from it.


Altron expects profit boost from restructuring

Apr 12 2018 16:57

Information Technology firm Altron expects its financial results due out next month to differ by 20%, due to the restructuring of the business.

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