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WATCH: SoftBank offers WeWork $5bn buyout, sources say

Oct 22 2019 16:05

SoftBank has made a $5bn debt financing offer to keep WeWork afloat as part of a deal that would make the Japanese technology conglomerate the majority owner of the struggling US office-space sharing start-up, people familiar with the matter


Banks facing even bigger risk of cyber attacks - Moody's

Oct 21 2019 17:22

Banks are at increasing risk of cyber attacks as their operations become more digitised, Moody's Investors Service warns in a new report.


Misuse of Alphabet’s virus scanner is exposing sensitive files

Oct 21 2019 13:30

Companies are misusing Alphabet’s virus scanner and similar products, and are unwittingly leaking data such as factory blueprints to intellectual property online, Israeli cybersecurity company Otorio has said.


Clash over controversial surveillance software turns personal

Oct 20 2019 16:11

FinFisher and its spyware has been the subject of previous news articles, advocacy group reports and a WikiLeaks release of documents and files.


WATCH: Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s political ad policies

Oct 18 2019 11:56

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China's censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country.


Scam alert: Financial sector watchdog warns against WhatsApp forex con

Oct 16 2019 13:22

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has warned the public to stay away from a firm called Worldwide Investments, which it says is using a WhatsApp group to take money from the public on the pretext that it will trade in forex on their behalf.

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Africa cellphone tower company raises more than R5bn in London listing

Oct 15 2019 21:52

Helios Towers rose 1.8% in London after raising 288 million pounds ($364 million) in a long-delayed share sale that gives investors a foothold in Africa’s fast-growing wireless tower industry.

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Struggling power utility Eskom will take centre stage at this year's mini budget

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