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Apple Inc. on Thursday slammed Facebook Inc. and other internet giants for their ad-targeting practices in response to a letter questioning a decision by the iPhone maker to delay a new privacy feature.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: November 20, 2020, 12:20 pm
Twitter has launched its "Fleets" disappearing tweets feature globally.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: November 18, 2020, 7:43 am
Google has officially rolled out an update to its Chrome web browser which brings significant performance and power usage improvements.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: November 18, 2020, 5:51 am
Following the launch of Elon Musk's Starlink Internet's beta service last week, users are reporting promising results.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: November 9, 2020, 9:03 am
Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. reaffirmed plans to flag tweets and posts -- including those of presidential candidates -- who claim a premature U.S. election victory, as worries persist that a clear result won’t emerge till well after Nov. 3.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: November 3, 2020, 5:21 am
Facebook is publicly testing a dark mode for its mobile app, and it is seemingly available to users at random.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: November 2, 2020, 7:04 am
SpaceX has revealed that its Starlink satellite Internet will cost early beta testers $99 per month.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: October 28, 2020, 7:06 am
AFRINIC has released its official tally of the Internet Protocol address space misappropriated from the African region.
Author: Jan Vermeulen
Posted: October 24, 2020, 8:31 am
Facebook released its nascent dating feature to European users following months of delays caused by the data protection concerns of local regulators.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: October 22, 2020, 5:19 am
Facebook Inc. is building a feature for users of its social network to connect with their neighbors, a push toward more intimate interactions that treads on the idea behind rival Nextdoor Inc., which is considering a public offering.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: October 21, 2020, 5:19 am
The South African government plans to introduce legislation that places responsibilities on Internet service providers to help fight copyright infringement online.
Author: Jan Vermeulen
Posted: October 16, 2020, 8:16 am
Twitter suffered an apparent worldwide outage on Thursday that lasted about an hour and a half
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: October 16, 2020, 5:17 am
Facebook has unveiled a redesign of its Messenger app - which includes a new logo, default chat colour and new chat themes. 
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: October 14, 2020, 7:41 am
The lockdown had a significant impact on the traffic to South African online publications. Here is a look at biggest winners.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: October 11, 2020, 10:58 am
Microsoft has added a new feature to its Edge browser which allows you to compare prices across retailers when shopping online.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: October 9, 2020, 5:49 am