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ByteDance Ltd.’s TikTok is no longer available to download for either iPhones or Android devices in Hong Kong.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: July 9, 2020, 12:13 pm
Twitter Inc. shares rose as much as 12% Wednesday amid speculation that the social media company is building a paid subscription-based service.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: July 9, 2020, 5:10 am
Facebook Inc., Google and Twitter Inc. -- all of which are blocked in the mainland -- are now headed toward a showdown with China that could end up making Hong Kong feel more like Beijing.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: July 7, 2020, 1:34 pm
Google has announced that its Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps on Android will now support dark mode.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: July 7, 2020, 6:15 am
Europe has its first $50 billion internet company: Spotify Technology SA breached the mythical barrier on Thursday.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: July 6, 2020, 12:50 pm
An experimental feature shipping in the next version of Google's Chrome browser could significantly reduce battery consumption on laptops and mobile devices.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: July 6, 2020, 7:03 am
As U.S. authorities ready the biggest antitrust case of the new century, there are lessons to be learned from Europe’s attempt to inject more competition into search, one of the most lucrative digital markets.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: July 6, 2020, 5:25 am
Here’s a list of companies that are planning to halt spending on social media.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: July 3, 2020, 5:21 am
The latest South African readership statistics reveal the most popular online news websites and the largest online publishers.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 2, 2020, 1:38 pm
The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority said it needed sweeping new powers to roll back the dominance of Google and Facebook Inc. in the online-advertising market.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: July 1, 2020, 1:45 pm
Facebook shares were volatile on Monday amid a growing boycott by high-profile advertisers, but the trend doesn’t represent a major long-term risk to the social-media company’s stock, analysts said.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: June 29, 2020, 3:00 pm
Zuckerberg announced changes Friday designed to appease critics, but the Anti-Defamation League, one of the groups calling for the boycott, called the amendments “small.”
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: June 29, 2020, 11:56 am
Facebook has started rolling out dark mode for its mobile app, according to a report from SocialMediaToday.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: June 29, 2020, 6:49 am
Alphabet Inc.’s Google will begin paying select media outlets featured in a yet-to-be released news service later this year.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: June 25, 2020, 9:55 am
The ZA Central Registry (ZACR) has outlined why it believes an increase in the wholesale fee for .ZA domains from R45 to R55 per domain is justified.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: June 25, 2020, 7:08 am