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TechCentral

Tiger King: Quirky Netflix documentary becomes unlikely breakout hit

Tiger King. Image: Netflix Tiger King, the Netflix documentary about a big-cat trainer who goes by the name of Joe Exotic, has become the runaway hit […]
April 9th, 2020
Entrackr

Govt finalising guidelines to hold social media platforms accountable

Social media apps such as WhatsApp and TikTok have been attracting the wrath of the Indian government for spreading misinformation. While the government has been mulling […]
April 9th, 2020
Wamda

How startups beat the supermarkets in online grocery surge

The 24-hour lockdowns that have become commonplace in several cities across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) has resulted in such a drastic rise for […]
April 8th, 2020
Techpoint Africa

How WhatsApp’s new cap on forwarded messages will check fake news spread

On April 7, online messaging app, WhatsApp began a new restriction on the number of contacts a user is permitted to forward a message to at […]
April 8th, 2020
WeeTracker

How Internet Desperadoes Are Preying On Pandemic Distress & Scamming People

In a press release that was sent out on Monday, April 6, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) warned Nigerians to be wary of cybercriminals who […]
April 8th, 2020
TechCentral

Watch | Minister apologises for breaking lockdown rules

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams Suspended communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has expressed profuse regret for recently breaching the country’s Covid-19 lockdown regulations. In an apology to President […]
April 8th, 2020
TechCentral

Ndabeni-Abrahams placed on special leave, with salary docked

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. Image: GCIS President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed his communications minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, on “special leave” for two months for allegedly flouting national lockdown regulations. […]
April 8th, 2020
TechCentral

MTN unveils new social bundles – 10GB for R120

MTN South Africa has introduced new social bundles, including a plan that offers 10GB of data, with YouTube access, for R120. At the same time, the […]
April 8th, 2020
Technode

Short seller accuses Iqiyi of revenue fraud

A short seller firm has accused Chinese video-streaming platform Iqiyi of reporting inflated revenue figures and user numbers in 2019, following just days after US-listed Luckin […]
April 8th, 2020
Disrupt Africa

SA VC firm HAVAÍC defends itself over suing Custos; still wants to work with startup

South African venture capital (VC) firm HAVAÍC has issued a statement defending its decision to take legal action against local tech startup Custos Media over allegedly […]
April 8th, 2020
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