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Nissan gives a new twist to electric vehicles

The EV pioneer has unveiled a fleet of cars that use clever technology that it has been developing quietly for more than a decade

Netflix boost for SA movie industry

Streaming giant commits R900m to SA’s film and TV market

From Twitter-stoker to its largest shareholder

The world’s richest man has a love-hate relationship with the social platform of which he now owns nearly 10%

How websites trick you into accepting cookies

Google and Facebook were fined €150m and €60m respectively by France’s privacy watchdog last year on the matter of cookie buttons

Hackers: why TransUnion ‘must suffer’

It’s somewhat disquieting when hackers send you your monthly phone bill before Telkom does

WhatsApp in the dock over ‘dominance’

SA is the latest country to hold the social giant accountable for its ‘abuse of dominance’ by trying to shut out a smaller company

How Africans can now dial into phone ownership

Nokia was known to be innovative, until it misjudged the smartphone era. Its latest software may help millions upgrade to better phones

Is an SA journalist ‘Q’?

Yes, say two separate forensic linguistic analyses — he ‘actually played the lead role in writing’ the dangerous conspiracy theory nonsense

Samsung takes on the iPad

Along with its usual smartphones, the South Korean giant is taking on Apple in its latest push in the premium tablet market

Spotify’s real problem is artists’ fees, not Joe Rogan

The music streaming service is now a Big Tech player with a misinformation problem — and a ham-fisted approach from management that has alienated its real ...

Google tracks phones even when people opt out

The search giant has been accused — again — of snooping on its users and invading their privacy to obtain their location data

Microsoft’s $68bn bet on the metaverse

The software maker joins the gaming giants in its quest not to be left behind by computing’s next big thing

Teaching shifts to solving problems in the real world

As the school year rolls in, will all the usual subjects still serve every child? We look at alternatives to traditional methods of education

Theranos: a tall tale to make your blood run cold

The convicted Theranos founder shows how Silicon Valley’s culture of outrageous claims can just as easily be, well, lies

Jack Dorsey’s plan to shake-up the Block

The recently resigned Twitter CEO co-founder rebrands payments firm as his focus shifts to his new great passion: cryptocurrency

Using the sun’s energy to cool refrigeration vehicles

Shoprite is reducing carbon footprints with solar power for trucks; Woolworths is experimenting with electric delivery vans