TOBY SHAPSHAK: How WhatsApp spied on you

Two months after Zuckerberg shifted focus to privacy, a WhatsApp spyware scare shows up the company

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Will breaking up Facebook fix it?

A co-founder calls Zuckerberg's influence 'staggering' and says his power is unprecedented and 'un-American'

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Future is private, says Zuckerberg

Facebook used its F8 developer conference to announce new product changes and a shift towards private messaging

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Data prices are ‘anti-poor’

Findings that SA prices are high and lack transparency are the latest salvo in the war on costly data

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Lessons from the Nordic countries

If SA could switch from crisis response to future challenges, we could truly embrace the fourth industrial revolution

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Uber heads for mega listing

It will be the biggest IPO this year, but questions remain around profitability and the way the company treats its drivers

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Know your roaming data costs

The new eSIM card is a boon to consumers – especially travellers – and a possible threat to mobile networks

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Facebook’s bad-to-worse month

Millions of unencrypted passwords and the live streaming of the Christchurch massacre show its problems aren’t going away

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Apple offers fresh temptations

The iPhone maker casually announced a new iMac, iPads and AirPods as a warm-up to its hype-filled launch of new services

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Why Facebook wants to be WeChat

Is the world’s largest social network moving away from its news feed into an ecosystem that may look like China’s super app?

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: No, that’s not what privacy means, Facebook

Zuckerberg’s latest missive on privacy has disturbing implications as Facebook tries to take over messaging too

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Mobile money will drive digital inclusion and connectivity

Even though mobile ownership has boomed, how do you redefine digital inclusion and enhance people’s lives?

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Into the fold of the new tech wonders

Technically marvellous foldable phones are the hot new thing from two of the top smartphone makers

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: A minister who is out of touch

If the president argues for the importance of telecoms, why are the ministers for that sector all out of touch?

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Facebook’s unhappy 15th birthday

The social media giant is an obnoxious teenager that is oblivious to its self-centred destructiveness

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Long walk until end of Vodacom Please Call Me saga

The Vodacom Please Call Me saga is not resolved but at least its inventor, Ari Kahn, has finally been acknowledged

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