TOBY SHAPSHAK: Now the news can be read to you

Widely available text-to-speech services are transforming the way we consume news and use our smartphones

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: The CEOs behind the SME pledge

#PayIn30’s ‘ethical leadership’ is long overdue as small firms are often hobbled by late payment from big companies

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Dear runners, a ‘buff’ isn’t a face mask, it’s a disguise for buffoonery

Running masks, or buffs, are the least effective facemask, says a recent study

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Look to the stars, not to toxic tactics

Please can someone tell the ruling party that its internal politics is ruining the country’s image? And tell Ace to resign already

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Tweeter-in-chief gets fired

At last, Donald Trump is held back on Twitter — but his destructive influence on social media isn’t going away

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Going back to the days of big barons

Record profits of a combined $38bn confirm that Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple are too large and too powerful

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Dinosaurs blind to the killer asteroid

Read it and weep: your smartphone is really a TV set, and the SABC wants its licence fee please

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: A cabinet built out of dead wood

Forget the plan, look at the players. Can they pull off a win when they couldn’t do their jobs even before the crisis?

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Facebook faces breakup

Bad news for the social media giant and Big Tech as US declares they have hurt innovation and weakened democracy

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Finally, spectrum to be auctioned

Years of impunity were shattered in a series of high-profile arrests, while the regulator pushes ahead at last with licensing

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Trump’s taxes vs TikTok trade tiff

The former ‘Apprentice’ star’s trade war with Chinese apps is a huge tech story, but it’s been overshadowed by his tax evasion

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Facebook has ‘blood on its hands’

Sophie Zhang’s searing memo has exposed how the social media giant is losing the war against disinformation

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: TikTok flipflop, round #17

That a short-form video app is central to the US-China trade war shows how the economic battlefield has changed

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: The land where crime goes unpunished

Experian was economical with the truth about its data breach, but disregarding the law has become a bad SA habit

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: China enacts its own trump card

Has Beijing called Trump’s bluff in the latest TikTok tit-for-tat by banning the sale of Chinese technology?

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Uber and Lyft hit a bump in California

The people most in need of protection are the worker bees who keep the gig economy running

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