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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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Epic war with Apple, Google

The immovable object (app store rules) meets the unstoppable force, a game so popular it can take on tech titans

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: WeChat ban will backfire

The Tencent-owned ‘everything app’ is simply indispensable — it is the gateway for foreign firms into China

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Oupa gets his Gen Z groove on

A Trump tantrum is behind the potential deal, but Microsoft would be the ideal home for rising star TikTok

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Outsourcing fears push Intel outside

The surprising announcement of a planned move by the largest chipmaker is a further sign of how the world is going mobile

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Don’t believe what a little bird tweets

If Twitter can be hacked, nobody is safe. Time to beef up your own security and delete anything you don’t want public

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Give your mental health a break

Stoicism and a sense of humour are what we need to survive the twin catastrophes of load-shedding and lockdown

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Steve Jobs would be proud

Switching to Apple processors means iPhone apps can seamlessly run on Macs. Steve Jobs would be proud

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Hate issue costs Facebook billions

Advertisers have found their moral backbone and are forcing the company to take its systemic problems seriously

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Why sound matters with flat TVs

Launched virtually, the new Sonos Arc is a delight to the ear and eye, bringing luxurious sound to your TV

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: News is still the king of TV

DStv’s move to include Netflix and Amazon on its next decoders is a clever strategy to keep its enemies close

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: The unacceptable face of Facebook

If ever Facebook had a chance to act against a serial offender, a spreader of lies and disinformation, this was it. It blew it

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