The new eSIM card is a boon to consumers – especially travellers – and a possible threat to mobile networks
Millions of unencrypted passwords and the live streaming of the Christchurch massacre show its problems aren’t going away
Is the world’s largest social network moving away from its news feed into an ecosystem that may look like China’s super app?
Zuckerberg’s latest missive on privacy has disturbing implications as Facebook tries to take over messaging too
Even though mobile ownership has boomed, how do you redefine digital inclusion and enhance people’s lives?
Technically marvellous foldable phones are the hot new thing from two of the top smartphone makers
If the president argues for the importance of telecoms, why are the ministers for that sector all out of touch?
The social media giant is an obnoxious teenager that is oblivious to its self-centred destructiveness
The Vodacom Please Call Me saga is not resolved but at least its inventor, Ari Kahn, has finally been acknowledged
By combining its messaging services, Facebook is treading on dangerous ground with privacy and anticompetitive issues
Telegram and Signal are the main alternatives to WhatsApp because they promise greater security. You should use them
Facebook has been sued by European regulators for breaching our privacy, and it’s only going to get worse
Tech giant is under pressure in China — and though the iPhone still produces two-thirds of its revenue, its rivals are closing in
Smartphones and social media are closer to ‘crack cocaine than to candy’, but they are the way people communicate now
The tech story of the year has been the realisation that social media uses our personal data for someone else’s financial gain
Voicemail, that old hallmark of the voice-centric era, is dead. But the era of app-centric voice messaging is very much alive
New minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has her work cut out to reinvigorate this essential part of the economy
Is it a Ponzi scheme or the herald of a new world order? We may need another 10 years to find out