SA’s mobile operators count losses after massive looting
As the running battles between law enforcement and looters continue, the telcos resort to closing shops to ensure the safety of employees and customers.
Lawsuit demands MTN Eswatini to ‘immediately’ restore network
The suit follows a directive from the Eswatini Communications Commission to MTN Eswatini and other operators to suspend access to social media and online platforms.
Tech sector millennial billionaires rake in $254bn
The richest millennial billionaire in the world is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, with a sizeable net worth of $97 billion.
Massive surge in 5G subscriptions predicted in 2021
Ericsson projects 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by year-end, driven by an estimated one million new subscriptions every day.
Vodacom Business to connect Africa with Carrier Ethernet
The company is pushing its Carrier Ethernet and Managed Dedicated Internet Access solution to connect African countries.
Dark Web marketplace Hydra rakes in $1.37bn in crypto
The notorious platform sees growth in annual transaction volumes, marking a 624% year-over-year jump over a three-year period from 2018 to 2020.
After court defeat, Oracle maintains Google ‘stole’ Java
The Supreme Court rules Google did not commit copyright infringement against Oracle when it copied snippets of Java to build its Android OS.
Crypto exchange iCE3X probes Bitcoin, Litecoin discrepancies
The company suspends Bitcoin and Litecoin withdrawals with immediate effect, pending the outcome of a full investigation and reconciliation.
Luno says funds are safe in Nigeria after crypto crackdown
SA’s biggest crypto exchange and other crypto-currency firms halt deposits in naira after the Nigerian government cracks the whip on crypto-currency players.
Eswatini becomes Africa’s first to join Trump’s ‘Clean Network’
The US and the kingdom commit to safeguarding each country’s national security by excluding high-risk digital equipment suppliers.