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Sony Music Entertainment Africa has just unveiled two state-of-the-art features - Real-Time Earnings and Cash-Out - that allow their artists to view and withdraw earnings faster than ever before through the Sony Music Artist Portal. In these unprecedented times where artists need immediate access to funds, the Real-Time Earnings element...
As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to restrict international travel, many wanderlust travellers around the world are craving their next trip. Wouter Vermeulen, GM of Southern Africa for Air France KLM notes that while we are all being responsible citizens practising social distancing, people across the world are finding...
ESET researchers have discovered highly targeted cyberattacks that are notable for using LinkedIn-based spearphishing, employing effective tricks to stay under the radar and apparently having financial gain, in addition to espionage, as a goal. The attacks, which ESET researchers dubbed Operation In(ter)ception based on a related malware sample named “Inception.dll,”...
Microsoft has launched the personal version of Microsoft Teams, as a part of a broader effort by Microsoft to remain relevant with its consumers after a series of moves away from consumer-friendly products. The company is adding new features to the existing Microsoft Teams app that might appeal to a...
Facebook has announced that all its Economic Impact Programmes are officially available, and will be offered virtually, in an attempt to equip small African businesses with digital marketing skills to help them stay open, connect with and acquire new customers to survive challenges presented by Coronavirus. Facebook’s Economic Impact Programmes include: ...
In an email sent to potentially affected clients, Twitter has confirmed that sensitive data regarding their business customers may have been compromised. The company says that some clients billing information was unknowingly stored in their browser's cache, making it 'possible' for others to access. The data in question includes personal...
All things considered, it’s no surprise that eCommerce has fundamentally changed over the past few months. The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged consumers to switch to online shopping and contactless payment alternatives to abide with social distancing practices and lockdown regulations. Stats released by online payment gateway, PayFast show that Generation...
The five leading mobile app publishers from the United States have reached 151.2bn in Google Play lifetime downloads as of May, according to data gathered by GoldenCasinoNews. With 123bn in lifetime downloads among Android users, Google LLC ranked as the leading mobile app publisher. Google Meet is the Leading Google-published...
Separated by their country’s divisions, both geographically and politically, 36 Libyan women have since used their phones to connect, discuss and overcome their differences in the interest of one goal: Peace in Libya. They have been a part of this network since July 2019. Members of the group are not...
MTN Pulse has announced the launch of the new MTN Pulse Daily, Weekly and Monthly Social Pass bundles, effective immediately until 16 July 2020, which sees the introduction of 1GB valid for a day for R25. The new MTN Pulse Social Pass bundles are an extension to the existing Social...
Rapid Trace, a new innovative contact tracing mobile app has been developed by Cadnetwork Enterprise, burgeoning Nigerian tech firm. The app is being touted as a key in Nigeria's fight against COVID-19. The Guardian writes that the app is designed "for Nigeria by Nigerians" and is available for free. Currently...
Most teens have grown up with technology as a part of their lives. It’s not surprising that many of them take great joy in snapping selfies, sharing memes on social media, watching YouTube videos and playing Fortnite. There’s nothing wrong with using a smartphone to have fun and socialise, but...
Twitter is testing a new feature, which is currently only available to a select number of iOS users, that allows users to record a snippet of audio and tweet it. News of this feature was quickly met with criticism over the apparent lack of captions, reducing its accessibility for...
Recent years have seen a marked shift in the way technology interacts with our data privacy. As people live and work in an increasingly digital world, they are also becoming more aware of the information they share and the value of their personal data. Some regulators have adapted accordingly, with...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media platform will now allow its users to turn off political adds. "Everyone wants to see politicians held accountable for what they say - and I know many people want us to moderate and remove more of their content," Zuckerberg wrote in...
Twitter has introduced a new feature for iOS that allows users to record a snippet of audio and tweet it. https://twitter.com/Twitter/status/1273306563994845185?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1273306563994845185&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theverge.com%2F2020%2F6%2F17%2F21294481%2Ftwitter-audio-tweets-now-available-iphone-ios “Over the years, photos, videos, gifs, and extra characters have allowed you to add your own flair and personality to your conversations. But sometimes 280 characters aren’t enough and some...
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