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Tech titans weigh in on US policy to separate families

By Ryan Noik 20 June 2018

While international outrage at the US policy of separating children from their parents has grown, technology leaders have added their voice to demand for the action to cease. FULL STORY >

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Steam's new content policy leaves the door wide open

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 June 2018

In what seems like drastic course correction, Steam updates its policies to limit only 'illegal' and 'trolling' content from its site. FULL STORY >

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Not so know-it-all: Just 18% of employees are fully aware of their organisation’s IT security policies

By Press Release 11 January 2018

A lack of IT security awareness remains a worrying reality for businesses around the world, according to a recent study of consumers conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. FULL STORY >

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Twitter details forthcoming measures to fight harassment on its platform

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 October 2017

Following the recent sexual harassment saga on Twitter, the company has outlined what measures it will be taking in coming months. FULL STORY >

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Twitter will not pull Trump’s ‘Declaration of War’

By Staff Writer 26 September 2017

What to do about a tweet threatening to set off a potential nuclear war? According to the Twitter PublicPolicy account, keep it up because it’s newsworthy. FULL STORY >

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Facebook announces policy change that prohibits data surveillance

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 March 2017

In a bid to stop developers from using data for surveillance, Facebook has announced some changes to its policies. FULL STORY >

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Gartner: Organisations must update Network Access Policy to address attack of IoT Devices

By Press Release 9 September 2016

By 2020, 21 billion of Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be in use worldwide. Of these, close to 6 percent will be in use for industrial IoT applications. However, IT organisations have issues... FULL STORY >

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Tinder banning under-18's from using its app

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 June 2016

The 'dating' app has a change forthcoming, with under-18's no longer permitted to use the service. FULL STORY >

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It's official, usernames and images not part of Twitter character count

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 May 2016

n an effort to increase user satisfaction on its social media platform, Twitter will no longer count usernames and images as part of its 140 character limit. FULL STORY >

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Twitter reportedly removing character count for links and images in Tweets

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 May 2016

Ever been foiled by Twitter's 14 character limit because of a link or photo? Well, the company could soon stop counting them as part of the character limit for Tweets. FULL STORY >

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PayPal eliminating Purchase Protection for crowdfunding platforms

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2016

In a recent policy update, PayPal will be eliminating its Purchase Protection cover for users funding online campaigns, citing project failure rates. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft will no longer accept Bitcoin as payment in its app store

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 March 2016

In a surreptitious move from Microsoft, the company has opted to remove support for payments via Bitcoin on its Windows app store. FULL STORY >

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Is your corporate Wi-Fi policy POPI compliant?

By Staff Writer 29 July 2015

In todays digitally driven, information saturated world, data privacy is a massive issue. One only needs to look at recent high profile cases of corporate cybercrime (Sony, AshleyMadison.com) to grasp the scope of the challenge. FULL STORY >

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Facebook enters yet another ownership debacle

By Johan Keyter 14 July 2010

Facebook may find itself in a pickle as a man sues the company claiming to own 84 percent of the social networking site. FULL STORY >

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