ARTICLES RELATING TO MOBILE

Google reportedly has a massive culture problem that's destroying it from the inside

2019-08-14 07:11

Google has faced issue after issue over the past several years, and it sounds like a major reason for that is the company's culture.

The 8 biggest tech disappointments in 2019 so far, from foldable smartphones to Apple's cancelled AirPower

2019-07-28 20:57

From "Anthem" to LG's rollable TV, it's been a banner year so far for letdowns in the world of technology.

Inside Microsoft's ambitious plan to build the future of Xbox, from a Netflix-style gaming service with blockbuster games to brand-new consoles

2019-06-19 10:52

Microsoft just laid out plans for the future of the Xbox at a massive press conference. We spoke with Xbox leader Phil Spencer immediately afterward.

Huawei is planning to drop Google's operating system as soon as next month after being barred from working with US companies

2019-05-29 08:47

In the wake of Huawei's blacklisting by the US government, the world's second-largest smartphone maker is signalling plans to drop Google's Android.

There's a wild conspiracy theory that Facebook listens to your private phone calls, and it just won’t go away

2019-05-19 16:10

There's a belief that Facebook is listening through your phone and then serving ads based on your life. But evidence suggests this is not true.

Meet the shadowy security firm from Israel whose technology is believed to be at the heart of the massive WhatsApp hack

2019-05-14 21:27

The NSO Group's "Pegasus" software is believed to be at the heart of a major new spyware attack that affects billions of people.

Apple just released a free iPhone game based on Warren Buffett

2019-05-07 17:24

Warren Buffett owns a huge amount of Apple shares. Apple apparently loves him for it, and just released a game dedicated to the legendary investor.

5G conference warns on security as Huawei controversy rages

2019-05-04 11:03

Experts called on 5G providers Friday to heed supply chain security in light of concerns about technology providers such as China's Huawei, recently banned by the US government.

SA data prices high, anti-poor and lack transparency, Competition Commission finds

2019-04-24 21:57

SA's mobile data prices are much higher than many other countries across the globe and the rest of Africa, and MTN and Vodacom charge domestic consumers much more than they do in other countries, the Competition Commission has found.

 

SUNDAY READ: 'There was talk of this new cellular' - Vodacom exec Carol Hall on her rise to the top

2019-08-04 09:48

Having started her career in sales at Vodacom in 1994, Carol Hall later became the first female managing executive of a region. She shares more on her journey of climbing up the corporate ladder, and the priorities for her new role.

Want to get rid of Facebook for good? Here's how to do it.

2019-07-28 20:50

Between user privacy issues and political scandals, many people are looking to break up with Facebook — for good. Follow this guide and you can too.

Instagram head denies widely-held belief that Instagram and Facebook listen in through smartphones

2019-06-26 11:11

Instagram denies the persistent belief that it's listening in on users. "Doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons."

Twitter is looking for someone to be its next 'Tweeter-in-chief'

2019-05-29 10:52

Love to tweet? You could be the next face of Twitter, on Twitter! All you have to do is really, really, REALLY understand what Twitter is all about.

Telkom added 4.5 million users by piggybacking on the competition – and selling data for R50 less per gig than Vodacom

2019-05-27 10:31

Mobile now accounts for 25.7% of Telkom’s overall revenue, compared to 3.2% in 2013.

A new, free 'Minecraft' game was just revealed, and it takes major cues from the wildly popular 'Pokémon Go' phenomenon

2019-05-18 14:53

Like "Pokémon Go" before it, "Minecraft Earth" is a free-to-play, smartphone-only game that's intended to get players exploring the world around them.

Mobile political campaigns 'alienate, frustrate' SA voters, says new study

2019-05-09 13:04

Mobile political campaigns could be useful in informing voters on parties, but could also be alienating and frustrating them, says a researcher.

Microsoft just teased a futuristic new way to play 'Minecraft'

2019-05-07 15:02

What if the line between reality and "Minecraft" didn't exist? Microsoft aims to answer that question with a new tease.

Mobile operators, govt must step up to reduce data prices, fast – competition watchdog

2019-04-26 07:00

The Competition Commission has called for immediate relief on data pricing, among other things, following an inquiry into the data services market.

Vodacom, MTN shares fall after Competition Commission finds data too expensive

2019-04-24 16:13

Vodacom and MTN shares fell after one of the competition regulators ruled that the mobile-phone companies overcharge customers for data – particularly those with lower incomes.

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