The end of intelligence as we know it
Artificial intelligence techniques have become an essential part of the technology industry, helping to solve many challenging problems in computer science, software engineering and operations research. At the same time, notes Legalbrief, there are growing concerns over the laws and ...
Assange may have sought Russian sanctuary
Before Julian Assange ended up at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, he may have sought refuge from Russia. In 2010, the WikiLeaks founder wrote a letter to the Russian Consulate in London asking for a visa, according to the Associated ...
Cryptopjacking threat flagged
An alarming number of online users are falling prey to a new wave of cyber attacks called cryptopjacking. But what is this sinister-sounding cyber threat? In an ITWeb Africa analysis, Tudor Florescu notes that it is the unauthorised use of ...
Tony Ehrenreich ordered to apologise for hate speech
The Human Rights Commission has ordered Cosatu's former Western Cape leader Tony Ehrenreich to apologise in writing for offensive comments he made on social media. He was found to have committed hate speech and must apologise to the SA ...
MTN hits back over Nigeria taxes order
'Malign puppet master' jailed for sex abuse
Google fighting landmark 'right to be forgotten' case
Vodacom settlement talks deadlocked
Police to include cybercrime stats next year
Nigerian nationals charged over online scam
EU votes to tax tech giants on copyright content
Cwele addresses data cost concerns
Police hamstrung by lapsed software licences
EU punts social media fines for terrorist content
UK spies' bulk e-mail interception broke law – court
Impersonation attacks soar
Vodacom seeks African data research
YouTube streaming ruling deferred pending EU decision
Website numbers key to clearance certificates
Whether or not businesses have to obtain clearance for mergers they plan in Germany could depend on how many German website users target companies have, or how many patents they have filed in the country. That’s according to guidance issued ...
* Australia's new Prime Minister has apologised for using an explicit rap song in a video posted to his social media accounts. Scott Morrison had posted an 11-second clip of the 1999 hit song, Be Faithful, by rapper Fatman Scoop.
Mother charged over explicit photo
* A mother who sent her jealous ex-boyfriend an explicit photo with her new lover has admitted inciting an attack which led to murder. Former law student, Sarah Bramley, sent a photograph of herself performing a sex act on Michael Lawson ...
Amazon launches probe
* Amazon.com is conducting an investigation into employees who are said to offer sellers on its e-commerce programme an advantage by providing confidential internal data and other services in exchange for a fee. Employees are allegedly selling information on sales ...