Courtroom cameras to extend open justice
Television cameras are to be allowed to film in Crown Courts in England and Wales for the first time. New legislation being presented to Parliament will allow judges' sentencing remarks in serious high-profile criminal cases to be seen and heard ...
Calls for social media data to protect youths
Social media firms should be forced to hand over data about who their users are and why they use the sites to reduce suicide among children and young people, psychiatrists have said. The Guardian reports that the call from the ...
‘Freak coincidence’ blamed for slow speeds
While South Africans continue with slow Internet speeds, ISPs have given up waiting for the repairs on two broken undersea cables and begun purchasing alternative bandwidth. Business Insider reports that both the South Atlantic 3/West Africa (SAT-3/Wasc) submarine ...
Editors calls for protection of journalists' court rights
The National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has called on Justice Minister Ronald Lamola to urge his counterparts in the security cluster to ensure that state organs protect journalists' rights. The statement comes after a SAPS officer allegedly barred journalists from using ...
Court links head tumours to prolonged phone use
Kenya passes data protection law
Burundi flags ‘get-rich-quick’ scheme
Experts brief EU on AI liabilities
Small tech firms take on Facebook
Court to rule on electronic voting machines
Huawei exec denies sanctions busting
SA lagging in access to technology
Confusion over Tanzania's SIM card registration
How Twitter keeps the lid on
A quick scan of Twitter CEO’s Jack Dorsey's feed shows just how often he's called upon to lay down the law for the service he helped create. While Dorsey is the company's public face, and the final ...
Sky's the limit ...
Sky's the limit ...
US-based software investor Five Elms Capital is investing R437m in Skynamo, a South African field sales app and management platform provider. Skynamo says it will use the investment to accelerate adoption of its field sales mobile ...
Economy: Mboweni calls for tweeted ‘tips’ on boosting growth
In asking for ‘tips’ on ‘what government can do to achieve faster and more equitable economic growth’, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni may have opened a can of worms – especially because Monday’s media statement announcing the Minister’s call for suggestions ...