NSA improperly collected phone records for a...
Newly released documents reveal the National Security Agency improperly collected Americans’ call records for a...
Huawei says two-thirds of 5G networks outside...
As 5G networks begin rolling out and commercializing around the world, telecoms vendors are rushing to get a headstart....
Google to face shareholders on censored...
Another day, another shareholder suit. This time it’s Google in the spotlight. Shareholders have tabled a...
In a rare advisory, NSA urges users to patch...
The National Security Agency has issued a rare advisory warning users to update their systems to protect against...
Indonesia restricts WhatsApp and Instagram usage...
Indonesia is the latest nation to hit the hammer on social media after the government restricted the use of WhatsApp...
New secret-spilling flaw affects almost every...
Security researchers have found a new class of vulnerabilities in Intel chips which, if exploited, can be used to steal...
Startups Weekly: All these startups are raising...
In this week's newsletter: Uber, Slack and the evolving Series A.
Seven Africa-focused startups present at Y...
The seven African-focused companies which presented as part of Y Combinator’s 200 strong cohort of Winter 2019...
Nigeria’s Gloo.ng drops consumer e-commerce,...
Nigerian startup Gloo.ng is dropping consumer online retail and pivoting to B2B e-procurement with Gloopro as its new...
Google says Nest’s secret microphone was...
Google said there’s absolutely, positively, nothing to worry about the secret microphone in your Nest Secure...
Lenovo Watch X was riddled with security bugs,...
Lenovo’s Watch X was widely panned as “absolutely terrible.” As it turns out, so was its...
Facebook, Google and Twitter told to do more to...
A first batch of monthly progress reports from tech giants and advertising companies on what they’re doing to...
Flutterwave and Visa launch African consumer...
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Scooter startup Bird tried to silence a...
Cory Doctorow doesn’t like censorship. He especially doesn’t like his own work being censored. Anyone who...
Google sat on a Chromecast bug for years, now...
Google was warned of a bug in its Chromecast media streaming stick years ago, but did not fix it. Now, hackers are...
A popular Boomoji app exposed millions of...
Popular animated avatar creator app Boomoji, with more than five million users across the world, exposed the personal...
Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $6M,...
Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More...
Amazon admits it exposed customer email...
Amazon’s renowned secrecy encompasses its response to a new security issue, withholding info that could help...
Half a million Android users tricked into...
More than half-a-million users have installed Android malware posing as driving games — from Google’s own...
Twitter removes thousands of accounts that tried...
Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts posting messages that tried to discourage and dissuade voters from...