‘The money’s gone’: Wirecard collapses owing US$4 billion – Finance- Tempemail

Wirecard collapsed on Thursday owing creditors almost US$4 billion after disclosing a gaping hole in its books that its auditor EY said was the result of a sophisticated global fraud. The payments company filed for insolvency at a Munich court saying that, with 1.3 billion euros (US$1.5 billion) of loans Continue Reading

Singapore telcos pick Nokia, Ericsson over Huawei for main 5G networks – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Singapore’s biggest wireless network operators have selected Nokia and Ericsson over Huawei to build the main 5G networks in the city-state. The selection comes amid tension between Singapore’s biggest trading partners, the United States and China, with the US encouraging allies to exclude China’s Huawei from their networks on security Continue Reading

RMIT to set up Industrial Digital Innovation Hub with Siemens – Training & Development- Tempemail

RMIT University is set to host a new Industrial Digital Innovation Hub at its Melbourne Advanced Manufacturing Precinct after partnering with German technology and automation specialists Siemens and Festo Didactics. The hub will be designed to facilitate digital progress at scale across different regions and industrial environments, with a view Continue Reading

Celebrating Pride at Tempemail | Tempemail- Tempemail

June is widely recognized as Pride month –an  important moment to pause, celebrate, and support our community, employees and friends in the LGBTQIA+ community. We are encouraging employees to share personal stories and show how they’re keeping the spirit of Pride this year. Virtual events, smaller neighborhood events, and individual Continue Reading

Exclusive: Viber severs ties with Facebook in growing boycott | Technology- Tempemail

Messaging service Viber, the fifth biggest with more than a billion users around the world, is severing all ties to Facebook, as part of a growing boycott of the company by commercial partners. The campaign, initially started in the US after Facebook’s refusal to take action against posts from Donald Continue Reading

SA Regulator Flags Crowd1 as Suspected Pyramid Scheme | Tempemail

South African financial regulators have been taking a renewed critical look at Crowd1 – a  nebulous, highly controversial and popular Spanish (or Russian) company that claims to be a networking marketing firm, among other things. Crowd1 has already been banned in Namibia and the Philippines, and other countries, under suspicions Continue Reading

Google Will Begin to Automatically Delete User Location History by Default | Tempemail

Sourced from Shutterstock. Google announced that it will start to automatically delete the location history and web activity of users after an 18 month period. “We continue to challenge ourselves to do more with less, and today we’re changing our data retention practices to make auto-delete the default for our Continue Reading

Sony is Offering a $50,000 Reward for Hacking the PlayStation 4 | Tempemail

Sourced from Bloomberg Sony has launched a bug bounty hunting reward programme in order to continue to find critical faults with the security of its PlayStation 4 console and the PlayStation Network. Participants in the programme who find exploits and loopholes in the console’s security could be rewarded up to Continue Reading

Telkom Launches Digital Marketplace App to Help Small Businesses Grow | Tempemail

Image sourced from My Broadband To help the growth of small businesses in South Africa, Telkom Business has launched Yep! – a digital marketplace where customers can safely and confidently search and purchase from small, trusted businesses – available on Google Play and Apple’s app store. The app is geared Continue Reading

NASA Headquarters Named After its First Black Female Engineer | Tempemail

Sourced from Getty Images. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced that the agency’s headquarters in Washington DC will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African-American female engineer to work at the aerospace company. Jackson, who passed away in 2005, started her NASA career in the segregated West Area Computing Continue Reading