SoundCloud announces overhaul of royalties model to ‘fan-powered’ system | Soundcloud

SoundCloud announced on Tuesday it would become the first streaming service to start directing subscribers’ fees only to the artists they listen to, a move welcomed by musicians campaigning for fairer pay. Current practice for streaming services including Spotify, Deezer and Apple is to pool royalty payments and dish them Continue Reading

Sony announces new virtual reality headset for PlayStation 5 | Games

Sony has announced a next-generation VR headset for its PlayStation 5 console, launching some time after 2021. The original PlayStation VR headset was released for the PlayStation 4 in October 2016. Though less powerful than the PC-powered Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets that arrived the same year, it Continue Reading

Smile Telecoms Announces Changes to its Leadership – Tempemail

Image sourced from Daily Post Smile Telecoms has made significant changes to the leadership of its board and management. The Pan-African telecoms Group revealed the retirement of Irene Charnley and Mohammed Wajih Sharbatly, co-founders of Smile, from the board. “Today we say farewell to our Founder and Deputy Chairman, Irene Continue Reading

Facebook announces UK trial to tackle climate misinformation | Climate change

Facebook has said it will start labelling misinformation about the climate crisis in a small trial limited to the UK. Labels will be attached to certain posts directing users to Facebook’s Climate Science Information Center, a repository of fact-checked claims about the environment. The company has not yet said how Continue Reading

Pamela Anderson announces she’s leaving social media: ‘I am free’- Tempemail

The former Baywatch star and model announced on Instagram on Tuesday (26 January) that “this will be my last post on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.” “I’ve never been interested in social media,” she continued. “And now that I’m settled into the life I’m genuinely inspired by, reading and being in Continue Reading

Google announces plan to tackle privacy issues in online advertising | Google

Google has announced a plan to tackle privacy issues in online advertising, as the company attempts to chart a middle ground between Apple’s privacy-first approach and the needs of advertisers – including itself. Google will use AI to bundle an individual user with similar visitors in an attempt to convince Continue Reading

Joker’s Stash, The Largest Carding Marketplace, Announces Shutdown – Tempemail

Joker’s Stash, the largest dark web marketplace notorious for selling compromised payment card data, has announced plans to shut down its operations on February 15, 2021. In a message board post on a Russian-language underground cybercrime forum, the operator of the site — who goes by the name “JokerStash” — Continue Reading

Vodacom South Africa Announces Apple iPhone 12 Launch Date – Tempemail

Vodacom South Africa has confirmed that the Apple iPhone 12 range will be available on 18 December 2020. The telo also revealed that it will accept pre-orders from the 11th. “With a beautiful all-new design, iPhone 12 family models feature unparalleled new camera systems, edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays for Continue Reading

Huawei Announces Watch GT 2 Pro Launch Date – Tempemail

Image sourced from Android Authority Huawei has announced that it’s Watch GT 2 Pro will officially launch in South Africa on Saturday, 7 November. The latest addition to the Watch GT series boasts a long-lasting two-week battery life and a broad range of exercise and health functions, as well as offering Continue Reading