Jeff Bezos to resign as chief executive of Amazon | Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos, billionaire founder of Amazon, will step down as chief executive, the company announced on Tuesday. Bezos, who will remain executive chair, will hand the reins to Andy Jassy, chief executive of Amazon Web Services, the company’s fast-growing cloud computing business. The surprise news came as Amazon released its Continue Reading

Trump Pushes Executive Order to Ban Alipay, WeChat Pay and other Chinese Platforms – Tempemail

Image sourced from Al Jazeera US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to prohibit transactions with eight digital Chinese payment platforms, including Ant Group’s Alipay and Tencent’s QQ and WeChat Pay. “Additional steps must be taken to deal with the national emergency with respect to the Continue Reading

Safaricom makes Changes to Executive Team – Tempemail

Image sourced from Techweez Safaricom has announced a number of changes to its executive team which includes the merge of its information technology and network departments. According to a memo sent to staff by Peter Ndegwa, the telco’s current CEO, Morten Bangsgaard will head the new department. Bangsgaard’s appointment takes Continue Reading

‘It is not OK’: Nationals MP excoriates Facebook executive over false information – video | Global

Nationals MP Anne Webster has condemned a Facebook executive over the company’s slow action in removing defamatory or false information. A conspiracy theorist falsely accused the MP of being ‘a member of a secretive paedophile network’ on Facebook and was ordered to pay $875,000 in damages, after a federal court Continue Reading

e4 Appoints Proptech Managing Executive – Tempemail

e4 has announced the appointment of Ian Bayne as Managing Executive of Proptech – this comes at a time the company believes the real estate sector will increase its use of digital property technologies. According to Bayne, technology is not only disrupting the industry but also propelling the industry forward. Continue Reading

TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer resigns after Trump call to sell US assets | Technology- Tempemail

Tik Tok’s chief executive, Kevin Mayer, has quit just months after his appointment, amid a “sharply changed” political environment after Donald Trump accused the platform of threatening national security. The Financial Times reported on Thursday that the former Disney executive would be replaced in the interim by Vanessa Pappas, the Continue Reading

TikTok suing Trump administration over executive order | TikTok

TikTok, the fast-growing video sharing app, announced it was suing the US government on Monday over an executive order banning transactions with the Chinese company in the US. In a blogpost, TikTok said it strongly disagreed with the White House’s position that the company was a national security threat, saying Continue Reading

Can Trump ban TikTok? What the executive order means – explained | Technology

On Thursday, Donald Trump issued two executive orders aimed at banning TikTok and WeChat, saying the US must take “aggressive action” against the China-based social media platforms in the interest of national security. The move would effectively require TikTok and WeChat to shut down in the US or find new Continue Reading

Trump Signs Executive Order to Prohibits Business with TikTok – Tempemail

Sourced from Politico. US President, Donald Trump has reportedly signed an executive order that aims to prohibit all transactions with TikTok’s parent company, Bytedance. This order – which is expected to come into effect in 45 days – is meant to “address the national emergency with respect to the information Continue Reading