The best smart speakers for all budgets | Technology

After almost six years on the market, smart speakers now come in a variety of sizes, shapes, capabilities and prices. Whether you want a cheap speaker to keep the kids entertained, one that doubles as a digital photo frame or one that sounds so good you’ll want to yell “turn Continue Reading

Airtel Africa and Mukuru Partner to Facilitate Money Transfers within Africa | Tempemail

Airtel Africa and Mukuru have partnered to enable Mukuru customers to instantly send cross-border transfers directly to Airtel Money customer wallets in 12 African countries. This partnership will be particularly beneficial for customers making intra-Africa payments from Southern Africa where Mukuru has a leading presence. Customers also benefit from no Continue Reading

Struggling for shut-eye in lockdown? Sleep-tracking devices may help | Technology

Months in covd-19-induced lockdown have for many of us taken a toll on our sleep. From the late-night scrolling through news to the bizarre dreams and midnight wake-ups worrying, the stress of the coronavirus pandemic has been wreaking havoc on our collective sleeping habits. A recent survey found two in Continue Reading

Telegram to pay $27m penalty, return investor money – Finance- Tempemail

Telegram Group has agreed to return US$1.2 billion (A$1.74 billion) to investors and pay an US$18.5 million (A$26.9 million) civil penalty to resolve charges over an unregistered digital token coin offering, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said. The regulator in October halted a US$1.7 billion (A$2.47 billion) digital Continue Reading

Is it payback time for Apple as the EU goes after its licences to print money? | John Naughton | Opinion

On 16 June, the European commission opened two antitrust investigations into Apple’s App Store and Apple Pay practices. The first investigation will examine whether Apple has broken EU competition rules with its App Store policies. The second investigation is into whether restrictions imposed by Apple on the near field communication Continue Reading

Central Bank of Kenya Lengthens its COVID-19 Emergency Mobile Money Measures | Tempemail

Sourced from Forbes. The Central Bank of Kenya announced that it will extend the measures placed on mobile money transactions put forth back in March. Charges for mobile money transactions of up to KES1000 ($9,39) and the withdrawal of money between bank accounts and mobile money wallets. These emergency measures Continue Reading

The venture capitalist with a Silicon Valley solution for minority-owned businesses | Business

On first blush a Silicon Valley venture capitalist might not strike you as the first person to turn to when trying to address the racial wealth divide but these days we should take good ideas where we find them. Ash Shrivastav works for Buckhill Capital, a Silicon Valley-based private equity Continue Reading