China cracks down on tech giants

Speaking of tech in China, there have been some dramatic recent shifts on that country’s tech scene. Chinese authorities have cracked down on tech giants with a slew of regulations. It’s a mixed bag. Regulators are taking aim at unhealthy monopolies and trying to protect society from the potentially disastrous effects of social media on …

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A safer alternative to Uber?

Have you noticed a LOT of e-hailing ads around lately? That’s because there’s a new entrant to the South African scene: DiDi.  DiDi, which was founded in China in 2012, is putting Uber and Bolt in the backseat, mostly because of its top-notch security features. 😎 A recording monitor to check for any unusual activity …

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International news worth knowing:

🔹Zambia’s important poll Zambians headed to the polls today in a tight race between President Edgar Lungu and his main opponent, Hakainde Hichilema, who are facing off for the third time. It’s a crucial election: the country is in tough economic straits despite its copper riches. Young people, who make up the majority of the …

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