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Borderless businesses empty nations’ coffers

Countries such as Australia, Germany and the UK are pushing back against the tax practices of global giants such as Google and Facebook

NSFW: The tricky business of OnlyFans

In an increasingly digital world, OnlyFans has given online creators a new way to make money on their own terms

On Hodan Nalayeh’s brave legacy, and what it means to be Somali

Hodan Nalayeh was a Somali journalist famous for telling uplifting, positive stories about her country. She was killed in a terrorist attack in Kismayo in July 2019. A year later, the writer Ifrah Udgoon remembers how Nalayeh’s life and work shaped her own

‘The silent road outside my house was the sound of a coming recession’

John Davenport's Google survey of 500 people shows that people are twice as scared of the economic effects of Covid-19 than they are of catching the virus

The writing was on the wall for SA newspapers long before Covid-19

Publications have cut salaries and frozen posts in a bid to survive the disease, but most owners failed to take appropriate steps when problems emerged in the late 1990s

Australia to force Google, Facebook to pay for news content

Australia's new regulations will also cover the sharing of data, and the ranking and display of news content, to be enforced by binding dispute resolution mechanisms and penalties

Data shows dramatic change in where people go

Movement in the grocery and pharmacy category — supermarkets, food warehouses, farmers’ markets, specialty food shops and pharmacies — has dropped by 60%

Museum in a Box tells our stories

As efforts to repatriate Africa’s artefacts continue, a Zulu collective has hit upon a digital solution

South Africa must have a stake in artificial intelligence technology

The country needs an institute that will be a conduit for AI knowledge to industry, society and government

Online safety is a family matter

Google has a number of tools and apps that parents may find useful

Netflix and the smash hit tax dodge

‘The Laundromat’ is a film about corporates and the superrich using tax havens, something the streaming service itself allegedly excels at

YouTube steers viewers to climate denial videos: nonprofit

YouTube has driven millions of viewers to climate denial videos, a US activist group said on Thursday as it called for stopping "free promotion...

A sleepwalk away from state spying

We know now that before embracing new technology, we need to ask the difficult questions

Personal growth crucial to social change

If they want to change the world, social innovators must first transform themselves, argue academics from the UCT Graduate School of Business

We need to know how to combat the spike in forged South African art

Although forgery is a global problem, black South African modernists now face double exploitation

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