News24 - Tech Fin24.com | In tax shift, Facebook to declare ad revenues locally 2017-12-13T11:00:02.000000000+02:00 Facebook, in a bow to transparency, has announced plans to declare certain ad revenues in the country where they are made and not in Ireland, where it has a greater tax advantage. Fin24.com | UK must prosecute social media for illegal content, ethics panel say 2017-12-13T09:57:48.000000000+02:00 UK Prime Minister Theresa May should legislate to prosecute or fine social media companies if they fail to remove illegal content, according to an ethics panel. Fin24.com | Naspers considers 'structural options' to reduce Tencent value gap 2017-12-13T08:45:00.000000000+02:00 Naspers CEO Bob Van Dijk says Africa’s largest company by market value will consider “structural options” if the value gap with its stake in Tencent Holdings persists. Fin24.com | Massive data centres, AI to lead 2018 trends - expert 2017-12-12T21:15:03.000000000+02:00 Hyperscale cloud data centres, Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) will shape the technology industry in 2018, according to computer manufacturer Dell EMC. Fin24.com | Apple beats Snap and Spotify in race to acquire Shazam 2017-12-12T20:01:17.000000000+02:00 iPhone-maker Apple has beaten music service Spotify and Snapchat’s parent company Snap to acquire music recognition app Shazam for $400m. Fin24.com | Pregnant women want seats on Tokyo metro: there's an app for that 2017-12-12T20:01:17.000000000+02:00 Pregnant women struggling to bag a seat on the famously packed Tokyo subway could find their salvation in a new app connecting them with nearby passengers willing to give up their coveted perch. Fin24.com | M&G gets new US owner as Trevor Ncube passes on baton 2017-12-12T16:41:43.000000000+02:00 SA weekly publication the Mail & Guardian has been acquired by a New York-based non-profit organisation. Fin24.com | Top 10 countdown to the best phones of 2017 2017-12-12T08:32:10.000000000+02:00 This year was one of the most exciting for phones, with the launch of surprise devices building on the best features of previous smartphone models and a nostalgic nod to the past. Fin24.com | PC market hammered in Middle East and Africa 2017-12-11T20:09:51.000000000+02:00 Personal computing devices have seen a massive shipment decrease to the Middle East and Africa year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). Fin24.com | Australia bourse to use blockchain in 'world-first' 2017-12-11T19:49:44.000000000+02:00 Australia's main stock exchange has said it will use blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrency bitcoin, to process its equities transactions in a shift touted as a world-first for a major financial institution.