Weekly Round Up #49: Startup news from SA, new iPhone, Facebook and Apple earnings

Welcome to Weekly Roundup, our podcast discussing the latest tech trends, innovation and news from the last few days.

This week on BurnCast, Senior Reporter Stuart Thomas talks to Gearburn Editor Andy Walker and Reporters Jacques Coetzee and Graham Van De Made.

The team talks about South African serial entrepreneur Vinny Lingham raising US$2.75-million in seed funding for his startup, Civic, rumours about the new iPhone, Facebook record breaking fourth quarter results and Apple’s first quarter results which recorded the company’s first saturation level.

The team speaks about what they are watching, reading and listening to.

And the Tweet of the week is Neill de Grasse Tyson’s putdown of rapper b.o.b.

Read more below:

Facebook Q4 and full year 2015 results are on fleek, 1.59bn MAU, 100m hours of video watched a day
Apple Q1 results a mixed bag, iPhone sales at 74.8m, iPad sales drop, revenue up

Apple’s Q1 results: smartphone market maturity finally hits Cupertino’s finest

iPhone 6C or iPhone 5SE: Does a baby iPhone make any sense in 2016?

Gyft founder Vinny Lingham scores $2.75m for identity protection startup



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