UN - 2.7 billion online by year's end

2013-10-07 20:12

Around 2.7 billion people - 40% of the world's population - will be connected to the internet by the end of 2013.

Sentech, signs MOU

2013-08-16 19:13

The signing of a memorandum of understanding between and Sentech will allow the launch of new multiple channels on its digital terrestrial television platform, says.

Greater internet oversight called for

2012-12-13 18:57

A UN group favours greater government roles in the internet despite Western objections.

US to block UN internet control, taxes

2012-08-01 20:22

The United States will oppose a bid to revise a global treaty to bring the internet under UN control or to impose new taxes on web traffic.

Spy virus 'Flame' infects Middle East

2012-05-28 17:08

Security experts have discovered a new data-stealing virus dubbed Flame they say has lurked inside thousands of computers across the Middle East for as long as five years. signs digital deal

2013-08-16 21:38

The signing of a memorandum of understanding between and transmission provider Sentech will allow the launch of new multiple channels on its digital terrestrial television platform

Mobiles to match globe's population

2013-03-01 07:25

The number of mobile telephones worldwide is set to catch up to the globe's population next year, the United Nations' telecommunications agency says.

Internet governance talks in jeopardy

2012-12-09 22:38

A landmark attempt to set global rules for overseeing the internet has threatened to fall apart as a rift pitting the United States and some Western countries against the rest of the world widened.

Flame virus on Iran reasonable - Israel

2012-05-29 15:43

For countries facing the threat of a nuclear Iran, using cyberweapons such as the destructive virus known as Flame, would be a "reasonable" step, Israel's vice prime minister says.

Why cellphones annoy

2010-05-21 08:15

American researchers think they have found the answer why overhearing a cellphone conversation is so annoying.

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