Global advertising spend - the winners and losers

2016-09-11 16:47

Digital advertising spend, which is driven by cellphones, online video, social media and programmatic, is significantly outpacing the growth of all other media.

Why networks are becoming ‘just data pipes’

2015-11-27 14:53

A Fin24 user has explained why he thinks networks are just becoming all about the data.

Vodacom’s chief financial officer quits

2015-07-27 10:06

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has announced that its chief financial officer Ivan Dittrich has resigned from the company.

Memory problems for kids who use cellphones

2014-10-27 13:07

Survey results reveal that a large amount of SA's kids have cellphones.

Cellphones to alert Filipinos to disasters

2014-06-29 17:02

Filipinos will in future receive early warnings of impending disasters such as storms, tsunamis or other calamities on cellphones.

Tech troubles

2014-03-24 07:33

Mandi Smallhorne has a bruising encounter with the baffling world of technology.

US court to weigh cellphone searches by police

2014-01-18 11:50

The US Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether police can search an arrested criminal suspect’s cellphone without warrant.

Texting truckers: Fire or not fire?

2013-09-06 09:52

A truck driver involved in a fatal crash sent/received almost 100 SMS messages in less than three days – all while driving! - yet only 14% of employers believe truck drivers who text-'n-drive should be fired!

Broadband bucks petrol, power price surge

2013-03-18 14:31

While petrol and electricity prices have skyrocketed in the last decade, consumers are getting higher speeds and more data at a fraction of what they paid in 2003.


How mobile phones are disrupting teaching and learning in Africa

2016-05-23 11:46

Gina Porter tells us why cellphones in school are not always a good thing.

Consumers shower and sleep with smartphones

2015-07-29 14:21

One in six smartphone users said they used their phones while showering, and more than half said they would reach for the smartphone before saving their cat in the event of a fire.

Telkom 'mulls' selling phone towers

2015-02-06 09:23

The phone company is seeking to cut costs on a struggling mobile service and is considering a sale of a network of telephone towers in the country, according to a report.

Can iPads cause allergies in kids?

2014-07-15 12:32

Covering an iPad's metal surfaces with a form-fitting case may be a quick an easy solution to skin allergies caused by nickel exposure.

These teens are addicted to their cellphones

2014-05-19 15:19

"Let me just follow Justin Bieber really quick."

Kids and cellphones

2014-04-02 07:47

When is a child old enough to have a phone? Arthur Goldstuck gives guidelines.

Is your Wi-Fi murdering your plants?

2014-02-07 10:13

Most houses are full of Wi-Fi radiation, but did you know that it's not only bad for you, it could be murdering your plants?

Sub-Saharan Africa tops cellphone growth

2013-11-12 08:32

Sub-Saharan Africa is set to remain the world's fastest growing mobile market in the coming years, according to an industry report.

10 of the worst toys ever created

2013-05-31 15:56

Why are the worst toys the ones that children love the most?

Cellphones bridging the digital divide

2013-03-10 15:10

Seven out of 10 South Africans are using their cellphones to log on to the internet, rather than the country’s poor fixed-line infrastructure, a report shows.

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