ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

Rural Eastern Cape to get free Wi-Fi internet

2015-05-25 10:31

The rural Eastern Cape is about to get high speed internet service though a dedicated Wi-Fi connection.

Chromebook sales jump thanks to education sector

2015-05-21 14:03

Google's Chromebook sales are expected to reach 7.3 million in 2015, driven by the demand in the education sector, industry survey results show.

Internet shaming could land you in jail

2015-05-21 09:35

While the rise of social media makes it easy to shame people publicly, it could place you at odds with the law, says a legal expert.

Beware fake online job ads - Gumtree

2015-05-19 12:21

With a number of cyber criminals posting fake job ads online, it is important that internet users protect themselves from fraud and harassment says the company.

Facebook launches free Internet.org in Malawi

2015-05-14 17:03

The social media giant has launched its Internet.org platform which offers a free basic internet service in Malawi.

Check how your salary measures up

2015-05-14 10:13

CNN has developed an online tool to measure how your salary stacks up against the global average as well as where you place.

You won't believe who's to blame for clickbait

2015-05-13 08:20

The desire of the internet-connected generation to receive information in bite-sized chunks opens the door to clickbait, says an industry expert.

Verizon to buy AOL for $4.4bn

2015-05-12 15:22

The largest US wireless carrier is acquiring digital content and web advertising platforms as a result of the deal.

Google declares war on dodgy web ads

2015-05-11 10:40

Google has declared war on unscrupulous advertising on the web as complaints rise about deceptive ads harming the internet browsing experience.

Facebook news feed 'doesn't hide' diversity

2015-05-08 13:54

Social network research reveals that people are more likely to be exposed to diverse views than previously thought.

 

Russia warns Google, Twitter, Facebook on web laws

2015-05-22 09:51

Russia's media watchdog has written to Google, Twitter and Facebook warning them against violating Russian internet laws.

WordPress snaps up SA e-commerce business

2015-05-21 10:42

US based Automattic, which is behind blogging and website tool WordPress, has acquired SA-founded WooCommerce for an undisclosed amount

LTE expansion is ‘too slow’ in SA

2015-05-20 16:44

Despite a number of roll-outs, the growth of LTE networks in South Africa is happening at too slow a pace, say Fin24 users.

Microsoft Bing to go 'mobile friendly'

2015-05-15 07:54

Microsoft has said its Bing search engine would be reconfigured to give more prominence to "mobile-friendly" websites

Joburg’s fibre broadband footprint grows

2015-05-14 15:28

Saxonwold and Parkwood are next in line in Johannesburg for high-speed fibre broadband internet.

W Cape govt announces internet competition winners

2015-05-13 17:30

The Western Cape Provincial Government has revealed the six winners of the provinces internet competition.

Renewable energy vital for internet lifestyles

2015-05-13 00:00

A Greenpeace report has charged utilities with hampering efforts to use renewable energy to power data centres needed for services hosted in the cloud.

Wearable tech to track SA security guards

2015-05-11 16:29

Local security guards could be watched more closely while on the job as internet connected jackets for the industry are being launched in South Africa.

Koos Bekker: Don’t try this at home

2015-05-11 07:56

Naspers chairperson Koos Bekker says his decision to work without a salary helped him focus on the value of the company, but he wouldn’t recommend it to everyone.

Moneyweb has not shown originality, court hears

2015-05-08 12:43

How journalists compile their articles is in the spotlight as Media24's lawyers argue that Moneyweb has not shown "originality" in a copyright battle between the two.

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