ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

‘We haven’t failed to regulate Uber’ - W Cape govt

2016-07-15 17:02

Officials of the Western Cape provincial government have hit back at allegations that they’ve failed to properly regulate internet ride-sharing service Uber.

Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown

2016-07-08 12:10

Rights activists have warned that a recent string of convictions for reposting messages online could pave the way for a broader crackdown on online dissent.

Number of Facebook users in SA tops 14 million

2016-06-30 16:34

Facebook has increased the number of regular users in its three biggest African markets by 13% over the last few months.

Dutch court grants Canada extradition in cyberbully case

2016-06-28 20:10

An Amsterdam court has ruled in favour of extraditing a Dutchman to Canada where he is wanted on charges linked to the cyberbullying of a teenager who committed suicide in 2012.

Naspers CEO looks at internet business as PayTV declines

2016-06-26 10:50

Naspers is seeking to further boost its international internet business as it grapples with falling PayTV subscription numbers in sub Saharan Africa.

MultiChoice, minister take TV encryption fight to ConCourt

2016-06-23 10:25

MultiChoice and the Department of Communications have launched appeals against the Supreme Court of Appeals ruling on encryption for set top boxes.

Big health is driving big data

2016-06-22 10:21

If big data seems to be something remote, think again: it’s becoming a big part of your health picture, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Free public Wi-Fi 'too expensive' for SA

2016-06-20 10:44

Wi-Fi internet access is too expensive for it to be free to South Africans, says a national provider.

Millennials in the workplace – do they require special treatment?

2016-06-14 19:53

What makes millennials, otherwise known as Generation Y'ers, tick, and do they require special treatment? Jessica Edgson, a millennial herself, investigates.

Cape Town launches free Wi-Fi bus programme

2016-06-13 13:56

The City of Cape Town has announced the launch of a free Wi-Fi pilot on buses.

 

SA’s future? A blindfolded government = Zimbabwe’s lost generation

2016-07-12 17:48

Cathy Buckle reflects on Zimbabwe’s recent National Shutdown Day - the day ordinary citizens took a stand against almost 20 years of government’s strong hand.

Ronnie Apteker on art of leadership – 5 tips to opening your ears & heart

2016-07-08 06:41

In his latest submission, Ronnie Apteker looks at leadership and offers five tips that'll require open ears and an open heart.

Email gobbles productivity time - survey

2016-06-29 12:54

Email is the monster that gobbles productivity time, a global survey has found.

I'm appalled by secret porn operation - office block chairperson

2016-06-28 17:17

The chair of the office park where a suspected secret online porn den had been operating under the guise of being a call centre, said he was 'appalled' by what had emerged.

Algerians celebrate return of social media after blackout

2016-06-25 08:42

Algerian internet users have flocked back to social media after several days of blackout as the government sought to prevent a repeat of leaks of high school test papers.

Amazon launches upgraded Kindle e-reader

2016-06-23 07:54

Amazon has unveiled an upgraded Kindle, aiming to boost its e-reader sales with a thinner, lighter device at a low price.

Twitter expands video tweets to 140 seconds

2016-06-22 08:52

The social network is increasing the time limit for video tweets to 140 seconds, a move aimed at drawing in more users with visual content.

Naspers expects rise in core headline earnings

2016-06-15 16:02

Internet and media giant Naspers says it expects higher core headline earnings but that its full-year earnings could be up to 25% lower than the prior period.

ShowMax lands on DStv Explora decoders

2016-06-14 14:30

DStv subscribers now have the option to watch ShowMax internet TV on decoders.

SA schools falling off the e-learning deep end

2016-06-09 14:23

Few schools in South Africa have the ability to roll out effective e-learning programmes because of a lack of understanding of these platforms, says an industry insider.

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