ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

Yahoo marks 20 years with yodels

2015-03-03 13:55

Yahoo has celebrated its 20th anniversary with a look back at its history and an eye to the future of the internet pioneer in the midst of transformation.

Iran ready to let in Google in on conditions

2015-03-02 05:00

Iran has regularly cut access to Facebook and Twitter, but it it will now allow the services of internet giants like Google if they respect its cultural rules.

Clickbait secrets revealed

2015-02-27 10:27

Experts reveal the trickery used by brand marketers to entice internet users into clicking on certain pages.

Nene allocates R1.1bn for SA broadband

2015-02-25 15:38

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has allocated R1.1bn to the expansion of broadband connectivity in his inaugural budget speech.

And the most data intensive apps are...

2015-02-24 14:33

As mobile data continues to grow at exponential rates, it has emerged that just five applications are largely responsible for traffic.

Apple drops cash on European data centres

2015-02-23 16:30

Apple plans to invest €1.7bn ($2bn) to expand its business in Europe by building two data centres in Ireland and Denmark.

YouTube releasing kid-friendly Android app

2015-02-20 14:00

YouTube has revealed plans for the US release of a mobile application built with children - and their parents' concerns - in mind.

Jay Z linked online music service comes to SA

2015-02-17 13:19

The world’s first high definition internet audio streaming service has launched an offering locally as it embarks on a global expansion.

Netflix launches in Cuba

2015-02-10 09:18

The movie and TV streaming service launched in Cuba on Monday, joining the list of US companies looking to take advantage of thawing diplomatic relations.

US firms beg for White House help with China

2015-02-06 14:40

US business lobbies have called on the White House for help to overturn new Chinese cyber security regulations they say would hurt market opportunities abroad.

 

Google Street View soars through Amazon jungle

2015-03-03 07:28

For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.

China deletes 1000s of internet accounts

2015-02-27 16:32

Some of China's largest internet companies have deleted more than 60 000 online accounts because their names did not conform to regulations.

SA mobile data growth to surge 63% per year

2015-02-26 15:28

Mobile data is set for an 11 fold growth in South Africa as machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and smart devices become more mainstream in the country.

Google to ban porn from Blogger

2015-02-25 07:49

Google has said it would ban sexually explicit content or "graphic nudity" on its Blogger platform.

Hollande urges web firms to fight hate speech

2015-02-24 11:01

French President Francois Hollande has urged internet companies like Google and Facebook to fight hate speech online.

More Joburg suburbs to get fibre broadband

2015-02-22 09:04

Killarney and Riviera are lined up to be the city’s next suburbs to get fibre broadband.

Yandex files antitrust complaint against Google

2015-02-19 07:55

Russia's search engine provider Yandex has asked authorities to investigate Google for unfairly keeping its rivals' services off its mobile devices.

Entrepreneurial Masterclass: Alibaba founder Jack Ma interviewed by Charlie Rose

2015-02-11 07:49

Jack Ma, the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, gave an interview at the Davos World Economic Forum with Bloomberg TV’s Charlie Rose.

Icann urges faster change of internet regulator

2015-02-09 15:00

Plans to transfer control of internet overseer Icann from US hands to a globally representative body could be jeopardised unless a deal is reached before the 2016 US elections.

Twitter boss confirms Google 'relationship'

2015-02-06 08:44

Twitter chief Dick Costolo has said that "a relationship" with Google has been rekindled, but he was coy on the details.

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