ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

Better broadband promise with Seacom upgrade

25 minutes ago

South Africans, along with internet users in the rest of the continent, may soon experience faster broadband as a result of a Seacom network upgrade.

Load shedding tops SA Google searches

2015-04-30 10:16

Information about Eskom's slow moving crisis is one of the hottest topics that South Africans searched for on Google during April.

SA internet going mobile - study

2015-04-29 10:30

More South Africans are becoming connected while on the move, according to research from Ericsson.

China foreign website error hints at censorship

2015-04-28 12:27

Internet users in China are unable to use a number of popular foreign websites, the latest in a series of challenges to people.

MTN unveils streaming music service

2015-04-24 08:13

MTN has announced the launch of a music and video streaming offering modelled along of the lines of Spotify.

SA 'not spending enough' on broadband

2015-04-22 08:49

The Internet Service Providers' Association has called on the government to spend more money on broadband as the country eyes the goal of universal access by 2020.

Google joins hunt for Loch Ness Monster

2015-04-21 08:48

The internet company says it plans to search for the legendary Loch Ness Monster in the famed Scottish loch.

European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook

2015-04-17 10:19

European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog has said.

Fireworks as SA politicians debate broadband

2015-04-15 13:08

Members of Parliament have clashed with the minister of posts and telecommunications over the strategic broadband plan.

Naspers bursts through R2 000-mark

2015-04-13 10:54

The share price of media and internet company Naspers has surged through the R2000-mark in trade on Monday morning on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

 

Facebook adjusts free internet project amid criticism

2015-05-04 14:16

The social media giant is promoting its Internet.org platform as a vanguard of net neutrality and open access after receiving criticism in India.

Warning over slow internet amid Seacom maintenance

2015-04-29 12:17

Maintenance on fibre cables in Egypt could cause slow internet browsing speeds and downloads in South Africa, an internet service provider has warned.

Tencent launches its own operating system

2015-04-28 15:39

The Chinese internet company has launched an operating system for internet-connected devices such as TVs and watches that is open to all developers.

Online twerking video gets girls jail time

2015-04-28 11:16

Can twerking get you thrown in jail? Apparently the answer is yes after three Russian dancers were given prison sentences.

Google launches mobile phone service

2015-04-23 08:32

Google has said it was launching its own US mobile wireless service, with considerable potential savings for customers.

Twitter moves to stem violent threats, abuse

2015-04-21 21:15

Twitter has began implementing a new policy aimed at curbing use of the social network to incite violence, and to crack down on abuse and harassment on the service.

No sex, just cutesy flirting for online hostesses

2015-04-17 11:01

BEIJING, April 16 - In China's online hostessing world, men find virtual company and the women can find riches.

Google dismisses EU charges

2015-04-16 07:55

Google has dismissed European Union charges that it abused its dominant position as Europe's top search engine.

Intel profit boosted by data centres

2015-04-15 07:46

Intel has said its profits edged higher in the first quarter, as gains in its data centre operations help offset weakness in the personal computer market.

Net body races to block .sucks domain

2015-04-10 14:03

Icann is checking to see if it can crack down on a company accused of using the new ".sucks" domain name to extract exorbitant sums from celebrities and companies.

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