ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

Few South Africans aware of mobile ad blocking - IAB

2016-05-02 13:59

Few South Africans have taken to ad blocking tools, says a local organisation.

Getting SA properly connected

2016-04-28 12:12

South Africa’s ICT services leave much wanting. Why does SA lag behind other African countries and what needs to be done to get our citizens connected?

Uber price cuts: Drivers tell of ‘lower earnings’

2016-04-19 13:04

More Uber partner drivers have contacted Fin24 to complain of how they are allegedly working harder but earning less after the internet ride-sharing app cut its prices.

Uber car owner: ‘Why I’m leaving the service’

2016-04-18 12:09

A Fin24 user, who previously owned two cars linked to internet ride-sharing app Uber, has written a letter about why he plans to exit the service after it implemented price cuts.

Facebook unveils new antenna-based internet system

2016-04-14 08:37

After taking to the air with drones to provide Internet to remote spots, Facebook unveiled new land-based systems to provide connectivity to people in urban settings.

Cape Town to connect fibre to all CBD buildings

2016-04-12 09:12

The City of Cape Town is rolling out fibre broadband access to all buildings in the CBD as part of its investment into a municipal broadband network project.

Fallen Zuma web plugin created for 'powerless SA'

2016-04-11 15:39

The developer of the Fallen Zuma extension on Google’s Chrome browser says he built it because South Africans feel “powerless”.

Some Uber drivers unhappy with price cuts

2016-04-11 11:31

South African Uber drivers have expressed their unhappiness over the internet ride-sharing service cutting its fares by up to 20%.

‘Small number’ of Uber drivers boycott app

2016-04-08 13:08

Internet ride-sharing app Uber says a “small number” of its Cape Town drivers have decided to stop partnering with the service amid price decreases of up to 20%.

Uber: CPT strike reports are ‘exaggerated’

2016-04-07 13:47

Internet ride-sharing service Uber says reports about 200 of its partner drivers striking in Cape Town are exaggerated.

 

SA event booking startup eyes Nigeria

2016-04-29 14:13

Local startup EventRoom is planning an expansion to Nigeria after its first year of operation.

Minnow makes giant strides in fibre roll-out

2016-04-28 09:47

The fibre land grab is well underway, and former career banker, Steve Booysen, is in the race to get fibre rolled out to urban South Africans with his company Metrofibre Networx.

Internet trust evaporating - survey

2016-04-18 14:44

An overwhelming percentage of people believe that their information is not private and want new rules about how companies and governments can use online data.

Police target 100s of websites after Paris attacks

2016-04-16 09:33

French police have targeted hundreds of websites suspected of "inciting or glorifying acts of terrorism" after Paris attacks by ordering content removals, delisting sites from search engines or blocking access.

Seven ways to guard your assets against cyber-criminals

2016-04-12 10:30

As more individuals opt to do online banking, Trevor Damon, head of fraud strategy: WIMI at Barclays Africa Group, shares seven ways you can protect your accounts and money.

Internet cut in Chad after tense polls

2016-04-11 22:51

The internet has remained mysteriously cut in Chad's capital a day after elections held amid tight security.

'Zuma-free' web browsing comes to Google Chrome

2016-04-11 12:54

A new locally developed Chrome browser extension promises to remove references of President Jacob Zuma from the web.

Daily Mail owner eyes snapping up Yahoo

2016-04-11 08:08

The owner of Britain's Daily Mail is in early discussions over a bid for the ailing US internet company Yahoo

Uber 'could cut' Joburg traffic by 800 000 cars

2016-04-07 16:06

Internet ride-sharing app Uber says it could theoretically reduce Johannesburg traffic by almost one million cars if it introduces its car pooling option in South Africa.

Cwele jumps in to fix Post Office, Scopa spat

2016-04-07 08:55

The telecoms and postal services minister is attempting to smooth over a spat between the Post Office chair and Parliament's Standing Committee of Public Accounts.

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