Almost 1 million German homes hacked

2016-11-29 05:53

Internet service for almost one million households in Germany was disrupted by likely deliberate hacking, provider Deutsche Telekom says.

Cwele: Everyone should have access to internet

2016-11-16 17:46

Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele believes that the internet and technology is a vital resource that must be accessible to all South Africans regardless of their background.

Twitter COO quits as company falters

2016-11-10 11:16

Twitter's chief operating officer, Adam Bain, is leaving the company to be replaced by finance chief Anthony Noto

Internet body backs move to single wireless network

2016-11-02 11:29

South Africa's Internet Service Providers' Association has welcomed government's National ICT Policy White Paper, but expressed concern over its implementation.

Angola-Brazil cable targets boosting SA internet

2016-10-24 15:28

Broadband in Africa could be in for a boost as plans to build another subsea cable, connecting Angola to Brazil, are underway.

Cyber attack 'disrupts' internet across US East Coast

2016-10-21 16:46

There have been reports of internet disruption across the East Coast of the United States after a key firm was hit by a cyberattack

Julian Assange cut off from internet access

2016-10-18 09:28

Ecuador has cut off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s internet access within the South American country’s London embassy, WikiLeaks said in a statement on its website.

How Google plans to turn Africa into a digital hub

2016-10-11 11:46

There’s a job to be done to make sure that every consumer in Africa has the kind of internet experience that makes sense for them, says Luke Mckend, country director for Google South Africa.

WikiLeaks celebrates 10th birthday in defiant form

2016-10-04 07:23

WikiLeaks celebrates its 10th birthday defiantly proud as the pioneer of online leaking platforms, while its controversial founder vows to pursue its work despite widespread criticsm.

Who inherits a selfie?

2016-10-02 17:48

States in the US have begun passing laws dealing with how someone's online accounts, emails and photos can be accessed after death.


Naspers' half-year earnings jump on e-commerce, Tencent

2016-11-25 16:53

Internet and media giant Naspers recorded an earnings jump for the six months ended September 30 2016 thanks to its e-commerce unit and stake in Tencent.

Spanish police arrest 56 in internet child porn operation

2016-11-10 20:05

Spanish police say they have arrested 56 men in a nationwide operation against internet child pornography.

OBITUARY: Rest in Peace Groupon SA

2016-11-04 10:29

Dearly beloved, we gather here today in the presence of irate deal-seekers to bid farewell to another former and short-lived pioneer in the digital space.

How to hack your hotel's Wi-Fi to stream shows

2016-11-01 15:58

How do even five-star hotel rooms have such utterly inadequate cable TV setups?

How cyber attacks are getting bigger, nastier

2016-10-23 11:24

Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.

Mystery swirls around Assange's status at Ecuadorean Embassy

2016-10-19 09:25

Midway through releasing a series of damaging disclosures about US presidential contender Hillary Clinton, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says his hosts at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London abruptly cut him off from the internet.

Seacom cable fault hits SA internet

2016-10-17 17:00

Undersea broadband cable provider Seacom has been hit by a fault in the Mediterranean Sea between Egypt and France, possibly impacting connectivity in Africa.

Internet will drive media revenue

2016-10-10 16:06

South Africa’s entertainment and media sector is expected to grow from R126 billion last year to R173 billion by 2020, with the internet set to be the key driver, according to a PwC report.

SA needs homegrown search engines, browsers - govt

2016-10-03 13:19

Innovators in South Africa need to start developing the country’s own versions of Google and web browsers like Mozilla Firefox, says government.

Snapchat said it will release a wearable gadget called Spectacles, which resembles a pair of sunglasses with a built-in camera for shooting video.

Snapchat said it will release a wearable gadget called Spectacles, which resembles a pair of sunglasses with a built-in camera for shooting video.

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