USTelecom, Texas ISP sue over net neutrality

2015-03-30 07:54

The FCC says the first lawsuits filed against the government's new internet traffic rules are "premature" and may be dismissed.

SA broadband policy 'on track', says Cisco

2015-03-26 16:52

Despite the minimal reference to broadband in the State of the Nation, the government has a robust policy to roll out services, says an industry player.

Open Humans platform launches to share DNA

2015-03-25 09:28

An online platform lets people give scientists information about their genomes, gut bacteria and other biological data.

'Free SA broadband is high quality'

2015-03-19 10:31

A broadband provider says that lower cost internet access doesn't mean that congestion on the network will make the service experience unacceptable.

'Free' broadband fibre roll-out for SA

2015-03-17 11:12

The dream of unlimited broadband fibre is a step closer for South Africans with the anticipated national expansion of a new network.

SA needs 5 million Wi-Fi hotspots

2015-03-16 10:10

Millions of access points are needed for the country to cover the majority of its population with internet connectivity, says an expert.

UK spies snooping on thousands of e-mails

2015-03-12 19:08

British spies are reading thousands of private communications every day, according to a new report.

Fibre broadband? Not so fast, says Vodacom

2015-03-12 11:01

Vodacom has distanced itself from reports that it is prepared to offer fibre to the home.

Complaints over SA’s ‘poor’ broadband situation

2015-03-11 10:06

Decent internet products are hard to find in South Africa, say a number of Fin24 readers.

India asks YouTube to block banned rape film

2015-03-06 07:45

India has asked YouTube to block access to a documentary about a savage gang-rape in Delhi, after barring broadcasters from airing the film.


Facebook moves ahead with internet drones

2015-03-27 21:00

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has proclaimed the successful test of a wide-winged, solar-powered drone built to deliver wireless internet service.

Disturbing gun violence video goes viral

2015-03-25 10:31

An online clip that depicts a New York City gun shop offering help to first time buyers has grabbed attention on YouTube.

Digital tsunami to hit SA workplace

2015-03-19 15:58

Smartphone usage is expected to top 23.6 million users this year in South Africa and drive surging technology adoption, says an expert.

Apple in talks over TV service, report says

2015-03-17 14:40

Apple is in talks with US television networks to offer around 25 channels across any iOS device, The Wall Street Journal has reported.

New service targets shaking up SA online TV

2015-03-17 09:07

An online platform is seeking to disrupt the content distribution industry in South Africa.

Google to open first UK 'digital garage'

2015-03-16 09:40

Google has launched its first "digital garage", a project it said would help 200 000 small British businesses harness the internet to grow.

Google change boosts company statements

2015-03-12 15:47

A little-noticed change in the way Google selects search results has allowed company statements to top the list of news links shown.

Scrap online censorship plan - Right2Know

2015-03-11 17:11

The civil society watchdog is demanding that the Film and Publications Board put aside a controversial draft on internet regulation.

Torrent users tap into Cape Town’s free Wi-Fi

2015-03-10 13:51

A file sharing service is the most used application at the city's free internet hotspots, but officials are mulling preventing access to potential illegal downloads in future.

Junkmail drops print in Cape Town, Durban

2015-03-04 12:16

In what will no doubt be seen as a sign of the times in SA's publication landscape, Junk Mail Publishing will cease to print the Cape Ads and the Durban edition.

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