ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

Microsoft, Facebook to build undersea internet cable

2016-05-27 17:14

Microsoft and Facebook are building a new sub-sea Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean to carry customers' data between North America and Southern Europe

Uber to review SA price cuts in June

2016-05-26 15:23

Internet ride-sharing app Uber will decide on June 6 if it will keep its winter price cuts or hike fares again.

Fin24 user: ‘Why Uber can’t claim to be unique’

2016-05-25 14:47

The spotlight has been on Uber over the last week amid Gauteng metered taxi drivers launching violent anti-Uber attacks.

‘Attacking Uber is like attacking the SA economy’

2016-05-24 11:52

A member of the Black Management Forum says internet ride-sharing service Uber is becoming key to South Africa’s tourism industry.

14 new tech words in the Oxford dictionary

2016-05-23 12:02

Digitally inspired words are increasingly used in conversation and the Oxford Dictionary has been including the neologisms into its word lists.

Vodacom, MTN hit massive 1Gbps broadband speed

2016-05-19 09:21

Mobile operators Vodacom and MTN have re-asserted their position as senior mobile operators with a high speed mobile broadband test.

Startup wants to put self-driving trucks on highways

2016-05-17 15:17

A robot-loving engineer who helped steer Google's work on self-driving cars is aiming to transplant the technology to trucks barrelling down the highway.

Microsoft: No silver bullet to fight terror on internet

2016-05-12 14:21

A Microsoft executive has told the UN Security Council that there is no silver bullet that will stop terrorist use of the Internet.

Cwele: SOE cost-cutting plan under way

2016-05-10 14:51

The department of telecommunications and postal services has started to accelerate the rationalisation of state-owned entities to save money, says a minister.

Online tool helps track down ward councillors

2016-05-09 15:33

As the local government elections near, a new online tool aims to help voters hold their representatives accountable.

 

Uber drivers in CPT are working 24-hour shifts for low pay

2016-05-27 08:50

Several drivers say they are 'prepared to sleep on the road' to keep earning their fares.

Uber says cash payment won't spark further clashes

2016-05-26 12:43

Internet ride-sharing service Uber says it doesn’t expect its cash-payment option to spark further clashes with local metered taxi drivers.

French police raid Google over 'tax fraud'

2016-05-25 11:07

French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering.

Vodacom and MTN want action on spectrum

2016-05-23 16:40

It has become urgent for the government to move on the allocation of mobile spectrum, local operators have urged.

Uber to launch cash payment option in SA

2016-05-20 11:24

Internet ride-sharing service Uber will switch on its cash payment option in South Africa next week as part of a pilot.

How to deal with the Uber challenge

2016-05-18 12:08

Research suggests that ride-hailing apps are popular because they often provide better consumer value than most existing services.

Uber recognises drivers' guild in New York

2016-05-12 15:36

Uber on Tuesday said it had agreed to support the creation of a guild for its drivers in New York, the latest sign the company is opening to their having a say in the ride-share business.

Facebook denies anti-conservative bias, censorship

2016-05-11 09:15

Facebook has denied allegations from a former news curator that it scrubs its site of articles by and about political conservatives.

Govt secures R250m for broadband roll-out

2016-05-10 08:15

South Africa's government has set aside R250m to start the first phase of broadband roll-out across

SA tech skills set for boost

2016-05-08 08:07

IT skills in South Africa are set for a boost with the graduation of the first batch of coding students from WeThinkCode_.

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