ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

Why that Coke infographic is nonsense

2015-07-31 13:54

An infographic about the harmful affects of a can of Coke set the internet on fire, but the science poured cold water all over it.

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Facebook has built its first full-scale drone which will provide internet access to the most remote parts of the world.

Facebook has built its first full-scale drone which will provide internet access to the most remote parts of the world.

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Yahoo unveils silent video chat app

2015-07-30 16:30

Yahoo has unveiled a new mobile application allowing users to exchange live video, text and emoticons, without audio.

Telkom feels the heat from fibre competitors

2015-07-30 12:40

Group chief executive officer of Telkom, Sipho Maseko, has said smaller fibre providers are placing “relentless pressure” on the company’s wholesale and networks unit.

Cape Town is Airbnb’s top African market

2015-07-28 12:00

Tourist hub Cape Town is Africa’s biggest market for internet accommodation service Airbnb with over 5 000 property listings in the Mother City.

More than 14 000 sign petition against FPB online regulations

2015-07-23 19:53

More than 14 000 people have signed an online petition against the Film and Publication Board's draft online regulations.

Yahoo swings to loss as revenues rise

2015-07-23 12:00

Yahoo swung to a loss in the second quarter, but revenues grew as the Internet pioneer refocused its efforts on mobile and other growing sectors.

Naspers raises nearly R15bn in internet acquisition plan

2015-07-22 14:13

Naspers has sold bonds for the first time in almost two years to fund emerging-market internet acquisitions.

SA recruitment start-up wins spot to Geneva contest

2015-07-20 11:07

A local recruitment start-up has won a place to pitch its business against competitors and win a potential $500 000 (R6.2m) in equity.

Internet service provider unrepentant after fine

2015-07-14 19:33

An internet service provider, fined R10 000 by a regulatory body for sending a spam e-mail, is unrepentant.

 

Cape taxi ranks get free Wi-Fi internet access

2015-07-31 11:27

Wi-Fi is being rolled out at taxi ranks in the Western Cape as an expansion of a project to grow internet access throughout SA.

Google balks at global 'right to be forgotten' order

2015-07-31 08:42

Google is refusing to bow to an order from the French privacy watchdog to scrub search results worldwide when users invoke their "right to be forgotten" online.

SA media buyers 'fear' online marketing

2015-07-30 15:38

Online advertising in South Africa remains stuck in second gear because media buyers fear facing up to the 'fallibility' of traditional ads, says a local expert.

Tshwane jacks up free Wi-Fi speed

2015-07-29 15:06

The City of Tshwane is racing ahead with its free Wi-Fi programme for residents by upgrading the speed of its network as well the number of sites.

Local CIOs catching up to international trends

2015-07-27 15:30

South African Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are on-par with developed country executives on the deployment of new technologies, a survey shows.

Nearly half of China's population now online - survey

2015-07-23 15:56

China has 668 million Internet users, accounting for 48.8% of the country's total population, as e-commerce boomed in the world's second-largest economy, authorities say.

Microsoft joins effort to curb revenge porn

2015-07-23 08:43

Microsoft has announced it was joining an effort to curb so-called "revenge porn", by helping victims remove links to sexually explicit images.

SA online marketers 'stuck in the past'

2015-07-21 07:35

Many marketing executives are ignorant or intimidated about how online advertising provides detailed data of an audience - so, they stick with outmoded methods, says an industry insider.

'Hacktivists' take down arts, culture dept's website

2015-07-15 18:30

The government's arts and culture website appears to have been hacked by a self-styled "hacktivist" group.

Internet service provider fined R10 000 for spam e-mails

2015-07-14 16:16

An internet service provider (ISP) has been fined R10 000 by a regulatory body for sending spam e-mails to a private individual.

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