ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

Uber dominates as most popular taxi app in 108 countries

2016-08-24 15:15

As the battle for the world's ride-hailing customers heats up, here's one statistic to consider: Uber is now the most used taxi app in 108 countries.

SA starts joining the smart city dots

2016-08-23 18:30

The concept of a smart city is a grand vision of an urban future, seemingly unattainable in South Africa, but the dots are beginning to be joined, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Why Joburg wants free Wi-Fi for all residents

2016-08-23 07:38

Offering free Wi-Fi to all Johannesburg residents opens opportunities for employment and empowerment, according to the city.

Joburg promises free Wi-Fi for 'all residents'

2016-08-22 12:08

Plans are afoot to have all 4 million citizens in Johannesburg connected to free Wi-Fi within five years.

Couple wrongly ID'd as scammers sue internet firm

2016-08-12 15:17

A couple living on a farm in the US state of Kansas is suing an internet company for incorrectly identifying their home as the source of countless illicit activities.

Fed-up customers irate at Neotel internet downtime

2016-08-05 09:45

Technical gremlins have hit Neotel’s network as the company suffered issues with its data services.

‘We haven’t failed to regulate Uber’ - W Cape govt

2016-07-15 17:02

Officials of the Western Cape provincial government have hit back at allegations that they’ve failed to properly regulate internet ride-sharing service Uber.

Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown

2016-07-08 12:10

Rights activists have warned that a recent string of convictions for reposting messages online could pave the way for a broader crackdown on online dissent.

Number of Facebook users in SA tops 14 million

2016-06-30 16:34

Facebook has increased the number of regular users in its three biggest African markets by 13% over the last few months.

Dutch court grants Canada extradition in cyberbully case

2016-06-28 20:10

An Amsterdam court has ruled in favour of extraditing a Dutchman to Canada where he is wanted on charges linked to the cyberbullying of a teenager who committed suicide in 2012.

 

UN chief calls for renewed focus WMDs

2016-08-23 21:03

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to renew its commitment to eliminate WMDs as technological advances make it cheaper and easier for terrorist groups to make the weapons.

SA mulls partial sale of Broadband Infraco - sources

2016-08-23 17:39

The government will soon decide it is should part-privatise cash strapped Broadband Infraco, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Thumbs up for Joburg’s free Wi-Fi plan

2016-08-22 20:30

Fin24 users have expressed their support for a plan by the City of Johannesburg to rol lout free Wi-Fi to all of the municipality’s 4 million citizens.

How to check your Uber passenger rating

2016-08-16 11:22

Internet ride-sharing app Uber allows its passengers to rate drivers on a five-star system, but few passengers realise that they are also being rated by drivers.

Anger grows at Neotel amid internet downtime

2016-08-08 14:39

Neotel customers continue to lambast the service provider on social networks, several days into internet connections woes.

Free Wi-Fi at 1 000 voting stations

2016-08-02 12:49

Telecommunications company Telkom says that 1 000 voting stations across South Africa will have free Wi-Fi.

SA’s future? A blindfolded government = Zimbabwe’s lost generation

2016-07-12 17:48

Cathy Buckle reflects on Zimbabwe’s recent National Shutdown Day - the day ordinary citizens took a stand against almost 20 years of government’s strong hand.

Ronnie Apteker on art of leadership – 5 tips to opening your ears & heart

2016-07-08 06:41

In his latest submission, Ronnie Apteker looks at leadership and offers five tips that'll require open ears and an open heart.

Email gobbles productivity time - survey

2016-06-29 12:54

Email is the monster that gobbles productivity time, a global survey has found.

I'm appalled by secret porn operation - office block chairperson

2016-06-28 17:17

The chair of the office park where a suspected secret online porn den had been operating under the guise of being a call centre, said he was 'appalled' by what had emerged.

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