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.


With online scam and fraud affecting South African consumers and businesses on a daily basis, this infographic gives some interesting ways to create a safe environment.

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Infographic: WhatsApp turns 5

2014-11-25 10:56

This infographic tracks how WhatsApp became one of the world's most favourite messaging tool.

Egypt arrests orphanage head over torture

2014-08-04 20:48

The head of a Cairo orphanage has been arrested after a video showing him allegedly beating young children triggered outrage on social media.

Amazon offers staff $5 000 to quit

2014-04-13 12:13

Online retailer Amazon is offering employees who aren't happy working for the growing company $5 000 to quit.

Bitcoin creator Nakamoto found

2014-03-06 21:05

Newsweek says it has found the enigmatic creator of the online currency bitcoin, a reclusive Japanese-American physicist and model train fan whose name is actually Satoshi Nakamoto.

Apple files appeal in e-book antitrust case

2014-02-26 18:23

Apple has filed an appeal against a judge's finding that it violated antitrust laws by manipulating electronic book prices, stating this "is a radical departure" from modern antitrust laws.

New twists for love in big data

2014-02-12 16:36

Finding the secret algorithm of love is the ultimate test for big data.

China tightens regulations for online films

2014-01-23 19:00

China has tightened regulations for online films, which is a more freewheeling genre than traditional films.

Uproar as Google renames Berlin Square to Adolf Hitler- Platz

2014-01-14 13:08

Google Maps has apologised after renaming a major square in Berlin to its Nazi-era name Adolf Hitler- Platz.


Amazon surprises with profit

2015-01-30 13:20

Amazon has surprised the market with a quarterly profit far better than anticipated for the online giant.

Judge bans Uber taxi service

2014-12-09 18:19

A judge has banned the popular US cellphone-based taxi service Uber from operating in Spain, following similar attempted moves in several other countries.

Naspers ties up with rivals to boost online offering

2014-11-14 09:27

Media firm Naspers will join forces with Singapore Press Holdings and two Norwegian companies to accelerate its e-commerce businesses in emerging markets.

TripAdvisor to buy French restaurant booking engine

2014-05-07 17:58

US giant TripAdvisor is acquiring France's LaFourchette, an online restaurant booking site with a network of more than 12 000 restaurants in Europe.

5 easy ways to manage your online reputation

2014-03-07 11:08

With the rise and dominance of social networking tools, a person or even a company's reputation can be made or broken online.

Mobile world prods tablets to get off the sofa

2014-02-27 09:45

Bigger than a telephone yet smaller than a personal computer, tablets were supposed to usher in a new world of mobility; yet they have hardly budged off the couch.

Online travel bookings: consumers want more security

2014-02-18 10:33

Research conducted by online travel agency, Travelstart shows what online consumers want when it comes to booking travel online.

Two bitcoin exchange operators charged

2014-01-28 05:30

Two men who operate bitcoin exchange businesses have been charged with money laundering for helping drug merchants exchange $1 million in cash for bitcoins.

Philippines - 'source' for child cybersex

2014-01-17 23:00

The Philippines has rapidly become a key hub of the billion-dollar global child cybersex industry, with operators aided by widespread poverty and legal loopholes.

Shopping apps proliferate

2013-11-25 18:49

Shoppers who want to avoid long lines to nab a deal during Black Friday in the US can download new apps that will let them shop for bargains from the comfort of their home.

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