Faced with fake news and collapse of editorial integrity at Independent Media, the last thing media needs are scandals, writes Adriaan Basson.
Volunteers are working hard to save the few survivors among about 100 whales and dolphins stranded on a Tasmanian beach, hoping to them back out to sea.
Russia has successfully launched two satellites into orbit, says the space agency Roskosmos.
Kim Dotcom, the founder of the shuttered file-sharing site, has announced a new online storage service called Mega.
Africa's first fact-checking website has been launched in South Africa, a project devised by the AFP Foundation and run in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand.
The US Department of Homeland Security is considering setting up a "Cyber Reserve" of computer security experts who could be called upon in the event of a crippling cyber attack.
Google’s Nexus 4 smartphone will not be brought to South Africa by its manufacturer, a Virgin Mobile spokesperson said.
Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity has found soil that bears a striking resemblance to weathered, volcanic sand in Hawaii, scientists have said.
Google has previewed a new compose in Gmail, resulting in faster e-mail and new features.
Food production accounts for up to 29% of man-made greenhouse gases, twice the amount the UN has estimated comes from farming.
Archaeologists in eastern Bulgaria say they have unearthed the oldest prehistoric town ever found in Europe, along with an ancient salt production site.
Pick n Pay has announced that it is launching the Kobo e-reader in selected stores.
RIM's CEO has said the new BlackBerry phone is in testing at 50 carriers.
The use of a device to jam cellular phone signals, privately or publicly, is illegal in South Africa, the Independent Communications Authority of SA says.
Japanese mobile phone users made a quarter of a million years' worth of calls last year.
A shark tagged by experimental research vessel Ocearch has been captured, killed and eaten off the coast of Mozambique.
With more people using mobile phones to buy goods, experts count the cost of another Christmas without universal 4G.
Conservative beliefs have not yet had an impact on the community's attitude toward the massive SKA science project, a senior researcher has said.
Despite outages at a few well-known websites and ripple effects that occasionally slowed communications around the country, the internet came through the massive storm that swamped New York.
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