ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

Apple's latest iPhones support a new WiFi standard that's faster and better — but you don't need to rush and buy a new router

2019-09-23 12:50

WiFi 6 is faster and more efficient than previous WiFi standards, but you probably don't need it at home.

Draft plan on 4IR expected in October - communications minister

2019-09-09 05:00

The first draft of the Presidential Commission's blueprint on the Fourth Industrial Revolution is expected to be released in October, according to Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.

WATCH: US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam

2019-08-23 16:15

US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs.

How the founder of 8chan went from creating the 'darkest reaches of the internet' while on psychedelic mushrooms to calling for it to be shut down

2019-08-06 10:57

8chan creator Fredrick Brennan is calling for the site to be shut down in the wake of the El Paso shooting, shifting from a stance he took in 2015.

Naspers announces September date for Prosus listing

2019-07-19 13:20

The media and internet giant is aiming to list its international internet assets on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange, with a secondary inward listing on the JSE.

Teen girls' online sex experiences set up offline dangers

2019-07-11 05:31

Girls are under immense pressure to prove themselves to be sexually attractive online, and that pressure can lead them into potentially dangerous situations.

The Voice coach Francois van Coke warns of internet scam

2019-06-21 12:16

Swindlers have been using unauthorised pictures of his face on false advertisements on social media.

Watch: Elon Musk's company has just launched 60 satellites that can provide most of the Earth with high-speed internet access

2019-05-24 05:45

It's the first of 12,000 internet-providing Starlink satellites.

China blocks all language editions of Wikipedia

2019-05-15 22:15

Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, an internet censorship research group reported just weeks ahead of China's most politically explosive anniversary.

We compared fibre prices in South Africa - and it's up to 24% cheaper than in 2018

2019-04-10 05:22

Mweb prices dropped by more than R40 across the board, and at Web Africa prices dropped by roughly R100.

 

WeWork plows ahead with listing, reshapes board to counter skepticism

2019-09-13 21:29

WeWork isn’t backing down from its embattled listing, announcing a series of governance changes to assuage investor concerns in an effort to bolster its flailing valuation.

Yahoo hit by technical glitch

2019-09-05 17:33

US internet search engine Yahoo suffered a technical glitch on Thursday, the company says, affecting thousands of users, especially email account holders in Britain.

8chan owner blasts 'sinister' shutdown attempts

2019-08-07 19:43

Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are "sinister" and "cowardly", its owner said after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the hate content linked to deadly US shootings.

People are mesmerised by a viral video that shows what happens when you put an egg in vinegar and maple syrup

2019-07-28 18:36

The video, originally posted by "5-Minute Crafts," shows an egg growing after it is soaked in vinegar, maple syrup, and dye over a three-day span.

More than 100K Google searches for FaceApp in one day in SA

2019-07-19 12:43

Internet users in Mzansi have generated quite a lot of Google searches, looking for information that ranged from former president Jacob Zuma's state capture inquiry testimony to the death of two well-known South African personalities.

SpaceX lost contact with 3 of the Starlink internet satellites it launched in May, but the company seems pleased with its first batch overall

2019-06-30 10:50

SpaceX just revealed new details about the internet-providing satellites the company launched into orbit in May.

Internet blackout across Sudan

2019-06-10 21:37

Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters.

Beloved feline internet star Grumpy Cat dies

2019-05-17 15:55

Say it ain’t so!

Zuckerberg 'optimistic' on regulation after Macron meeting

2019-05-11 13:59

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he was 'encouraged' and 'optimistic' about the regulatory framework being suggested by France.

You're going to need pretty strong internet to run Google's Netflix-like video game service

2019-03-21 15:58

Here's hoping you've got some pretty strong, stable internet speeds at home.

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