These were the top 10 Google searches in South Africa in 2018

2018-12-12 13:10

'What is black data?' and 'What happened to HHP?' are among the popular questions.

Computers in North Korea run on look-alike Mac software called 'Red Star 3.0' — see what it looks like to log in and use it

2018-11-21 20:50

What it's like to use "Red Star 3," North Korea's little-known computer software that looks a lot like earlier versions of Apple's MacOS software.

Nigerian ISP's configuration error disrupted Google services

2018-11-14 17:45

A Nigerian internet provider says a configuration error during a network upgrade disrupted several Google services by diverting traffic through China and Russia.

INFOGRAPHIC: This is how pricey broadband really is in SA

2018-11-06 11:13

You're not imagining it. The results are in from this year's Worldwide Broadband Price Comparison - and in terms of sub-Saharan Africa, you live in the most expensive region in the world.

SA’s best business opportunities right now include pet products and security, according to one top tech investor

2018-10-30 07:11

The investment partner behind brands like UCook and CarZar believes Afro-centric products and virtual home assistants are among the hot opportunities right now.


2018-10-27 11:30

THE SMARTPHONE has revolutionised communication.

LTE, ADSL or fibre - what kind of internet connection do you really need?

2018-10-23 15:09

Feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the options and don’t know what kind of deal you should go with? We’ve got you covered.

Ferial Haffajee: My great data heist - the tale of the disappearing data

2018-10-18 07:10

Disappearing data is a corporate heist we need to pay attention to, writes Ferial Haffajee.

Google's ex-CEO Eric Schmidt says the internet will split in two by 2028

2018-09-24 22:04

He told an audience at a private event in San Francisco that he foresees a break between the Chinese-led internet and the non-Chinese led internet.

Lesotho emerges as unlikely testbed for 5G revolution

2018-09-07 19:56

The mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa has become an unexpected test venue for high-speed 5G mobile technology.


Download speeds on cellphones are now much faster than wifi in South Africa

2018-11-27 15:56

South Africa is in a growing minority of countries where a cellphone is a faster gateway to the internet than a wifi hotspot.

11 celebrity couples who met online

2018-11-18 11:42

Not all celebrities have a particularly glamorous start to their love-life.

Senegal launches African 'cyber-security' school

2018-11-07 14:57

Senegal has inaugurated a cyber-security school to strengthen west Africa's defences against computer hackers and use of the internet for terror funding and propaganda.

Cape Town lamp-posts and bus stops may soon become WiFi hotspots

2018-10-30 14:37

Cell C has signed a memorandum of understanding with the City of Cape Town to expand the city's WiFi hotspots.

People think Kim Kardashian West's body was so heavily edited in an ad that she looks unrecognisable

2018-10-29 18:40

People think Kim Kardashian West's butt and legs were digitally edited to appear smaller in a new ad for KKW Beauty's "Flashing Lights" collection.

Amazon to open new SA data centres, promising cheaper, safer services for corporate clients

2018-10-25 13:54

Amazon's new Cape Town centres will bring AWS in line with South Africa’s upcoming Protection of Personal Information Act, saving its current local customers no end of headaches.

Internet access has become a human right, data inquiry hears

2018-10-18 07:23

The need to communicate and access the internet has become a human right in South Africa and should be treated as such, Media Monitoring Africa has said during an inquiry into data services.


2018-09-26 15:00

MANY people in Mzansi can remember the days before the internet and cellphones, when they had to research information the hard and frustrating way at libraries.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-09-14 05:18

Watch our playlist of the top 5 most talked about videos today, 14 September 2018.

Growth in internet access still driving down African business costs

2018-08-28 05:45

Growing internet access is transforming the business landscape in African countries, including that of informal businesses.

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