ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET

EXPOSED: 2 cops and a DJ from KZN linked to fake news website Newsbru

2019-02-15 07:27

Two police officers and a DJ from KwaZulu-Natal have been linked to the fake news websites newsbru.net and newspage.co.za, which published articles copied from other news sites.

Samsung's upcoming smartphones will reportedly support the new 'WiFi 6' standard – here's what that means for you

2019-02-06 19:36

WiFi 6 will be great to have in a smartphone, for battery life and in crowded places especially.

Microsoft's Bing blocked in China

2019-01-24 16:41

Chinese internet users have lost access to Microsoft's Bing search engine, triggering grumbling about Communist Party censorship

Mnangagwa: Lesson learnt, a leopard does not change its spots

2019-01-21 20:11

In Zimbabwe, there is a saying: sometimes you celebrate the coming of a witchdoctor, only for him to accuse your mother of witchcraft, says Crecey Kuyedzwa.

This incredibly simple tool gives every website you visit a 'dark mode'

2019-01-21 08:46

Dark modes on pretty much everything - including operating systems, apps, and websites - are much more comfortable for your eyes, especially when you're in a dark room.

Internet in Zimbabwe: Now you have it, now you don't

2019-01-18 17:56

Attempts by Zimbabweans to circumvent a government-imposed social media ban suffered a blow on Friday morning after the state ordered service providers to cut off internet access for the second time this week.

The ‘perfect’ world of social media

2019-01-16 11:03

Be careful not to lose yourself in the hype of social media

ZIM GOVT ‘BLOCKS’ SOCIAL MEDIA!

2019-01-15 11:45

AS the #Zimshutdown continues and enters its second day, there are reports that the Zimbabwean government has allegedly shut down the internet.

The 25 worst passwords of 2018 based on 5 million leaked passwords on the internet

2018-12-15 18:16

Turns out a lot of people simply reversed "123456."

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.

 

MTN is said to prepare for share sale of African unicorn Jumia

2019-02-08 19:45

African online retailer Jumia is planning an initial public offering in New York this year that could value the business at about $1.5bn (about R20bn), according to people familiar with the matter.

Halaal internet? Islamic browser promises better web experience

2019-01-28 12:28

A Malaysian startup is betting that there’s plenty of pent-up demand for a new browser that’s compliant with Islamic values, at a time of mounting concerns over privacy, bias and online abuse over the internet.

MultiChoice expected to start trading on JSE in February

2019-01-22 08:19

Subject to the proposed unbundling from Naspers, entertainment company MultiChoice Group is expected to start trading on the JSE from February 27.

This is what it would take for the South African government to shut down the internet, Zimbabwe-style

2019-01-21 18:38

Limiting access to social media, or a wholesale shutdown of the internet, would not be easy or likely in South Africa, but experts say it is not impossible.

Explainer: 2019 a busy year for African internet shutdowns

2019-01-21 08:03

2019 is already a busy year for internet shutdowns in Africa, with governments ordering cutoffs as soon as a crisis appears.

Zim internet restored, but partial social media blackout 'until further notice'

2019-01-17 13:05

The Zimbabwean government has restored some internet connectivity in the country, but a partial social media blackout remains.

By killing the internet, Zimbabwe kills commerce and the lights

2019-01-15 19:05

As the Zimbabwean government ordered internet service providers to shutter parts of the web in an effort to curb anti-government protests, people stopped being able to buy utilities too.

Smarter and creepier: Internet-connected devices are creeping into just about everything in your home

2019-01-07 22:28

With every additional smart device in your home, companies are able to gather more details about your daily life.

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.

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