EU has 'very serious' doubts over Google shopping solution

2018-03-09 20:44

EU anti-trust authorities say they take "very seriously" doubts among Google's rivals that the search giant has met demands from Brussels to stop favouring its shopping service.

E-tolls have not worked – Makhura looks to Ramaphosa for new model

2018-02-26 16:25

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says e-tolls have added to the cost of living for many motorists and public transport users in the province.

Internet freedom of speech pioneer dies

2018-02-08 16:28

John Perry Barlow, widely recognised as a pioneer of freedom of speech on the internet and digital platforms, has died.

BlackBerry, Baidu partner to work on driver-less car software

2018-01-04 18:48

BlackBerry's efforts to push into self-driving cars has taken a new step forward as it signed a deal with Chinese internet giant Baidu to work together on automotive software.

Net Neutrality rules swept aside by Republican-led FCC

2017-12-15 21:23

The US Federal Communications Commission swept aside rules barring broadband providers from favouring the internet traffic of websites willing to pay for speedier service, sending the future of net neutrality on to a likely court challenge.

Evil marketplace or protective space?

2017-11-08 10:33

Say the words ‘dark net’ and immediately disturbing images jump to mind. But is that an accurate reflection of everything that happens in this hidden layer of the internet?

Vatican urges online security for kids amid porn scandal

2017-10-04 10:56

The Vatican secretary of state has urged urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social media sites to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse.

Internet key to media and entertainment growth

2017-09-24 06:00

The internet is set to be a key growth driver in media and entertainment for the next four years.

Internet hindering fight against human trafficking - experts

2017-09-13 10:43

The anonymity afforded by the internet - especially in the dark web - is hindering efforts by organisations to fight human trafficking, especially the sexual exploitation of minors, experts say.

Chinese teen internet addict dies after rehab

2017-08-16 09:51

A Chinese teen has died after spending less than 48 hours at a centre that treats internet addicts, shining a spotlight on the controversial facilities that seek to unlatch people from their screens.


Seacom boosts African internet growth with 100Gbps ethernet tech

2018-03-07 20:42

Submarine cable operator Seacom has deployed 100 gigabit per second ethernet technology to bolster the growth of the internet in Africa.

Big boost for Limpopo broadband

2018-02-16 15:02

Internet access in Limpopo is set for a substantial boost after the signing of a multi-million rand broadband deal.

Family shares hilarious snaps of their ‘retouched’ portraits that had them in tears

2018-01-18 11:39

An American family’s hilarious portraits have gone viral – and we see why!

Iran will only unblock Telegram if 'terrorist' content removed

2018-01-03 17:19

Iran's telecoms minister has said that Telegram would only be unblocked if it removed 'terrorist' content, after the social media app was shut down during this week's protests.

Internet, AI must have security, privacy

2017-12-03 16:54

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has called for future internet and AI technologies to be infused with privacy, security and humanity.

5 apps you can use when WhatsApp goes down

2017-11-03 13:57

No need to resort back to carrier pigeon just yet!

Google said to retool user security in wake of political hacks

2017-09-30 13:40

Google is preparing to market a suite of new security features to corporate executives and politicians a, according to two people familiar with the company’s plan.

MTN resolves glitch after hours of downtime

2017-09-21 20:36

A network glitch which knocked service provider, MTN for several hours has been resolved, the company told Fin24 on Thursday night.

'Vodacom stop stealing from us!' - Twitter users react to lost data

2017-08-22 11:49

If you're totally confused about the Vodacom data saga, we've put together a short synopsis, and some online reaction.

Mugabe and 'Despicable Me': Porn, pirated movies posted on Zanu-PF website

2017-08-03 06:04

President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party had its website hacked and pirated movies and pornographic pictures posted on it, reports say.

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