Will the bitcoin bubble burst?
While the jury is out on the worldwide cryptocurrency and digital payment system known as bitcoin, a growing number of investors, merchants and vendors are taking it very seriously. After all, notes Legalbrief, the currency has jumped about 600% in ...
Togo uses Internet cuts to restrict protests
After 50 years of repressive rule by the same family, the people of Togo rebelled. More than 100 000 protesters filled the streets of the small West African nation over the past week. The regime responded with a strong-arm tactic ...
Suspected child porn pastor arrested
A Rondebosch, Cape Town, youth pastor has been arrested in connection with sexual offences suspected to involve as many as 60 children. The 26-year-old man was arrested on the church premises a week ago. A report on the News24 site ...
Google appeals against EU antitrust fine
Google has appealed against its EU antitrust fine after Intel's partial victory last week against a similar EU sanction. A Jurist report notes that Google's appeal comes two months after the initial antitrust fine by the European Commission ...
Cabinet to review broadband merger
Tinder adds 'swipe right' feature
Major new data breach reported
BLF leader in court for rant against Jews
ECHR upholds employee's right to e-mail privacy
Making sense of the ‘data economy’
Murdoch group settles high-profile phone hacking case
Putting the AI hype into perspective
‘Monkey selfie’ legal battle comes to an end
Video-link hearings not ideal, research suggests
New iPhone launched
Traffic demerit law a tech nightmare
From a technology perspective, implementing the demerit traffic law – the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Amendment Bill – will be a nightmare. This is according to analysts and industry players as the Bill moves closer to being signed into ...
The pros and cons of e-voting
Allegations of computer hacking in Kenya's August election have reignited a debate around the use of digital technology in national votes, with experts suggesting ‘paper may be best’. The discussion is no longer theoretical in Africa where an increasing ...
How webmasters influence search results
* Website administrators increasingly are barring some search engines from all or part of their sites, while granting others more access, according to a recent study by Penn State University researchers. Lee Giles, an information sciences and technology professor and the ...
* Google has gone down in a number of countries. The world’s leading search engine, which offers Gmail e-mail service, the video hosting platform Youtube, Google Maps, Google Talk and the Google+ social network, appears to have shut down yesterday ...
Spotify for SA?
Spotify for SA?
The big daddy of streaming music services, Spotify, finally looks set to launch in SA. The company has placed a job advertisement for a senior editor and music programmer for the local market. The ad suggests that ...