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Alphabet Inc.’s Google is in discussions with publishers about paying licensing fees to include excerpts of their articles in Google News search results.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: February 15, 2020, 5:00 am
South Africans suffering from slow Internet connectivity could see relief by the end of the weekend.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 13, 2020, 8:59 am
A South African model was shocked to find her photo on a Facebook advert for diet products.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: February 12, 2020, 1:05 pm
"ICANN and Verisign made these changes in secret, without consulting or incorporating feedback from the ICANN community or Internet users," said domain registrar Namecheap.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: February 12, 2020, 5:58 am
Google has announced it will start protecting users from insecure downloads with the rollout of the new version of Chrome.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 8, 2020, 6:34 am
Final repairs to the WACS submarine fibre cable are expected to be completed way ahead of schedule.
Author: Jan Vermeulen
Posted: February 7, 2020, 11:56 am
Google has announced it will start blocking video ads that annoy users across its platforms. 
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 6, 2020, 7:34 am
Google accidentally sent users' personal videos to strangers' cloud backup accounts.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 4, 2020, 2:23 pm
Google faces one more probe in the European Union over concerns the company’s processing of user location data could violate the bloc’s tough privacy rules.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: February 4, 2020, 12:37 pm
Many South Africans are experiencing slow Internet connectivity to international websites due to breaks on both the WACS and SAT-3/WASC submarine cable systems last month.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: February 4, 2020, 10:51 am
Breaks on both the WACS and SAT-3/WASC cable systems last month have resulted in slow Internet connectivity for many South Africans.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: February 3, 2020, 9:01 am
AFRINIC is reclaiming blocks of IP addresses that were stolen through the manipulation of its WHOIS database.
Author: Jan Vermeulen
Posted: January 31, 2020, 1:02 pm
Facebook Inc. will begin removing fake claims and conspiracy theories about the coronavirus, stepping up efforts to fight the spread of misinformation about a viral outbreak that’s killed more than 200.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: January 31, 2020, 5:07 am
The ship that has been tasked with fixing South Africa's slow Internet issues has reached its destination and has begun repairs on the broken submarine cable.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: January 29, 2020, 8:10 am
An internal mail sent to Telkom employees has warned them to be cognizant of their behaviour on social media.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: January 28, 2020, 9:38 am