Data and computing initiatives are joining forces to forge a high-speed research network for South Africa.
Thousands are fighting for the right to be forgotten on the internet, a place where embarrassments are rarely erased, writes Alistair Fairweather.
The latest figures released by the ITU show that global Internet penetration has increased almost seven-fold in the past 15 years.
Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud's 'Dora' case study illuminates the tumescent myopia of Twitter's self-fellating idiots.
The need to run more efficient servers made Facebook invent a new switch - which lowers their energy use significantly. The whole world profits.
Doctors have confirmed that a Taiwanese man suffered cardiac failure, ruling it a "sudden death" from prolonged computer gaming.
Although we are living in an age of infinite information, existing in a comfortable bubble has never been easier, writes Alistair Fairweather.
Products like M4JAM and Webfluential show the quality of tech innovation in SA and teach us to celebrate local pioneers, writes Alistair Fairweather.
The online encyclopedia will serve as a repository for the continent's rich traditions, crafts and culture.
Twenty years ago this week, South African newspaper readers were given their first in-depth exposure to the internet by the Weekly Mail.
The number of Americans saying they have no religion has risen alongside internet usage – but there is a simple explanation.
Nathaniel Borenstein, the inventor of email, lays out his top three predictions for the future of the world wide web.
It sprang from the brain of one man, Tim Berners-Lee, and is the fastest-growing communication medium of all time.
Retailers moving into the online space for the first time face risks that don't exist in the bricks-and-mortar world.
The communication department has set a target of "universal" broadband access. But if it is similar to our water access, it won't be universal at all.
Internet penetration in South Africa remains sluggish due to the high cost of connectivity.
Can anyone escape the internet? Tech journalist Paul Miller decided to give it a try.
Executive chairperson of Google Eric Schmidt has described China as "the most egregious" example of a nation attempting to control the internet.
Google is rumoured to be opening retail stores later this year. Alistair Fairweather looks at why the search engine business needs retail presence.