While the giant telecommunications companies fiddled, smaller firms started laying internet cables and consumers are ultimately winning.
For the first time, online and social media texts are being regulated alongside printed material
The industry provided an incredible chance to create new jobs but the political will failed.
“We know a lot about real-world criminology. We don’t know anything about cyber juvenile delinquency.”
Russia is trying strategies to circumvent the secure HTTPS internet protocol.
A delay in policy directive is raising the stakes in the telecommunications sector's battle for high-speed spectrum.
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.