Selfies without make-up: Charity or new #humblebrag?

Tens of thousands of women shared social media pictures of themselves under #nomakeupselfies before Cancer Research UK piggybacked to raise funds.

Founder of social media site buys it back for a bargain

Can he reinvent it? Who knows, but he says it will be fun trying.

Yahoo’s Tumblr takeover could boost the blog’s business

Yahoo's $1.1-billion deal to buy Tumblr is a bold acquisition that means business, says the search engine's chief executive Marissa Meyer.

Twitter to launch music service

Twitter will launch a music-specific app, following its acquisition of music discovery service We Are Hunted last year, according to a CNet report.

Scarcity of female geeks questioned

Why is it that although women make up 49% of the UK's labour force, they account for just 17% of IT and telecommunications professionals?

Consider the ethical price of that iPhone

How long before the middle-class preoccupation with quality, traceability and plain goodness of the things we buy extends into technology?

Google Instant Pages to speed web search

A new feature will predict which page a user will choose and begin fetching its data -- even before they have clicked on the link.

Apps a challenge for news media

There is optimism but a lack of confidence in the news industry when it comes to exploiting the iPad.

MySpace ‘set to cut up to 50% of staff’

Struggling social network seeks to cut costs as parent News Corp explores sell-off, according to reports.

Best apps: Our experts pick 50 of the most dazzling

Got a new tablet computer or smartphone for Christmas? Don't be put off by the staggering amount of apps available.

Ireland’s boom is over. But it still has the web

With its property wealth and optimism dissipated, the republic needs a future: its small but hardy technology sector could provide it.

FB faces renewed privacy unease

Facebook Places, which has launched in the US, sparks fresh privacy concerns.

Press Releases

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations