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Here come the virtual reality Olympics
Here come the virtual reality Olympics

Broadcaster NBC and Samsung are teaming up to offer virtual reality coverage of the Olympic games.

International
25h
Android: Google serves up sweet new name
Android: Google serves up sweet new name

The latest version of Google’s Android software has a nickname that follows in the footsteps of Lollipop and Gingerbread.

International
25h
Facebook grows African user base
Facebook grows African user base

Facebook has increased the number of regular users in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.

International
25h
Yahoo moving towards better future - Mayer
Yahoo moving towards better future - Mayer

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer moves to reassure investors concerned about the process to potentially sell the web portal’s operations.

Internet
1 day ago
Meet the web’s biggest liar
Meet the web’s biggest liar

After ten years of pranking the media Tommaso Debenedetti shows no sign of slowing down.

Internet
1 day ago
Facebook’s next big feed change
Facebook’s next big feed change

Social media giant says it will tweak its algorithm to surface more personal posts and reduce publisher posts.

Internet
1 day ago
Facebook wins Belgian privacy case
Facebook wins Belgian privacy case

Belgian data protection authority loses bid to stop Facebook tracking users to its site.

International
2 days ago
The formula behind Facebook’s News Feed
The formula behind Facebook’s News Feed

News Feed is a central feature on Facebook - but how are statuses, posts and pictures ranked for you?.

International
3 days ago
Google Earth images just got sharper
Google Earth images just got sharper

Satellite sent into orbit in 2013 helps Google’s free online mapping service bring the world into better focus.

International
3 days ago
Algorithms, bots and your news sphere
Algorithms, bots and your news sphere

The news industry is rapidly losing control of the news - along with the revenue that goes with it - in an increasingly digital world.

International
3 days ago
Pinterest boosts e-commerce features
Pinterest boosts e-commerce features

Online bulletin board Pinterest unveils new features as part of its push to become an e-commerce hub.

Internet
3 days ago
How bots conned Brexit voters
How bots conned Brexit voters

Oxford’s Computational Project says that a significant number of the accounts tweeting about Brexit were bots.

Hardware
3 days ago
Dear Google: Please make smartphones interesting again
Dear Google: Please make smartphones interesting again

Hayley Tsukayama hopes that rumours that Google will launch its own smartphone are true.

SciTech News
3 days ago
Sponsored: Denel salutes its young innovators during Youth Month
Sponsored: Denel salutes its young innovators during Youth Month

Young innovators at Denel are doing pioneering research that contributes to the creation of new industries in SA.

Companies
3 days ago
Second time the charm for Neotel?
Second time the charm for Neotel?

Econet’s R6.55 billion offer for Neotel - through its Liquid Telecom subsidiary - spells the end of Neotel’s role as heads on a competitor to Telkom.