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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
18h
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
18h
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.

1 day 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.

6 days ago
This guy is dating an Android ..? #Android18isBae?
This guy is dating an Android ..? #Android18isBae?

Kay Webster (real name Webster Phasha) is in a ‘loving relationship’ with Dragon Ball Z’s Android 18... and the internet is going nuts!.

International
7 days ago
Say hello to longer Twitter videos
Say hello to longer Twitter videos

Social media titan extends its video push by allowing users to post longer recordings of up to 140 seconds.

International
10 days ago
Zuckerberg quizzed on ‘reptilian conspiracy’
Zuckerberg quizzed on ‘reptilian conspiracy’

Mark Zuckerberg would like you to know he is not a shape-shifting lizard person bent on world domination.

12 days ago
Most share news without reading articles – study
Most share news without reading articles – study

A new study finds that 6 out of 10 people share news on social media without ever having read the article.

Companies
12 days ago
How tech is changing our lives
How tech is changing our lives

The incredible power of tech today means that those who mastered it have super powers.

12 days ago
The self-retweet has arrived
The self-retweet has arrived

This is how you retweet yourself. Now you know. But should you?.

International
14 days ago
Twitter invests $70m in music
Twitter invests $70m in music

Twitter invests about $70 million in SoundCloud to help the Berlin-based music streaming business expand its paid offering.

International
14 days ago
Study: 44% of people use Facebook for news
Study: 44% of people use Facebook for news

Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms have emerged as leading sources of news for people with smartphones.

South Africa
16 days ago
SABC cyber attack not unique
SABC cyber attack not unique

Under the Operation Africa banner, Anonymous Africa has launched a number of cyber attacks in South Africa in recent years.

16 days ago
Google’s racial bias showing?
Google’s racial bias showing?

Searches for groups of teenageers of different races turn up starkly different images, sparking internet outrage.

International
21 days ago
Twitter M&A ‘inevitable’
Twitter M&A ‘inevitable’

Don't expect Twitter to remain its own company for long. If the current path doesn't change, a sale is basically unavoidable.