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Samsung unveils mid-tier handsets

The Galaxy A3 and A5 will be Samsung’s first devices to feature fully metal bodies.

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Boosting broadband speeds across east Africa

Internet access in east Africa is still relatively slow and costly, but a Djibouti-based technology start-up plans to change that.

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Death of the landline

A study found 28 percent of people cannot recall their home number, while a third ignore their landline when it rings.

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Samsung unveils mid-tier handsets
October 31 2014 at 06:25

The Galaxy A3 and A5 will be Samsung’s first devices to feature fully metal bodies.

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Boosting broadband speeds across east Africa
October 22 2014 at 14:07

Internet access in east Africa is still relatively slow and costly, but a Djibouti-based technology start-up plans to change that.

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Death of the landline
October 22 2014 at 10:28

A study found 28 percent of people cannot recall their home number, while a third ignore their landline when it rings.

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Strangest wifi hotspots in the world
October 17 2014 at 14:15

Pretty soon, we won't be talking about the strange places that do offer wifi, but rather the strangest places that don't.

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How to manage your cellphone costs
October 9 2014 at 09:59

Six tips to 'subscribe' to better phone habits and avoid 'mystery' charges.

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Marriott fined for jamming guests’ hotspots
October 8 2014 at 09:31

Marriott International will pay a $600 000 fine for jamming conference attendees' wifi networks at one of its resorts.

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SA on brink of massive ‘e-revolution’
October 1 2014 at 14:17

Access to electronic communication devices has increased faster than delivery of any other type of basic service.

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Singapore’s broadband for poor families
September 30 2014 at 14:15

About 8 000 low-income families in Singapore will be offered high-speed internet access at subsidised rates as part of a new scheme.

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How far would you go for free wifi?
September 30 2014 at 09:46

Britons agree to give up eldest child in return for free wifi, in experiment to highlight dangers of public internet.

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On your cellphone? Use this lane
September 16 2014 at 09:19

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting.

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