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Save your bills while calling abroad - Tips to avoid encountering monster phone bill

If you're a frequent business traveler, you may have to factor in yet another cost while traveling abroad, that of meeting outrageously high fees for making international mobile calls and for using the internet...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 28 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Big tech-media mergers raise fresh privacy concerns

They know how you browse the internet, your favourite TV shows and where you shop and travel. Data collected by internet and media...

27 Oct 2016

UNITED STATES

Google unveils landline phone, which lives in cloud

Google on Tuesday unveiled a new landline telephone service aimed at helping consumers stay connected in the internet cloud. The new Fiber Phone service will be made available to a few US markets...

31 Mar 2016

UNITED STATES

Boeing-built satellite to enable global high-speed broadband network

CALIFORNIA, US: The third Boeing-built Inmarsat-5 satellite, now in orbit, will become fully operational later this year and when it does...

1 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

The impact of communication technology on family

There is now more communication than ever, but it's less talk and more text. Have you ever wondered what impact communication technology...

24 Aug 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

AOL signs off after 30-year connection

WASHINGTON, US: Over its 30-year history, the company got America on the internet, became a corporate power, lost its lustre and reinvented itself several times in an effort to stay relevant...

13 May 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Verizon buys faded internet pioneer AOL for US$4.4bn

WASHINGTON, US: Verizon said on Tuesday it is buying internet pioneer AOL for approximately $4.4 billion, enabling the US telecom giant to boost its presence in online media and advertising...

13 May 2015

UNITED STATES

Americans eye ways to skirt online snooping: survey

WASHINGTON DC, US: Americans have been stepping up efforts to keep their data private since the revelations about vast US government surveillance programmes, a survey showed on Monday...

20 Mar 2015

UNITED STATES

Fierce battle looms on US 'open Internet' rules

WASHINGTON, US: US regulators meet Thursday to vote on rules aimed at heading off Internet "fast lanes," although it may not be the end of a years-long battle...

25 Feb 2015

UNITED STATES

US village is cell phone free and loving it

GREEN BANK, US: In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it's easier to hear a cow moo than a cell phone ring...

17 Nov 2014

UNITED STATES

Warning of major hacking attack on the USA

WASHINGTON, USA: Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but just wait: a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse in the US over the next decade.

30 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Time spent on Twitter falls prompting share price drop

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Shares in Twitter sank more than 12% this week as disappointing user numbers overshadowed a doubling of income in its third quarter and sparked several analyst downgrades.

29 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Amazon's Fire Stick streams Netflix, Hulu and others

NEW YORK, USA: Amazon has unveiled a new media stick allowing users to stream content to television sets, challenging Google's Chromecast device released last year.

28 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Credit card hacking is US's top crime fear

WASHINGTON, USA: Credit card hacking is the number one crime on Americans' worry list, far above being mugged or murdered, according to a Gallup survey released this week.

28 Oct 2014

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