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Cloud computing -  the future of the Internet
23/07/2011 - Webwatch

Cloud computing - the future of the Internet

More and more internet companies are launching what is called a Cloud system. But what is it? Have we gone from cyber space to cyber cloud? Our technology consultants have the answer.

Same old, same old news on the web
16/07/2011 - Webwatch

Same old, same old news on the web

In this digital age, consumers have more and more access to news. Yet despite this, the number of stories is decreasing. So why is this?
Google Plus - a real challenge to Facebook?
09/07/2011 - Webwatch

Google Plus - a real challenge to Facebook?

The internet giant Google comes back in the race for social networking with its "Plus" system. With its much simpler security settings, it looks like a serious rival for Facebook.

Grieving on Facebook
02/07/2011 - Webwatch

Grieving on Facebook

Death on Facebook - people who die leave their profiles up on the networking site. Then an interesting grieving process sometimes begins for relatives and friends.

In GPS we trust ... not
25/06/2011 - Webwatch

In GPS we trust ... not

Can you trust your GPS? What do you think? Let us know your navigation application experiences in comments at the foot of the page.

Casting a critical eye on web reviews
18/06/2011 - Webwatch

Casting a critical eye on web reviews

A US-based sociology Professor and a computer buff in here Paris weigh up the phenomenon of product and service reviews published on the web.

13/06/2011

African press review 13 June 2011

Teachers and gnus and table-top dancers on the African continent, all covered in today's African papers...

Experts urge users to switch to new web address system
11/06/2011 - Webwatch

Experts urge users to switch to new web address system

In February, the last of four billion web addresses were assigned to users. These are the www and the http that make up a website's identity. So what happens now?

08/06/2011 - South Africa - report

Africans discuss health via mobile phone

Mobile phone operators, health professionals and ministers are meeting in Cape Town to discuss what health services can be provided on cellphones.
Online spectacle sales help the poor
04/06/2011 - Webwatch

Online spectacle sales help the poor

What's going on the world wide web and new technologies? This week we look at whether big business and charities can work together.

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