A proposed wind farm has been given the green light by Western Cape environmental authorities, the Cape Times reported on Thursday.
The environmental affairs and development planning department reportedly said the farm near Wolseley would not be in conflict with … Read the rest
Much research and media attention has been devoted to exploring rapidly emerging African countries in recent years. In addition to extraordinarily high GDP growth rates, many African countries have seen their middle classes grow substantially and demand goods and services … Read the rest
Continuing a decades-long downward trend, fewer than one-fourth of Americans have confidence in newspapers, according to a recent Gallup poll.
The percentage of Americans saying they have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in newspapers dropped to … Read the rest
Apple attorneys in the US antitrust case on e-books went on the offensive Thursday, attacking the credibility of government witnesses and seeking to debunk key elements of the government’s case.
Apple attorneys grilled a trio of witnesses from Apple rival … Read the rest
The National Security Agency and the FBI in the US are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. Internet companies, extracting audio and video chats, photographs, e-mails, documents, and connection logs that enable analysts to track foreign … Read the rest
Add another name to the list of critics concerned with attempts to rewrite the International Telecommunication Union to give governments control of the Internet: Silicon Valley’s Mozilla now officially opposes the ITU.
Mozilla, the makers of the highly successful Firefox … Read the rest
Like a good Hollywood sequel, Megaupload is back.
Kim Dotcom, the founder of the shuttered file-sharing site that housed everything from family photos to blockbuster films, on Thursday announced a new online storage service called Mega that will give users … Read the rest
(Reuters) – HTC Corp on Wednesday unveiled two smartphones running Microsoft Corp’s Windows Phone 8 software and said the devices would be available in November with several operators around the world.
The two brightly colored devices — the Windows Phone … Read the rest
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor is disappointed at the delay of the announcement of whether South Africa would host the world’s largest radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), she said on Wednesday.
“I am disappointed at the delay. … Read the rest
(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s latest iPad sports a crisper display and an array of technology advances that, while less than revolutionary, may prove enough for now to keep rivals like Amazon.com Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd at bay.
While … Read the rest
Apple Inc’s share of China’s booming smartphone market slipped for a second straight quarter in October-December, as it lost ground to cheaper local brands and as some shoppers held off until after the iPhone 4S launch last month.
China, … Read the rest
NEW YORK (AP) — A news report says Apple plans to unveil a new iPad early next month.
AllThingsD, a website affiliated with The Wall Street Journal, says Apple Inc. is holding an event in San Francisco the first week … Read the rest
German’s web safety authority has warned web users not to use the Internet Explorer browser until a newly discovered and serious security defect has been fixed.
The Federal Information Technology Safety Office BSI said computers could be infected with a … Read the rest