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Sunspots were seen from Spain's Canary Islands as a geomagnetic storm was expected to reach the Earth.

14 Oct 2021

Facebook had recently put on hold its plans for developing Instagram children, aimed at preteens, and was introducing new optional controls for adults to supervise teens.

13 Oct 2021

The 90-year-old actor is flying as a guest of Blue Origin, but the company has said that it has also sold nearly $100 million in tickets to paying customers.

11 Oct 2021

MyBroadband Insights has published the Q3 2021 Mobile Network Quality Report, showing the best and worst mobile networks in South Africa.

11 Oct 2021

Alphabet Inc's Google cut fuel use and traffic delays by 10% to 20% at four locations in Israel by using artificial intelligence to optimize signal lights and it next plans to test the software in Rio

09 Oct 2021

Google has announced its plan to invest $1bn (about R15bn) over five years to support digital transformation in Africa.

06 Oct 2021

"Facebook is an autocracy - one person decides how policy is implicated," says tech expert Toby Shapshak.

06 Oct 2021

Amazon.com Inc, Google and Microsoft Corp are expected to join a Biden administration conference on Tuesday focused on quantum technologies as the US government works to head off hacking threats and c

06 Oct 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it had urged US airports to limit the use of firefighting foam with the chemical PFAS due to the environmental and public health risks as it evaluates p

05 Oct 2021

A number of new features are currently in the works for messaging service WhatsApp, according to the official WhatsApp official blog and insider website WABetaInfo.

05 Oct 2021

Several Facebook employees who declined to be named had told Reuters earlier that they believed that the outage was caused by an internal mistake in how internet traffic is routed to its systems.

05 Oct 2021

Downdetector showed there were more than 50,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook and Instagram. The outage might be affecting a larger number of users.

05 Oct 2021