South africa

07.29.14
Instagram quietly (and slowly) launches Snapchat rival, Bolt
07.29.14

Instagram quietly (and slowly) launches Snapchat rival, Bolt

We knew Instagram's effort to nab a bit of Snapchat's thunder was imminent thanks to leaked promo...

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06.16.14
Crowd-control drones reveal the technology's dark side
06.16.14

Crowd-control drones reveal the technology's dark side

The treatment of South African miners has been a troublesome issue ever since black laborers were...

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10.18.13
Games finally appear in South Africa's App Store
10.18.13

Games finally appear in South Africa's App Store

Developers across the globe are now able to sell their iOS games in the South African App Store. T...

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08.19.13
Connecting Cape Town: Inside South Africa's TV white spaces experiment
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08.19.13

Connecting Cape Town: Inside South Africa's TV white spaces experiment

In 2011, a United Nations commission came to a powerful conclusion: access to broadband internet i...

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10.24.12
Rara.com expands to iOS, Windows 8 and more countries
10.24.12

Rara.com expands to iOS, Windows 8 and more countries

Rara.com has been mighty busy since its luddite-friendly music streaming service launched at the e...

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07.14.12
Alt-week 7.14.2012: Bleeping sheep and ATLAS art
07.14.12

Alt-week 7.14.2012: Bleeping sheep and ATLAS art

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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07.09.12
Facebook App Center goes globetrotting with 7 new countries, blankets all of the English-speaking world
07.09.12

Facebook App Center goes globetrotting with 7 new countries, blankets all of the English-speaking world

Facebook's App Center is having its passport stamped quite a lot lately. Just days after the HTML5...

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07.05.12
Double amputee Oscar Pistorius will race in the London Olympic games
07.05.12

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius will race in the London Olympic games

Four years ago, double amputee Oscar Pistorius -- aka the Blade Runner -- was battling bureaucracy...

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06.14.12
Microsoft and Nokia bring enhanced traffic data to Windows Phone, announce international plans
06.14.12

Microsoft and Nokia bring enhanced traffic data to Windows Phone, announce international plans

Cross-pollination is a beautiful thing. In the natural world, it brings bountiful harvests and pre...

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