YouTube, the video sharing site owned by Google, has announced it has passed one billion regular users. Announcing the one billion milestone on its blog, the site said a recent growth in smartphones and had helped boost the numbers visiting the site monthly. With one billion monthly users, it poses a...

hackers2They've breached or busted the websites of the CIA, PBS and the U.S. Senate, and launched at least part of an extended attack on Sony, whose PlayStation Network was brought to a grinding halt for the better part of a month.

Astronomers have discovered what they’re calling a “super Jupiter” orbiting a star 170 light years away from earth. According to astronomers at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, Germany, the newly discovered gas giant planet has 13 times the mass of Jupiter and orbits the star Kappa Andromedae, which...

Domain Keys Identified MailGoogle has been an early and consistent supporter of email authentication technologies, which help ensure senders are who they say they are, and in turn help to curb spam. Since we launched Gmail in 2004, we have supported email-signing standards such as DomainKeys and DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) to help validate outbound mail with digital signatures. On the inbound side, to help our users identify email from verified senders, in 2008 we worked with eBay and PayPal to authenticate their mail with DKIM and block all unsigned messages purportedly from those companies destined for Gmail users.

img_hero-z1Nairobi, Kenya – HP today unveiled the world’s first all-in-one workstation with a 68.6 cm (27”) diagonal display.  

Designed like no other, the display of the new HP Z1 Workstation snaps open so users can easily swap out parts and make upgrades without any tools required.

London, Feb. 11, 2011 – Nokia today outlined a new strategic direction, including changes in leadership and operational structure to accelerate the company’s speed of execution in a dynamic competitive environment. In connection with this new strategic direction, Nokia has set new financial targets and forecasts for Nokia and...
mtn-vodacomThe 2012 Sunday Times Top Brands Awards winners were unveiled recently, revealing that Vodacom is the country’s top telecoms brand.

The Top Brands survey, conducted by TNS Research Surveys, assessed the strength of brands in South Africa using various criteria, including familiarity, brand rating and experience, and public perception.

People have been looking for Aliens in the wrong places, the Earth just scrapes the inner edge of the solar system’s habitable zone, the area in which temperatures allow Earth-like planets to have a liquid surface water. This was revealed by René Heller of McMaster University, Ontario, Canada and her colleague...

Microsoft on Monday unveiled a new version of its Office software suite designed with its upcoming Windows 8 operating system in mind.

The updated Office applications have been redesigned to work more easily with touch-screen devices. One of the prime features of Windows 8 is its Metro interface, which was designed for smartphones and tablets.

Microsoft will later this year release the Windows 8.1 for free as a concession to the outcry to long-time customers taken aback by the dramatic changes to an operating system that came with the Windows 8. It will make the operating system easier to navigate and enable users to set...