If you are a Blackberry user on Vodacom network, you are screwed. Vodacom dropped a bombshell on Monday saying that it intended to curb connection speeds of those customers who were "abusing" the Blackberry Internet Service.
Clive Goodman's side of the story is now being revealed. The former News of the World Royal correspondent claims he did not act alone. The former News of the World Royal correspondent's allegations could see James Murdoch recalled.
'Media mogul's body discovered.' It was a shocking headline but a false one. Rupert Murdoch's flagship 'Sun' newspaper has been attacked by computer hackers who altered the front page to show a fake report about the media baron's death.
Have you seen Rihanna's brightly coloured, midly controversial S&M video? Well, famed fashion photographer David LaChapelle ( if you don't know him I suggest you google him, he's a creative genius) is suing Riri for appropriating and .
If you are not that much into gaming like me, you won't have a clue who Mediatonic are - but I do - and they have published Who’s That Flying!? via Steam, which features HD resolution artwork and includes full support for achievements and leaderboa.
A new record for the sale of South African art has been set. And again it's for an Irma Stern. The sale of the "Bahora Girl" in London at a Bonham's auction last night fetched 2.4million pounds - that's 26.7 million rands.
The winners are:
Here's the press release:
These awards, acknowledged as one of the most prestigious of their kind, honour young South African artists on the brink of national acclaim by providing them with financial support and a platform.
The artist, inspired by a photograph taken by Alexia Webster, was moved by the story of "backyarder" protestors - women, children, men and the elderly who live in back yards because there is no space or housing available or provided by the state.
Apple claims they didn't reach their sales target of five million iPads because they just couldn't make them fast enough - isn't production the first thing any self-respecting business should work out?
It was reported this week that sales of the muc.
On Friday the Mail and Guardian published a story about the controversy of Dean Simon's The Last Supper. The graphite drawing depicts Mandela and his disciples seated around a table in a contemporary interpretation of Leonardo Da Vinci's fresco.
Over 370 organisations, under the banner of Right2Know campaign, will stage a silent march to Constitution Hill in Johannesburg today , as part of protest against the draft Protection of Information Bill.
Warner Bros. Pictures have just announced that they will not release “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1” in 3D next month as promised due to technical difficulties - the film will be in 2D instead.
Internet company Google has just gotten faster, giving us more speed with a turbo-charged engine that displays suggested links fatser that you can type G.
The new and improved Google-on-steroids has been unveiled as on "Google Instant".
The editor of the Sunday Tribune newspaper has denied that it refused to apologise to KwaZulu-Natal Premier following an article that claimed that his wife and daughter had received a lucrative government contracts.
The South African National Editors Forum has rejected the ANC's renewed proposals for a state-appointed media tribunal and a growing slate of new legislation that is "hostile" to the free flow of information.
Grammy award-winning British singer Amy Winehouse just did her new album a lot of damage trying to sell it - saying her long-awaited third album - expected early next year - will be very much the same as my second album.
The bright orange minidresses worn by a group of young Dutch women at Soccer City during the Netherlands-Denmark match on June 14 is to be displayed in the Amsterdam Historical Museum.
Someone at the museun has a sense of humour, I see.
Spanish goalkeeper and captain, Iker Casillas' passionate televised kiss after the World Cup final has become a hit on YouTube, with more than a million hits, and a clothing company has stuck it on T-shirts
For those who missed the moment, Casillas .
Annie Leibovitz took a series of photographs of soccer's biggest stars for the June issue of Vanity Fair, including Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Ivory Coast’s Didier Drogba, Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o, Ghana’s Sulley Muntari, the U.S.A.
Feeling a little low? The weather, Juju politics, and a sick child or two taking its toll on your mood?
Here is an easy way to lift it: watch A Country Imagined - a new series, produced by Curios Pictures and broadcast by SABC 2.
Human Rights Watch with Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas produced this multimedia piece which has been nominated for a prestigious Webby award. This piece tells the story of an Indian woman, Kiran Yadav, who died in childbirth last year.
The wonderful artist, Robert Hodgins died this morning. He would have been 90 on the 27 June. Neil Dundas, the curator at the Goodman Gallery told me this afternoon that "He had a good innings, and an incredible life.
Will my children love books as much as we do? Will they love to feel them, and carry them about the house to read and hold? Or will they be reading ebooks?
Barry Ronge last weekend sang the praises of the physical book.
Kenyan-born Binyavanga Wainaina who lives in New York wrote How to Write about Africa for Granta's 2005 winter edition. It's old, but I hadn't read it before one of my Facebook friends posted yesterday.
The Daily Dish today quotes Dreher on the demise of newspapers:
I don't know that the most brilliant and enlightened publisher with a staff of geniuses could have figured out how to make a daily newspaper survive the advent of the Internet.
In an apparent publicity stunt gone wrong, American presidential candidate John McCain's daughter Meghan got unexpected public backlash after posting a provocative picture of herself holding her "book" she got more than she asked for.
An new documentary about the life of Joan Baez was broadcast last night in the US. We may get to see "Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound" on DVD one day. I hope.
In the song, a young Baez, sings that she'll never marry.
Came upon Megan Isabella a illustrator and her charming Paper Doll Project in the delightful Frankie magazine.
Modern vintage paper dolls, inspired by real people. I wan't to be a paper doll too...
And the most popular Germany women's magazine will instead only use "real life" women. I am sure it's not the first. Doesn't Real Simple have a similar policy? It's apparently the latest attempt to stamp out the size zero model, reports the Guardian.
"I don't want to be a woman. Why is it so painful?" a young Dirie asks.
As a five-year-old girl Waris Dirie was genitally mutilated and became one of at least 150 million women and girls who are affected by this cruel worldwide practice.
Palin's ghosted autobiography, Going Rogue: An American Life, written in a flash, is already topping bestseller lists in the US. And it's release date is weeks away! It knocked Dan Brown from the number one positition.
"To my mind, all these citizen journalists, in other words the bloggers and social network users, are simply the eye witnesses on which journalists have always depended. But they cannot be the world's only source.
Yesterday I blogged Obama's concerns about the newspaper industry. He believes that good journalism is critical for a healthy democracy. There are bills in Congress which, if passed will help the newspaper industry.
Fast Flip lets readers glance at pages and browse through them quickly without having to wait for multiple page elements to load, which can significantly slow the rendering of articles, especially if they have multimedia content
The idea is to.
Here are the newly released public service announcements for texting and driving. It's becoming a problem in our society, since cellular communication has become such a vital tool in our everyday lives.
Yesterday, I read another incredible piece of reportage in the American issue of GQ. It spoke about the prosecution of war criminals in Cambodia, three decades after the terrible violence of the Khmer Rouge.