Digital Life 18.4.2017 12:17 pm

Google Earth re-invented for new era

Google calls it their gift to the world.

Google on Tuesday launched a re-imagined version of its free Earth mapping service, weaving in storytelling and artificial intelligence and freeing it from apps.

Google Earth re-invented for new era
Google Earth re-invented for new era

Google Earth re-invented for new era

Google calls it their gift to the world.

WATCH: Latest Nasa mapping of Earth at night
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WATCH: Latest Nasa mapping of Earth at night

The world at night is brighter than its ever been – perhaps not in SA, but so it goes eh…
Facebook looking at behaviour to weed out fake accounts
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Facebook looking at behaviour to weed out fake accounts

Facebook on Wednesday said it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behavior such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages.
‘Twitter Lite’ aims at emerging markets
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‘Twitter Lite’ aims at emerging markets

Twitter Lite can be accessed in 42 languages, according to the company, including six Indic languages: Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Gujarati, and Marathi.
Qatar Airways to offer free laptops on US flights
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Qatar Airways to offer free laptops on US flights

A similar laptop proposal is being considered by fellow Gulf carrier, Emirates, which is also affected by the US ban.
The secret’s out: Tinder has a ‘VIP version’
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The secret’s out: Tinder has a ‘VIP version’

Unless you are a celebrity, a multimillionaire or a model, you can’t be on it! Unless you’re really popular, that is…
Laptop, tablet bans on flights: What we know
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Laptop, tablet bans on flights: What we know

Canadian and French officials are considering whether to impose similar measures, but Germany, Australia and New Zealand said they are not currently mulling a ban.
Gumtree gets new look and more features
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Gumtree gets new look and more features

SA’s largest classifieds site says it’s getting better over the next few months.
Has data fallen? Who has the best deal in SA?
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Has data fallen? Who has the best deal in SA?

Are you looking for a good data deal? Who is the cheapest in town? Here is a look at data costs of each service provider.
Your favourite internet suppliers are…
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Your favourite internet suppliers are…

We asked consumers who their favourite ISP is based on affordability, speed, variety, and service. Here are the results.
China puts up Stop sign for Pokemon Go
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China puts up Stop sign for Pokemon Go

China is a huge potential market for gamers, with 1.3 billion mobile users by the end of 2015.
South Africa is now Africa’s porn-watching king
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South Africa is now Africa’s porn-watching king

Greater access to the internet for black people means that ‘Ebony’ is now the most searched-for category in SA on PornHub.

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