Facebook apps leak personal information

By Johan Keyter 12 May 2011

Security researchers at Symantec discovers a flaw allowing Facebook apps to leak user data to third party companies and advertisers. FULL STORY >


Yet another Facebook ownership debacle

By Johan Keyter 14 April 2011

A revised complaint by a New York fuel salesman claims he is entitled to a massive 50 percent share in Facebook. FULL STORY >


Twitter and cybercrime - a five year overview

By Staff Writer 12 April 2011

IT security firm Kaspersky Lab shares insight into the malware that has successfully affected Twitter over the last half a decade. FULL STORY >


Tech News Round-up - Part 1 - 8 April 2011

By Mike Joubert 8 April 2011

In this week's first tech round-up: Facebook goes sort of open source, is the PlayBook delay caused by Flash? and the return of a classic PC. FULL STORY >


Chris Botha

By Mike Joubert 6 April 2011

At 33 Chris Botha is group MD of The MediaShop, one of the biggest media agencies in SA. He talks to TechSmart about marketing in the age of social media. FULL STORY >


New panic button app to aid protesters

By Johan Keyter 30 March 2011

Details emerge about a 'panic button' mobile phone app designed by the U.S. State Department to aid protesters in conflict zones. FULL STORY >


Facebook testing real-time advertising

By Johan Keyter 28 March 2011

Facebook is apparently in the process of testing new real-time advertising features, meaning what you say in a status update could impact what ads you see in future. FULL STORY >


Facebook acquires Snaptu

By Johan Keyter 22 March 2011

In yet another buyout, Facebook acquires mobile app developers Snaptu. FULL STORY >


Twitter settles on hacking case

By Johan Keyter 15 March 2011

Twitters settles on an FTC agreement which sees the site paying the price for some extensive 2009 hacking attacks. FULL STORY >


Tech News Round-up - The CeBIT edition

By Hanleigh Daniels 4 March 2011

TechSmart brings you the latest tech news from CeBIT in part 2 of this week's Tech News Round-up, whilst Charlie Sheen also sets a new Twitter record. FULL STORY >


Wikileaks and the internet nominated for Nobel Prize

By Johan Keyter 2 March 2011

The Nobel Committee announces this year's Nobel Peace Prize nominations, which seems to include more electronic competitors every year. FULL STORY >


Twitter for BlackBerry gets updated

By Staff Writer 24 February 2011

RIM announces a new update to Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones. FULL STORY >


Twitter blocks and unblocks UberMedia

By Hanleigh Daniels 21 February 2011

Twitter first blocks and then re-establishes the API access of app developer UberMedia due to amongst others trademark infringements. FULL STORY >


Gaming news round-up Part 1 - The Skyrim edition

By Johan Keyter 11 February 2011

This week we split our gaming news round-up in two, part one looks at some delicious new Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim details, feels sorry for Kevin Butler and showcases the latest Homefront trailer. FULL STORY >


Dating site steals Facebook profiles

By Johan Keyter 4 February 2011

Pictures and other private information of 250 000 Facebook users hijacked. FULL STORY >

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