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South Africans are racing to adopt video and are watching more and longer rich media clips on smartphones, new research shows. According to research from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), locals recorded the second highest year-on-year

Altech has added Warner Bros to the content bouquet offered on the Node video-on-demand and home automation set-top box in a move it says “substantially extends its content library of movie and television entertainment”. Despite “lower than

As long as you don’t think about it too hard, today’s entertainment is great. Think just a little and it’s actually amazing — you can watch it in a theatre; on your television set (old-fashioned pay TV or “over the top” on the Internet); and on your computer, tablet and smartphone

Noko vs Izikhothane by Ramscomics was the most popular video on YouTube among South Africans in 2014, the Google-owned online video service disclosed on Wednesday. A news programme from broadcaster eNCA on Oscar Pistorius came in second. The list excludes videos from major music

Android updates don’t matter anymore — or at least that’s what many people think. Back-to-back-to-back Jelly Bean releases and a KitKat release seemed to only polish what already existed. When Google took the wraps off of “Android L” at Google I/O, though, it was clear that this release was different

On Tuesday, technology market research firm World Wide Worx and online media monitoring company Fuseware released their annual report on the South African social media landscape. Their findings reveal that visual content is the biggest driving factor behind the uptake and

Online video behemoth YouTube, owned by Google, is said to have reached a deal to buy Twitch, a company that streams video of people playing videogames, for more than US$1bn. But why? According to a report by Variety, in which it quotes unnamed sources close to the deal, the purchase will be an “all-cash offer” and will be announced

The Democratic Alliance’s “Ayisafani” election TV advertisement – originally pulled off the air by the SABC – had garnered more than half a million views on YouTube by the weekend. More than 555 000 people have viewed the ad on the social media site since it was posted on 8 April. It has more than 4 500 likes and 310 thumbs down

The horror truck accident on Fields Hill near Pinetown in Durban, posted by eNews Channel Africa, was the video South Africans watched the most on YouTube in 2013, Google, which owns the video platform, said on Wednesday. Globally, the world watched the The Fox more than 265m times