Discovery Insure, Avis launch SafeDrive: Keeping drivers safe while using technology

2017-08-14 09:47

Avis Rent a Car has partnered with Discovery Insure to launch Avis SafeDrive, the smartphone app designed to reward Avis rental customers for safe driving.

Uber now allows drivers to choose payment method

2017-08-10 18:59

Uber has introduced a new, pilot cash indicator feature in South Africa which will allow drivers to choose the method of how they will be paid.

Your partner could be cheating on you if they have one of these apps

2017-07-31 11:17

Apps are making cheating on one's partner more discreet and there are several available which allow a user to maintain an affair. Here are a few of them.

Uber taxi war nears tipping point as stakeholders meet

2017-07-28 13:50

The Ministry of Transport has met with various industry stakeholders as the feud between ehailing service Uber and metered taxi owners nears a tipping point.

Latest coding app is a hacker's dream

2017-07-18 11:00

The dominant way to code apps today helps software run more efficiently, saving companies money - but it also gives hackers lots of new ways to steal people’s information.

A year on: Pokemon GO developers want trading and player battles

2017-07-09 14:01

It has been a year since the short-lived smash-hit Pokemon Go app was initially released, with developers adamant of retaining audience through new Pokemon and app functionality.

An app with over 10 000 listings for kids

2017-07-02 06:00

Holidays coming up? Don't know how to keeps the kids occupied? Child Friendly South Africa is a new app that has thousands of listings for activities, services, shopping, travel, events, and competitions - all for your kids.

Bringing tutoring into the 21st century

2017-05-29 09:35

Cognition.Online is an app that makes hiring and paying a tutor fast and efficient. Tutors who are registered on the app also don’t have to relinquish a part of their earnings like with a regular tutoring company.

Snapchat faces harsh reality check after earnings miss

2017-05-12 11:07

Snapchat's ambition to become the next big social media platform hit a brutal reality check with the first earnings report from parent company Snap Inc.

Joburg's R88-million plan to fix its pothole problem

2017-05-09 08:18

Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, has revealed his plans to alleviate the city’s pothole problem by awarding R88-million to address the city's repair backlog.


Diabetes info app launched

2017-08-13 06:00

The CDE has launched its club app to provide people who have diabetes with valuable information on managing the condition and tools to track their progress.

Mr D Food orders shift from phone to app

2017-08-06 06:00

Up until 2016, 80% of orders were over the phone, but now 95% of Mr D Food orders are received through the app, which has been downloaded over 200 000 times in the past six months.

Pick n Pay's animal education app takes on European markets

2017-07-29 09:00

Following the success of an app by Cape Town start-up Super Monster created for local retailer Pick n Pay, the company has now taken on the European market.

Uber could look different on SA’s roads in the future

2017-07-28 07:40

Both metered and e-hailing vehicles must be marked clearly on the roads, Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has said.

Cell C's reality show on the hunt for SA's next big innovator

2017-07-13 18:25

Mobile network Cell C has launched a new social networking reality show to unearth SA’s next great innovator. The show, Hangman, will have R1m up for grabs in prize money.

Tencent to take Honour of Kings to US and Europe

2017-07-07 08:48

Tencent is preparing to roll out smash-hit Honour of Kings to the US and Western Europe from as early as September, introducing its single most profitable mobile game to millions of new players beyond China, people familiar with the matter said.

NGO uses Cloud Platform to launch donation app

2017-06-12 17:00

The Gift of the Givers Foundation, the largest disaster response organisation of African origin on the continent, has launched a first-of-its-kind mobile app to facilitate simple, seamless and secure donations.

Uber plans millions in back pay after shorting NYC drivers

2017-05-24 07:33

Uber has said it underpaid its New York City drivers by improperly calculating the company’s share of passenger fares, and will pay out an average of $900 per driver in restitution, costing tens of millions of dollars.

Vodacom launches municipal service delivery apps

2017-05-11 16:08

A municipality in Umtata has become the first in the country to implement a new system by Vodacom to improve the reporting of service delivery issues.

Local start-up gets boost from Silicon Valley and DJ Black Coffee

2017-05-05 12:14

A Cape Town start-up has received a significant international revenue boost to grow its cleaning service business, as well as backing from DJ superstar Black Coffee.

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