ARTICLES RELATING TO MOBILE APPS

School maths app goes viral

2015-02-27 09:18

PhotoMath , a free app that scans and solves equations, providing a step-by-step explanation for maths has been downloaded more than 11 million times.

Yahoo eyes harvesting ad revenue from other apps

2015-02-20 12:05

The search company is giving away tools to mobile app developers in a move to increase revenue from mobile ads, an area where the tech giant has fallen behind.

Uber-like app to fight crime in Tshwane

2015-02-06 12:15

Residents of the City of Tshwane will soon be safer as a new smartphone security application goes live.

Uber fails in bid for New Delhi return

2015-01-30 17:17

Uber has failed to win a licence to resume operations in New Delhi after one of its drivers allegedly raped a female passenger in the Indian capital.

Uber targets 'revolutionising' SA transport

2015-01-29 08:33

Ride hailing service Uber is intent on changing the way South Africans think about transport, but the company says it is also fighting a 'dated regulatory' framework.

Apps to the rescue as Eskom blackouts bite

2015-01-22 09:00

As the spectre of Eskom's rolling blackouts haunts South Africans, a number of local developers have built applications to alert users of when load-shedding will hit.

China taxi driver law hurts Uber

2015-01-09 07:55

Chinese regulators have banned drivers of private cars from offering services through ride-hailing apps, adding a new legal hurdle to Uber's global expansion.

Five of 2014’s weirdest mobile apps

2014-12-31 11:55

From navigating a bird through tricky obstacles to just saying ‘Yo’ and viewing medical patients’ images online, 2014 has been interesting for mobile application ideas.

Uber rival slammed as 'stunningly pointless'

2014-12-18 16:15

A Singapore government-sponsored alternative to Uber has been panned as "stunningly pointless" by online commentators.

Driving While Black app offers sensible advice

2014-12-12 14:16

A new smartphone application will provide common sense advice to motorists of all races and outline what civil rights you have during a traffic stop.

 

Uber resurfaces in Spain with home food deliveries

2015-02-20 13:00

US smartphone app firm Uber reappeared in Spain on Thursday as a home food delivery network.

Dangers of dating apps revealed

2015-02-13 14:42

Love might be in the air as Valentine's Day approaches, but so are cyber criminals intent on identity theft and access to your bank account.

South Korea rejects Uber proposal, vows crackdown

2015-02-05 09:48

South Korea has rejected a proposal by the web-based taxi firm Uber to legalise its business by registering its drivers.

Protest against Uber rocks Cape Town

2015-01-29 12:07

Metered taxi drivers have expressed their outrage at internet ride hailing company Uber's operations in Cape Town.

Uber limits price hikes in snowstorm

2015-01-28 13:36

Uber has told New York City customers that it will charge no more than 2.8 times the usual fare for trips during a snowstorm.

Under-fire Uber CEO offers olive branch

2015-01-19 07:54

The CEO of controversial online ride-sharing company Uber has stuck a newly conciliatory tone, promising to create 50 000 new jobs.

Gay dating app helps men banish the blues

2015-01-08 12:29

Gay dating app Blued has been a godsend for gay men, allowing them to privately contact Chinese men seeking same-sex companionship.

Car-sharing apps pose threat to motor sector

2014-12-20 13:21

The smartphone could throw a spanner in the works of the car sector's post-crisis turnaround, with the big manufacturers facing a long-term threat from apps.

Uber brings Christmas shopping relief to SA

2014-12-18 08:20

With Christmas around the corner and malls being packed with shoppers, an online partnership between Uber and kalahari hopes to bring back the "ho ho ho" into the festive season.

US prosecutors sue Uber

2014-12-10 13:59

California prosecutors have sued Uber over the ride-booking company's background checks of drivers and other allegations.

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