Brazil court suspends Uber service

2015-04-30 14:07

A Brazilian court has issued an injunction suspending the US-based online taxi service Uber.

Android beats Apple on revenue, but with a catch

2015-04-29 08:45

Google's Android operating system has, for the first time, beaten Apple's iOS in terms of revenue generated by downloads, a report says.

India transport ministry bats for Uber, Ola

2015-04-09 21:30

India's transport ministry will ask states to allow US-based taxi-hailing firm Uber and its local rival Ola to operate, a senior official has said.

Go on holiday with these cool apps

2015-04-02 10:27

With the holidays around the corner, smartphones are invaluable in helping to plan and have a lower stress holiday.

Google unveils unified email for Android users

2015-03-31 08:10

Google is updating its mobile Gmail app for Android device users to allow them to manage multiple email accounts from a single program.

Santam launches safety tracker app

2015-03-24 13:51

The short-term insurer has unveiled a mobile application that allows users to choose who will be informed of their movements.

Police raid Uber Paris offices

2015-03-18 13:36

French police raided the Paris offices of the Uber taxi app company as part of an investigation into its controversial ride-sharing service.

Suicide smartphone app to save student lives

2015-03-13 22:00

South Korea has developed smartphone apps to help bring down its high student suicide rate by warning parents when their children might be at risk.

Apple iTunes, App Stores back online

2015-03-12 07:51

Apple's iTunes and App Store has come back online after an unusually long service disruption.

SA apps success attracts international funders

2015-03-11 13:18

The potential success of local application development has played a significant role in attracting international funders for South African start-ups, says an insider.


Anonymous app Secret is shutting down

2015-04-30 13:43

The smartphone app that gained notoriety for allowing users to make anonymous comments, is shutting down.

Uber to face lawsuit over blind bias

2015-04-21 14:29

Uber Technologies must defend against a lawsuit accusing the popular ride-sharing service of discriminating against blind people by refusing to transport guide dogs.

Apps to keep you safe during Easter

2015-04-03 11:30

Smartphones are not just useful for playing Angry Birds or surfing the web while on holiday, but they can also keep you safe while travelling.

Maturing apps market demands more of developers

2015-04-01 14:41

Creating a hit mobile application is becoming more difficult in a market where users are more demanding, an international survey has found.

Microsoft buys Office collaborator app LiveLoop

2015-03-30 08:55

Microsoft has purchased the office mobile app LiveLoop , which allows multiple users to collaborate on PowerPoint presentations.

Tshwane safety app overcomes language barriers

2015-03-24 09:15

The crime fighting application developed to increase safety is uniquely positioned to overcome language barriers that exist in South Africa.

Microsoft digital assistant to head to Android, iPhone

2015-03-16 07:34

Microsoft is working on an advanced version of its competitor to Apple's Siri, using research from an artificial intelligence project called "Einstein".

Uber, Lyft rebuffed in drivers as contractors bid

2015-03-12 12:01

Ride hailing apps Uber and Lyft have failed to persuade separate US judges to rule that their drivers are independent contractors instead of employees.

Uber SA wants more women drivers

2015-03-11 14:10

The ride-sharing app plans to push for more South African women to drive in partner vehicles as part of an ambitious plan to increase safety for females.

Concern over lack of women in SA tech

2015-03-09 13:07

A lack of South African women in the local technology industry matches a worldwide shortage, says a long term industry professional.

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