Instagram images no longer just squares

2015-08-28 08:04

Instagram has broken its square mould with an update that adds portrait and landscape formats.

Facebook débuts AI assistant to Messenger app

2015-08-27 09:41

Facebook has begun testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market.

Uber wins taxi firms lawsuit dismissal

2015-08-17 09:29

Uber Technologies has won the dismissal of a racketeering lawsuit by 15 Connecticut taxi and limousine companies.

Uber to boost security staff - report

2015-08-17 07:42

Uber Technologies, will increase its security team to more than 100 employees by the end of the year.

Amazon moves to fuel start-ups for its platform

2015-07-30 07:49

Amazon has unveiled plans to help start-ups launch and sell their products and services through the US online giant.

Uber fined for keeping info from regulators

2015-07-16 09:18

A judge has fined Uber's California subsidiary $7.3m for refusing to give state regulators information about its business practices.

Uber urges SA taxis: Don't resist us, join us

2015-07-15 12:18

Uber wants metered taxi drivers to join the ride-hailing platform that has seen some success in SA.

Taxi council blames government for Uber success

2015-07-14 13:44

Licensed taxi operators are constrained by laws inadvertently giving online operator Uber an unfair advantage, says the Western Cape Metered Taxi Council.

When a selfie is not enough: Here come velfies

2015-07-06 07:52

Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online.

Two Uber bosses arrested in France

2015-06-30 07:55

The two leaders of Uber in France were taken into custody as part of a probe into their ride-booking app.


Cell C drops free WhatsApp promotion

2015-08-27 14:54

The mobile operator is ending its free access promotion to the messaging service.

Taxi-booking app GrabTaxi raises $350m

2015-08-21 08:31

Southeast Asian taxi-booking app GrabTaxi Holdings has said it had raised more than $350m in the firm's biggest ever fundraising to boost its business.

Taiwan hits Uber with $1m in fines

2015-08-17 09:29

Taiwan has fined Uber a total of $1m since September for improper registration, turning up the pressure on the app-based taxi service.

SA startup scores US accelerator jackpot

2015-08-03 07:15

One South African startup has hit the accelerator jackpot by being the first to be included in the US-based 500 Start-ups accelerator.

SA recruitment start-up wins spot to Geneva contest

2015-07-20 11:07

A local recruitment start-up has won a place to pitch its business against competitors and win a potential $500 000 (R6.2m) in equity.

New app to check credit rating

2015-07-15 13:59

A new app has been developed to help people access their credit profiles and safely upload their full credit reports on their Andriod smartphones.

Cape taxi council rejects violence against Uber

2015-07-15 07:54

The Western Cape Metered Taxi Council has rejected violence in light of increasing tensions between metered taxi drivers and ride-hailing application Uber.

Zille enters Uber Cape Town debate

2015-07-06 11:30

Plans are in place to introduce an 'e-hailing' by-law in Cape Town amid the controversy over the legality of internet service Uber in that city, according to Premier Helen Zille.

SA startups eye investment jackpot

2015-07-01 09:07

A South African startup stands to hit the jackpot in a competition to find new technology businesses in the country.

French minister urges UberPOP ban

2015-06-26 14:17

France's interior minister called for a nationwide legal clampdown on UberPOP, siding with taxi drivers who blockaded major transport hubs in angry protests.

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