18 apps that make driving easier

2016-04-24 10:16

These mobile applications can help make your driving easier and safer.

Travel tech hub launches in Cape Town

2016-04-01 11:07

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative has announced a new tech hub focused on travel technology.

Ticketless parking app makes life easier

2016-03-29 10:53

A new app, KaChing, offers ticketless parking to consumers. Founder and managing director, Jaco Marais shares more on this cashless service.

Building an app? Don't break these 4 laws

2016-03-22 15:03

As more local developers rush to build applications, South African law takes a dim view on apps that play loose and fast with personal data.

Cape murders prompt 'hackathon' call

2016-03-11 09:15

Following the tragic deaths of teens that made news headlines, developers have called for a hackathon to develop an app to make outdoors safer.

SAFA digital app to fight age cheating

2016-02-26 14:43

The South African Football Association is trialling a new digital technology designed to limit the practice of age cheating in school sport.

WhatsApp adds more emojis amid explosive growth

2016-02-16 13:39

The instant messaging application has updated its emojis after surpassing the one billion user mark.

Local startup to compete in Spain

2016-01-27 10:26

One South African startup will be heading to Europe to participate in the final round of a startup competition.

Cell C launches free WhatsApp calling

2016-01-22 14:31

The country's third biggest mobile network is throwing down the gauntlet to its bigger rivals by launching a free calling offer.

Holiday apps to have on your phone

2015-12-18 08:18

finweek selected a number of easy-to-use apps that you should have on your phone during the holidays.


Advertising gobbles 20% of your mobile data

2016-04-04 10:10

At least a fifth of your mobile data is consumed by advertising, international research has revealed.

SA app serves notice to dodgy building operators

2016-04-01 09:28

A new mobile app aims to connect honest tradesmen with South African consumers.

1000s stage violent anti-Uber protest

2016-03-23 09:14

Thousands of Indonesian taxi and motorised rickshaw drivers have blocked major roads in the capital Jakarta.

Car-pooling app launched in Cape Town

2016-03-18 10:27

South Africa has a locally developed ride-sharing application that seeks to match travellers with drivers.

Uber hits back at rape reporting

2016-03-08 08:14

Uber has countered a report of scores of alleged rape complaints filed by passengers with data showing only a small fraction of the alleged sex assault reports.

SA grabs lion's share of Africa's startup funding

2016-02-23 13:18

South Africa is the most favoured destination and hub for tech startup funders in Africa, a new report shows.

On-demand internet builder launches in SA

2016-02-11 13:40

International platform builder Click Labs has set up shop in Johannesburg with a view to African expansion.

SA home-cleaning startup secures R10m funding

2016-01-25 09:38

Internet business SweepSouth says it has secured R10m in new funding from various sources.

SA dog-friendly app launches

2016-01-22 12:20

A new South African mobile app aims to cater to both dog owners and businesses that cater to pets.

Judge allows expansion of Uber class-action suit

2015-12-10 08:24

A judge has opened the door to expanding the number of drivers who can join a class-action suit against Uber contending they are treated like employees but get no employee benefits.

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