How to stop smartphone data drain

2016-05-25 08:09

Mobile applications secretly running in the background of your phone cause South Africans to complain about disappearing data, says an industry association.

Metered taxi drivers: 'We don't want Uber in SA'

2016-05-17 09:17

South African metred-taxi drivers have clashed with their Uber rivals in Johannesburg.

Uber Cape Town apologises for disruptions

2016-05-04 09:11

Ride hailing application Uber has apologised for problems in Cape Town that has left some users stranded.

Hungary aiming to drive Uber out of country

2016-05-03 13:23

The Hungarian government wants to drive out ride-hailing app Uber from the country while proposing new legislation to crack down on unlicensed passenger transport.

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.


No data no problem, says Absa

2016-05-20 09:18

Absa Bank customers will no longer have to ensure that they have an active data bundle to transact via the online application, the bank has announced.

SA tech skills set for boost

2016-05-08 08:07

IT skills in South Africa are set for a boost with the graduation of the first batch of coding students from WeThinkCode_.

10 startups vie for R1m Joburg tech prize

2016-05-03 13:51

Ten startups have been shortlisted for the finals of the #Hack.Jozi Challenge and R1m prize which seek to create an entrepreneurship culture in Johannesburg.

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.

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