We tried four taxi apps that calculate your fare change – and found one clear winner

2018-04-17 08:59

Technology can fix collecting and calculating change in a taxi, really.

Pokémon Go adds updates in bid to revive dying app

2018-03-28 22:00

Pokémon Go has released its latest and biggest update as it fights to regain relevance, after becoming a short-lived hit in mid-2016.

SA one of the top five spam-plagued countries

2018-03-08 21:00

SA has been identified as one of the top five spam-plagued countries in the world, with most spam calls coming from telemarketing and financial institutions.

Now your car can earn its keep

2018-03-05 09:30

RentMyRide allows consumers to bypass the expense and hassle of using a traditional car hire company by renting vehicles belonging to private owners registered on the platform.

Brace for hefty Uber surcharge on New Year's Eve

2017-12-29 13:22

Get ready for the ride-hailing service's surge pricing on one of the taxi industry's busiest days.

Uber stays on London streets until at least April on appeal

2017-12-11 16:18

Uber Technologies Inc.’s London fate won’t be decided until mid-way through 2018 after a judge said that she will schedule an appeal hearing in either April or June, meaning the company can operate in its busiest European market until then.

Panic button app Namola goes national

2017-11-10 21:00

An Uber-like South African safety and security app - Namola - has gone national.

Pick n Pay launches new website for easier online shopping

2017-10-06 13:35

Retailer Pick n Pay has launched its new revamped website designed to work alongside its recently relaunched mobile app.

Turning fintech start-ups into formidable businesses

2017-09-21 15:47

LaunchLab, a business incubation programme run by Nedbank and Stellenbosch University, helps entrepreneurs to connect with experts who provide invaluable insights for their new ventures.

 

I tried Sweatcoin, a viral app that 'pays you' to walk outside — here's how it went

2018-04-17 07:32

Sweatcoin tracks your outdoor steps and lets you earn coins you can use to buy health classes or fitness equipment.

New SA app lets users get help from celeb 'gurus'

2018-03-13 10:00

Despite it still being in its infancy, several SA celebs have downloaded an app geared towards getting advice from "gurus".

Yellow Pages goes digital with new look and feel

2018-03-08 13:42

Local business listings directory the Yellow Pages is moving with the times, with a new app and new branding.

That moment when your phone dies…

2018-02-27 14:52

An app that brings together random strangers for fleeting online chats when their phones’ batteries are about to give out, highlights how attached we’ve become to these devices.

Fica-smart app eases pain of financial compliance

2018-02-06 11:48

Complying with the Financial Intelligence Centre Act can be time-consuming for financial services providers. Start-up DocFox has come up with a solution that makes the process less painful.

Apple beats Snap and Spotify in race to acquire Shazam

2017-12-12 20:01

iPhone-maker Apple has beaten music service Spotify and Snapchat’s parent company Snap to acquire music recognition app Shazam for $400m.

Apple to buy music recognising app Shazam - report

2017-12-10 13:48

Apple is in talks to buy the popular song recognition app Shazam as the tech giant tries to compete with streaming leader Spotify, TechCrunch reports.

How will you score? A new social rating system might be in our near future

2017-10-30 10:51

It would affect things like whether you would be considered for a job or your kids were allowed into private schools. And it's becoming a reality.

Gutsy app makes dining out in the Mother City a snap

2017-10-05 16:01

Instead of going through the hassle of phoning restaurants to book a table, Capetonian foodies can now turn to Feastfox to find out, in real time, which venues have tables available.

You could soon see who likes you on Tinder even before swiping right

2017-09-06 20:10

The dynamic of the world’s most popular dating app Tinder could change if the service allows people to see who likes them, even before they swipe right.

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