WCape app gives entrepreneurs, small business a jump-start
Comms minister in hot water for ‘breaking’ lockdown rules
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will face president Cyril Ramaphosa after a social media post purports her to be breaking lockdown rules.
Google location data shows SA becoming a ghost town
The tech giant’s COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports show up to an 80% decrease in foot traffic in some public areas around SA.
Truck hire app Droppa sees surge in sanitiser transportation
The “Uber for trucks and bakkies” platform witnesses an uptick in essential goods transported across the country.
Coronavirus to drive permanent uptick in SA’s online shopping
As coronavirus-triggered shifts in retail behaviour drive unique shoppers to e-commerce sites, this is forecast to lead to a lasting increase in online shopping uptake.
COVID-19: Check Point warns of suspicious Zoom domains
Researchers have seen a spike in 'Zoom' domains registered over the last week.
Vodacom, Discovery launch free COVID-19 telemedicine platform
The companies unveil an online platform that makes it possible for patients to access a professional without having to travel to the healthcare facility.
Massive surge in fintech app usage due to COVID-19
As the world grapples with a looming recession, fintech players are expected to be the big winners, as they see a rise in demand for their services.
Apple screening app helps users identify COVID-19 symptoms
Through Apple’s mobile and Web-based coronavirus screening tool, Siri provides users with detection information and resources.
App to help address WCape residents’ housing needs
The Western Cape government makes housing services accessible via a mobile app.