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5:10

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.

4:40

How to make life easier for developers

Developers require access to the back-end core services functionality needed to create world-class apps.

1:50
Wednesday

COVID-19: Check Point warns of suspicious Zoom domains

Researchers have seen a spike in 'Zoom' domains registered over the last week.

5:30
Wednesday

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.

4:20

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.

2:00
Monday

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.

1:40

App to help address WCape residents’ housing needs

The Western Cape government makes housing services accessible via a mobile app.

2:10
27 Mar

Ayoba to host 'Code from Home’ hackathon

Ayoba is opening its platform to third-party developers for the first time.

2:10
26 Mar

Lottery goes digital during COVID-19 lockdown

Ithuba is encouraging all players to use its mobile app, which is downloadable on all smartphones.

1:20

Comms department fights COVID-19 fake news

The department engages social media platform owners to mitigate the spread of digital misinformation about coronavirus in SA.

3:20
26 Mar

E-taxi services to transport only essential workers during lockdown

While e-hailing services will not be allowed to operate normally for the duration of the 21-day lockdown, they will be permitted to ferry essential services staff.

1:30
25 Mar

Zoom downloads explode during COVID-19 crisis

As more people are forced to work remotely, the video conferencing and online meetings platform witnesses a dramatic surge in downloads.