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Yesterday

Michael Jordaan in new banking venture

The tech entrepreneur will launch Bank Zero, an app-driven bank, later this year.

Tariffic offers 'safe' cellphone for kids

Yesterday

The company's new division, KidTech, aims to help protect kids from cyber bullying, porn, violence, drugs and online predators.

Mobile P2P users to reach 2.5bn in 2018

Juniper believes 2018 will be the year for social payments with key rollouts from Apple, Google and Facebook.

Google removes gaming apps with pop-up porn malware

Monday

The search engine giant took down 60 gaming applications aimed at children that showed porn ad malware.

YouTube responds to suicide-video outcry

Friday

The online video platform finally takes steps against vlogger Logan Paul after he posted a video of a dead body online.

Opera Software launches news app in Africa

The Norwegian browser development company focuses on expansion on the continent as it launches in 23 countries.

Uber is sued over payment for mobile ads it called fraudulent

4 Jan

The ride-hailing company has been counter-sued by Fetch Media claiming that Uber refused to pay for ads it claimed were duplicitous.

Sxuirrel to use R2.4 m funding for expansion

Dec 13, 2017

The Stellenbosch-based storage finder solution is looking to expand to the greater Western Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

SureRemit launches blockchain-based non-cash remittances service

Dec 11, 2017

The fintech start-up has established a crypto-currency for global non-cash remittances.

Aerobotics app helps farmers grow healthy orchards

Dec 7, 2017

The mobile app uses AI and algorithms to identify problematic trees.

Google debuts space-saving app

Dec 6, 2017

Files Go helps users free up space on their smartphones so devices work faster and files are easier to find.

Tinder-like app for art buyers and artists debuts in SA

Dec 4, 2017

Exhibid is an app which uses GPS technology to show artworks in a user's immediate geographic area.

Google launches app to help save data

Nov 30, 2017

The search engine giant announces a new app called Datally, which helps users understand where their data is used.