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Another food delivery app launches in South Africa

April 18, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

KAUAI, a company that operates under the multi-brand food group, Real Foods, launched its new app. “We’re seeing a growing trend of customers who don’t want to compromise on healthy eating, but that are also extremely busy and pressed for time. The new KAUAI app helps our customers save time by letting them order in [&hellip...

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Facebook AI researchers create population density maps of Africa

Facebook AI researchers create population density maps of Africa

April 10, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Facebook is working closely with key non-profit and research partners to use artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to address large-scale social, health and infrastructure challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. These efforts range from rural electrification in...

Rectron to distribute ROLI in South Africa

Rectron to distribute ROLI in South Africa

April 10, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Rectron has announced that it will distribute ROLI’s musical touch technology in South Africa from April 2019. ROLI’s journey in music technology began with the launch of the Seaboard GRAND, a premium performance synthesiser that essentially reimagined...

Opera launches the first desktop browser ready for Web 3

Opera launches the first desktop browser ready for Web 3

April 9, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Opera launched the newest Opera browser for Mac, Windows and Linux now includes a Crypto Wallet, Web 3 explorer and a free VPN. The new feature lets people make transactions and interact with the blockchain-based Internet of the future, also known as Web 3....

Nigeria's digital content distribution platform invited to Young Africa Works Summit

Nigeria’s digital content distribution platform invited to Young Africa Works Summit

April 8, 2019 • Online & Social, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Founders of Nigeria’s digital content distribution platform Publiseer, Chidi Nwaogu and Chika Nwaogu, have been invited by the Mastercard Foundation to participate in its Young Africa Works Summit, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on October 17...

RecruitAGraduate.co.za helps you find skilled graduates

RecruitAGraduate.co.za helps you find skilled graduates

April 8, 2019 • Careers, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments (0)

South African businesses have a new platform to recruit skilled graduates, interns and apprentices and in the process invest in developing South Africa’s bright young talent. RecruitAGraduate.co.za is a new online recruitment platform from the award-winning...

Nokia 9 PureView, a device designed for photography enthusiasts

Nokia 9 PureView, a device designed for photography enthusiasts

April 4, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia 9 PureView, a device designed for photography enthusiasts

HMD Global has on Thursday, 04 April announced the Nokia 9 PureView, a device that features five camera array with ZEISS Optics. All five cameras work together simultaneously to capture one picture fuses it together into one 12MP photo with outstanding...

Opera Vintage makes use of the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine to service pages slowly, enriched by sound effects and a four tab limit.

Opera launches a new browser

April 3, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Opera launches a new browser

Opera, the Norwegian browser developer has announced Opera Vintage, a new browser that will provide users with exclusive access to their favourite websites from the last millennium in a way that prioritizes feeling over functionality. It’s bulky but robust...

Frogfoot rolls out free fibre to schools

Frogfoot rolls out free fibre to schools

March 30, 2019 • Education, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Frogfoot rolls out free fibre to schools

With education being paramount to the success and growth of South Africa, Frogfoot has committed to providing schools in its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) coverage areas with up to 1 GBPS free fibre. “We have partnered with internet service providers (ISPs)...

Foldable Phones to Reach 30 Million Units by 2023 says Gartner

Survival tips to help you celebrate Earth Hour

March 30, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Survival tips to help you celebrate Earth Hour

Today more than ever it is important that while we go on about our business to find a balance so that we’re all still in tune with the real world, our impact on it and all the societal challenges that are happening. Earth hour is held annually with the aim...

Ericsson and Orange launch 4G network in Sierra Leone

Ericsson and Orange launch 4G network in Sierra Leone

March 29, 2019 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ericsson and Orange launch 4G network in Sierra Leone

Ericsson and Orange launch 4G network in Sierra Leone in the nation’s capital, Freetown, on 27 March 2019, which will be providing its residents with fast and reliable 4G access. Orange will use Ericsson Radio System products and solutions to offer 4G in 60...

Wi-Fi 6 – should you switch to the latest protocol?

March 28, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & SocialComments Off on Wi-Fi 6 – should you switch to the latest protocol?

In our technology-driven environment, it’s hard to imagine a world without Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi paved the way for the wireless internet connectivity that most of us appreciate we cannot live without at work, leisure or at home. Crediting one single person with the...

You can top up your airtime on Whatsapp with MTN Chat

You can top up your airtime on Whatsapp with MTN Chat

March 26, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on You can top up your airtime on Whatsapp with MTN Chat

MTN has on Tuesday, 28 March 2019 launched a platform that allows customers to top up airtime and buy data bundles on Whatsapp. Customers can also receive notifications and check their balances through the instant messaging platform, rather than visiting a...

Bolt to launch food delivery service in South Africa

Bolt takes on Uber with launch of food delivery service in South Africa

March 26, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Bolt takes on Uber with launch of food delivery service in South Africa

Not long after rebranding to Bolt, on-demand transportation platform has announced plans to launch a food delivery service. The local launch is likely to see South Africa be one of the first three countries worldwide in which the service will be offered,...

African short stories for everyone

March 26, 2019 • Education, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on African short stories for everyone

Africans have been telling stories for centuries, passing nuggets of cultural knowledge and heritage from one generation to the next through fables, folktales, and epic narrations. Newly launched storytelling app, BookBeak, is now making it possible for those...

Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

March 26, 2019 • Healthcare, Online & SocialComments Off on Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

Taxi-hailing service, Uber has announced a partnership with Discovery to offer access to private healthcare cover for driver-partners and their families, on a voluntary basis. Driver Care is powered by Discovery’s Primary Care Activate product. This...